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Table 1 Mean and median total herd size, number of cows, overall mortality rate, calf mortality rate up to 30 days, the number of calves per cow per year and purchase rate among Republic of Ireland herds in the study

From: Prevalence of Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus (BVDV), Bovine Herpes Virus 1 (BHV 1), Leptospirosis and Neosporosis, and associated risk factors in 161 Irish beef herds

Region Herd Size No cows Mortality Rate Calf Mortality rate up to 30 days Calves per cow per year Purchase rate
  Mean Median Mean Median Mean Median Mean Median Mean Median Mean Median
1 88 79 46.9 41.5 5.3 5.4 2.8 2 0.98 1 16.2 16.6
2 78 67 33.9 32.5 4.2 3.1 2.2 2 0.87 0.97 17.5 13.8
3 190 134 74.5 54 4.5 3.6 4.9 4.23 0.85 0.99 15.8 15.6
4 131 116 42.7 43 3.4 2.1 4.1 3.3 0.93 1 26.7 13.5
5 158 136 58.4 49 3.6 3.3 4.6 3.6 0.95 1 20.5 16.3
6 172 135 57.4 53.5 3 2.9 3.4 2.9 0.86 1 15.9 13.1
Overall 145 114 53.8 46 3.7 3.2 3.7 2.7 0.9 1 18.6 13.85