News | Living & Travel
23 Feb 2018 7:35
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Living & Travel

    Waimate farm positive for cattle disease

    One further farm, in Waimate, has been confirmed positive for the cattle disease mycoplasma bovis.


    One of two Waimate district farms, which were placed under restrictions this month, has tested positive for the cattle disease mycoplasma bovis.

    Testing is ongoing on the second property, while a third property has been placed under restrictions for the time being.

    All three farms are in the same district and a couple of them neighbour Van Leeuwen Dairy Group properties, says Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) incident controller David Yard.

    The disease was detected at two Van Leeuwen Dairy Group farms in August.

    "We still have a lot of work to do ascertaining the source of infection at the confirmed infected property and building a picture of animal movements between all three farms and possible other farms," Mr Yard said.

    MPI is assuring farmers that if mycoplasma bovis is present, it will be found.

    The disease was first detected in cattle on a South Canterbury farm on July 22.

    The cattle disease is spread through close contact between animals and through the direct movement of cattle between properties.


    NZN




    © 2018 NZN, NZCity


     Other Living & Travel News
     22 Feb: Category six cyclone rating needed as storms get bigger, New Zealand Climate Minister says
     22 Feb: Fuel prices bite Air NZ in profit decline
     21 Feb: Police assess search for man near Bulls
     21 Feb: Pressure mounts on Catholic-run family planning clinics in Papua New Guinea
     20 Feb: A Very English Scandal: One of the most bizarre tales to ever come out of Westminster
     20 Feb: Kiwi down in subdued trading
     20 Feb: Paedophile's jail should be longer: victim
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Super Rugby week-two preview panel More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Shares gain as investors take a2 above $9b More...



     Today's News

    Soccer:
    Fit-again Wood close to return for Burnley 7:25

    Rugby League:
    Playing in the NRL isn't a right: Packer 7:15

    International:
    Models carry replicas of their own severed heads in 'creepy' Gucci runway show 7:05

    Basketball:
    Exhibit tells of Kiwi women during WWI 7:05

    Entertainment:
    Chris Cornell's widow insists the late singer was the "furthest thing from a rock star junkie" 7:05

    Entertainment:
    Oprah Winfrey has pledged $500,000 to March for Our Lives 6:35

    Rugby League:
    Marshall getting vibes of Tigers of old 6:25

    Entertainment:
    Ashton Kutcher spent a week “in the mountains” by himself when he divorced Demi Moore 6:05

    General:
    Winter Olympics: Russian mixed doubles curling team lose bronze medals after Alexander Krushelnitsky's positive test 22:15

    Skiing:
    Teenage Kiwi duo win Olympic bronze 21:55


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2018 New Zealand City Ltd