2017-09-10 AI UPDATE

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The AI task team of the Poultry Group submitted a discussion document on AI vaccination for DAFF to consider on the 29th of August. Since then it has not been possible to meet with DAFF officials, largely because most of the poultry vets were in Edinburgh for the WVPA Congress.

Colistin Use By Veterinarians


"It is recommended that Colistin not be used in food producing animals at all, unless the veterinarian can justify its use at the hand of a sensitivity test and as a very last resort to treat an animal. Any conduct to the contrary would be regarded by Council as unprofessional conduct."