The view of antibiotics as a panacea for every illness is replaced with the awareness of the vital importance of the bacterial flora of the body in health. The downside of antibiotic use is revealed, and doctors discover that antibiotics can play a role in creating disease in the body, as well as preventing it.
Any true livestock farmer will tell you that in order to make a profit in the livestock industry, you must treat your animals well. This is especially important in today's livestock economy, as higher buying costs and higher feed costs have allowed for a very thin margin of profit. If our animals are not treated with care, not kept healthy, and not kept comfortable, our slim, marginal chance of being a successful livestock farmer is absolutely destroyed.