Huge levels of antibiotic use in US feedlot farming revealed

“The difference in rates of dosage rises to at least nine times as much in the case of cattle raised for beef, and may be as high as 16 times the rate of dosage per cow in the UK.” See the full text from the link: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/feb/08/huge-levels-of-antibiotic-use-in-us-farming-revealed?CMP=share_btn_link “Nearly three quarters of the total use of […]


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Washington Pears!

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