Productivity and Economic Effects of Antibiotics Used for Growth Promotion in U.S. Pork Production
Miller, Gay Y.
Algozin, Kenneth A.
McNamara, Paul E.
Bush, Eric J.
antibiotics, economics, growth promotants, productivity, resistance, swine, Q12, Q18,
Public health experts are concerned about the diminishing efficacy of antibiotics. Some have called for a ban on growth-promoting antibiotics in animal agriculture. This study identifies the contribution of growth-promoting antibiotics in the grower/finisher phase of U....