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Have your say on proposed NAIT Standard - Registration of Entities Trading in NAIT Animals

Have your say on proposed NAIT Standard - Registration of Entities Trading in NAIT Animals

15 January 2021

A proposed new NAIT Standard (Registration of Entities Trading in NAIT Animals) sets out new expectations for those who trade in NAIT animals (cattle and deer) as a third party and their obligations under NAIT.

December 2020 Edition

December 2020 Edition

15 December 2020

In the final edition of the year, TB programme testing changes from February 2021. New GM disease management Simon Andrew is back at OSPRI and three new Board directors are appointed following November's AGM.

Improving our technology over the next three years

Improving our technology over the next three years

15 December 2020

New OSPRI leader driven by farming background

New OSPRI leader driven by farming background

11 December 2020

OSPRI's disease control planning and integration Manager Simon Andrew discusses his motivation to return to OSPRI and lead the organization's disease management..

OSPRI updating TB testing programme

OSPRI updating TB testing programme

10 December 2020

From February 2021, OSPRI is managing TB eradication through an updated testing programme, placing greater focus on higher risk areas while maintaining nationwide surveillance.

November 2020 edition

November 2020 edition

6 November 2020

This month, we revisit a busy OSPRI year with the publication of the 2019/20 Annual Report.
The Hawke's Bay TB response has been a big focus for OSPRI in 2020 and we check on the current status.

TB eradication plan on track

TB eradication plan on track

9 October 2020

Thirty-seven ‘vector control zones’ representing more than 441,000 hectares were declared TB free in the year to June 30.

Traceability adding value for deer farmers

Traceability adding value for deer farmers

9 October 2020

The NAIT system is providing deer farmers key information for growth and productivity says Solis Norton who manages DEER PRO - an industry animal health and productivity programme.

New rules for NAIT tag management

New rules for NAIT tag management

8 October 2020

New legislation around the use of NAIT tags is being introduced. From December 14, PICAs (persons in charge of animals) will only be able to use NAIT tags at the specific NAIT location number they were issued for

OSPRI helping with meat inspector training

OSPRI helping with meat inspector training

8 October 2020

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