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Table 2 The parameters and their corresponding values used in the simulation model

From: Modelling the transmission dynamics of bovine digital dermatitis in New Zealand pastoral dairy production systems

βt00.0552The transmission rate at the first day of lactation of every year in the model (1st August)
δ0.00022Deviation between the transmission rates of two consecutive days over a lactation season
α0.0202Reciprocal of the time that an early stage lesion persists
θ0.002Probability that an early stage lesion transits to an advanced lesion