Farmers’ Beliefs and Risks of Bovine Tuberculosis in Cattle

@inproceedings{Phenice2014FarmersBA,
  title={Farmers’ Beliefs and Risks of Bovine Tuberculosis in Cattle},
  author={Lillian A. Phenice and Robert J. Griffore and John B Kaneene and Mikiyasu Hakoyama},
  year={2014}
}
This research examined farmers’ beliefs and possible association with Mycobacterium bovis in cattle. A survey of farmers in Midwest, U.S. with TB Positive herds, a Matching Control sample from TB positive areas, and farmers from areas that were TB Free was conducted. Data from 31 respondents yielded insights about the beliefs of farmers concerning how Bovine TB was transmitted and how the disease can be prevented. Comparison of the three groups suggests some important differences. Evidence… CONTINUE READING

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