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Table 5 Epidemiological and production parameters used in the estimation of LSD-related production losses in cattle in Turkey

From: Determination of production losses related to lumpy skin disease among cattle in Turkey and analysis using SEIR epidemic model

Parameters used in the analysis Value Reference
Technical Parameters   
Total number of animals (head) with LSD 1282 [31]
Milk Loss (L/head/day) 5.3 [42]
Female Carcass Weight (Kg/head) 387 [4, 43]
Male Carcass Weight (Kg/head) 460 [4, 43]
Live Weight Reduction Rate (%) 6.22 [14]
Female Carcass Yield (%) 55 [41]
Male carcass yield (%) 60 [41]
Spontaneous Abortion and Still Birth Rate (%) 3 [46]
Financial Parameters   
Milk price (TL/L) 2.3 [48]
Carcass Meat Price (TL/kg) 29.33 [16]
Live Beef Price (TL/kg) 17.31 [16]
Calf Price (TL/head) 3.500 [11]
Skin Price (TL/piece) 4.5 [19]