FARMERS WEEKLY – farmersweekly.co.nz – March 21, 2022
EXPORTERS have implemented a gold standard for the export of livestock by sea that could see New Zealand lead the way globally in animal welfare.
They now urge the Government to give them a chance with their plan.
The Animal Genetics Trade Association (AGTA) and Live Exporters NZ (LENZ) presented their case to the primary production select committee on the Animal Welfare Amendment Bill.
The industry asks that government reconsider its proposed ban to end the export of livestock by sea in April 2023.
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