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Table 1 Distribution of hunter-killed wild boars (n =513) sampled in southern Belgium in 2011 (316 in October, 185 in November and 12 in December)

From: Molecular evidence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in wild boar (Sus scrofa) in Belgium

Age group   Gender   Total
  Females Males Gender nc.  
Adults: > 2 years 73(1) 76 1 150
Sub adults: 1–2 years 32 34 0 66
Piglets: > 6 months 87(2) 97(1) 3 187
    < 6 months 34(1) 22 3 59
Age group nc. 24 25 2 51
Total 250 254 9 513
  1. In parentheses: 5 Wild boars tested PCR positive for A. phagocytophilum (2 animals in October and 3 in November 2011).
  2. nc.: not communicated.