Table 1

Percentage (number) of the cows with Metricheck device (MT) categories on a 0–5 scale from two weeks to seven weeks postpartum

% (n) of MT-category*
012345Total No.
Week 2 3.6 (1)0.0 (0)25.0 (7)25.0 (7)32.1 (9)14.3 (4)28
3 14.3 (4)39.3 (11)28.6 (8)17.9 (5)0.0 (0)0.0 (0)28
4 18.5 (5)44.4 (12)14.8 (4)18.5 (5)3.7 (1)0.0 (0)27
5 10.7 (3)60.7 (17)17.9 (5)10.7 (3)0.0 (0)0.0 (0)28
6 15.4 (4)50.0 (13)19.2 (5)11.5 (3)3.8 (1)0.0 (0)26
7 34.8 (8)52.2 (12)4.3 (1)4.3 (1)0.0 (0)4.3 (1)23
  • * 0=no discharge, 1=clear mucus, 2=flecks of purulent material within otherwise clear mucus, 3=mucopurulent but less than 50% purulent material, 4=mucopurulent with more than 50% purulent material, and 5=mucopurulent with more than 50% purulent material and with an odour.