AMU Strategy

Chicken Farmers of Canada have been implementing an antimicrobial use (AMU) strategy since 2012 and have taken some big steps in AMU reduction as part of that. In this section we explain what it’s all about and why we have a strategy, share some of the resources we’ve developed for consumer education, and point to external resources that you will find useful for production information applicable to reduced antibiotics.

Antibiotic use and resistance training video

Because the world is seeing increasing levels of antibiotic resistance and because there’s a lack of new drugs being discovered and marketed, the responsible use of antibiotics is necessary so that they’ll be continue to be effective for both human medicine and for agriculture.