This old mutt notes that it took the Cuddler-in Chief, PM Jacinda Ardern, a very long time to pay a…
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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.
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.
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.
Animal rights group Peta is ruffling feathers with its latest claim, alleging that cow milk is a symbol used by white supremacists.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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