Contents tagged with antibiotics

13 August 2020

Antibiotic use on dairy farms

19 August 2020

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.

10 February 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.

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.

26 June 2018

Farmers may be losing money by incorrectly injecting livestock and damaging carcase value, a survey carried out by AHDB Beef & Lamb has revealed

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