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Pig producers reminded of eMB data deadline

Pig producers have been cautioned against waiting until the last minute before adding antibiotic usage into their eMB data. 

What's behind poultry's antibiotic success?

The British Poultry meat industry used 23.72 tonnes (t) of antibiotics in 2016, a 71% reduction in the use of antibiotics in the last four years. 

Post-Brexit antibiotic usage fears raised by campaign group

The UK government has been called upon to work with EU member states to end routine preventative on-farm antibiotic use. 

Poultry antibiotic use cut by 71% since 2012

The British Poultry Council (BPC) has reported a massive drop in the use of antibiotics over the past five years. 

Research pinpoints viruses to protect pigs versus germs

Friendly bacteria that could replace antibiotics to treat pigs have been identified by a University of Leicester team funded by farmers through AHDB Pork.

Funding for antibiotic action tripled as part of five-year plan

Funding for the Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture (RUMA) Alliance has more than tripled as part of a new five-year plan which will help UK farming reduce antibiotic use across animal and human medicine. 

Pig antibiotic stewardship programme launched

The National Pig Association (NPA) is to launch an antibiotic stewardship programme to help achieve minimum use of antibiotics. 

British poultry sector reports reduced overall antibiotic use in 2015

Antibiotic usage data collected by the British Poultry Council (BPC) for 2015 has revealed a 28% drop in overall usage of antibiotics compared to 2014. 

Antibiotic use in poultry on the rise

Reported use of the antibiotic fluoroquinolones has increased in the UK, according to the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. 

Fears raised over antibiotic-resistant pigs

Concerns have been raised in the UK after pigs resistant to last-resort antibiotics - used on humans when all other medication fails - have been found. 

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