Wednesday, 01 August 2018 10:24

Insurance premium holiday for M. bovis farmers

Life insurance provider Fidelity Life says its special relief offer will help farmers deal with the financial impact of Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 08:55

M. bovis hits more beef than dairy

More beef farms than dairy farms are now infected with the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis, according to MPI figures.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 07:55

Who’s paying what on M. bovis?

Agreement between the dairy and beef sectors on who pays what for the industry share of eradicating Mycoplasma bovis is still a month away, say industry sources.

Published in General News

Concerns about the impact of Mycoplasma bovis on the agriculture sector have seen New Zealand farmer confidence decline over the past quarter, the latest Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey shows. 

Published in Opinion
Friday, 13 July 2018 07:55

Protect calves from Mycoplasma bovis

Follow these tips and advice to reduce the risk of your calves contracting Mycoplasma bovis this season.

Published in Management

Agribusiness expert Keith Woodford is warning that the chances of eradicating Mycoplasma bovis are not high.

Published in General News

Whangarei microbiologist Dr Barry Pyle says calf days are a perfect opportunity to educate youngsters and friends and family about biosecurity.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 10:55

Mycoplasma bovis a risk to other stock

Mycoplasma bovis can spread from cattle to other farm animals, says an expert. 

Published in General News
Thursday, 28 June 2018 07:55

Increased biosecurity in calf rearing

The 2018 dairy calving/mating season has a new, unsettling dynamic with the incursion of Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 June 2018 14:55

Making NAIT user-friendly

The head of BiosecurityNZ (MPI’s group dealing with Mycoplasma bovis), Roger Smith, says its job is to make NAIT easy so that farmers will comply with it.

Published in General News