Eradicating Mycoplasma bovis – how to keep your farm free from the disease

June 8, 2018

With the decision in May 2018 that New Zealand will implement a plan to eradicate Mp. bovis, things have changed greatly for cattle farmers in NZ. While less than 1% of herds will be infected, every cattle farmer has a part to play.

On this podcast, Ashleigh Dobson who is representing Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and DairyNZ, and Paul McCauley from B+LNZ, cover all you need to know about the disease and how to keep it out of your herd, so that eradication has the highest chance of success.

To find out more, check out our webpage with a comprehensive set of resources: https://beeflambnz.com/news-views/mycoplasma-bovis

Also, check out our other Mp. bovis podcast with Professor Richard Laven of Massey University: https://beeflambnz.podbean.com/e/managing-the-risk-of-mycoplasma-bovis-during-the-winter-grazing-season-richard-laven-of-massey-university/ 

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