Changes are coming on December 1 that will require livestock producers to have a prescription to get antibiotics. Dr. Blake Balog is the owner of Bow Valley Livestock Health in Brooks, Alberta. The veterinarian says the changes mean developing a relationship between producers and vets.
Changes are coming on December 1st that will require livestock producers to have a prescription to get antibiotics. We talk to a Dr. Blake Balog of Bow Valley Livestock Health on how to prepare for those changes and the importance of your relationship with your vet here on Rural Roots Canada, where we get to the Stem and Meat of Agriculture.
Starting late in 2018, Health Canada is introducing a couple of important changes affecting the way animal antibiotic products can be accessed by producers. And having an established Veterinary-Client-Patient Relationship (VCPR) will be an important part of a smooth transition.