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Antibiotics are used worldwide for both animal and human treatment. Widespread use has heightened concerns about the emergence of antimicrobial resistance, which impacts animal welfare, public health and food safety.
On the 28th of September 2016, Purata Farming’s General Manager of farm operations, Andy Millar, addressed the 4th International Conference on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Animals to discuss the work that we have been doing to better manage our use of antibiotics. The conference, held in The Hague in the Netherlands, is an independent initiative to highlight global activities in the field of antibiotic use in animals and antimicrobial resistance in animals and humans.Read More
"We had our heifers out grazing up to calving time and typically most properties do not have the facilities to yard up and contain heifers for administering teat sealant"