A term created for the job at hand to empty the races of New Zealand and not the thoroughbred type either it would seem, given their newly aquired financial standing.
Yes this government is going to do what no other country in the world has been able to do to-date - eradicate Mycoplasma bovis from our land. It will be a great achievement if they manage to get it done; meanwhile though who are the experts that have told them that this is way to go and their reasons? Has this information been released already? If it has then maybe its been lost in the rural media depopulation that’s going on at the moment. Kind of ironic really.
You have to feel for the farmers, so many of them sent up the creek without a paddle as they watch their best friends taken from them- so final is this decision that it has taken a very brave person to sign it off . . .