Northland News & Events

Posted: Jul 22, 2022

Talking Dairy - Take Action against FMD

Podcast - Episode 29

Foot-and-mouth disease has reached the tourist hot spot of Bali, and the risk of it entering NZ on the footprint of an unwary traveller or by other means, is now a little too close for comfort....
Posted: Jul 22, 2022

Foot-and-mouth disease fragments detected at Australian border

A foot-and-mouth disease outbreak has ripped through two Indonesian provinces since April, killing thousands of cows and infecting hundreds of thousands more

A foot-and-mouth disease outbreak has ripped through two Indonesian provinces since April, killing thousands of cows and infecting hundreds of thousands more

Posted: Jul 20, 2022

What you need to know about Foot and Mouth Disease.

Advice to farmers and livestock owners

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a highly contagious and infectious viral disease that affects cloven-hooved (two-toed) animals such as cows, sheep, goats and pigs. It is an animal health disease...
Posted: Jul 12, 2022

Heavy Snow - advice from DairyNZ and B+LNZ

Checklist to help you reduce the impact of heavy snow conditions on farm

Heavy Snow - DairyNZ

Checklist to help you reduce the impact of heavy snow conditions on farm 

Posted: Jul 11, 2022

Federated Farmers urges extreme vigilance on FMD

Biosecurity New Zealand continues to closely monitor the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in Indonesia, Federated Farmers is urging holiday makers to also be extremely vigilant.

Feds urges extreme vigilance on FMD As Biosecurity New Zealand continues to closely monitor the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in Indonesia, Federated Farmers is urging holiday makers to...
Posted: May 16, 2022

Changes to the Code of Welfare for Dairy Cattle

The National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) has reviewed the Code of Welfare for Dairy Cattle.

Have your say The National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) has reviewed the Code of Welfare for Dairy Cattle. It determined the code requires amendments to incorporate: advances...
Posted: Apr 8, 2022

National Feed Coordination Service

Do you need help sourcing supplementary feed or grazing to help you get through the coming months?

Feed Coordiantion Service - April 2022

Posted: Mar 2, 2022

Farmers urged to plan for processing disruptions from the Farm to Processor Animal Welfare Forum

The Farm to Processor Animal Welfare Forum is urging farmers to plan ahead for disruption at processors due to COVID-19.

Farmers urged to plan for processing disruptions
The Farm to Processor Animal Welfare Forum is urging farmers to plan ahead for disruption at processors due to COVID-19.

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