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Table 2 Number of slaughtered female cattle in relation to the frequency of slaughtered pregnant cattle (n = 247)

From: Slaughter of pregnant cattle in German abattoirs – current situation and prevalence: a cross-sectional study

  Approximately how many cows and heifers were slaughtered a day? Sum
1–10 11–50 51–100 101–200 201–300 >300
How frequent was slaughter of gravid cows? never (0 %) 60 16 5 6 3 0 90
rarely (<1 %) 22 30 16 14 7 6 95
frequently (1–10 %) 4 9 14 19 7 3 56
often (>10 %) 0 1 0 2 0 3 6
Sum 86 56 35 41 17 12 247
  1. The reported proportion (never, rarely, frequently, often) of pregnant cattle slaughtered in relation to the total number of slaughtered females per day is shown in this table