The USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture as well as the Agricultural Research Service have identified the 5 major threats to poultry health they are looking to address over the next five years. Among the short list, “Coccidiosis and gut health” was listed number one with “Antibiotic-free broiler production” coming in at second. AbRead more
An animal scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UWM) has come up with an antibiotic-free method to protect livestock from common infections. This development comes just as many major companies such as McDonald’s and Tyson Foods declare the gradual end of antibiotic use for their food animals.