Components of the British poultry industry network. Full contact network between poultry farms, slaughterhouses (SHs), catching companies (CCs) and integrated companies (ICs) (a), and network components partitioned into associations between farms and SHs (b), farms and CCs (c) and between farms within ICs (d), using farms for which complete contact information was known (n = 662). Orange = farm, red = SH, black = largest SH, green = CC, blue = IC.
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