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Talking Dairy - Take Action against FMD

Talking Dairy - Take Action against FMD

Podcast - Episode 29

Foot-and-mouth disease has reached the tourist hot spot of Bali, and the risk of it entering NZ on the footprint of an unwary traveller or by other means, is now a little too close for comfort.

So, what are the risks to farmers and primary industry as a whole? And more importantly, who is responsible and what do we need to do to be prepared?

Liz Shackleton, Biosecurity Manager for DairyNZ, talks about the level of risk, who is involved, and shares some tips for farmers on what to look for and what to do.

To listen to the podcast, click on the link below.

Report any suspect FMD symptoms immediately to your vet or the MPI pest and disease hotline 0800 80 99 66

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