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A bovine tuberculosis (TB) infection that has affected several herds from the same Mangakino business has so far been contained.
Farm to farm movements are being monitored and if you’re not recording them on NAIT expect a call, says Stu Hutchings of NAIT parent body Ospri.
LIC’S $11M spend on R&D is high by NZ primary industry standards, says chief executive Wayne McNee. The core business of sire proving and getting the best bulls, the development of new IT products and longer-term R&D took most of the money. Some research is government supported through Primary Growth Partnership and other funding.
LESS THAN one year remains to ensure all cattle – even those born before NAIT became mandatory in July 2012 – are suitably tagged and registered with the national database operator.
FARMERS SHIFTING stock this season are urged to keep contact details and animal movements up to date.