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Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy is welcoming a new report showing a major improvement in bobby calf welfare last year.
A former contract milker has been banned from working in the dairy industry for 12 months for ramming a dairy cow with a quad bike, causing it severe pain and distress.
It is great to see all those involved with bobby calves working cooperatively and positively to forestall a repeat of the terrible incident that aired on television showing mistreatment of these helpless animals.
With new regulations on bobby calves in force from August 1, MPI is encouraging people to report breaches.
New regulations to strengthen the law on the management and treatment of bobby calves were announced last month by Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy.
As the dairy industry's spring calving kicks off, the Bobby Calf Action Group (BCAG) is reminding everyone who handles calves of the important role they have to play.
Good stockmanship matters and needs much more credit, says Dr Temple Grandin, professor of animal science at Colorado State University.
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy says he had always intended to "fast-track" some of the new animal welfare regulations on the treatment of bobby calves.