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Table 1 Estimated average cost in US dollars for bull testing in Colorado State in 2008*

From: Control and eradication of bovine trichomonosis in Wyoming, USA by testing and culling positive bulls

Herd size-# of cows “In clinic”
(Total cost)
10 miles
(Total cost)
75 miles
(Total cost)
40 1.50 (60) 2.50 (100) 5.68 (227)
100 1.35 (135) 1.65 (165) 2.93 (293)
200 1.25 (250) 1.33 (266) 2.12 (424)
400 1.25 (500) 1.20 (480) 1.79 (716)
  1. *The estimate was based on a bull to cow ratio of 1:20 with a farm 10 or 75 miles away from veterinarians or bulls being hauled to a veterinary clinic designated as “In clinic”. The cost was for one test of all bulls. The data are from [13].