The Chicken Squad - FAQ Related to Antibiotic Used at Chicken Farm

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A chicken farmer’s main goal is to keep his chickens comfortable and healthy because that’s the best way to deliver a nutritious, tasty product. That’s why, There’s been growing attention around the use of antibiotics in agriculture. Have a look at the Antibiotic faqs: http://chickensquad.ca/articles/antibiotics/

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The Chicken Squad - FAQ Related to Antibiotic Used at Chicken Farm:

The Chicken Squad - FAQ Related to Antibiotic Used at Chicken Farm A Fictional Agency Inspired By The Real Team Of Provincial Inspectors

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Antibiotics in Chicken Farming A chicken farmer’s main goal is to keep his chickens comfortable and healthy because that’s the best way to deliver a nutritious, tasty product . That’s why, There’s been growing attention around the use of antibiotics in agriculture. Restaurants, processors and retailers are offering more choices to British Columbians regarding their meals. Here are some answers for commonly asked questions. FAQs

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For the same reason humans use antibiotics. Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections. In poultry, antibiotics are used for the treatment and prevention of disease. They play an important role in ensuring the health and welfare of poultry, as well as ensuring a safe product for consumers . Why Are Antibiotic Being Used? Read More…

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How Are Antibiotic Used? Read More… Antibiotics are delivered via chicken feed. Careful records are kept of all antibiotics usage and farmers are required to report all antibiotic usage on a "flock report" before processing. Flock reports are reviewed by Canadian Food Inspection Agency veterinarians to to verify antibiotics were used appropriately and withdrawal periods have been adhered to . Any product failing this investigation is not allowed on the market.

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No. The use of antibiotics in animals is regulated by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). If antibiotics are used, farmers must comply with a withdrawal period, meaning farmers wait until the antibiotics have left the chicken before processing the birds. Testing has revealed no significant residue levels in over a decade. Read More… Am I Eating Antibiotics While Eating Chicken?

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What is Antibiotic Resistance ? Resistance is when bacteria stop responding, or don't respond as well to antibiotics. It's a naturally occurring phenomenon caused by any antibiotic use, in humans or in animals. Antibiotic resistance means that a greater number of illnesses are becoming hard to treat. The responsibility of resistance issues is shared with both human and animal medicine . Read More…

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Reach US City : Abbotsford State: British Columbia Country: Canada Pin Code: V2T 4J2 Website : http:// chickensquad.ca

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