Animal antibiotics are something which generates a lot of conversation between livestock producers and consumers. There are concerns which consumers have raised, which farmers and veterinarians are doing their best to explain. The last thing farmers want is scared consumers.
Longtime beef veterinarian and professor Dr. Bob Smith says farmers may just assume that things will progress as they always have.
Dr. Smith says this isn’t the case. Diseases are adapting, and treatments must as well.
Dr. Smith says maintaining the effective use of antibiotics is everybody’s responsibility.