Foot-and-mouth disease and its effect on milk yield: an economic analysis on livestock holders in Pakistan.

@article{Ferrari2014FootandmouthDA,
  title={Foot-and-mouth disease and its effect on milk yield: an economic analysis on livestock holders in Pakistan.},
  author={Giancarlo V. De Ferrari and Laura Tasciotti and E Khan and Ali Kiani},
  journal={Transboundary and emerging diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={61 6},
  pages={e52-9}
}
A longitudinal study has been conducted in the provinces of Sindh, Punjab and Islamabad Capital Territory area, Pakistan, to evaluate the impact of foot-and-mouth disease on milk yield in a sample of farmers owning cattle and buffaloes. The sample consisted of 50 farms where the presence of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) virus was initially suspected on the basis of clinical signs and subsequently confirmed through either a field test or laboratory confirmation. In each farm, the total number of… CONTINUE READING