Displaying items by tag: animal welfare

Wednesday, 10 June 2020 11:54

B+LNZ launches winter grazing campaign

Animal welfare is a central focus of Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s (B+LNZ) new winter grazing campaign.

Published in General News
Friday, 13 March 2020 09:38

NZ animal protection ranking downgraded

World Animal Protection (WAP) has downgraded New Zealand’s animal protection ranking.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 10:44

Time to embrace the alternative protein debate

Co-founder of FoodTruths.org, Helen Darling thinks it's time to stop dismissing or ‘going on the offensive’ about alternative proteins.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 05 March 2020 12:57

A smooth ride for calves

A new calf trailer, from Mid Canterbury manufacturer Plucks, claims to improve calf welfare during transport, particularly with regards to injury and risk of infection.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 13:21

PETA ad turned down

Animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA’s) request to erect a billboard memorialising 21 cows killed in a tractor-trailer crash in North Carolina has been turned down.

Published in Milking It

Two new herds will require further investigation as Hawke’s Bay battles a tuberculosis outbreak.

Published in General News
Thursday, 27 February 2020 11:01

$954 bill and three-year bovine ban for tail-breaker

A Waikato farmer who admitted to breaking the tails of more than 300 cows has been sentenced to community work and banned from owning cows.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 November 2019 09:20

Husband jailed, wife fined for mistreating cows

A Palmerston North man has been jailed and his wife fined $30,000 after pleading guilty to a total of 20 charges relating to the abuse of cows and calves in their care.

Published in General News
Monday, 25 November 2019 10:45

Scabby mouth a scourge, but treatable

Scabby mouth is also called contagious ecthyma, or contagious pustular dermatitis.

Published in Farm Health
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
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