• Sustainability & Animal Health

    1 month ago - By Animal Health Institute

    When we improve animal welfare, we also improve sustainability and reduce emissions.
    Healthy animals are simply more productive, which improves the efficiency of the food system. Animals that struggle with disease require more resources to aid in their recovery, and they may never produce as much as if they had never fallen ill.
    For example, a dairy cow that receives a medication to prevent an infection by parasitic roundworms produces more milk, enabling the farmer to meet production needs with fewer animals. Likewise, chickens who are vaccinated against infectious bursal disease virus...
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