Rural Butchers

Federated Farmers Rural Butchers is an industry group that was started in 1988 to represent the interests of rural butchers.

Rural Butchers operate in the homekill sector and, as dual-operator butchers, homekill butchers or homekill contractors, are paid to kill and/or process unregulated meat from unlicensed premises such as farms by the owners of the animals.

Rural Butchers get together every year, for a general meeting and conference. All members are welcome to attend these gatherings to socialise, to meet with other Rural Butchers and to share thoughts about issues the industry faces.

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Rural Butchers Group News

Christmas Message to all members and supporters

Posted on 22/12/2020
I would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year, on behalf of our elected representatives and staff...

Banking survey opens today - We need your help

Posted on 9/11/2020
Welcome to the first Federated Farmers Banking Survey for November 2020...

PINZ Awards closing soon: Who will be your winner?

Posted on 26/08/2020
Get your nominations in now for the Primary Industries New Zealand Awards

Mandatory product stewardship includes farm plastics

Posted on 21/08/2020
The Government has put guidelines into effect for parties wanting to apply to become accredited collectors and recyclers under its Priority Product Stewardship Scheme...

Reminder: Farm businesses need to display QR Code posters

Posted on 19/08/2020
We had something on this in last week’s Friday Flash, so this is just a reminder to those who may have missed that advice...

Rural Butchers Policy Work

Banking survey closes today

Posted on 11/05/2020
A big thank-you to the many hundreds of members who have already filled in the first Federated Farmers Banking Survey for 2020...

Backrub - A Preventable Injury

Posted on 23/01/2020

Submission on Priority Product Declaration and Priority Stewardship Scheme Guidelines

Posted on 4/10/2019
Proposed priority products and priority product stewardship guidelines -Consultation Document 2019

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