Planning your calving season
Calving can be a busy time of the year for many farmers, and it is important that
good biosecurity practices are maintained during the season. Knowing your plan and
making sure that you have everything you need prior to calving will help reduce
stress and keep you on track for a successful season. To help you with your
planning, DairyNZ has put together some useful information for pre-calving cow care.
Keep your NAIT records up to date
Farmers play a critical role towards building lifetime animal traceability, starting with
new-born animals on-farm. Accurate NAIT records help to track down infectious
diseases including M. bovis, reducing the risk of spread in our farming communities.
Be sure to:
You can find more information on the OSPRI website including: