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TB Slaughter Levy
25 August 2016
The differential TB slaughter levy for cattle replaces the former cattle levy and imposes different levy rates for beef and dairy animals. The new levy comes into effect on 1 August 2016.
New plan to tackle bovine TB officially launched
13 July 2016
Primary industry leaders came together last night in Wellington to officially launch the new plan for managing bovine TB in New Zealand.
Nearly 1.6 million hectares declared free of bovine TB
4 July 2016
New Zealand has taken another step towards becoming TB-free with large areas of previously infected land being declared free of the disease.
It’s important farmers and industry have their say on TB Plan proposal
23 June 2016
The future of the TB control in New Zealand is in the hands of farmers and other key stakeholders with the TB Plan proposal from the Plan Governance Group now open for consultation.
Government formally approves new TB Plan
3 June 2016
Amendments to the National Pest Management Plan to target the eradication of bovine tuberculosis have been formally ratified by the Government.
Approval of funding for TB eradication plan welcomed
26 May 2016
Government funding for the ongoing plan to eradicate bovine tuberculosis has been approved by Minister for Primary Industries, Hon Nathan Guy.
Get sorted for your Gypsy Day move
17 May 2016
Sharemilkers and dairy herd owners have plenty to think about at the moment, and with Gypsy Day fast approaching OSPRI’s here to help get you sorted for NAIT and TBfree.
Research work vital to achieving a TB-free New Zealand
4 April 2016
The primary wildlife source of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in New Zealand is the possum, with transmission of infection from possums to livestock regarded as a key barrier to eradicating TB from livestock.
TB infected possums found in Mount Cargill area
4 April 2016
Possums infected with bovine tuberculosis (TB) have been found as part of OSPRI’s work to determine the cause of the TB infection in a number of Mount Cargill herds, North of Dunedin, Otago.
1080 and dogs
31 March 2016