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Table 2 The pattern of bruises reflecting the object used for infliction on 101 slaughter pigs

From: Gross and histopathological evaluation of human inflicted bruises in Danish slaughter pigs

Pattern Number of pigs (n = 101)
Tramline 51 (50 %)
Tattoo-hammer 21 (21 %)
Paddle 8 (8 %)
Double U profile 6 (6 %)
Circle 3 (3 %)
Chain 2 (2 %)
Other 10 (10 %)
  1. Six patterns of bruises were recognized. In 13 % of pigs the object used to inflict bruises could not be identified