Wednesday, 27 April 2016 11:55

Common sense rules — Editorial

In many ways the Government's new regulations on animal welfare should not be necessary.

Published in Opinion
Saturday, 16 April 2016 16:25

DCANZ welcomes animal welfare consultation

DCANZ welcomes the consultation by MPI on the proposed animal welfare regulations for care and conduct and surgical and painful procedures.

Published in General News
Saturday, 16 April 2016 13:02

Feedback sought on animal welfare proposals

The Government is seeking feedback on proposed regulations to further strengthen our animal welfare system.

Published in General News

The eight organisations that formed a Bobby Calf Action Group at the end of 2015 are well advanced on a range of initiatives ensuring best practice handling and management of bobby calves.

Published in General News

The Ministry of Primary Industries has begun an advertising campaign encouraging people to let it know if they come across the mis-treatment of livestock.

Published in General News
Monday, 30 November 2015 12:38

MPI ‘appalled’ by bobby calf treatment

The Ministry for Primary Industries is investigating the alleged mistreatment of bobby calves that were the subject of a television programme last night following receipt of footage that was aired on the programme.

Published in General News
Friday, 20 November 2015 14:11

Farmer fined $33,000 for sheep deaths

A Manawatu farmer got an expensive reminder about managing intestinal parasites in stock when he was sentenced for animal welfare offences in the Palmerston North District Court yesterday.

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 October 2015 15:44

Farmer jailed for animal cruelty

Former farm manager Michael James Whitelock was been jailed for 4 and a half years and disqualified from owning animals for 10 years after pleading guilty to animal cruelty.

Published in General News
Saturday, 12 September 2015 10:00

Few animal welfare issues in dry North Canterbury

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has complimented farmers on their animal welfare management during the lengthy North Canterbury drought.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 06 August 2015 12:08

Top award for prof

Massey University professor Velmurugu (Ravi) Ravindran has been awarded the New Zealand Society of Animal Production’s McMeekan Memorial Award, the country’s highest honour for a production animal scientist.

Published in Farm Health

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