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Cattle disease found in NZ – Expert Q&A

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on July 27th, 2017.

MPI is responding to the discovery of a cattle disease on a South Canterbury farm. Mycoplasma bovis is common internationally but this is the first time it has been found in New Zealand. The SMC prepared a Q&A with an expert who has studied the disease overseas. Feel free to use these comments in your reporting. Dr Fernanda Castillo […]

Southland Times: Think-tank creates cow twitter idea

Peter Griffin posted in on May 20th, 2010.

Mark Hotton of the Southland Times writes about the idea, dreamt up by a think tank which explores the relationship between new media and ‘the human condition’, to connect some cows to twitter, allowing their farmer to keep track of their production. The tweets, which are enabled by the cows’ use of robotic milking technology, […]

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