Table 3

Descriptive statistics of the type of herd and number of BHV-1 seropositive unvaccinated herds (Dataset A, see methods section).

Cattle prevalence in positive herds


Herd type

Mean number of cattle present in herd

No. positive herds

Total No. herds

Mean

Median

Range


Suckler herd

1–100

10

18

16.8

7.2

2.5–74.1

Suckler herd

>100

13

16

38.2

34.0

2.3–80.5

Dairy herd

1–100

5

6

27.4

17.3

7.8–58.7

Dairy herd

>100

35

36

53.1

57.7

0.5–95.4

Suckler with grower herd

1–100

4

7

44.4

49.9

2.7–75.3

Suckler with grower herd

>100

11

11

35.9

34.8

2.6–72.6

Dairy with grower herd

1–100

0

0

-

-

-

Dairy with grower herd

>100

9

9

27.2

18.6

1.9–73.0


Four herds had missing average herd size from the interview questionnaire.

Woodbine et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2009 5:5   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-5-5

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