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British Poultry Council
Responsible antibiotic use
  1. Daniel Parker
  1. Moorland Trading Estate, Metheringham, Lincoln LN4 3HX
  1. e-mail: daniel.parker{at}

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IT’S extremely disappointing that Lord O’Neill, a man of considerable influence in the antibiotic debate, fails to undertake comprehensive research before making pronouncements in public about antibiotic use in agriculture (VR, 1 February 2018, vol 182, p 125).

The British Poultry Council, which represents over 90 per cent of the UK poultry meat sector has published its antibiotic usage figures in annual reports since 2015. These reports show that between …

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