Spatial analysis of cattle movement patterns in Portugal.

@article{Baptista2007SpatialAO,
  title={Spatial analysis of cattle movement patterns in Portugal.},
  author={Filipa Matos Baptista and Telmo P Nunes},
  journal={Veterinaria italiana},
  year={2007},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={611-9}
}
The network of animal contact through movement is an important factor in disease spread within and between populations. The objective of this study was to characterise the spatial and temporal distribution of bovine movements in Portugal, identifying 'local' and 'long-distance' networks on the basis of geographical proximity. Data were obtained from cattle movements in 2005, as recorded in the national database for bovine identification and registration. Geographic information systems were used… CONTINUE READING

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