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Part 3 of Three-Part Video Series on Antimicrobial Resistance

Adding to the discussion on antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the latest episode of the Beef Research School focuses on responsible use of antimicrobials by Canadian beef cattle producers.  We hear from Dr. Calvin Booker, a veterinary consultant with Feedlot Health Management Services, who addresses common misconceptions. See part 3 here.

Beef Research School
Three-part video series on antimicrobial resistance

Part 1: Explaining antimicrobials, covering the basics of use and resistance, and highlighting the Canadian beef industry’s proactive approach to research and prudent use.
– Featuring Dr. Reynold Bergen, Canadian Cattlemen’s Association and BCRC Science Director

Part 2: Describing how AMR develops, summarizing past research, and explaining an upcoming study under the proposed Beef Science Cluster II.
– Featuring Dr. Tim McAllister, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Principal Research Scientist

Part 3: How producers can help to prevent AMR, how feedlots use antimicrobials, and addressing some of the biggest misconceptions about the use of antimicrobials in beef cattle.
– Featuring Dr. Calvin Booker, DVM, MVetSc, Feedlot Health Management Services

Stay tuned for more episodes in the Beef Research School, which will soon cover topics like planning pastures for grazing and hay, and riparian assessments.  Past episodes covered ruminal acidosis, footrot and other lameness, and using RFI to select for feed efficiency. More information on the Beef Research School.

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Part 1 of three-part video series on antimicrobial resistance
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Part 2 of three-part video series on antimicrobial resistance
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Antimicrobial resistance: does Canadian beef production contribute?
A response to the Ontario Medical Association’s March 20, 2013 policy paper.
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Antimicrobial resistance

Explaining growth promotants used in feedlot cattle
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Latest results from antimicrobial resistance surveillance
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