TABLE 1.

Numbers of different samples, by species and species groups

Species groupNo. of samples
Species group
    Beef cattle184
    Dairy cattle228
    Sheep155
    Swine175
    Poultry85
    Equids60
    Wildlife64
    Humans3
Total954
Combined groups
    Ruminantsa567
    Livestockb742
    Food animalsc827
  • a The ruminant species group includes beef and dairy cattle and sheep.

  • b The livestock species group includes beef and dairy cattle, sheep, and swine.

  • c The food animal species group includes beef and dairy cattle, sheep, swine, and poultry.