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on January 6, 2022

No antibiotics ever poultry production stabilizing in the US

About half of the industry raises birds antibiotic free while the other raises birds on a reduced antibiotic use program or one using only anticoccidial ionophores.

More than half the chicken produced by the U.S. integrated broiler industry in 2020 was raised without antibiotics.

According to industry data and sources, for the last three years most of the domestic industry – 52% to 56% – raised birds without using antibiotics or ionophore coccidiostats. In 2013…

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