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dc.contributor.advisorHall, David C.
dc.contributor.authorBurden, Paul Douglas
dc.date2019-11
dc.date.accessioned2019-08-26T15:04:25Z
dc.date.available2019-08-26T15:04:25Z
dc.date.issued2019-08-23
dc.identifier.citationBurden, P. D. (2019). Lessons from the Australian Johne's disesase control policies and programs (Unpublished master's thesis). University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1880/110785
dc.description.abstractBovine Johnes disease (BJD) impacts dairy industries globally. Australia and Canada have low cow-level prevalence with varying herd-level prevalence and recently reviewed control activities. Control strategies using vaccination are lacking, suggesting opportunities for improved efficiencies of regulatory oversight. Aims of this study include identifying characteristics of producers participating in BJD control programs and vaccination, financial benefits of participation, and comparison of control activities in Australia and Canada to inform current and future control policy. An online questionnaire captured knowledge, attitudes, and practices plus demographics from 71 Australian dairy farms. Ordinal choice variable analysis identified several influences on participation, including economic factors. Simulation modelling suggests increased profitability through participation in BJD control programs and vaccination. Financial benefits of BJD control in different countries indicates high likelihood of positive returns for long-term programs, but short-term challenges to adoption and sustainability. Canada’s BJD regulatory policies may benefit from Australian experience with BJD control.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.rightsUniversity of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.en_US
dc.subjectJohne's disease, control programs, vaccination policyen_US
dc.subject.classificationLiterature--Australia, New Zealand, and Oceaniaen_US
dc.subject.classificationEconomicsen_US
dc.subject.classificationEpidemiologyen_US
dc.subject.classificationPsychology--Behavioralen_US
dc.titleLessons from the Australian Johne's disesase control policies and programsen_US
dc.typemaster thesisen_US
dc.publisher.facultyVeterinary Medicineen_US
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Calgaryen
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Science (MSc)en_US
thesis.degree.disciplineVeterinary Medical Sciencesen_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Calgaryen_US
dc.contributor.committeememberAtkins, Gordon
dc.contributor.committeememberSmits, Judit E. G.
dc.contributor.committeememberMacKenzie, Kenneth J.
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University of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.