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November 2019

November 2019

8 November 2019

Check out the key activities related to traceability and disease management this past year in the OSPRI Annual Report. OSPRI launches its first ever podcast with Kevin Forward (Head of NAIT) joined by leaders from DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ.

The value of animal traceability - podcast

The value of animal traceability - podcast

4 November 2019

In a recent podcast, OSPRI and industry partners get together to discuss the importance of disease management and traceability for biosecurity.

Closer ties between farmers strengthens traceability

Closer ties between farmers strengthens traceability

1 November 2019

Better communication between dairy and beef farmers can help strengthen animal traceability and disease management.

Drystock farmer is NAIT smart about bulls management

Drystock farmer is NAIT smart about bulls management

23 October 2019

Farmers trading service bulls privately should ensure the animal is registered in NAIT and the vendor has recorded a sending movement before buying, says Northland beef farmer Roger Ludbrook.

Hawke's Bay disease response underway

Hawke's Bay disease response underway

23 October 2019

TB infections in several cattle herds on Hawke's Bay northern fringe are under close management by OSPRI disease teams.

Southland family calf farmer rates NAIT: 'It's a godsend'

Southland family calf farmer rates NAIT: 'It's a godsend'

21 October 2019

Genna Harris is demonstrating how good processes and NAIT traceability protect the health of her calves and her farming business.

Dunedin disease management boosts biodiversity

Dunedin disease management boosts biodiversity

17 October 2019

OSPRI's TB eradication strategy in Dunedin is paying dividends for the city's predator-free aspirations, delivering fewer possums and better breeding conditions for birds.

October Edition

October Edition

7 October 2019

In this month's edition, Bulls are going out the farmgate and we talk with an Auckland bull breeder. The Differential Slaughter Levy (DSL) has changed for the dairy industry and farmers are encouraged to report NAIT tag issues.

OSPRI’s new energy underpins NZ farming

OSPRI’s new energy underpins NZ farming

7 October 2019

Behind New Zealand’s reputation as an exporter of quality produce to the world’s markets is a highly skilled team driving disease management and traceability, says Chief Executive Stephen Stuart.

Changes to TBfree slaughter levy rates

Changes to TBfree slaughter levy rates

1 October 2019

The Differential Slaughter Levy (DSL) for the dairy industry has changed from $13 to $10.

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