Contents tagged with antibiotics

13 June 2023

The latest figures reveal a 20% reduction in antibiotic usage for treating pigs on farms in 2022.

9 May 2023

Jennifer Newman, AHDB's Animal Health & Welfare Scientist, has won the Animal Health, Agriculture and Food Supply category at the Antibiotic Guardian awards ceremony in London this week.

1 August 2022

The Red Tractor deadline for submitting Q2 (April – June) antibiotic data for pigs is 11 August 2022.

23 June 2022

New figures show the amount of antibiotic used to treat pigs on UK farms in 2021 fell by 17%, bringing the total reduction since 2015 to 69%.

20 November 2020

Supplementary Materials for Cattle Health and Welfare Group Antimicrobial Usage Subgroup (CHAWG AMU) recommendations for measuring and comparing the use of antibiotics in dairy and beef

13 August 2020

Antibiotic use on dairy farms

7 January 2021

Reducing antibiotic use is a top priority for the livestock industry, so understanding when to use them is an important part of the Healthy Feet Programme.

20 November 2020

Every time an antibiotic is used, there is a risk that it will increase the number of bacteria resistant to that antibiotic. This means that these antibiotics will stop becoming effective for treating infections in people and animals. Responsible antibiotic use on beef cattle, alongside measures to prevent disease, is therefore vital to help preserve these life-saving medicines.

25 October 2021

Mastitis treatment and control is a major cost to the UK dairy industry. Find out about the measures you can take to lessen the risk of infection spread in your herd.

30 May 2019

Antibiotic use in pigs dropped to 110 mg/PCU in 2018. Edging closer to the 2020 industry target of 99 mg/PCU.

5 November 2018

The R&D Review is a summary of some of the work the Beef & Lamb sector is carrying out on behalf of levy payers to help their businesses become more efficient and sustainable.