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Economic and social consequences of animal diseases

The consequences of animal diseases in domesticated birds and livestock can be complex and generally go well beyond the immediate effects on affected producers. World Bank livestock specialist François Le Gall discusses the economic and social effects of animal diseases.

This article can also be found in Feed Tech magazine Volume 10 number 9. To view this article on-line simply click on the pdf link below.

Keywords: animal diseases, World Bank, bird flu, FMD, feed production

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