Schmallenberg Virus in Belgium: Estimation of Impact in Cattle and Sheep Herds.


Schmallenberg virus (SBV) emerged during summer 2011. SBV induced an unspecific syndrome in cattle and congenital signs (abortions, stillbirths and malformations) in domestic ruminants. To study the impact of SBV in Belgium, a phone survey was conducted upon September 2012. Hereto two groups of cattle farmers (A and B) and two groups of sheep farmers (C and… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/tbed.12367