Tuesday, 11 September 2018 10:55

M. bovis confirmed on 37 farms

Thirty-seven farms were known at the end of August to be infected with Mycoplasma bovis, says the Ministry of Primary Industries.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 08:55

Court action for M. bovis compo

Southland beef farmer Ben Walling says he is suing Southern Centre Dairies owner Alfons Zeestraten over the spread of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 09:30

No welfare issues for feedlot

Animal-rights organisation Save Animals from Exploitation (SAFE) are calling to ban intensive feedlots, which it termed “the Americanisation” of agriculture.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 14:03

M. bovis hits beef feedlot

New Zealand's only large-scale beef feedlot has confirmed a Mycoplasma bovis infection.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 13:03

Mycoplasma bovis farm faces court

The farm suspected of being the likely source of the country’s Mycoplasma bovis outbreak is facing charges related to the importation of farm machinery.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 09:55

Angst on NAIT

A rushed change to NAIT regulations has caused growing disquiet about the haste in which the new laws were passed under urgency in Parliament.

Published in General News
Thursday, 30 August 2018 10:37

M. bovis arrives in Northland

Bacterial cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis has spread to Northland.

Published in General News
Friday, 24 August 2018 13:55

Latest M. bovis find no surprise

The discovery of Mycoplasma bovis on a sheep and beef property near Motueka was entirely predictable, said Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor.

Published in General News
Thursday, 16 August 2018 09:55

Pasteuriser unit holds off disease

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

Published in Management
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 12:55

Media spin could hit beef industry

OPINION: The media spin on the distribution of M. bovis infected herds in New Zealand and the origins of these infections is misleading and could damage the beef industry, especially the seedstock industry.

Published in Opinion