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You Can't Raise Pigs Without sub-therapeutic use of antibiotics - Everybody Knows That!

Oct 1, 09:39 AM

Well, except those stupid Danes. Yeah. They insist on shoving the truth down the throats of American Congresspeople. They should be ashamed of themselves.

Big pork, of course, knows what’s better for us. And that’s that.

Denmark is the largest hog producer in Europe and, realizing the threat to public health posed by routinely feeding healthy livestock antibiotics, they stopped doing it. Over a decade ago. ~ Big Pork, the Danes really want you to know your hogs will be fine

Those dodoheads!

You know what they have to deal with? How about:

The Danish swine production has increased from 18.4 millions in 1992 to 27.1 millions in 2008; a 47% increase.

and they’ve seen

Major reductions in resistance among animal pathogens, indicator bacteria and zoonotic bacteria

Oh, my!

Maybe the Danes are really smart after all!

Read: Big Pork, the Danes really want you to know your hogs will be fine

James Martin

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