Productivity and Economic Effects of Antibiotics Used for Growth Promotion in U.S. Pork Production

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Miller, Gay Y. ; Algozin, Kenneth A. ; McNamara, Paul E. ; Bush, Eric J. (2003)
  • Subject: 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.... View more
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