Swine Health Quarterly: Reduce herd antibiotic use in preparation for 2017

Swine Health Quarterly: Reduce herd antibiotic use in preparation for 2017

*Dr. Brad Leuwerke is with the Swine Vet Center in St. Peter, Minn.

JAN. 1, 2017, is effectively the starting date of the new Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) rules for livestock producers — and it is rapidly approaching.

For swine producers, their veterinarians and the feed mills making medicated swine diets, the sheer volume of documentation that will be required to satisfy these rules is enormous.

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