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Table 4 Use of therapeutic antibiotics in Norwegian slaughter turkeys 2010–2016

From: The incidence of necrotic enteritis in turkeys is associated with farm, season and faecal Eimeria oocyst counts

Year No. of treated grow-outs Phenoxymethyl-penicillin Amoxicillin Other/Unknown
2010 4 - 100.0 -
2011 19 - 94.7 5.3
2012 25 16.0 76.0 8.0
2013 22 66.7 16.7 16.7
2014 10 80.0 20.0 -
2015 16 87.5 6.3 6.3
2016 16 93.8 - 6.3
  1. Percentage of grow-outs treated due to necrotic enteritis, per type of antibiotic compound. Data from the Norwegian Meat and Poultry Research Centre Animalia