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on July 17, 2017

3 poultry health risks when antibiotics aren’t used

Elimination of antibiotics creates wet litter problems, which increase odds of three health problems in broilers, Elanco director of global scientific affairs and policy says

The production of broilers without the use of antibiotics is a rapidly growing trend, but cutting antibiotic use does have its drawbacks, said Matt Salois, director of global scientific affairs and policy for Elanco.

Salois discussed some of the drawbacks of poultry raised without antibiotics while speaking at…

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