HPAI UPDATE NZ

Avian Influenza incident in Australia   In the past week it was confirmed that two egg farms in the state of Victoria, Australia, and one in Western Australia has tested positive for a High Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) virus through preliminary testing. Subsequent testing has confirmed it is the H7N3 strain in Victoria and H9 […]

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Covid-19 Protection Framework – with traffic lights

Kia ora The Government today announced regional settings for the new traffic light system. The settings for each region can be found here. These settings are in place for an initial 2 weeks, with Cabinet to review again on Monday 13 December. Information about the COVID-19 protection framework can be found here and here, and guidance for the primary […]

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Festive Fowl is the chook of choice this Christmas

Michael Brooks of PIANZ (Poultry Industry Association of New Zealand) shows how flexible poultry pieces can make an ordinary Christmas menu extraordinary, and finds a surprising positive arising from COVID-19.   For many, 2020 has been a challenging year dominated by uncertainty and stress. Gathering with friends and family will be a welcome reward from […]

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