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.
A West Coast dairy farmer has been fined $15,000 as a result of a tail-breaking case involving over 200 cows.
Media release on behalf of the National Animal Ethics Advisory Committee
A slaughterman who received home detention over the abuse of bobby calves has had his sentence replaced with a two year prison term following an appeal by the Ministry for Primary Industries.
The Ministry for Primary Industries is launching an investigation into Farmwatch footage featuring bobby calves being dropped, dragged and thrown.
The Ministry for Primary Industries is responding to media reports of hidden cameras on some Waikato rural properties.
The calving season for dairy farmers is now in full swing and improvements in calf welfare have been noted across the bobby calf supply chain.
A former contract milker has been banned from working in the dairy industry for 12 months for ramming a dairy cow with a quad bike, causing it severe pain and distress.
New rules that give MPI greater visibility of the welfare of animals being exported from New Zealand will come into force on 25 August 2016.