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EXCLUSIVE: Top tips to cut antibiotics in poultry: 3

Practical ideas on reducing or eliminating the use of antibiotics in producing poultry meat and eggs were presented by speakers at Poultry Summit Europe 2016, organised by VIV worldwide. Scroll down to read some of their suggestions.

Cut antibiotics in poultry

3: Look beyond antibiotic-free

The market for antibiotic-free (ABF) poultry is already significant and it is growing fast. Justin Sherrard of Rabobank International has reported an estimate that in 2015 it already accounted for 15% of all consumer purchases of chicken from retail stores. The amounts purchased are growing at a rate of over 10% per year.

Mr. Sherrard, who is Rabobank’s global strategist on animal protein industries, was speaking at the conference Poultry Summit Europe 2016 organized by VIV worldwide.  ABF...

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Peter Best

Peter Best

Topic Master VIV online, VIV worldwide

Peter Best celebrated 50 years as an agricultural journalist in 2014. From a farming family with close connections to the animal feed industry, after studying animal science he trained in general journalism before joining a UK company that specialised in arable and livestock magazines. In his subsequent career Peter has been the editor of a number of international titles for businesses in animal agriculture as well as national and regional. Now retired from full-time journalism, he operates the Animal Information Network internationally and lives in southern England.

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