Comparison between dairy cow disease incidence in data registered by farmers and in data from a disease-recording system based on veterinary reporting

@article{Mrk2009ComparisonBD,
  title={Comparison between dairy cow disease incidence in data registered by farmers and in data from a disease-recording system based on veterinary reporting},
  author={M. M{\"o}rk and A. Lindberg and S. Alenius and I. V{\aa}gsholm and A. Egenvall},
  journal={Preventive Veterinary Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={88},
  pages={298 - 307}
}
  • M. Mörk, A. Lindberg, +2 authors A. Egenvall
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Preventive Veterinary Medicine
  • Abstract Sweden has a national disease-recording system based on veterinary reporting. From this system, all cattle-disease records are transferred to the dairy industry cattle database (DDD) where they are used for several purposes including research and dairy-health statistics. Our objective was to evaluate the completeness of this data source by comparing it with disease data registered by dairy farmers. The proportion of veterinary-treated disease events was estimated, by diagnosis… CONTINUE READING

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