2nd July, 2013-07
Farmers Against Ten Eighty wish to
congratulate the Animal Health Board, Tb Free NZ and Nait on
their new structure.
We look forward to a more
approachable, up-to date and science based education and
testing from OSPRI.
Farmers Against Ten Eighty are a New
Zealand wide group of progressive farmers, protecting the
environment without the use of blanket pesticides, rather
encouraging trapping and cyanide in bait stations. We
believe the bovine Tb problem can easily be solved and
favour PCR (DNA) testing and farmer education including,
recognising susceptible animals and removing them. We
encourage tighter movement controls of livestock and better
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