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...Mastitis, 1 syringe costs around $15 usd. This syringe can only serve 1 cow and although it is effective in turn incurs in large costs however is an essential in the health of the animal as stated in the code of animal welfare, 2010Animal welfare is a political issue that continuously keeps popping up and in 2010, the dairy cattle code of welfare was renewed and there were many different requirements that were added, food, water, environment and medical. Because New Zealand supposedly have the best dairy farming in the world, this code was important to put in place as we have a good reputation for natural dairy farming and with plans arising for factory farms in the Mackenzie basin, the issue was brought up by the green party. At the current time, a political review is going on around the price of milk and whether they are ‘ripping' the people of New Zealand off.
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