Several pig organisations in the Netherlands have
announced that the launch of an antibiotics database trial is expected before
the end of the year.
Essentially, the new tool is expected to give an insight into the real use
of antibiotics in the pig industry, the agri- and horticultural organisation LTO
and the trade union for pig producers NVV announced.
The database will be
linked to network monitoring systems. Eventually, the use of medicine will be
registered on the basis of a model for doses per day, developed by Utrecht
University's Faculty of Animal Health.
This will make it possible for pig
producers, to compare the medicine use between each other - therefore optimising
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