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Study Offers Solution to the Battle Against Antibiotic Use

The subject of antimicrobial resistance is one that everyone involved in animal health should be concerned with. With an estimated 1.1 million beef calves reared annually in the UK originating from dairy herds, reducing antibiotic use in this sector whilst maintaining calf growth and welfare is essential. Vet Alana McGlade at Dechra Veterinary Products examines how the use of a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) could offer a glimmer of hope in the battle against antimicrobial resistance.