Study finds Zilpaterol has no detrimental effect on cattle health

Study finds Zilpaterol has no detrimental effect on cattle health

THE cattle feed additive zilpaterol hydrochloride (Zilmax by Merck Animal Health) has no noticeable detrimental effect on cattle health or well-being, according to research by scientists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (ARS).

The study was undertaken after Merck Animal Health temporarily suspended sales of the additive last ye

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