The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
Vets NZ-wide are gearing up to help farmers comply with new rules on using local anesthetic while removing horn tissue from cattle.
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is very concerned about the animal welfare consequences of poor practices during winter grazing, says chief veterinary officer Helen Beattie.
Mark Ward has been appointed as the new chief executive of the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA).
Proposed new animal welfare regulations are a great step forward, says the New Zealand Veterinary Association dairy cattle branch president, Dr Jenny Weston.
Proposed new animal welfare regulations are a great step forward, says the NZ Veterinary Association dairy cattle branch president, Dr Jenny Weston.
The NZ Veterinary Association and the Ministry for Primary Industries are warning farmers to be even more alert for facial eczema with the forecasted strong El Nino conditions.
Scientific innovations and reduced-antibiotic livestock systems could increase the value of the country's exports — with the right approach.
New Zealand has an excellent reputation for animal welfare, which is further strengthened by the passage of the Animal Welfare Amendment Bill, according to the NZ Veterinary Association (NZVA).
The unusual pattern of disease and mortality that affected dairy cows grazing on swedes last winter in Southland and Otago was a topic for discussion at the recent New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) dairying conference held in Queenstown.