November 2019

Date 8 November 2019

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Closer ties between farmers strengthens traceability

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Better communication between dairy and beef farmers can strengthen animal traceability and disease management says Bay of Plenty drystock farmer Rick Powdrell.

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OSPRI and PredatorfreeDunedin united on possum control

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OSPRI’s possum control work in Dunedin is eradicating TB by removing 4000 possums from city fringe farmland and bush areas while giving a boost to the Predator Free movement.

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Report a tag issue

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Having issues with NAIT RFID tags? You can now go directly to the OSPRI website to report a tag issue with this information sent to tag manufacturers and distributers.

OSPRI Annual Report published

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Check out the activities and performance of our disease management and traceability programmes in the recently released 2018/19 Annual Report

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The value of animal traceability

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In a recent podcast, Head of NAIT Kevin Forward, Liz Shackleton, Biosecurity Manager at Dairy NZ and Chris Houston, Technical Policy Manager at Beef + Lamb NZ got together to discuss why traceability is essential for biosecurity and disease management.

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