TableĀ 3:

Major practice level changes in antimicrobial prescribing policy at Langford Farm Animal Practice

Area of useChanges in prescribing policy
Intramammary useFourth-generation cephalosporins phased out in favour of penicillin and aminoglycoside combinations
Systemic useFluoroquinolone use halted.
Third-/ fourth-generation cephalosporins were replaced with first-generation cephalosporins or aminopenicillins
Calf pneumoniaLonger acting macrolides were replaced with oxytetracycline or florfenicol and a greater emphasis placed on non-antimicrobial therapies (eg, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)