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.

Published in Opinion

In a matter of days – on August 1 – new regulations on bobby calves come into force.

Published in General News

With new regulations on bobby calves in force from August 1, MPI is encouraging people to report breaches.

Published in Farm Health
Saturday, 16 July 2016 15:30

Bobby calves deserve better

New regulations to strengthen the law on the management and treatment of bobby calves were announced last month by Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy.

Published in Farm Health

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.

Published in General News
Thursday, 07 July 2016 11:55

Calm animals much easier to handle

Good stockmanship matters and needs much more credit, says Dr Temple Grandin, professor of animal science at Colorado State University.

Published in Management
Thursday, 23 June 2016 13:55

Bobby calf rules fast-tracked

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.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 03 June 2016 14:11

Guilty plea over bobby calves

The man who was charged in March this year over alleged bobby calf offences has pleaded guilty to all 10 charges.

Published in General News

DairyNZ is running seminars nationwide on caring for bobby calves to raise farmer awareness of new animal welfare rules.

Published in Management
Thursday, 02 June 2016 06:55

Give bobby calves their due — Editorial

It may be the 'quiet' time of year for dairy farmers, but clearly most are not sitting relaxing in their armchairs.

Published in Opinion

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