December 2020 Edition

Date 15 December 2020

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TB programme testing changes

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From 9 February 2021, OSPRI is managing TB eradication through an updated testing programme, placing greater focus on higher risk areas while maintaining nationwide disease surveillance.

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OSPRI leader passionate about disease management 

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Simon Andrew has returned to OSPRI as the new disease control planning and integration manager. He brings an extensive farming background and business acumen to the fold.

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Lifetime traceability supports biosecurity

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For Southland calf rearer Genna Harris, lifetime animal traceability is not a choice but a priority. In this video, Genna discusses the value of being able to trace animals from birth to enable effective disease management. 

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New OSPRI Board members 

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OSPRI has appointed three new Board directors following last month’s AGM at Wellington. They are Susan Huria, Michael James and Nicole Davies Colley.

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