Anthelmintic resistance is a serious and increasing threat to the health and welfare of livestock. If unchecked, it could lead to existing anthelmintics becoming ineffective with a potentially catastrophic impact on animal welfare and production.
The use of anthelmintics must be judicious and incorporated within a farm-specific strategic anthelmintic plan based on sound scientific principles, recognising that every application will increase the risk of the possible development of resistance to anthelmintics.
Last revision: 2019
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