Antibiotic resistance is a natural phenomenon. Resistance itself is a property, a
characteristic of bacteria. Knowing that, some might say there’s nothing that producers
or veterinarians can do to stop resistance. But that’s not the case, and there should be
a discussion on what role producers and veterinarians can play in helping alleviate the
pressure antibiotics put on increasing resistance.
As veterinarians and producers, we are playing a role in the enhancement of antimicrobial resistance. It’s out of the barn, so to speak – the risk of resistance never goes to zero. Click here to read more.