Feedlot manure might be plentiful and cheap but it could be worsening antibiotic resistance in humans

Brandon Long
By Brandon Long
Updated January 18 2022 - 6:58am, first published 3:00am
University of New England researchers say the popular practice of manure spreading could be weakening human antibiotic resistance. Photo: Brandon Long

Spreading fresh feedlot manure on paddocks to improve fertility could worsen the growing crisis in human antibiotic resistance, new research from the University of New England says.

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Brandon Long

Brandon Long

Queensland Country Life journalist

Brandon Long is a Queensland Country Life journalist based in Toowoomba.

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