TABLE 3:

Overview of antibiotics cited most commonly as being prescribed for use in cattle, pigs and horses per country

Number of valid species-indication-antibiotic combinationsTotal all countries (%)Belgium (%)France (%)Germany (%)Spain (%)Sweden (%)UK (%)
Critically Important Antibiotic ClassesCattlePigsHorsesCattlePigsHorsesCattlePigsHorsesCattlePigsHorsesCattlePigsHorsesCattlePigsHorsesCattlePigsHorses
3rd and 4th generation cephalosporins10291931590923491101400611
Macrolides9101993101315911013201131
(Fluoro)Quinolones78311556441412413720114
Other Antibiotic Classes
1st and 2nd generation cephalosporins60030070030030000120
Aminoglycosides9319891312720732688276151418
Lincosamides1203301102201300000
Penicillins34333728233225284231234529313284613224
Phenicol52053042051082000100
Pleuromutilin04005000002001000000
Polymyxin8100714112160110021000000
Potentiated sulphonamide292026253111636123015215227
Tetracyclines8176520410176427112155721011
Other1<15<1021122120131504
  • (–): Insufficient responses (<50) from the relevant country and hence the data are not given