Displaying items by tag: Massey University

A Massey PhD student known as the ‘worm detective’ for his work on sheep worms will represent New Zealand on a huge global stage in Germany in November.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 11 October 2019 10:50

Hands-on experience for students

Getting out of the classroom cranks the handles of many Massey University agriculture students.

Published in Management
Thursday, 01 August 2019 09:55

New lepto study kicks off

People newly diagnosed with leptospirosis or suspected with the disease will be asked to take part in a nationwide study.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 10:55

Should NZ embrace gene editing?

A plea for New Zealand to embrace gene editing is being sounded by Sir Lockwood Smith.

Published in General News
Monday, 08 July 2019 13:55

Study reveals big ewe wastage

Massey veterinarian Kate Griffiths recently outlined the results of a six year trial looking at the ability of a ewe to survive as a productive animal until she is culled for age.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 21 June 2019 12:55

Bridging the gap in rural health care

Professor Jane Mills, pro vice-chancellor of Massey University’s College of Health, explains how the future for rural health in NZ is positive.

Published in Opinion

A new, tasty meat product could solve a problem for dairy farmers and yield them extra cash.

Published in General News

While udders are vital for lamb survival, surprisingly little research has been done on udder health.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 17 May 2019 09:26

Leptospirosis: she’ll no longer be right

Taking a she’ll-be-right attitude to leptospirosis is no longer good enough, says an international expert on leptospirosis, Associate Professor Jackie Benschop, of Massey University.

Published in Farm Health

Ram harnesses are a useful tool for feed allocation, and they can also help identify unmated hoggets that will then have higher lifetime performance.

Published in Management