Table 2

Descriptive data showing prevalence of QSCM by cow breed
Breed
White Fulani Sokoto Gudali Holstein Friesian Rahaji
Quarter SCM (%) Total (%) SCM (%) Total (%) SCM (%) Total (%) SCM (%) Total (%)
LFQ 17 (38.64) 44 (100.00) 57 (54.81) 104 (100.00) 71 (50.00) 141 (100.00) 7 (63.64) 11 (100.00)
LHQ 15 (34.09) 44 (100.00) 41 (39.42) 104 (100.00) 55 (39.01) 141 (100.00) 8 (72.73) 11 (100.00)
RFQ 12 (27.27) 44 (100.00) 47 (45.19) 104 (100.00) 51 (36.43) 141 (100.00) 7 (63.64) 11 (100.00)
RHQ 13 (29.55) 44 (100.00) 45 (43.27) 104 (100.00) 66 (46.81) 141 (100.00) 7 (63.64) 11 (100.00)
Total 57 (32.39) 176 (100.00) 190 (45.67) 416 (100.00) 243 (43.09) 564 (100.00) 29 (65.91) 44 (100.00)

QSCM = sub-clinical mastitis; LFQ = Left fore-quarter; LHQ = Left hind quarter; RFQ = Right fore-quarter; RHQ = Right hind quarter.

Shittu et al.

Shittu et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:134   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-134

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