Displaying items by tag: MYCOPLASMA BOVIS

Thursday, 24 January 2019 09:55

More M. bovis infected farms

The latest figures from the Ministry of Primary Industries still show a slow but steady increase in the total number of farms confirmed as infected with Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in General News
Thursday, 24 January 2019 08:55

Lessons well learned from Mycoplasma bovis

Federated Farmers last month issued an advisory on Mycloplasma bovis to all members. Here are excerpts:

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 23 January 2019 08:55

Study on wider effects of M. bovis

The emotional, social and psychological impacts of Mycoplasma bovis on southern farmers and farming communities will be studied by the University of Otago.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 23 January 2019 07:55

Farmers face ‘ongoing challenges’

DairyNZ's chief executive Dr Tim Mackle says the dairy industry faces ongoing challenges this year.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 11:55

All signs point to M. bovis eradication

A report due to be officially released in a few weeks from MPI’s Mycoplasma bovis technical advisory group (TAG) is expected to confirm the TAG’s optimism that the disease can be eradicated.

Published in General News
Monday, 07 January 2019 08:55

Farmers urged not to forget TB

Farmers, especially in the South Island, are being reminded that while Mycoplasma bovis has captured headlines, TB is a continuing problem in small pockets of the country.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 25 December 2018 08:55

Pasteuriser unit holds off disease

A large calf rearer bought an $80,000 pasteurisation unit this year to protect his business from Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 10:55

Another two more years till M. bovis under control

Farmers have two years of “heavy lifting” before the bulk of the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak is dealt with.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 12:55

M. bovis casts long shadow over the show

Mycoplasma bovis has cast its shadow over the New Zealand Agricultural Show.

Published in General News
Friday, 16 November 2018 13:55

Keeping M. bovis at bay during mating

Dairy farmers are using a range of tactics to keep their cows and farms safe from Mycoplasma bovis this mating season.

Published in Farm Health