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Antibiotic-Free Meat / Europe / Industry News & Trends
on June 8, 2018

UK poultry meat sector cuts antibiotic use by 40 percent

UK chief veterinary officer credits producers with combining a review of farm biosecurity and disease management practices with the prudent use of antibiotics

Latest figures from the poultry industry association in the United Kingdom point to an annual reduction in the use of antibiotics by the sector of almost 39.4 percent.

Since its Antibiotic Stewardship scheme began in 2012, members of the British Poultry Council (BPC) have achieved an 82 percent reduction in…

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