402 ToolsChecklists – Best Practice Guidance to reduce the need for antibiotics in poultry production by International Poultry Council

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402 ToolsChecklists – Best Practice Guidance to reduce the need for antibiotics in poultry production by International Poultry Council

Addressing antimicrobial resistance through the sharing of best practices is essential to maximizing the health, welfare and productivity of poultry, and minimizing the potential spread of food borne antimicrobial resistance to humans. This Guidance, written by poultry industry experts in conjunction with the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), provides practical and proven actions that can be taken at farm level. These will support poultry farmers and veterinarians in their duty to use antibiotics through a responsible, prudent and targeted application, to reduce the risk of resistance and ensure they remain effective in the future.