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Table 1 Baseline comparison of groups at farm level

From: Comparison of the effect of a CIDR-Select Synch versus a long-term CIDR based AI protocol on reproductive performance in multiparous dairy cows in Swiss dairy farms

  CIDR-Select Synch CIDR12 p-value
Number of cows 262 246 0.224
Age of cows (years) 5 (4/7 5 (4/6.5) 0.627
DIM 98.5 (71/142) 100 (75/133) 0.709
Number of AI's 0 (0/1) 0 (0/1) 0.942
Number of cows/farm 24 (18/32) 25 (19/35) 0.224
Yearly milk yield/cow (kg) 7500 (6800/8050) 7300 (6800/8300) 0.554
  1. There were no significant differences found between the two treatments for the parameters listed (median values (25%/75%), skewed distribution).