Table 3: Dairy producers’ self-reported use of bacterial culture and C/S in Tennessee dairy farms, 2018.

Number of participants (percentage)

AlwaysMost of the timeAbout half of the timeSometimesNever

Used bacterial cultures to determine cause of disease on their farms (n = 44)0 (0)6 (13.6%)4 (9.1)26 (59.1%)8 (18.2)

Used C/S in selection of antimicrobials  
(n = 43)
1 (2.3)5 (11.6)4 (9.3)25 (58.1)8 (18.6)