Chicken Farms May be Making Your Antibiotics Worthless

Chicken Farms May be Making Your Antibiotics WorthlessThe largest ever study in India on the use of antibiotics in poultry farms has shown an unprecedented rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria, posing a grave threat of it spreading to humans.

A new study by the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP), a Washington DC and New Delhi based organisation, in 18 farms across six districts in Punjab reported high rates of resistant bacteria – with broiler farms far outdoing the egg-laying ones.Chicken Farms May be Making Your Antibiotics Worthless

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