Presenter Information

Hanne Bak, Boehringer-Ingelheim Inc.

Publication Date

January 2011

Abstract

The present paper descibes an advisory tool, Farm Facts, developed to assist veterinarians to reduce the consumption of antibiotics in pig herds. Farm Facts is a spreadsheet in three parts: The first part identifying the source of the main consumption in a herd, the second part giving a template for an action plan setting up a threshold for success, and the third part providing tables and graphs for follow-up according to the threshold after implementation of the action plan.

Book Title

45th International Conference on the Epidemiology and Control of Biological, Chemical and Physical Hazards in Pigs and Pork

Pages

134-137

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

DOI

https://doi.org/10.31274/safepork-180809-597

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A new advisory tool to help practitioners reduce antibiotic consumption in pig herds

Maastricht, Netherlands

The present paper descibes an advisory tool, Farm Facts, developed to assist veterinarians to reduce the consumption of antibiotics in pig herds. Farm Facts is a spreadsheet in three parts: The first part identifying the source of the main consumption in a herd, the second part giving a template for an action plan setting up a threshold for success, and the third part providing tables and graphs for follow-up according to the threshold after implementation of the action plan.