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New guidance on pig antibiotics published by PHWC

  • 13 Nov 14:15

Pig-keepers should review their use of antibiotics at least every quarter, new guidance from the Pig Health and Welfare Council (PHWC) Antimicrobial Sub-group and the Pig Veterinary Society (PVS) has advised. The guidance paper has been published to help pig producers cut their use of antimicrobials. It advises that the review should include a clinical inspection of the herd; analysis of production and mortality data; and a review of abattoir records, as well as both treatment records and laboratory results. Further investigations must be conducted when the clinical inspection has highlighted any problems such as increased mortality. Sub-group chairman. Read more...