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The identification and evaluation of disease constraints for extensive livestock production systems

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  27 February 2018

S. N. H. Putt
Affiliation:
Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics Research Unit, Department of Agriculture, University of Reading, Reading RG6 2AT
J. D. Hanks
Affiliation:
Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics Research Unit, Department of Agriculture, University of Reading, Reading RG6 2AT
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Abstract

The types of constraint caused by disease on extensive livestock production systems are described. Various approaches by which these constraints may be identified, quantified and evaluated are proposed and the advantages and disadvantages inherent in these different approaches are discussed.

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Research Article
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Copyright © British Society of Animal Production 1993

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