Skip to main content

Table 2 Number (n) of goat kids showing the following reactions during the disbudding procedure (Na = not adjustable)

From: Evaluation of anaesthesia and analgesia quality during disbudding of goat kids by certified Swiss farmers

Event Grade 1 (0) Grade 2 (1–2) Grade 3 (3–6) Grade 4 (> 6) Na
Head lifting (n) 153 (88.4%) 5 (2.9%) 4 (2.3%) 6 (3.5%) 5 (2.9%)
Paddling (one limb) (n) 159 (91.9%) 8 (4.6%) 1 (0.6%) 0 5 (2.9%)
Paddling (several limbs) (n) 152 (87.9%) 5 (2.9%) 8 (4.6%) 3 (1.7%) 5 (2.9%)
Kicking (one limb) (n) 161 (93.1%) 5 (2.9%) 1 (0.6%) 1 (0.6%) 5 (2.9%)
Kicking (several limbs) (n) 162 (93.6%) 4 (2.3%) 2(1.2%) 0 5 (2.9%)
Pull up (one limb) (n) 136 (78.6%) 23 (13.3%) 9 (5.2%) 0 5 (2.9%)
Pull up (several limbs) (n) 154 (89.0%) 13 (7.5%) 1 (0.6%) 0 5 (2.9%)
Focused eye movement (n) 114 (65.9%) 11 (6.4%) 6 (3.5%) 1 (0.6%) 41 (23.7%)
Spontaneous blinking (n) 49 (28.3%) 32 (18.5%) 24 (13.9%) 27 (15.6%) 41 (23.7%)
Ear movement (n) 131 (75.7%) 8 (4.6%) 1 (0.6%) 0 33 (19.1%)
Tail movement (n) 87 (50.3%) 34 (19.7%) 14 (8.1%) 10 (5.8%) 28 (16.2%)
Nose Movement (n) 132 (76.3%) 3 (1.7%) 0 0 38 (22.0%)
Mouth Movement (n) 124 (71.7%) 8 (4.6%) 3 (1.7%) 1 (0.6%) 37 (21.4%)
Groaning (stimulus-associated) (n) 96 (55.5%) 28 (16.2%) 24 (13.9%) 25 (14.5%) 0
Vocalisation (n) 108 (62.4%) 17 (9.8%) 21 (12.1%) 27 (15.6%) 0
\