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
Wednesday, 27 June 2018 11:55

Farmers seek info at Fieldays

Dairy farmers at Fieldays went searching for information on Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 June 2018 10:55

Don’t worry, says US semen audit report

The American dairy genetics standards organisation Certified Semen Services (CSS) is reassuring New Zealand farmers that semen conforming to its protocols is safe from Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in General News