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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
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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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Thursday, 18 October 2018 10:20

Cows’ misery portrayed

PETA is at it again. It has rolled out Carly the cow to US schoolchildren, telling them of the complex emotional lives of cows and their suffering at the hands of dairy farmers and the wider industry.

Published in Milking It
Monday, 01 October 2018 10:02

Animal welfare system upgrade

Regulations to strengthen the animal welfare system come into effect from today.

Published in General News
Thursday, 27 September 2018 08:55

Farmers to wield the needle from October 2019

Farmers will be able to administer a local anaesthetic for disbudding or dehorning, if they are trained, when new regulations come into force on October 1, 2019, says NZ Veterinary Association chief veterinary officer Helen Beattie.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 13 September 2018 08:55

New welfare rules: best to check

With new animal welfare regulations coming into effect on October 1, even if you already think you are doing the right thing it’s best to check.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 03 September 2018 10:46

Counting down to new welfare regulations

Forty five new animal welfare regulations will come into effect on 1 October 2018.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 09:26

Hui on animal welfare

An all-day hui, to discuss the priorities of the country’s animal welfare groups, has been called for next month by the Associate Minister of Agriculture the Meka Whaitiri. 

Published in General News

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