Milk withholding period for abamectin pour-on products changed from NIL to 35 days
The withholding period on these products has been extended from NIL to 35 days to ensure milk residues will be below the lower milk maximum residue level (MRL) coming into force on 19 September 2022.
Changes to milk withholding periods for abamectin-only pour-on products
Overseas outbreak of foot and mouth disease
Biosecurity New Zealand is closely monitoring the foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in Malaysia, China and Indonesia. Although there is a low risk of FMD entering New Zealand, it is important to follow all biosecurity rules to keep our country safe.
Parasite resistance to drenches Action Plan launched
A new Action Plan designed to help manage parasite resistance to drenches in New Zealand has been launched.
Increase in cases of Salmonella Bovismorbificans: please complete laboratory sample submission forms
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has noticed an increase in the reported incidence of Salmonellosis in livestock since 2015, most notably involving the serotype Bovismorbificans.