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Table 1: Use of antibiotics in food-producing animals in Ontario Medians and ranking according to medians and Q1-Q3 values. 1 = always, 2 = often, 3 = occasionally, 4 = rarely, 5 = never Situation/Condition Beef (n=99) Dairy (n=182) Poultry (n=19) Median Ranking Therapeutic treatment of BRD in feedlot cattle 2 1 Calf respiratory disease 2 1 Calf navel ill 2 1 Pink eye 2 2 Calf diarrhea 2 2 Metaphylactic treatment of BRD in feedlot cattle 3 3 Retained placenta - metritis 3 3 Lameness 3 3 Caesarian section post surgically 1 1 LDA post surgically 1 2 Respiratory disease in calves 1 2 Clinical mastitis 2 3 Dry cow intramammary therapy 2 3 Metritis 2 3 Calf diarrhea 2 4 Digital dermatitis (not including formaldehyde) 2 4 High SCC subclinical mastitis 3 5 Retained placenta 3 5 Endometritis 3 5 Clinical lameness 3 5 Necrotic enteritis in broiler chickens 2 1 Bacterial septicemia 2 2 Air sacculitis (pneumonia) in chickens and turkeys 2 2 Yolk sacculitis in chickens and turkeys 2 3 2.5 4 Enteritis in chickens and turkeys 3 5 Egg peritonitis in broiler breeder flocks 4 6 Egg peritonitis in layer flocks 4 7 Osteomyelitis/Tenosynovitis, Spondylitis in chickens and turkeys College of Veterinarians of Ontario‚ÄĀ 20