The way that antibiotics are purchased and used in beef production could face further changes than just the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD).
A new report,“Beyond Antibiotics: The Future of Animal Health Alternatives,” identifies alternatives that could help support the animal health industry and producers, while reducing antibiotic use.
A meta-analysis published in a recent issue of Bovine Practitioner suggests feedyards could potentially have significantly fewer repeat treatment courses for BRD if they use Draxxin Injectable Solution upon arrival.
Taco Bell says it plans to reduce antibiotics in its global beef supply 25% by 2025, a change it says will affect 9.8 million daily orders.
New research highlights the ability of behavior monitoring to predict disease while enhancing health outcomes and making the pen rider's job easier.
Part 4: Antibiotic Stewardship