Displaying items by tag: animal welfare

Thursday, 25 July 2019 07:55

Farmer fined, banned from owning a large herd

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.

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Wednesday, 24 July 2019 07:55

Bobby calves now better treated

Bobby calves are showing up at processors in much better condition than before 2016 when the new handling rules took effect.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 11:55

Spy in the sky promises no stock upset

Farmers are being assured that any spying on grazing practices on farm this winter won’t upset stock.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 July 2019 13:55

Report dodgy fliers

Dairy farmers are being urged to tell authorities about “concerning activity” by helicopters and drones.

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Wednesday, 19 June 2019 09:55

Good stock handling averts mud hazard

“Wet and muddy winter conditions increase the risks to the welfare of livestock,” says Kate Littin, Ministry for Primary Industries manager animal welfare.

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Sunday, 16 June 2019 08:55

Pain management tops vet agenda

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.

Published in Management
Thursday, 09 May 2019 08:40

Fines for farm invaders

Animal rights activists entering Queensland farms without permission now face being fined.

Published in World News
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Monday, 08 April 2019 10:53

Follow the money

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.

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Monday, 11 March 2019 13:23

Farmers reminded of animal transport rules

With the culling season underway, MPI is reminding farmers that each animal is their responsibility until it is accepted by a processor or saleyard.

Published in Farm Health

The Ministry for Primary Industries and volunteer groups have come together to protect animal welfare in the Tasman District fires response.

Published in General News

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