18 Jan 2019

Fight against M Bovis continues

From Five O'clock Report, 5:14 pm on 18 January 2019

2019 is set to be another big year for the farming sector, as it continues to fight the cattle disease, Mycoplasma bovis. In May the government announced it would try to eradicate the disease, which can cause mastitis and abortions in cows, ordering a phased culling programme that's expected to take ten years and cost 886 million dollars.