National Microbiological Baseline Study in Broiler Chicken
December 2012 – December 2013

Figures

Figure 1. Prevalence of Salmonella among broiler chicken samples by season; error bars are 95% confidence intervals.

broiler chicken samples by season
Description for Figure 1

Figure 1. shows the prevalence of Salmonella among broiler chicken samples by season; error bars are 95% confidence intervals.

Winter

  • Broiler lots 27.3%, margin of error 2.6%
  • Abattoir carcasses 17.5%, margin of error 3.7%
  • Abattoir parts 30.1%, margin of error 4.2%
  • All retail products 29.5%, margin of error 4.2%

Spring

  • Broiler lots 25.5%, margin of error 2.5%
  • Abattoir carcasses 16.3%, margin of error 3.6%
  • Abattoir parts 26.7%, margin of error 4.3%
  • All retail products 32.5%, margin of error 4.7%

Summer

  • Broiler lots 24.6%, margin of error 2.5%
  • Abattoir carcasses 17.7%, margin of error 3.7%
  • Abattoir parts 30.4%, margin of error 4.5%
  • All retail products 25.3%, margin of error 4.2%

Fall

  • Broiler lots 26.0%, margin of error 2.5%
  • Abattoir carcasses 16.2%, margin of error 3.5%
  • Abattoir parts 31.0%, margin of error 4.5%
  • All retail products 29.0%, margin of error 4.4%

Figure 2. Prevalence of Campylobacter among broiler chicken samples by season; error bars are 95% confidence intervals.

broiler chicken samples by season
Description for Figure 2

Figure 2 shows the prevalence of Campylobacter among broiler chicken samples by season; error bars are 95% confidence intervals.

Winter

  • Broiler lots 20.6%, margin of error 2.5%
  • Abattoir carcasses 26.2%, margin of error 4.3%
  • Abattoir parts 34.8%, margin of error 4.3%
  • All retail products 35.8%, margin of error 4.4%

Spring

  • Broiler lots 15.8%, margin of error 2.1%
  • Abattoir carcasses 19.8%, margin of error 3.9%
  • Abattoir parts 32.3%, margin of error 4.6%
  • All retail products 30.1%, margin of error 4.6%

Summer

  • Broiler lots 28.4%, margin of error 2.7%
  • Abattoir carcasses 31.2%, margin of error 4.5%
  • Abattoir parts 48.9%, margin of error 4.9%
  • All retail products 50.2%, margin of error 4.9%

Fall

  • Broiler lots 31.5%, margin of error 2.7%
  • Abattoir carcasses 32.2%, margin of error 4.5%
  • Abattoir parts 40.8%, margin of error 4.8%
  • All retail products 50.8%, margin of error 4.8%
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