12th December 2017.

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has identified 4 new properties as positive for the bacterial cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis and strongly suspects one further property.

One of the latest infected properties is in the Hastings district, the other 3 are within a farming enterprise in Winton. The suspect property is near Ashburton.

Read more: https://www.mpi.govt.nz/news-and-resources/media-releases/hastings-and-southland-properties-positive-for-mycoplasma-bovis/