Best practice use of veterinary drugs

Published: 2008

This manual is a ‘glove-box’ guide for exporters, managers of live export assembly depots, Masters and Chief Officers of livestock ships and stockpersons working with cattle, sheep and goats exported from Australia.

The manual comprises a description of the ‘best practice’ use of veterinary drugs and chemicals including; storage, record keeping, off-label use, inventory control and the disposal of unwanted drugs. The manual also lists of common veterinary drugs uses for live export cattle, sheep and goats as well as a description of recommended injection techniques. Updated information may be found within the ‘Veterinary Handbook for the Live Export Industry’ published in 2012.

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