Moving Day is a big day in the farming calendar and requires good planning and communication to ensure success.
Moving cattle has some biosecurity risks, so we recommend you have good biosecurity measures in place to enhance your protection against Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) and other pests and diseases.
Preparing stock for transport will ensure cattle arrive at their destination fit and healthy. DairyNZ's Checklist for transporting cows – for farmers and transporters is an excellent resource and covers:
Keep NAIT updated
Moving Day is the busiest time of the year for livestock movements. Being NAIT compliant is critical throughout this busy period – it helps maintain our traceability system and limit the risk of disease spread.
If you’re moving farm with your animals, you need to:
For more information and support:
Visit: Moving Day — moving animals or farm (ospri.co.nz)
Phone: OSPRI on 0800 48 24 63