Current Position in Agriculture Regarding Antibiotics

Having reached our overall government antibiotic use target of 50mg/kg two years early, reducing antibiotic sales to farmers by 27% (the lowest since records began), and with critically important antibiotics also reduced (Colistin by a huge 83%), we are on the right road. Gwyn Jones, Fellow of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, discusses the great importance of reducing the use of antibiotics in animal care.