Antibiotics

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Antibiotic Habit

January 2022 Rule changes for on-farm antibiotic usage & prescribing

Great work has been carried out by governments, organisations and individuals to prepare farmers and vets for a deadline: January 2022. This deadline will mark the end of some lingering habits around antibiotic usage in animal agriculture. From our discussions and work with farmers, vets and the wider industry, there is a broad acceptance that

AMR is real and on-farm antibiotic rules are changing.

October has seen several high profile media outlets cover antibiotic usage in food producing animals. VirtualVet welcomes the attention this issue is generating, but fears the coverage will be ignored by many within the industry – including farmers and their vets. The strongest piece from an Irish point of view, was the coverage in the