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A Northland farmer (62) has been fined $5000 and banned from owning more than 70 cows for two years after being found guilty of animal welfare offences.
Bobby calves are showing up at processors in much better condition than before 2016 when the new handling rules took effect.
Farmers are being assured that any spying on grazing practices on farm this winter won’t upset stock.
Dairy farmers are being urged to tell authorities about “concerning activity” by helicopters and drones.
“Wet and muddy winter conditions increase the risks to the welfare of livestock,” says Kate Littin, Ministry for Primary Industries manager animal welfare.
Vets' greater understanding of livestock’s ability to sense pain has more of them integrating pain relief into some treatments, as regulations also start to tighten on treatment standards.
A mate of the Hound reckons the readers of the darling publication of left-wingers and liberals — The Guardian newspaper — should take its stories about farming and animal welfare with a large grain of salt.
With the culling season underway, MPI is reminding farmers that each animal is their responsibility until it is accepted by a processor or saleyard.
The Ministry for Primary Industries and volunteer groups have come together to protect animal welfare in the Tasman District fires response.