dry cows© Tim Scrivener
Dairy farmers need to do more to reduce use of antibiotics, both to save money, improve cow health and tackle antibiotics resistance in humans. And visitors to the RABDF NMR Gold Cup open day at Neil Baker’s Rushywood Farm, Crewkerne, Somerset, found out how it’s done. According to Duncan Williams from Kite Consulting, if the industry doesn’t voluntarily reduce antibiotics usage, it won’t be long before legislation forces farmers into it. “The third generation cephalosporins like Naxcel, Exceed and Draxxin […]