Displaying items by tag: animal welfare

Friday, 06 May 2016 11:55

Devil will be in the detail – industry

Deciding which proposed animal welfare standards will become regulation and which will become 'guidance' is a priority concern for DairyNZ.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 09:55

Animal extremists will never be satisfied

Livestock farmers will never be able to satisfy "extremists" such as SAFE because they are opposed completely to animal farming, says NZPork chairman Ian Carter.

Published in General News
Monday, 02 May 2016 15:40

Burger King moves to free range eggs

Burger King NZ will start to use free range eggs in its restaurants, New Zealand wide from September 1.

Published in General News

The Minister for Primary Industries, Nathan Guy, says the proposed animal welfare regulations now out for consultation are very important for the NZ primary sector.

Published in Farm Health
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
Friday, 04 March 2016 18:09

MPI call to action on livestock mis-treatment

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

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