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Table 2 Farm characteristics

From: Understanding antibiotic use for pig farming in Thailand: a qualitative study

  Size of farm Number of pigs GAP farm Contracted farm Member of coopera-tive Type of farm Income from selling pigs per month (US$ 1 = 31.5 THB) Use of anti-biotics Farm visit
Number of sows Number of other pigs
1 Smallholder 1 5 N N N FtoF < US$317 Y Y
2 Smallholder 5 25 N N N FtoF < US$317 Y N
3 Smallholder 4 12 N N N FtoF < US$317 Y N
4 Commercial (S) 0 60 N Y N Fattening US$317–1590 Y Y
5 Commercial (S) 10 90 N N N FtoF US$3,170–15,900 Y N
6 Commercial (S) 40 195 N N Y FtoF Not willing to respond Y N
7 Commercial (S) 0 500 Y N Y Fattening Not willing to respond Y N
8 Commercial (S) 50 200 Y N N FtoF US$3,170–15,900 N Y
9 Commercial (M) 140 600 Y N N FtoF US$3,170–15,900 Y Y
10 Commercial (M) 600 3000 Y N Y FtoF US$3170–15,900 Y N
11 Commercial (M) 0 5000 Y N N Fattening US$3170–15,900 N Y
12 Commercial (L) 2000 > 10,000 N N Y FtoF > US$15,900 Y Y
13 Commercial (L) 2500 > 10,000 Y N Y FtoF > US$15,900 Y N
  1. GAP good agriculture practice, FtoF farrow-to-finish farm