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Table 5 Mean Pedometer Recordings (Tail Swishes) 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 Treatment Band Castration Surgical Castration
Mean (swishes) Standard Error P Value Mean (swishes) Standard Error P Value
Day –1 to 0 Meloxicam 5425 452 0.4068 16095 2567 0.0275
Control (Saline) 7041 1094 9011 1297
Day 0 to 1 Meloxicam 8575 1327 0.1161 19168 2414 0.058
Control (Saline) 8135 1350 12934 1775
Day 1 to 2 Meloxicam 7730 1402 0.6625 20674 3683 0.7107
Control (Saline) 11961 2238 17559 2269
Day 2 to 3 Meloxicam 12819 2172 0.1264 20394 4137 0.9085
Control (Saline) 17865 2791 16945 2595