Pig producers confident of addressing antibiotics fears
With the use of antibiotics in the veterinary and medical sectors under considerable scrutiny due to concerns over antibiotic-resistant bacteria, Scotland’s pig producers this week claimed that they were well placed to address these concerns.
Allan Wards, pig specialist with Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), said that the Scottish pig industry had a strong track record on embracing innovation and technology to improve pig health and welfare. He added that the latest steps on antibiotic usage would reinforce measures already in place to ensure use of these drugs was carefully targeted and... read more
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