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Table 1 Typology of the production type of cattle herds

From: Respective influence of veterinarians and local institutional stakeholders on the event-driven surveillance system for bovine brucellosis in France

Production type Definition
Beef Herds with more than 10 calvings from beef females and fewer than 10 calvings from dairy females.
Dairy Herds with more than 10 calvings from dairy females and fewer than 10 calvings from beef females.
Mixed Herds with more than 10 calvings from dairy females and more than 10 calvings from beef females.
Small herd Herds with fewer than 10 calvings from dairy females and fewer than 10 calvings from beef females, with a mean number of females over 24 months of age held per week of less than 10, and from which fewer than 10 males were sent to slaughterhouse.
Other Herds with fewer than 10 calvings from dairy females and fewer than 10 calvings from beef females, with a mean number of females over 24 months of age held per week above 10, and/or from which more than 10 males were sent to the slaughterhouse.