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Table 1 Means and standard deviations (±SD) of the superficial digital flexor tendon (SDFT) and deep digital flexor tendon (DDFT) measures in millimeters (mm) of the Nellore and Girolando calves at three different ages

From: Ultrasonography of the distal limbs in Nellore and Girolando calves 8 to 12 months of age

Limb Side Digit Nellore Girolando
Tickness (mm) Width (mm) Tickness (mm) Width (mm)
SDFT DDFT DDFT SDFT DDFT DDFT
8 months of age
T R Lat 1.98 ± 0.24 5.62 ± 0.74 12.98 ± 1.18 2.01 ± 0.19 5.23 ± 0.78 12.70 ± 0.55
Med 1.98 ± 0.20 5.41 ± 0.70 13.49 ± 1.10 2.03 ± 0.19 4.70 ± 0.43 12.94 ± 1.10
L Lat 2.01 ± 0.19 5.53 ± 0.76 13.67 ± 0.99 1.97 ± 0.20 5.17 ± 0.68 12.57 ± 0.93
Med 2.02 ± 0.20 5.38 ± 0.68 14.11 ± 1.07 1.94 ± 0.18 6.07 ± 0.50 12.90 ± 1.11
P R Lat 2.26 ± 0.19 5.79 ± 0.80 13.60 ± 1.01 2.04 ± 0.19 5.34 ± 0.64 12.66 ± 0.90
Med 2.17 ± 0.18 5.78 ± 0.63 13.67 ± 0.96 1.90 ± 0.13 5.47 ± 0.51 12.84 ± 0.98
L Lat 2.11 ± 0.16 5.99 ± 0.86 13.24 ± 1.04 2.09 ± 0.17 5.63 ± 0.65 11.77 ± 1.43
Med 2.06 ± 0.21 6.00 ± 0.69 13.78 ± 1.18 1.98 ± 0.18 5.51 ± 0.67 12.88 ± 0.99
10 months of age
T R Lat 2.28 ± 0.21 6.44 ± 0.48 14.40 ± 0.60 2.29 ± 0.20 6.28 ± 0.64 14.27 ± 1.05
Med 2.24 ± 0.11 6.27 ± 0.51 14.72 ± 0.66 2.36 ± 0.13 6.31 ± 0.60 14.34 ± 0.79
L Lat 2.29 ± 0.19 6.39 ± 0.48 14.78 ± 0.57 2.16 ± 0.16 6.30 ± 0.39 14.48 ± 0.58
Med 2.23 ± 0.17 6.44 ± 0.42 14.73 ± 0.64 2.21 ± 0.14 6.47 ± 0.32 14.64 ± 0.74
P R Lat 2.53 ± 0.20 6.45 ± 0.49 14.75 ± 0.55 2.31 ± 0.16 6.56 ± 0.61 14.73 ± 0.61
Med 2.44 ± 0.13 6.63 ± 0.38 14.68 ± 0.62 2.33 ± 0.15 6.65 ± 0.61 14.46 ± 0.69
L Lat 2.37 ± 0.17 6.68 ± 0.49 14.71 ± 0.58 2.37 ± 0.18 6.76 ± 0.20 14.88 ± 0.60
Med 2.37 ± 0.21 6.96 ± 0.36 14.71 ± 0.65 2.33 ± 0.18 6.57 ± 0.26 14.13 ± 0.76
12 months of age
T R Lat 2.50 ± 0.21 6.68 ± 0.48 15.08 ± 0.43 2.46 ± 0.23 6.56 ± 0.43 14.78 ± 0.74
Med 2.50 ± 0.24 6.52 ± 0.49 15.38 ± 0.66 2.53 ± 0.14 6.61 ± 0.36 14.96 ± 0.94
L Lat 2.63 ± 0.20 6.75 ± 0.40 15.16 ± 0.35 2.40 ± 0.16 6.46 ± 0.31 15.24 ± 0.63
Med 2.46 ± 0.15 6.60 ± 0.40 15.30 ± 0.55 2.49 ± 0.12 6.62 ± 0.30 15.28 ± 0.56
P R Lat 2.68 ± 0.20 7.00 ± 0.43 16.49 ± 0.42 2.51 ± 0.20 6.91 ± 0.27 15.28 ± 0.59
Med 2.64 ± 0.15 6.88 ± 0.37 15.50 ± 0.57 2.53 ± 0.14 7.00 ± 0.37 15.04 ± 0.66
L Lat 2.61 ± 0.23 7.07 ± 0.36 15.33 ± 0.40 2.54 ± 0.14 6.93 ± 0.18 15.46 ± 0.46
Med 2.66 ± 0.13 7.21 ± 0.31 15.52 ± 0.50 2.57 ± 0.12 6.80 ± 0.32 14.70 ± 0.50
  1. T test adopting P ≤ 0.05.
  2. T = thoracic limbs; P = pelvic limbs; R = right side; L = left side; Lat = lateral; Med = medial.