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Antibiotics in Livestock Production: Unabsorbed Antibiotics

When an animal is administered an antibiotic, it is likely that some of the drug will not be absorbed and it will excreted in urine or manure. The same thing happens with humans. So where do those antibiotics go? Learn here in this video. Have more questions? Send them to us here.

Go here to learn about antibiotic residues in meat, poultry or dairy products.

Go here to learn about antibiotic resistance.

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Go here for a fact sheet on unabsorbed antibiotics.

Paul Ebner, PhD
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Animal Sciences
pebner@purdue.edu

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