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Monday, February 13, 2023
Fire killed 50,000 hens at Waikato, New Zealand chicken farm
A fire at a chicken farm in Orini, Waikato, New Zealand, has killed 50,000 egg-laying hens.
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
New Zealand salmon farms team up to go electric
New Zealand-based salmon aquaculture farms Mt Cook Alpine Salmon and High Country Salmon have joined forces to switch to electricity, powering down their diesel generators, with their combined carbon emissions slashed by 96%, Fish Informati ...
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
New Zealand will not benefit from declining cattle and farm numbers in France
Milk exporters from New Zealand will not benefit from concerns in the French dairy sector, such as declining cattle and farm numbers in France, as there are still trade barriers in most products even after the EU-NZ trade deal comes into fo ...
Wednesday, January 4, 2023
New Zealand to develop sustained-release methane inhibitor for ruminants
The New Zealand government has pledged EUR 4.6 million (~US$4.8 million; EUR 1 = US$1.06) for the development of a sustained-release methane inhibitor for ruminants such as cattle, the Irish Examiner reported.
Thursday, December 29, 2022
New Zealand hit with egg shortage as caged egg phased out
Supermarkets in New Zealand said there is a short supply of eggs due to the phasing out of caged eggs, Stuff NZ reported.
Tuesday, December 20, 2022
China and New Zealand work together on prevention and control of cattle diseases
Experts from China and New Zealand have recently discussed prevention and control of major diseases affecting dairy cattle at a conference between both countries, Xinhua News reported.
Monday, December 19, 2022
China-New Zealand joint forum aims to boost cooperation in fighting livestock diseases
The first China-New Zealand Dairy Diseases Control Training Forum was held on December 17 in Beijing, China, and was focused on strengthening bilateral cooperation in combating major livestock disease.
Thursday, December 1, 2022
New Zealand's first net zero dairy farm to be developed by Nestle and Fonterra
New Zealand's biggest milk processor, Fonterra, and Nestle are working together to develop New Zealand's first net zero dairy farm, Carbon Credits reported.
Thursday, November 24, 2022
No salmonella reported on New Zealand poultry farms since September
Salmonella enteritidis eradication efforts in the New Zealand poultry industry are proceeding as planned, with no farms subject to movement restrictions, RNZ News reported.
Thursday, November 24, 2022
New Zealand expected to ship more live cattle this year compared to 2021
The number of live cattle exported by sea from New Zealand is expected to surpass the total shipped last year, despite exports being phased out, RNZ News reported.
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Research finds New Zealand beef farming rated among lowest carbon footprint in the world
A study by AgResearch has found that beef and lamb farming from New Zealand have one of the lowest carbon footprints in the world, as farmers in the country urge the government to reconsider current methane emissions targets, Newshub report ...
Monday, November 14, 2022
NZ King Salmon permitted to set up New Zealand's first open-ocean finfish site
NZ King Salmon, the world's largest aquaculture producer of the premium King salmon species, has been given the green light to establish the first open-ocean finfish site in New Zealand.
Thursday, November 10, 2022
New Zealand and Canada dispute over dairy exports
Damien O'Connor, New Zealand's Trade Minister, has accused Canada of "locking out" New Zealand farmers in a dispute over dairy exports that is expected to be resolved by an independent panel, Channel News Asia reported.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Export growth of New Zealand's red meat still driven by high global prices
High global prices continue to drive export growth for New Zealand red meat, with the value of exports to almost all major markets increasing during September.
Thursday, October 20, 2022
NZPork praises New Zealand's exclusion of pig farming from agricultural emissions as "pragmatic"
A proposal by the New Zealand government to exclude pig farming from agricultural emissions pricing is "pragmatic and sensible," NZPork said.

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