Contents tagged with antibiotic resistance

11 April 2019

Antibiotics are a medicine that in most cases should only be used to treat bacterial infections. Over-prescribing and the unnecessary use of antibiotics can increase the emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Livestock producers have a responsibility to protect human and animal health by using antibiotics responsibly in order to minimise the risk of antibiotic resistance (AMR).

4 April 2019

Tackling antimicrobial resistance in humans and livestock is an industry-wide objective, together with governmental and non-governmental organisations. All livestock sectors are expected to play their part in reducing resistance. This can be done by reducing the amount of antibiotics prescribed and ensuring when antibiotics are prescribed, they are used correctly.

3 June 2019

Discover how Sam Jones is protecting his flock and cutting costs