Chicken's walk may hold clues to disease spread

Chicken's walk may hold clues to disease spread

PLOTTING on a grid just how a chicken walks may one day give farmers more insight into how best to protect their flock from non-airborne pathogens.

"What this mathematical model tells you ... is how a chicken walks, meaning its pattern, how it moves around a pen," explained Dr. Arni S.R. Srinivasa Rao, a mathematical modeler in the department of biostatistics and epidemiology at the Medical College of Georgia

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