ALTIBIOTIQUE – campaign to decrease the use of antibiotics on animal livestock

A project offering  training modules targeting bovine breeders to promote alternative methods to maintain healthy livestock and decrease the use of antibiotics

Project summary: 

The Regional Association of Animal Health and Identification (ARSIA) delivers training for livestock breeders throughout the year 2017, with the aim of reducing the use of antibiotics. The sessions also provide advice on how to better manage animal health through concrete preventive solutions that are reducing the development of diseases in cattle breeding.

Project results: 

75 training session were implemented during the project implementation period.

By the end of September 2017, 371 trainees attended the sessions. The target is to reach 450 breeders by the end of the project.

A cumulative reduction of 20.% is achieved since 2011.