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Table 3 Number of cuds per day and number of chewing cycles per cud and per day during rumination

From: Evaluation of eating and rumination behaviour in cows using a noseband pressure sensor

Variable M n Mean sd Min. Max.
Number of cuds per day D 10 410.1 46.9 348 478
P 10 410.0 47.1 347 478
Number of chewing cycles per cud D 10 60.0 2.7 43.3 69.1
P 10 60.3 2.6 44.3 69.4
Number of chewing cycles per day during rumination D 10 24'669 * 4'833 15'057 31'770
  P 10 24'751 4'789 15'369 31'893
  1. M Measuring technique, D Direct observation, P Pressure sensor technique.
  2. *Difference between measuring techniques, P < 0.05 (paired t-test).