Veterinary antibiotic usage not to blame for antimicrobial resistance
Declan O'Brien
Veterinary antibiotic sales across Europe have halved over the last 10 years, claims EU lobby group.
18 November 2022 News
Antimicrobial resistance a ‘leading cause’ of global deaths - McConalogue
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has highlighted the importance of combatting antimicrobial resistance on farms to mark European Antibiotic Awareness Day.
Clock ticking on selective dry cow therapy
Changes have been made to the sale and supply of dry cow therapy which will have implications for all farmers, writes Aidan Brennan.
Making selective dry cow therapy a success
As the drying off season approaches, it is time to review your drying off strategy for this year. Preparation is key to a successful drying off period.
26 October 2022 Breeding & health
Two-thirds of farmers have changed antimicrobial usage - research
Findings from a survey of nearly 400 farmers in both Northern Ireland and the Republic suggest that many are already working to reduce the use of antimicrobials on their farms.
24 October 2022 News