Right now antibiotics are treating serious diseases worldwide, but resistance threatens the future of this essential form of defence.

Published in Opinion

Bayer has improved its antibiotic resistance test in dairy cows, adding four new antibiotic families.

Published in Farm Health

AgResearch scientists are looking into how common pests in New Zealand are fighting back against traditional measures to control them – and whether it all comes back to evolution.

Published in General News
Thursday, 22 September 2016 14:12

Low antibiotic use in NZ dairy herds

New Zealand appears to have very low use of antimicrobials in dairy cattle by international standards, a study has shown.

Published in General News

One of the great medical breakthroughs of our age was the discovery of penicillin by Alexander Fleming in 1928.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 11:00

Farmers, vets must tackle antibiotic resistance

Veterinarians are urging farmers to work with them to address antibiotic resistance in dairy cattle.

Published in Farm Health
 

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