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Antimicrobials
Antibiotic use in the poultry industry
  1. Gudrun Ravetz, President1 and
  2. Philip Hammond, PhD2
  1. 1BVA, 7 Mansfield Street, London W1G 9NQ e-mail: bvahq@bva.co.uk
  2. 2BVPA, PO Box 4, Driffield, East Yorkshire YO25 9DJ

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The findings of British Poultry Council’s (BPC’s) 2017 Antibiotic Stewardship Report, showcasing a 71 per cent reduction in the total use of antibiotics between 2012 and 2016, are commendable (VR, July 15, 2017, vol 181, p 61).

As we all know, antimicrobial resistance is a global …

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