Monday, 25 November 2019 10:40

Keeping cows comfortable off-paddock

New regulations on caring for cows while they are off-paddock have taken effect.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 25 October 2019 11:55

Dairy welfare code revamped

The code of welfare for dairy cattle has been amended to address behavioural needs and off-paddock systems, says the National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC).

Published in Farm Health

The National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) is satisfied with both the sheep and beef industries’ approaches to breeding with respect to animal welfare issues.

Published in Farm Health

The National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) is concerned the dairy industry has the ability to select for polledness (no horns), but it is not a priority.

Published in Management

The Minister for Primary Industries, Nathan Guy, says the proposed animal welfare regulations now out for consultation are very important for the NZ primary sector.

Published in Farm Health

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