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Table 4 Mean Visual Analog Scale scores Behavioral Data in Band and Surgically Castrated Animals

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

Study Day Band vs Surgical Castration
P value
Treatment Band Castrated Surgically Castrated
Mean (%) Standard Error P Value Mean (%) Standard Error P Value
Day -1 Control Meloxicam Meloxicam 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.000
Control (Saline) 0 0 0 0
Day 0 0.0001 <0.0001 Meloxicam 21.97 3.10 0.0001 12.70 2.12 0.0001
Control (Saline) 41.07 3.73 27.64 3.04
Day 1 0.002 0.0002 Meloxicam 17.05 2.66 0.0001 7.67 1.53 0.002
Control (Saline) 34.17 3.28 15.92 2.25
Day 2 0.0136 0.0031 Meloxicam 17.25 2.88 0.0056 7.20 1.51 0.0136
Control (Saline) 26.61 3.29 14.69 2.39
Day 3 0.0515 0.1296 Meloxicam 10.61 1.78 0.0515 3.73 0.72 0.1296
Control (Saline) 16.44 2.37 6.04 0.98