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Saturday, 03 August 2019 09:55

Don’t sacrifice science for ideology

OPINION: Contrary to recent suggestions in the media, there is very little credible research supporting the success of homeopathic treatment of mastitis in dairy cows.

Published in Farm Health

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

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 10:55

Scientists looking for answers as pests fight back

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
Thursday, 21 April 2016 13:55

People, not animals the antibiotic problem

The era of 'peak antibiotics' might have arrived, but not because of antibiotic use in farm animals in New Zealand.

Published in Opinion
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

Scientific innovations and reduced-antibiotic livestock systems could increase the value of the country's exports — with the right approach.

Published in General News
Friday, 13 November 2015 10:30

Agcarm supports World Antibiotic Awareness Week

Agcarm supports the World Health Organisation's first World Antibiotic Awareness Week, held next week from November 16 to 22.

Published in Farm Health
Saturday, 21 March 2015 00:00

Don’t worry, eat happy (meal)

Kiwis eating chicken meals from McDonalds need not worry about overuse of antimicrobials in poultry.

Published in General News
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