New Zealand will roll out a nationwide program to test dairy farms for the cattle disease mycoplasma bovis as the number of affected properties steadily grows, the Ministry for Primary Industries said on Friday.
New Zealand, the world’s biggest dairy exporter, will spend more than NZ$880 million ($610 million) in a bid to eradicate the mycoplasma bovis cattle disease, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday.
The traditional way to manage dry cow programs is being challenged. Most dairy programs have a 60-day dry cow program with two unique rations for far-off and close-up periods. More and more producers are considering and
On Jan. 1, 2017, the National Dairy FARM (Farmers Assuring Responsible Management) Program grew some teeth, with the voluntary program now taking on the look of a more mandatory program that will require certain agreeme