Mid Canterbury feedlot at centre of M. bovis outbreak emptied

Mid Canterbury feedlot at centre of M. bovis outbreak emptied
Wakanui Feedlot Drone screenshot from SAFE video. (Image: Supplied)
Riley Kennedy
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has confirmed the large Mid Canterbury feedlot at the heart of the latest Mycoplasma bovis outbreak has been depopulated.In May last year, it was believed the cattle disease had been isolated to one property – the Five Star Beef feedlot near Ashburton – following a four-year mission to try to eradicate it.However, since then, the disease has been found on nearby properties with MPI previously saying additional infections were not unexpected.In its last weekly update of 2022, there were six a...

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