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Table 1 Characteristics of the ten sentinel farms located in the south of the Republic of Ireland included in the surveillance study for Culicoides in 2014 (July-November)

From: Culicoides species composition and abundance on Irish cattle farms: implications for arboviral disease transmission

Farm ID Location Grid reference Altitude (m) Farm animals No. of collections with Culicoides/total no. collections Mean no. of Culicoides per collection Maximum no. of Culicoides per collection
Latitude Longitude
1 Clonakilty, Co. Cork 51.65° -8.85° 76 230 Bovines; 100 Ovinesa 5/8 52.2 121
2 Charleville, Co. Cork 52.33° -8.79° 128 180 Bovines 7/8 593.3 2858
3 Carrignavar, Co. Cork 52.02° -8.44° 177 212 Bovines 7/8 240.6 589
4 Cahir, Co. Tipperary 52.44° -7.96° 45 390 Bovines 7/8 618.4 2216
5 Dunmanway, Co. Cork 51.71° -9.19° 131 169 Bovines 6/8 269.2 874
6 Hospital, Co. Limerick 52.46° -8.49° 79 241 Bovines 8/8 197.5 1265
7 Fermoy, Co. Cork 52.18° -8.24° 37 324 Bovines; 26 Ovinesa 7/8 327.1 1322
8 Tallow, Co Waterford 52.09° -7.94° 70 677 Bovines 7/8 435.1 1282
9 Macroom, Co. Cork 51.88° -9.01° 81 106 Bovines 6/8 353.0 975
10 Mallow, Co. Cork 52.13° -8.76° 84 142 Bovines 8/8 375.9 1155
All Cork (7); Waterford (1); Tipperary (1); Limerick (1) 51.65° to 52.44° -9.19° to -7.94° 37–177 106–677 Bovines; 26–100 Ovines 68/80 354.2 2858
  1. aOvines grazed separately from bovines