12th January 2018.

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and its dairy industry partners have decided to extend the current Mycoplasma bovis milk testing underway in Canterbury, Otago and Southland into a national milk surveillance programme.

While there is no indication that the disease is present beyond the areas currently identified, checking for other possible regional clusters is essential to building a complete picture of the disease in New Zealand.

Read more: http://www.mpi.govt.nz/news-and-resources/media-releases/mpi-and-dairy-industry-extend-milk-testing-programme-for-mycoplasma-bovis/