Beef Vet: Judicious Use Of Antibiotics In Animal Ag Is A Must

Antibiotic resistance, and the role that food animals and cattlemen play in the issue, has become a major concern for consumers. Veterinary professor and BEEF veterinary columnist Mike Apley at Kansas State University says that means the role that a veterinarian plays in the animal health decisions made on your operation becomes even more critical. There's a strong move within government to further regulate antibiotic use, and the judicious and ethical use of those products on the ranch will determine their future availability.

 

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