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Ongoing objective assessment, of national bovine tuberculosis (bTB) policy in Ireland is important to monitor efforts towards improved bTB control. The study objective was to investigate temporal trends in the risk of herd recurrence. The study included all herds derestricted following a bTB...

Author(s)
Houtsma, E.; Clegg, T. A.; Good, M.; More, S. J.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2018, 183, 20, pp 622
Abstract

There has been a national bovine tuberculosis eradication programme in Ireland since 1954. Initial progress was rapid, but has subsequently stalled despite the implementation of each of the accepted elements of disease control. Based on results from the east Offaly and four area projects, there is...

Author(s)
More, S.
Publisher
UK Vet Publications, Newbury, UK
Citation
UK Vet: Livestock, 2007, 12, 5, pp 60-63
Abstract

A research project that involved a survey of people's choices between different sets of attributes was conducted to estimate the values that people placed on the prevention of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in cattle, changes to the size of the badger population and badger management strategies in...

Author(s)
Bennett, R.; Willis, K.
Publisher
British Veterinary Association, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2007, 160, 8, pp 266-268
Abstract

Since the 1970s the control of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in cattle, predominantly in the SW of England has proved continually recalcitrant; it is currently increasing at an annual rate of 18%. This deterioration has occurred despite a succession of government schemes involving killing badgers, ...

Author(s)
Macdonald, D. W.; Riordan, P.; Mathews, F.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Biological Conservation, 2006, 131, 2, pp 268-286
Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis (TB) is a serious zoonotic disease, which despite a largely successful test and slaughter programme has persisted in cattle herds in parts of the UK. The badger (Meles meles) is widely considered to represent a significant wildlife reservoir for the transmission of Mycobacterium ...

Author(s)
Delahay, R. J.; Wilson, G. J.; Smith, G. C.; Cheeseman, C. L.
Publisher
Bailliere Tindall Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2003, 166, 1, pp 43-51

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