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Quantitative analysis of antimicrobial use on British dairy farms (2017)
Journal Article
Hyde, R. M., Remnant, J. G., Bradley, A. J., Breen, J. E., Hudson, C. D., Davies, P. L., …Green, M. J. (in press). Quantitative analysis of antimicrobial use on British dairy farms. Veterinary Record, 181(25), doi:10.1136/vr.104614. ISSN 0042-4900

Antimicrobial resistance has been reported to represent a growing threat to both human and animal health, and concerns have been raised around levels of antimicrobial usage (AMU) within the livestock industry. To provide a benchmark for dairy cattle... Read More

Recycling manure as cow bedding: potential benefits and risks for UK dairy farms (2015)
Journal Article
Lech, K. A., Archer, S. C., Breen, J. E., Green, M. J., Ohnstad, I. C., Tuer, S., & Bradley, A. J. (in press). Recycling manure as cow bedding: potential benefits and risks for UK dairy farms. Veterinary Journal, 206(2), doi:10.1016/j.tvjl.2015.08.013. ISSN 1532-2971

Material obtained from physical separation of slurry (recycled manure solids; RMS) has been used as bedding for dairy cows in dry climates in the US since the 1970s. Relatively recently, the technical ability to produce drier material has led to adop... Read More

Dairy herd mastitis and reproduction: using simulation to aid interpretation of results from discrete time survival analysis (2015)
Journal Article
Hudson, C. D., Bradley, A. J., Breen, J. E., & Green, M. J. (2015). Dairy herd mastitis and reproduction: using simulation to aid interpretation of results from discrete time survival analysis. Veterinary Journal, 204(1), doi:10.1016/j.tvjl.2015.01.024. ISSN 1532-2971

Probabilistic sensitivity analysis (PSA) is a simulation-based technique for evaluating the relative importance of different inputs to a complex process model. It is commonly employed in decision analysis and for evaluation of the potential impact of... Read More