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Info about why and how farmers and ranchers use antibiotics to care for their animals

The Veterinary Feed Directive: Questions and Answers for Oregon Livestock Producers by Oregon State University Extension Service  > As of January 2017, Oregon livestock producers must comply with a new federal law that fundamentally changes the way feed-grade antibiotics are used in their operations: The Veterinary Feed Directive. This OSU publication answers some basic questions about the new law, including the livestock operator’s or caretaker’s responsibilities and classifications of medications that are affected and not affected by the VFD.

Antibiotic use: An Oregon shepherd’s story

Clearing the Confusion About Animal Antibiotics by veterinarian Dr. Dorman 

Animal Health Top Concern for Farmers, Veterinarians by Elizabeth Quesnell Kohtz is a dairy veterinarian and fifth-generation farmer

Antibiotic Use in Food Animals (part of series by Best Food Facts)

Animal Antibiotics & Antibiotic Resistance info