With big changes to rules governing antibiotic use in animal agriculture pending at the end of this year, producer opinions range from cautious support to skeptical opposition. Some are taking a wait-and-see approach. John Maday, Bovine Veterinarian editor, shared producer survey feedback that indicates the education process is far from finished.
Source: Bovine Veterinarian, October 25, 2016.
Maday summarizes saying, “Overall, our responses suggest an ongoing need for veterinarians to help educate client on the new rules and their impacts, and to demonstrate the financial benefits of veterinary involvement in an operation’s herd health and overall management.”