Spatial aspects of foot-pad dermatitis in Swedish broilers.

@article{Ekstrand1998SpatialAO,
  title={Spatial aspects of foot-pad dermatitis in Swedish broilers.},
  author={C Ekstrand and Tim E. Carpenter},
  journal={Acta veterinaria Scandinavica},
  year={1998},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={273-80}
}
This study aimed at analysing spatial and spatio-temporal aspects of foot-pad dermatitis in Swedish broilers. The information on disease prevalence and severity was based on a two-year foot-health surveillance programme where information on producer, breed, feed manufacturer, region, abattoir, date of slaughter and several other variables was recorded. The level of clustering in space was analysed on 2-digit zipcode level using Moran's I test which measures similarity of location. The level of… CONTINUE READING