Animal Health Economics

BVD

Date Article / Publication
2021
June The Irish programme to eradicate bovine viral diarrhea virus – Organisation, challenges and progress
– Frontiers in Veterinary Medicine
April Key learnings during the development of a Generic Data Collection Tool to support Assessment of Freedom of Infection in Cattle Herds
– Frontier in Veterinary Medicine
January Pestivirus apparent prevalence in sheep and goats in Northern Ireland: A serological survey
– Veterinary Record
2020
November Herd-level factors associated with detection of calves persistently infected with bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) in Irish cattle herds with negative herd status (NHS) during 2017
– Preventative Veterinary Medicine
January A description and qualitative comparison of the elements of heterogeneous bovine viral diarrhea control programs that influence confidence of freedom
– Journal of Dairy Science
2019
April STOC Free: An Innovative Framework to Compare Probability of Freedom From Infection in Heterogeneous Control Programmes
– Frontiers in Veterinary Science
February Investigation of the potential for sera from cattle persistently infected with bovine viral diarrhea virus to generate false-negative antibody ELISA results in pooled serum from seropositive and seronegative cattle
– Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation
2018
Sept Global knowledge gaps in the prevention and control of bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) virus
Wiley
July Potential infection-control benefit of measures to mitigate the risk posed by Trojan dams in the Irish BVD eradication programme
– Preventive Veterinary Medicine
April Decision support beyond total savings – Eligibility and potential savings for individual participants from changes in the national surveillance strategy for bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) in Ireland– Preventive Veterinary Medicine
February Quantifying the role of Trojan dams in the between-herd spread of bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDv) in Ireland
– Preventive Veterinary Medicine
2017
November Eradicating BVD, reviewing Irish programme data and model predictions to support prospective decision making
– Preventive Veterinary Medicine
May Assessment of concurrent infection with bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) and Mycobacterium bovis: A herd-level risk factor analysis from Northern Ireland
– Preventive Veterinary Medicine

Patterns of calving and young stock movement in Ireland and their implications for BVD serosurveillance
– Preventive Veterinary Medicine

A survey of free-ranging deer in Ireland for serological evidence of exposure to bovine viral diarrhoea virus, bovine herpes virus-1, bluetongue virus and Schmallenberg virus
– Irish Veterinary Journal

2016
November Temporal trends in the retention of BVD+ calves and associated animals and herd-level risk factors during the compulsory eradication programme in Ireland
– Preventive Veterinary Medicine
June Genetic diversity of ruminant Pestivirus strains collected in Northern Ireland between 1999 and 2011 and the role of live ruminant imports
– Irish Veterinary Journal
January Quantifying the risk of spread of BVDv between contiguous herds in Ireland
– Preventive Veterinary Medicine
2015
May Influence of the retention of PI calves identified in 2012 during the voluntary phase of the Irish national bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) eradication programme on herd-level outcomes in 2013
– Preventive Veterinary Medicine
March Impact of three inactivated bovine viral diarrhoea virus vaccines on bulk milk p80 (NS3) ELISA test results in dairy herds
– The Veterinary Journal
February Survival time of calves with positive BVD virus results born during the voluntary phase of the Irish eradication programme
– Preventive Veterinary Medicine
2014
August Aspects of bovine herpevirus 1 and bovine viral diarrhoea virus herd-level seroprvalence and vaccination in dairy and beef herds in Northern Ireland(PDF)
– Irish Veterinary Journal
April Herd owner experiences of the voluntary phase of a BVD eradication programme
– Veterinary Record
January Development and review of the voluntary phase of a national BVD eradication programme in Ireland
– Veterinary Record
2013
August Herd-level factors associated with the presence of bovine viral diarrhoea virus in herds participating in the voluntary phase of the Irish national eradication programme
– Preventive Veterinary Medicine
2012
July Predicted costs and benefits of eradicating BVDV from Ireland
– Irish Veterinary Journal
2011
October Considerations on BVD eradication for the Irish livestock industry
– Irish Veterinary Journal

CellCheck

Date Article / Publication
2017
July CellCheck

The use of national-level data to describe trends in intramammary antimicrobial usage on Irish dairy farms from 2003 to 2015
– American Dairy Science Assosciation
The Impact of removal of the seasonality formula on the eligibility of Irish herds to supply raw milk for processing of dairy products
– Irish Veterinary Journal

2015
July Extensive Genomic Diversity among Bovine-Adapted Straphylococcus aureus: Evidence for a Genomic Rearrangement within cc97
– PLOS One
2013
October Association between somatic cell count after first parturition and cumulative milk yield in dairy cows
– Veterinary Record
October Bayesian evaluation of budgets for endemic disease control: An example using management changes to reduce milk somatic cell count early in the first lactation of Irish dairy cows
– Preventive Veterinary Medicine
August Increased detection of mastitis pathogens by real-time PCR compared to bacterial culture
– Veterinary Record
June Association of season and herd size with somatic cell count for cows in Irish, English and Welsh dairy herds
– The Veterinary Journal
April Pathogen profile of clinical mastitis in Irish milk-recording herds reveals a complex aetiology
– Veterinary Record
February Opportunities and constraints to improving milk quality in Ireland: Enabling change through collective action
– Journal of Dairy Science
January Association between somatic cell count early in the first lactation and the lifetime milk yield of cows in Irish dairy herds
– Journal of Dairy Science
January Association between somatic cell count early in the first lactation and the longevity of Irish dairy cows
– Journal of Dairy Science
2012
July Estimating the effect of mastitis on the profitability of Irish dairy farms
– Journal of Dairy Science
2009
April Global trends in milk quality: Implications for the Irish dairy industry
– Irish Veterinary Journal

Johne’s Disease

Date Article/Publication
2020
August Johne’s disease in Irish dairy herds: considerations for an effective national control programme
– Irish Veterinary Journal
2019
January Evaluation of national surveillance methods for detection of Irish dairy herds infected with Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis
– Journal of Dairy Science
January Modeling of alternative testing strategies to demonstrate freedom from Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis infection in test-negative dairy herds in the Republic of Ireland
– Journal of Dairy Science
2018
April Veterinary experiences of a Johne’s disease control programme in Ireland
– Veterinary Record
2017
September Relative importance of herd-level risk factors for probability of infection with paratuberculosis in Irish dairy herds
– American Dairy Science Association
June Johne’s disease in the eyes of Irish cattle farmers: A qualitative narrative research approach to understanding implications for disease management
– Preventative Veterinary Medicine
2016
August Herd owners’ experience of a voluntary Johne’s Disease eradication programme in Ireland
– Veterinary Record
April Bayesian estimation of prevalence of paratubersulosis in dairy herds enrolled in a voluntary Johne’s Disease control programme in Ireland– Preventive Veterinary Medicine
February The effect of paratuberculosis on milk yield – A systematic review meta-analysis
– Journal of Dairy Science
2015
August Evaluation of testing strategies to identify infected animals at a single round of testing within dairy herds known-annotated– Journal of American Dairy Science Association
2014
June A review of bovine Johne’s disease control activities in 6 endemically infected countries
– Preventive Veterinary Medicine
2013
January The effect of alternative testing strategies and bio-exclusion practices on Johne’s disease risk in test-negative herds
– Journal of Dairy Science

IBR

CalfCare

Parasite Control

Biosecurity

Beef HealthCheck

Pig HealthCheck

Date Article / Publication
2021
May Description of control programmes for Salmonella in pigs in Europe. Progress to date?
– Wiley, Journal of Food Safety

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