When it comes to residue prevention, have you considered all potential food sources on your dairy? While milk production is your main food product, followed by market cows, young bull calves that are sent to market shou
Regardless of the financial advantages of feeding waste milk to calves, an important question is whether this practice can affect the calves’ health and result in unnecessary selection of antibiotic resistant bacteria.
While sifting through the bacterial genome of salmonella, Cornell food scientists discovered mcr-9, a new, stealthy jumping gene so diabolical and robust that it resists one of the world’s few last-resort antibiotics.
USDA researchers say they have found little difference in levels of antimicrobial resistant bacteria in ground beef samples from either cattle raised without antibiotics or from conventionally raised cattle.
Antibiotic resistance has captured headlines lately, while the issue of drug-resistant parasites has mostly flown under the radar. The time has arrived though, for cattle producers, with guidance from their veterinarian