A Taumarunui stock trader who transported chronically ill and severely lame goats to a processing plant has been fined $6,000 under the Animal Welfare Act.
A Waihi farmer has been banned from owning, exercising control over and being in charge of more than 100 sheep after being convicted and fined for failing to treat around 30 ill sheep on her farm.
A large dairy corporation and two of its managers have been fined a total of close to $60,000 in relation to the worst case of long-term neglect in the dairy sector in the South Island.
A Waikato farm owner has been convicted and fined $2,700 after admitting he failed to ensure the physical and health needs of 157 dairy cows his care.
A Rotorua farm manager has been convicted and fined $3,500 after admitting he used a 4-wheel drive to hit dairy cows.
The Ministry for Primary Industries is asking farmers to be ready for new bobby calf regulations coming in this season.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has launched a mobile app that helps farmers, transporters, stock agents and veterinarians determine whether an animal is fit for transport.
The National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) has today released a report on animal welfare issues associated with selective breeding in New Zealand.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has filed charges against another person over the alleged abuse of bobby calves during the 2015 bobby calf season.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has released the latest figures for the use of animals in research, testing and teaching.