Integrated approach will help lessen impact of antibiotic reductions

6 February 2017

By Tim Carter, Feed Additives Manager, Trouw Nutrition GB

Producers will have no option other than to review their management in the light of Government decisions to reduce antibiotic usage in farmed livestock. So the focus has to be on how to limit the consequences on physical and financial performance. Given the nature of the challenges that have been addressed and managed by the use of antibiotics, the most effective strategy will be based around holistic management approaches to help offset the effects on productivity of a reduction in prophylactic antibiotic use on pig and poultry units.

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