Table 2: Survey results showing the practices of Tennessee dairy producers related to antimicrobial use, 2018.

PracticeNumber of participants (percentage)
YesNot sureNo

Farm keeps up-to-date written records of antimicrobial drug purchases (n = 40)23 (57.5)5 (12.5)12 (30)
Farm keeps written records of medicated feeds purchased in the framework of VFD (n = 40)20 (50)3 (7.5)17 (42.5)
Farm keeps up-to-date written records of antimicrobial drugs used to treat animals (n = 40)28 (70)4 (10)8 (20)
Cattle on the farm are sometimes treated with antimicrobials at dosages higher than the label provision (n = 40)9 (22.5)1 (2.5)30 (75)
Farm practices extra-label AMU (n = 38)7 (18.4)2 (5.3)29 (76.3)
Farm has written protocols for treating sick animals with antimicrobials (n = 38)17 (44.7)3 (7.9)18 (47.4)