By Mary Geiger, NCBA Communications
Cattle farmers and ranchers work alongside veterinarians each day to provide the best possible care for their animals by implementing comprehensive herd health plans, including the judicious and prudent use of antibiotics to prevent, control and treat health problems. Dr. Tom Noffsinger from Benkelman, Neb., recently took time away from his profession as a veterinarian to explain how and why antibiotics are used. He discusses the stringent protocols and record-keeping required in the use of antibiotics.
Check out this video to learn a little more about how cattlemen and women judiciously use antibiotics as one of the many tools used to produce the safest beef supply in the world.