Posts tagged "M bovis"

World is watching New Zealand: Mycoplasma bovis expert

[04 April/Stuff NZ] It has been reported that the world is watching New Zealand on the way it attempts to control and eliminate the Mycoplasma bovis (M.bovis) problem reports mycoplasma consultant Dr Roger Ayling. M.bovis was first detected in New Zealand in July 2017 and New Zealand has taken a swift approach to dealing with...

Nait a difficult beast but NZ ‘had no chance’ against M. bovis without it

[25 March/Stuff NZ] Only one of 150 farms who had their animal movements checked as part of the Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme had complete and accurate information, indicating how important NAIT is. The National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) programme relies on farmers updating animal movements on and off their properties. Issues with the system...

‘M. bovis’ found on three farms

[05 March/Otago Daily Times] Bulk testing from all dairy farms has confirmed Mycoplasma bovis infection on three farm’s according to Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI) latest release. All three farms have previous links to this disease, whilst 51 farms will be further investigated as part of routine surveillance. Extra testing for 50 farms which calved...

MPI ‘on the right track’ in plan to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis cattle disease from New Zealand

[5 November/NZ Farmer] MPI believe that they will know by early December whether they are on the right track to eliminate Mycoplasma bovis when the latest round of bulk milk testing will be completed and the results analysed by a team of international experts. There are currently 33 infected properties and 42 properties which MPI...