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Eradicating TB from the Upper Clutha
26 November 2015
Together with local farmers OSPRI has been taking the fight to pests in Upper Clutha with pest control operations being carried out as part of the TBfree programme. The goal of this work is to eradicate TB from wildlife in the area.
Deliberate removal of warning signs risks locals’ safety
20 November 2015
A recent signage audit of OSPRI’s TBfree Waimea-Kawhaka aerial possum control block has identified that a number of warning signs have been deliberately removed.
Government and industry team up to trial online livestock traceability tool for market access
18 November 2015
Government and key primary industry players are working together to develop an online tool that captures key information about livestock status and movements as they move through the supply chain.
Waimea Kawhaka TB control operation successfully completed
10 November 2015
OSPRI’s TBfree Waimea Kawhaka aerial possum control operation was successfully completed on 5 November 2015. Possums are the main carrier of bovine TB and may spread the disease to livestock in surrounding farmland if they are not effectively control
DOC and OSPRI join forces to fight pests in Conservation Park
21 October 2015
The Department of Conservation (DOC) and OSPRI have just completed a joint operation to battle pests in the Whirinaki Te Pua a Tane Conservation Park in the Central North Island.
Number of TB infected herd numbers at all-time record low
9 September 2015
The number of bovine tuberculosis (TB) infected herds has dropped below 40 for the first time in the history of New Zealand’s TBfree programme delivered by OSPRI.
Farmers urged to have their say on future plans for fighting bovine TB
3 June 2015
New Zealand cattle and deer farmers are being urged to get involved in how the fight against bovine TB is carried out, with a review of the Bovine Tuberculosis Pest Management Plan underway.
1 January 2015
Farmers affected by the latest flooding event are in URGENT need of GRAZING & SUPPLEMENT FEED , for some in Otago flood waters are still rising.
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1 January 2015
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