Netherlands cuts deeply the use of antibiotics in livestock

Gerbert Oosterlaken, a Dutch hog farmer, says in a Modern Farmer story, “I don’t need to take antibiotics every day. There’s no reason my pigs should either.” His farm, which produces 17,000 hogs a year, is an example of a 2009 decision by Netherlands to end the use of antibiotics in livestock feed for disease prevention and… » Read More

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