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Livestock Vaccines

Published Friday, April 12, 2013

This POSTnote examines the use of vaccines and outlines the pros and cons of using vaccination in livestock.

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UK agriculture is constantly faced with the threats and economic consequences of various diseases of livestock. Vaccination of livestock is one approach to disease prevention and control. This POSTnote examines the use of vaccines and outlines the pros and cons of using vaccination in livestock.

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Authors: Peter Border; Daniel Amund

Topics: Agriculture, Animal diseases, Animal welfare, Animals, Farmers, Vaccination, Wildlife

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