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.
The European Union part of the HealthyLivestock project is funded by the European Union Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement number 773436
By Jorge Pinto Ferreira
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in 31 European countries in 2018: The latest ESVAC report, published in October 2020, shows that sales of antibiotics for use in animals in Europe fell by more than 34% between 2011 and 2018
6th Revision 2018 Ranking of medically important antimicrobials for risk management of antimicrobial resistance due to non-human use
H.J.Wijnen,H.van den Brand, A.Lammers...
Pigs that grow up in an enriched environment – a bigger pen with straw and sawdust, for example – grow faster, have better immunity, and can cope with disappointments better, concludes PhD researcher Lu Luo.