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The Future of Antibiotic Use in the Livestock Industry

By Dr. Aimee Hafla, Ph.D., P.A.S. January 1, 2017, marks a turning point for the U.S. livestock industry regarding the acquisition and handling of antibiotics used in feed and water. Amendments to the existing Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) will require veterinarian oversight of many commonly used antibiotics that have previously been available over-the-counter and the […]