The governance of livestock disease: putting epidemiology in context

A Relu Policy and Practice Note (No. 34) that summarises a research project investigating the control of endemic disease in livestock.

Year of Publication2011

Persistent (or “endemic”) diseases of livestock are numerous and common. They impose considerable costs on production and suffering on animals. Biological, economic and political processes, including the efforts of producers and Government to control the disease or mitigate its consequences, determine the epidemiology of a disease (which animals and herds are affected and when). How can policy on the control of animal disease take all these factors into account?

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animal health and welfare board for englandstakeholder engagement
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