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Cats and Dogs to Australia: significant updates effective 1 July 2024

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has provided detailed information about the continuing provision of certification for cats and dogs (and canine and feline semen of New Zealand origin) to Australia.

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Update on HPAI detection in Australia and the US

Avian influenza has been detected on two poultry farms in Victoria, Australia. The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) provides an update.

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Babesia gibsoni detected in two dogs in Canterbury

Biosecurity New Zealand is investigating after the exotic red blood cell parasite Babesia gibsoni was detected in two dogs in the Canterbury region. Babesia gibsoni is an unwanted and notifiable organism in New Zealand.

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Update on highly pathogenic avian influenza

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has provided an update on highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).

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Reminder about milk withholding period for pour-on products containing abamectin

As farmers head into spring calving season, please remember to use the 35-day milk withholding period whenever you use abamectin pour-on products in your herds.

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Update on possible potency issues with Pentobarb 500

Provet has provided an update on their previous letter about possible potency issues with Pentobarb 500.

 

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State of emergency declared in Tairāwhiti

An update from Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) on the state of emergency that was declared in Tairāwhiti on 22 June due to heavy rain and flooding.

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