biosecurity

  1. About Us

    From research and the services we provide, to education, policy and the Dairy Industry Strategy, there's so much to discover in this section.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/about-us/

  2. BVD Virus

    BVD is one of the most important viral disease of cattle in New Zealand. The good news is that BVD control at a farm level is very possible, practical and cost effective.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/animal/cow-health/bvd-virus/

  3. Tuberculosis (TB)

    The control and eradication of bovine tuberculosis (TB) is the single largest investment of the milksolids levy.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/business/biosecurity/tuberculosis-tb/

  4. 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.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/digital-dermatitis-on-the-rise/

  5. TB movement controls lifted in the south

    TB testing is part of the dairy farmer’s life, says Tasman farmer Phil Riley, but the removal of stock movement controls will be welcomed at the top of the South Island this autumn.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/tb-movement-controls-lifted-in-the-south/

  6. Supporting farmers through M. bovis

    DairyNZ continues to be actively involved across many areas of the Mycoplasma bovis response.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/supporting-farmers-through-m-bovis/

  7. DairyNZ urges farmers to have a say on NAIT

    DairyNZ is encouraging dairy farmers to make a submission on the Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI) latest consultation on how the NAIT (National Animal Identification and Tracing) scheme can be improved.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/dairynz-urges-farmers-to-have-a-say-on-nait/

  8. Biosecurity second nature for Southland sharemilkers

    Easy and inexpensive biosecurity measures are simply a force of habit for Billy and Sharn Roskam.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/biosecurity-second-nature-for-southland-sharemilkers/

  9. Dairy's future depends on us all

    New Zealand’s economy and prosperity are driven by our agricultural products. To protect that, we all have a collective responsibility to take biosecurity seriously.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/dairys-future-depends-on-us-all/

  10. Setting a new course for NZ

    A plan is being formed to make our country’s biosecurity system stronger than ever.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/setting-a-new-course-for-nz/

  11. Biosecurity experience bears fruit

    When kiwifruit bacteria Psa-V appeared in New Zealand in 2010, it reshaped the industry’s biosecurity practices.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/biosecurity-experience-bears-fruit/

  12. Meet DairyNZ's biosecurity team

    Diversity and reach come to mind when talking about DairyNZ’s biosecurity team.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/meet-dairynzs-biosecurity-team/

  13. Stock returning from grazing?

    If you have animals coming home this autumn after grazing on another farm, here’s how to reduce the risk of diseases being spread.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/stock-returning-from-grazing/

  14. BVD control: a four-step plan

    Managing Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) should be an important part of farmers’ biosecurity measures.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/bvd-control-a-four-step-plan/