Growing Forward 2 - Final Report - Page 21

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 Sheep/goats (n=63) Swine (n=26) Veal (n=14) 21  Median Ranking Treatment of respiratory disease in lambs and kids 2 1 Treatment of clinical mastitis 2 2 Enteritis in lambs and kids 2 3 Post-parturient fever, anorexia, and depression 2 3 Treatment or prophylaxis of foot disease 3 4 Treatment of prophylaxis of abortion 3 5 Prophylaxis of respiratory disease in lambs and kids 3 6 Prophylaxis of mastitis (i.e. at weaning or dry-off) 3 7 Glasser’s disease in the nursery barn (5 – 30 kg) 2 1 Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae in the grower/finisher barn (30 – 110 kg) 2 1 E. coli in nursing piglets 2 2 Streptococcus suis in the nursery barn (5 – 30 kg) 2 2 Lawsonia ileitis in the grower/finisher barn (30 – 110 kg) 2 3 Mycoplasma respiratory disease in the nursery barn (5 – 30 kg) 3 4 Mycoplasma respiratory disease in the grower/finisher barn (30 – 110 kg) 3 4 Lameness in sows 3 4 Metritis/Mastitis/Agalactia in sows 3 4 Treatment of calf respiratory disease 1 1 Treatment of neonatal calf diarrhea 2 2 Prevention of calf respiratory disease 2 2 Treatment of Mycoplasma infections 2 2 Treatment of Salmonellosis 2 2 Prevention of neonatal calf diarrhea 2 3 Antibiotic Use in Food-Producing Animals in Ontario: A Study of the Current Practises and Perceptions of Ontario Veterinarians