Production practices can substitute for subtherapeutic antibiotics on broiler operations

Production practices
STA nonusers, with HACCP plan

Horizontal Bar chart with 8 groups with 2 items per group.

Group 1, Feed from vegetable sources only.
Item 1, STA nonusers, with HACCP plan 59.
Item 2, STA users 6.
Group 2, Birds placed and removed all together (all-in, all-out).
Item 1, STA nonusers, with HACCP plan 95.
Item 2, STA users 86.
Group 3, Clean houses after each flock.
Item 1, STA nonusers, with HACCP plan 51.
Item 2, STA users 16.
Group 4, Use tunnel ventilation.
Item 1, STA nonusers, with HACCP plan 79.
Item 2, STA users 65.
Group 5, Test feed for salmonella.
Item 1, STA nonusers, with HACCP plan 79.
Item 2, STA users 34.
Group 6, Test flocks for salmonella.
Item 1, STA nonusers, with HACCP plan 84.
Item 2, STA users 40.
Group 7, Test flocks for avian influenza.
Item 1, STA nonusers, with HACCP plan 92.
Item 2, STA users 52.
Group 8, Test flocks for other pathogens.
Item 1, STA nonusers, with HACCP plan 84.
Item 2, STA users 38.

STA users
Percent of farms, 2006
Note: STA is subtherapeutic antibiotics. HACCP is Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point, a systematic appraoch to identify and prevent food safety hazards. Source: USDA, Economic Research Service using data from USDA's 2006 Agricultural Resource Management Survey.