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Table 1 Heart Rates of Calves following Band or Surgical Castration

From: Efficacy of oral meloxicam suspension for prevention of pain and inflammation following band and surgical castration in calves

   Band Castration Surgical Castration
Time Post – Castration Treatment Mean (beats/min) SE P
Value
Mean (beats/min) SE P Value
2–4 h Meloxicam 119.3 2.2 0.0001 100.2 4.0 0.0019
Control (Saline) 141.2 2.7 116.6 2.0
6–8 h Meloxicam 112.9 2.0 0.0005 98.4 5.1 0.0003
Control (Saline) 131.3 3.4 122.9 3.0
8–10 h Meloxicam 113.3 3.9 0.0033 103.2 3.6 0.0026
Control (Saline) 134.8 4.6 119.0 2.7