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Ban Cuts Half Billion Export Earnings Annually And Creates Animal Welfare Tragedy

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 3:49 pm | Animal Genetics Trade Association

The Government’s decision to ban exports of livestock for breeding is morally and practically unjustified, according to the Animal Genetics Trade Association, as it will financially devastate many farmers and require the premature slaughter ... More >>

Relief For Farmers As Live Animal Export Trade Resumes

Saturday, 24 October 2020, 6:43 am | Animal Genetics Trade Association

Resumption of the live animal export trade, using new MPI rules based on the Heron “Shipment by Sea” review, will mean farmers can continue to benefit from strong international demand for breeding stock. Currently 24,000 cattle supplied by New ... More >>

Millions In Farmer Income Put At Risk With Open-Ended Review

Friday, 11 September 2020, 7:38 pm | Animal Genetics Trade Association

Widened Terms of Reference and a longer timeframe for review of the safety of live animal transportation may lose the industry, and the nation, close to $200 million. “The safe shipping of people and animals to their destinations is hugely important ... More >>

Support for Ministerial Review of Breeding Stock Exports

Friday, 14 June 2019, 7:03 pm | Animal Genetics Trade Association

Members of the New Zealand Animal Genetics Trade Association (AGTA) welcome and support a review of the breeding stock export trade from New Zealand, announced by the Minister of Agriculture, Damien O’Connor. More >>