animal health

  1. Five systems for success

    Looking for some advice on how to minimise health issues in your herd? DairyNZ's development team outlines systems to set your herd up for the season ahead.

  2. Why does animal health matter?

    What do farmers and sports coaches have in common, and why should animal health be a focus for every farm business.

  3. Digital dermatitis on the rise

    Bovine digital dermatitis (BDD) is a highly infectious bacterial skin disease of the feet of cattle which is becoming more common in New Zealand herds. It thrives on dirty feet and spreads in dirty conditions. In the past, it was thought to be a problem of indoor systems, but the disease is now being found in pasture-based herds.

  4. Animal

    Animal management is a critical component of farm profitability and sustainability. From genetics to herd management and more, this section covers topics that will help guide your decisions.