Temporal aspects of foot-pad dermatitis in Swedish broilers.

@article{Ekstrand1998TemporalAO,
  title={Temporal 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={229-36}
}
This study aimed at analysing the temporal aspects of foot-pad dermatitis in Swedish broilers. The information on disease prevalence and severity was based on a 2-year foot-health surveillance programme where information on producer, breed, feed manufacturer, region, abattoir, date of slaughter and several other variables was recorded. The seasonal effects were evaluated using classical multiplicative decomposition time series analysis. This study shows that there has been a significantly… CONTINUE READING