Farmers should not be affected by the move and the M bovis levies will not increase.
Mycoplasma bovis partners propose to move disease eradication programme from the Ministry for Primary Industries.
A research project is applying climate change scenarios to put a cost on disease impacts and adaptation measures.
NZ Pork seeks ban of imports from affected countries as disease spreads in Europe.
Both families of novel drenches in NZ will be affected over next six months.
In its submission to MPI, Feds said OSPRI is the best organistion to deliver of the level of integration needed.
Strain of infection identified as the original detected in New Zealand.
The effects of Cyclone Gabrielle are still hitting farmers, with veterinarians seeing a rapid rise in leptospirosis cases in both people and animals.
Views sought on proposal to move eradication effort to new home in OSPRI.
The significant lifts in the rate of human infections prompted MPI's animal health endemic team to notify vets of the elevated risk of the disease spreading in livestock.
Programme goes all out for vulnerable native species under attack from myrtle rust.
Coccidiosis is prevalent throughout New Zealand, and thrives in warm, moist conditions.
O’Connor acknowledged there had been some “horrific scenarios” for many individual farmers because of uncertainty in the early stages.
As a precaution, farmers should ask their semen supplier about what testing has been performed.
The test is intended to be used with sheep, cattle and deer, but initial trials will focus on dairy cattle.
Misinformation and fantastical tales abound about facial eczema but one vet says farmers need to get past these and manage the disease.
MPI programme depopulated, cleaned and disinfected all confirmed infected properties in area.
Researchers warn rural NZ to expect a rise in anything from water-borne pathogens to bacteria carried by rats.
Stock movement complicated with fences down and facilities trashed.
Massey spinoff uses DNA technology to identify wide range of bacteria and viruses almost instantly.
There are four confirmed properties in Mid Canterbury at present.
NZ firms join forces to develop a biosecurity early warning system.
Local vets are putting the country on track to be the world’s first to eradicate the disease.
Threats to national herd mitigated by long-term planning by Livestock Improvement Corp.
Individual tracking will be key if FMD crosses from Indonesia, says NSW.
Cargo containers examined as NZ ramps up anti-FMD measures.
Vigilance is key if we want to escape the trauma and cost of an outbreak in NZ.
The ban will not affect commercial products, which face strict import standards.
Farmers urged to step up biosecurity and record keeping as disease breaks out in Indonesia, and signs detected in Australia.
Outbreak in Bali prompts ‘refresh’ of preventative measures to ensure disease is kept out.
Biosecurity New Zealand is closely monitoring reports of a Foot and Mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in Indonesia, deputy director-general Stuart Anderson says.