Sheep industry bodies are collecting data on the sector’s antibiotics usage to help develop a strategy that promotes best practice and cuts the risk of developing drug resistance. Worldwide concern about antimicrobial resistance is growing. The UK is among 193 nations that have formally recognised the issue as a global challenge in human and agriculture medicine. In response, Defra has committed to reducing usage in all sectors by 19% before 2020. See also: Doctors call for ban on farm antibiotics NSA […]