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Record number 344175
Title Cattle trade and the risk of importing animal diseases into the Netherlands
Author(s) Achterbosch, T.J.; Dopfer, D.D.V.
Source Den Haag : LEI (Report / LEI : Domain 8, Models and data ) - ISBN 908615042X - 87
Department(s) LEI INT BELEID - Internationale Handel & Markten
ID - Infectieziekten
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2005
Keyword(s) agrarische bedrijfsvoering - landbouwbeleid - dierziekten - rundveeziekten - rundvee - epidemiologie - mond- en klauwzeer - bovine spongiforme encefalopatie - leptospirose - landbouwbedrijven - aantallen vee - diergezondheid - projecties - risico - handel - import - kleine landbouwbedrijven - nederland - farm management - agricultural policy - animal diseases - cattle diseases - cattle - epidemiology - foot and mouth disease - bovine spongiform encephalopathy - leptospirosis - farms - livestock numbers - animal health - projections - risk - trade - imports - small farms - netherlands
Categories Farm Management / Cattle
Abstract This study examines the risk of importing animal diseases into the Netherlands through livestock trade. It presents projections of Dutch cattle imports until 2010, and applies quantitative epidemiology to estimate the related probabilities of importing three animal diseases (foot and mouth disease, bovine tuberculosis, and leptospirosis). A key result is that trade flows involving large numbers of cattle from a large number of small-scale farms poses alarming risks to veterinary health in the Netherlands.
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