Farmers will undergo another national round of bulk milk testing in spring as the campaign to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis ramps up.
Attempts to eradicate Mycoplasma Bovis in New Zealand is a world first – and dairy experts are sceptical over whether Mycoplasma bovis can actually be eradicated here.
New research from Teagasc has found anthelmintic resistance on Irish dairy calf to beef farms.
Most farmers are reconciled with shelling out $278m as part of their cost to banish the Mycoplasma bovis cow disease from New Zealand shores.
Dairy and beef farmers will today find out whether an attempt will be made to eradicate the cattle-disease Mycoplasma bovis, or instead go for containment.
For us here in Valetta and for most other arable properties in Canterbury, winter grazing of livestock is a vitally important component of our farm system. In our case, we prefer to finish lambs over the winter and early spring period.
Cambridge dairy farmer Henk Smit has confirmed that a herd of 330 cows, he partly owns, is infected with Mycoplasma bovis.
FARMERS within the Victorian temporary blue-tongue virus zone could be shut out of the lucrative Chinese dairy export heifer market for up to two years, a major exporter has warned.
Kiwi scientists have discovered a new way to knock out a major milk allergen by editing a cow’s genome.
A Nelson farmer is fearing for his small herd of 30 cows in the wake of the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak.