DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ are recommending postponing calf days or looking for alternative events while the Mycoplasma bovis eradication plan is underway.

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National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) compliance is increasing, but some farmers are continuing to break the rules.

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Thursday, 21 June 2018 14:49

No nightmare over M. bovis – expert

Farmers should not be having nightmares about Mycoplasma bovis, says a technical expert.

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Wednesday, 20 June 2018 10:55

M. bovis a long haul with fingers crossed

Eighty calves set out on their journey to the petfood factory as farmers and agri people met recently at Morrinsville to discuss Mycoplasma bovis.

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Wednesday, 13 June 2018 10:55

‘Eradication likely to succeed’

Farmers should not be having nightmares about Mycoplasma bovis, says a technical expert.

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Wednesday, 13 June 2018 07:55

‘Now we’ll move faster’

The man heading MPI’s response to Mycoplasma bovis says more decisions will now be made at a local level rather than referring every matter back to MPI in Wellington.

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Tuesday, 12 June 2018 12:55

Did M. bovis support GDT prices?

Would price declines at last week’s Global Dairy Trade auction have been bigger had there not been a downside risk to future NZ production from Mycoplasma bovis and the plan to eradicate it, wonders BNZ senior economist Doug Steel.

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Going for eradication of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis is “absolutely” the sensible choice, says Professor Frank Griffin, founder of the Otago veterinary diseases laboratory Disease Research Ltd.

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Wednesday, 06 June 2018 11:55

Putting decision into practice

With the Mycoplasma bovis decision there comes some certainty and the need to make the eradication programme work.

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Tuesday, 05 June 2018 10:56

Rural support trust gears up

The Rural Support Trust will be gearing up as the Mycoplasma bovis eradication plan moves into action, says Neil Bateup, chairman of the Rural Support Trust national council.

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