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Table 1 Response to the drench test task

From: A nationwide survey of anthelmintic treatment failure on sheep farms in Ireland

Itema Year All years
  2013 2014 2015  
Total number of participants: 1893(100)b 1279 (100) 1039 (100) 4211(100)
Non compliant /Missing data: 1366 (72.2) 491 (38.4) 328 (31.6) 2158 (51.8)
• Only one faecal sample submitted 308 24 54 386
• Ineligible product used 32 20 20 72
• Sampling date missing 130 4 5 139
• Incorrect sampling interval 619 432 233 1284
• Ineligible product used 32 20 20 72
• No product information 277 11 16 304
Complied with instructions: 527 (27.8) 788 (61.6) 711 (68.4) 2026(48.1)
• Initial FECOT < 200 epg 143 263 126 532
• Lab failed proficiency test 15 21 12 48
• Useable data for analysis of FECOT 369 504 573 1446
• Initial FECNEM < 200 epg 410 677 594 1681
• Lab failed proficiency test 2 4 1 7
• Useable data for analysis of FECNEM 115 107 116 338
  1. aepg = eggs per gram; FECOT = faecal egg count for other trichostrongyles; FECNEM= faecal egg count for Nematodirus spp.
  2. bPercent in parentheses