Poor health has a knock-on effect on profits

June 2006
Farmers Weekly;6/2/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 22, p10
Trade Publication
This article reveals that livestock producers in Great Britain who improve animal welfare will see higher profits, according to David Harwood of the Veterinary Laboratories Agency. Delays in disease diagnosis and treatment threatened to compromise animal welfare, according to Harwood. This caused higher livestock mortality rates and was reflected in the bottom line of the business as lower profits.


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