Temporal trends in the retention of BVD+ calves and associated animal and herd-level risk factors during the compulsory eradication programme in Ireland.

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The national BVD eradication programme in Ireland started on a voluntary basis in 2012, becoming compulsory in 2013. The programme relies on accurate identification and prompt removal of BVD+ calves. However, a minority of herd owners have chosen to retain BVD+ animals (defined as still being alive more than seven weeks after the date of the initial test… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2016.10.010

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@article{Clegg2016TemporalTI, title={Temporal trends in the retention of BVD+ calves and associated animal and herd-level risk factors during the compulsory eradication programme in Ireland.}, author={Tracy A. Clegg and D. A. Graham and P. O'Sullivan and Guy McGrath and Simon J More}, journal={Preventive veterinary medicine}, year={2016}, volume={134}, pages={128-138} }