Source: Pork Checkoff
The Pork Checkoff will present “How to Succeed with the New Antibiotic Regulations,” a free online webinar at 1 p.m. CST Feb. 21 for producers and allied-industry participants.
Have your questions ready when you join this 60-minute, free webinar brought to you by the Pork Checkoff in cooperation with National Hog Farmer. The presentation will feature three veterinarians, and will offer the opportunity for both live and pre-event questions. Speakers include Dave Pyburn, vice president of science and technology at the National Pork Board; Liz Wagstrom, chief veterinarian at the National Pork Producers Council; and Harry Snelson, communications director at the American Association of Swine Veterinarians.
The veterinarians will focus primarily on the major keys to successfully navigating and complying with the new antibiotic rules. They will give special attention to record-keeping protocols, how to maintain a valid veterinary-client-patient relationship and what to expect if you have an on-farm inspection.
“With the new FDA antibiotic regulations in effect for over a month, we felt it was a good time to get additional insights into what producers and veterinarians are experiencing at the farm level,” says Jan Archer, a North Carolina pork producer and president of the NPB. “The webinar also offers producers a convenient way to ask the experts what they should do to fine-tune their antibiotic compliance as part of their overall stewardship efforts.”