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.
Transport of pregnant cows
We’d like to remind NZVA members of our advice regarding requests to certify late gestation cows as being fit for transport.
Veterinarians gear up to help farmers comply with new animal welfare regulations
Veterinarians are gearing up to help farmers comply with new legal requirements to use local anaesthetic during the removal of any horn tissue from cattle that will come into force from October 1 this year.
Animal welfare regulations 2018: Large animal veterinarians
Richard Wild, Specialist Advisor, Verification Services, Ministry for Primary Industries, looks at the ramifications for production animal veterinarians.