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“The effects would be huge for the industry if we did not use antimicrobials,” feedlot manager Bryan Thiessen says in a new video from the Beef Cattle Research Council.

Antimicrobial use could be slashed, say experts

Simple management changes, like pre-weaning vaccinations, can greatly increase immunity in cattle

The livestock sector could significantly reduce and in some cases, eliminate, antimicrobial use with simple changes in management practices, say veterinarians. And that would reduce the threat of antimicrobial resistance and boost consumer confidence in the cattle industry. “The key is to have animals that are properly vaccinated,” said Craig Dorin of Veterinary Agri-Health Services. […] Read more