The FDA announced this week that it has requested that animal drug companies voluntarily revise the labels of drugs intended to treat internal parasites in livestock to add information about antiparasitic resistance.
Management practices can slow the emergence of drug resistance among internal cattle parasites.
A new video from the FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) provides a basic explanation of drug resistance in livestock and management practices for retaining efficacy of products used on a farm.
We asked several veterinarians how they are addressing the issue of drug resistance in internal parasites of cattle.
Worms, flies, ticks and lice are all costly to beef producers.
Many people are concerned about antibiotic resistance. What is antibiotic resistance?
In his cow herd, Missouri rancher Mike John uses a long-acting injectable and pasture rotation to keep parasites under control.