Socioeconomic implications of biosecurity practices in small-scale dairy farms.

@article{Can2014SocioeconomicIO,
  title={Socioeconomic implications of biosecurity practices in small-scale dairy farms.},
  author={Mehmet Ferit Can and Nuri Altuğ},
  journal={The Veterinary quarterly},
  year={2014},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={67-73}
}
BACKGROUND Biosecurity plays a crucial role in preventing contagious diseases and in increasing farm productivity. OBJECTIVE To determine technical and economic biosecurity scores of farms, and to examine the associations between biosecurity practices (BP) and producers' socioeconomic characteristics. METHODS The study was conducted on a total of 50 small-scale dairy farms that were randomly selected in Hatay, Turkey. A checklist consisting of 19 biosecurity practices was addressed to the… CONTINUE READING