TITLE

An Association between rainfall and bovine TB in Wicklow, Ireland

AUTHOR(S)
Jin, R.; Good, M.; More, S. J.; Sweeney, C.; McGrath, G.; Kelly, G. E.
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;11/9/2013, Vol. 173 Issue 18, following p452
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a study which examines the association between risk factors for bovine TB and weather variables in Wicklow, Ireland. Association between annual total rainfall and incidences of bovine TB is discussed. Impact of high rainfall on the duration of the planned grazing season, periods of cattle housing, and potential for cattle-to-cattle transmission is also discussed.
ACCESSION #
91982214

 

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