Four leggers, two leggers, wings and fins all get sick and deserve the right to be treated. Antibiotics are among important tools for fighting illness, and the animal and human health industries cannot afford to lose their effectiveness.
Website includes a section on antibiotic resistance, featuring K-State fact sheets about how antibiotic resistance occurs and why livestock producers should care about antibiotic resistance.
U.S. pork producers take their job of doing what’s right for their animals, their customers and their communities very seriously, and that includes the role antibiotics play in doing that job.
National Pork Board celebrates global One Health Day, Nov. 3, by reaffirming its commitment to its core value of doing what’s right for the overall health of people, pigs and the planet.
When The Maschhoffs was approached by processors about raising ‘no antibiotics ever’ pork, the company’s leadership listened and started to do its homework.
Given the importance and visibility of the issue of antibiotic use in the public eye, doing nothing is arguably not an option.
Expanded Veterinary Feed Directives go into effect Jan. 1, and producers and veterinarians have yet another place to turn for more information on the changes they face.