Tagged: why we use antibiotics on animals


Lights. Camera. Pigs? Dr. Dorman Hits Hollywood

November 20, 2020

Through Operation Main Street, more than 1,300 enthusiastic farmers, veterinarians and other volunteers are dedicated to telling the pork industry’s story of innovation, sustainability and animal stewardship. Most recently, this connected me with the Hollywood Rotary Club, where there was plenty of questions and open discussion about pig farming.

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3 reasons why antibiotics are given to farm animals

July 13, 2017

Animal welfare, food safety and sustainability – there are good reasons animals raised for food are given antibiotics. Responsible use of antibiotics is the key, and procedures are in place to ensure there are no unsafe residues in meat, milk and eggs.

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New Video Series Explains Antibiotics on the Farm

February 11, 2016

As a veterinarian, I am often asked questions about the use of antibiotics on farms. I welcome such questions and the opportunity to engage in an open, honest dialogue. I certainly share the concern about antibiotic resistance and think it’s important for the public to have answers to their questions. That’s why I am so…

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