6,600 NZ dairy cows en route to China aboard world’s largest livestock ship

6,600 NZ dairy cows en route to China aboard world’s largest livestock ship Approximately 6,600 dairy cows from New Zealand are currently en route to China aboard the world’s largest livestock carrier. Around 6,600 dairy cows from New Zealand are currently en route to China aboard the world’s largest livestock carrier, the Ocean Drover. The 176m long vessel collected the first half of its cargo at Timaru port in New Zealand’s southern island, before travelling north to Napier port to collect the remaining cows……….   READ MORE Source: 6,600 NZ dairy cows

Cow disease found in second South Canterbury dairy farm

 Cow disease found in second South Canterbury dairy farm Neighbours on “tenterhooks” as second dairy farm related to South Canterbury rich-lister gets disease. A second dairy farm in South Canterbury that was already under biosecurity scrutiny was confirmed positive on Monday for the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis. The farm was linked to the initial property under investigation and was part of the 16 farm Van Leeuwen Dairy Group. The detection was not unexpected given close connections between the two farms. Neighbouring farmers were on “absolute tenterhooks” as they waited to find out if their herds,

These Artful, Wonderfully Written Milk Ads Just Won Gold at Cannes

These Artful, Wonderfully Written Milk Ads Just Won Gold at Cannes Colenso BBDO taps world champion slam poet Harry Baker It says something that the most famous advertisements for milk are all about its absence. It’s not exactly a product that inspires powerful advertising. But could it be? Colenso BBDO and New Zealand milk brand Anchor made three remarkable videos about milk this year……   Source: These Artful, Wonderfully Written Milk Ads Just Won Gold at Cannes – Adweek SaveSave SaveSave

Holy cow! Port dairy herd back in action

Holy cow! Port dairy herd back in action   Lulu, Lilly and Louisa are nearly back in business. Port Chalmers dairy farmer Merrall MacNeille was distraught when he booked his beloved cows for slaughter a year ago, after a heifer tested positive for tuberculosis and he was ordered to stop selling raw milk…….. Source: Holy cow! Port dairy herd back in action | Otago Daily Times Online News