Trends in cow numbers and culling rate in the Irish cattle population, 2003 to 2006

@inproceedings{Maher2008TrendsIC,
  title={Trends in cow numbers and culling rate in the Irish cattle population, 2003 to 2006},
  author={Peter Maher and Margaret Good and Simon J More},
  booktitle={Irish veterinary journal},
  year={2008}
}
Cows are the main economic production units of Ireland's cattle industry. Therefore, demographic information, including overall numbers and survival rates, are relevant to the Irish agricultural industry. However, few data are available on the demographics of cows within a national population, either in Ireland or elsewhere, despite the recent development of comprehensive national cattle databases in many EU Member States. This study has sought: to determine the rate of cow culling from the… CONTINUE READING

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