Consumption of Antimicrobials in Pigs, Veal Calves, and Broilers in The Netherlands: Quantitative Results of Nationwide Collection of Data in 2011

@inproceedings{Bos2013ConsumptionOA,
  title={Consumption of Antimicrobials in Pigs, Veal Calves, and Broilers in The Netherlands: Quantitative Results of Nationwide Collection of Data in 2011},
  author={Marian E. H. Bos and Femke J Taverne and Ingeborg M. van Geijlswijk and Johan W Mouton and Dik J. Mevius and Dick J. J. Heederik},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
In 2011, Dutch animal production sectors started recording veterinary antimicrobial consumption. These data are used by the Netherlands Veterinary Medicines Authority to create transparency in and define benchmark indicators for veterinary consumption of antimicrobials. This paper presents the results of sector wide consumption of antimicrobials, in the form of prescriptions or deliveries, for all pig, veal calf, and broiler farms. Data were used to calculate animal defined daily dosages per… CONTINUE READING
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