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Table 2 Visitors’ animal ownership

From: A survey of visitors on Swedish livestock farms with reference to the spread of animal diseases

    Visitors' livestock ownership (n is numer of occasions, and percentage is in relation to number of occasions when ownersip was reported)
Type of visitor Reported occasions of visita(total) Occasion of visits where information on visiors' livestock ownership was reported Cattle Pigs Sheep Goats No livestock Unknown to reporting farmer
    n % n % n % n % n % n %
Field trip 103 68 12 17.6 2 2.9 1 1.5 1 1.5 37 54.4 16 23.5
Bed & breakfast guest 60 60 2 3.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 47 78.3 11 18.3
Customer in farm shop 252 212 14 6.6 2 0.9 19 9.0 9 4.2 35 16.5 145 68.4
Neighbour 1413 1268 413 32.6 102 8.0 131 10.3 3 0.2 772 60.9 19 1.5
Other non-professional 2371 2088 185 8.9 66 3.2 80 3.8 14 0.7 1629 78.0 258 12.4
  1. aThe numbers represent occasions of visits and not the number of visitors due to the way data was reported. One occasion can represent one or more visitors.
  2. Reported livestock ownership for non-professionals visiting Swedish livestock farms. Data represent 1,315 two-week periods (18,416 days) recorded by 482 farmers.