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Estimating the economic cost of bovine TB incidents on cattle farmers in the High Risk and Edge Areas of England and Wales - SE3139

Description
This study aims to develop a strong set of quantified estimates for the costs to a farm business of bovine TB. This is vital to assess the economic impact this disease has on industry. Defra will use these updated estimates when conducting future cost-benefits analyses of potential bovine TB control policy options, evaluating current policies and to understand the impact of eradicating bovine TB on productivity in the farming industry. This project will update important monetary estimates to help assist economic assessment of future policy development and evaluation for the TB strategy.
Objective
This study aims to develop a strong set of quantified estimates for the costs to a farm business of bovine TB. This is vital to assess the economic impact this disease has on industry. Defra will use these updated estimates when conducting future cost-benefits analyses of potential bovine TB control policy options, evaluating current policies and to understand the impact of eradicating bovine TB on productivity in the farming industry. This project will update important monetary estimates to help assist economic assessment of future policy development and evaluation for the TB strategy.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2018

To: 2019

Cost: £114,952
Contractor / Funded Organisations
SAC Commercial Ltd
Keywords
Animals              
Fields of Study
Animal Health