Four black angus cows with red ear tags standing in a field.

Some Over-the-Counter Livestock Antibiotics Now Require a Prescription

Keeley ParishAnimal Health, Livestock diseases, Policy

On June 11, 2023, certain antibiotics for treating livestock that were available over the counter (OTC) will now require a veterinary prescription. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made an announcement on June 12, 2023 of the transition status. Slowing Antimicrobial Resistance During September of 2018, the FDA announced a five-year plan to slow the development of antimicrobial resistance, …