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and animal feed industries.

Antibiotic-Free Meat

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.
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New Cargill center to focus on antibiotic alternatives

Cargill Poultry Research Center to be located north of University of Arkansas Fayetteville campus
Scientists looking for alternatives to antibiotics to keep poultry healthy will have a state-of-the-art facility for their work, thanks to a $150,000 donation from Cargill, as part of the company’s focus on safely, responsibly and sustainably producing food. The 4,200-square foot facility will be located on the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture farm north of the Fayetteville campus. The facility will be named the Cargill Poultry Research Center. 
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Immunity

Animal feed's role in improving immune response

In the fight against antibiotic resistance, a better understanding of the link between feed and immunity can improve production efficiencies.
Animal feed assists immunity mechanisms in livestock and plays several roles in animal health maintenance.
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