Tuesday, 02 July 2019 13:55

Report dodgy fliers

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

Published in General News
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.

Published in Farm Health
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
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.

Published in The Hound

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
Monday, 11 February 2019 11:43

We need to tell consumers the full story

OPINION: New Zealand food and fibre is different from those in other countries, yet not all consumers know this or are willing to pay a premium for it.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 08:43

Cow basher takes hit from MPI

MPI has filed charges against an individual after receiving a video in June this year of a Northland sharemilker hitting cows with a pipe and other objects.

Published in General News
Thursday, 01 November 2018 11:54

Bizarre ravings

Animal rights group Peta is ruffling feathers with its latest claim, alleging that cow milk is a symbol used by white supremacists.

Published in Milking It

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