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Livestock production is vital to the world economy. However, intensive animal production is known to require large inputs of raw materials and energy, whilst producing greater amounts and concentration of waste material than do the traditional methods of production. Although the wastes, in the form ...

Author(s)
Boyle, M. T.; Logan, N. A.; Hunter, C.; Pahl, O.
Publisher
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Thiverval-Grignon, France
Citation
RAMIRAN 2013. 15th International Conference, Versailles, France, 3-5 June. 2013. Proceedings, 2013, pp S2.09
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The paper analyses the impact of a priori determinants of biosecurity behaviour of farmers in Great Britain. We use a dataset collected through a stratified telephone survey of 900 cattle and sheep farmers in Great Britain (400 in England and a further 250 in Wales and Scotland respectively) which...

Author(s)
Toma, L.; Stott, A. W.; Heffernan, C.; Ringrose, S.; Gunn, G. J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2013, 108, 4, pp 321-333
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The aim of this study was the development of a strategy for the surveillance of bovine TB in Scotland that is based upon risk of at least one animal in a herd testing positive for disease. This would be an alternative to the current surveillance methods that include regular four year testing of all ...

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Bessell, P. R.; Orton, R.; Logue, D.; Mellor, D.; Kao, R. R.
Publisher
Association pour l'Étude de l'Épidémiologie des Maladies Animales, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Épidémiologie et Santé Animale, 2011, No.59/60, pp 81-83
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Using the example of bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) in Scottish suckler (cow-calf) beef herds, this paper demonstrated a method to establish the maximum average net benefit of disease control under specific epidemiological and farm business circumstances. Data were generated for the method using a...

Author(s)
Stott, A. W.; Gunn, G. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2008, 84, 3/4, pp 179-193

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