Cutting ABs in poultry production fostering innovation
Different countries are at different stages in their journey to antibiotic-free poultry production or production with prudent use, but common to all are new ways of working and flock management.
The ban on antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs) in the European Union in 2006 started a cascade of global events that, 15 years later, are still unfolding.
These changes are being driven by the worldwide recognition that antimicrobial resistance is a high priority public health issue.
The poultry industry has made…