HealthyLivestock will carry out a research programme to study the contributions of enhanced animal health and welfare on reducing the need to use antimicrobials in pigs and poultry.
REPORT TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS - APRIL 2019 - IACG
The natural needs of the pig are central. In the coming months, researchers will regularly check and measure whether the theory matches practice.
Environmental enrichment at the end of the gestation period for sows has been seen to influence the offspring’s behaviour, improving their welfare.
Antibiotic resistance is a very serious threat to human and animal health. It can only be tackled by an international coordination of all efforts as in the One Health Concept...
Scientists from the United States have joined forces with Asia’s most prestigious universities to develop alternatives to antibiotics for global livestock production...