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Antimicrobial Use in the Pig Industry

Institutions
Octagon Services Ltd
Start date
2012
End date
2014
Objective

Aims and objectives:

  • To identify areas of difficulty around collecting antimicrobial usage data for the English pig herd and trial different methods of collection
  • To determine what volume of antimicrobials are used in the English pig herd, providing a benchmark to inform the industry of our current standing in comparison to other EU countries
  • To inform the current debate on antimicrobial usage.
Funding Source
Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board
Project source
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Categories
Antimicrobial Resistance