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Table 1 Occurrence of cubicle refusal in dairy herds. The four refusal categories were mutually exclusive so that a cow could only be included in one category. The figures calculated for each herd for all four categories combined are given as the "total".

From: Cubicle Refusal in Norwegian Dairy Herds

  In all herds (N = 184) In herds with cubicle refusal (N = 100)
Behaviour category Mean Range S.D. Mean Range S.D.
Consistent cubicle refusal with whole body 2% 0–28% 4 4% 0–28% 5.6
Occasional cubicle refusal with whole body 3% 0–26% 5 5% 0–26% 5.8
Consistent cubicle refusal with part of body 1% 0–20% 3 2% 0–20% 4.0
Occasional cubicle refusal with part of body 1% 0–22% 3 1% 0–22% 3.3
Total cubicle refusal in herd 6% 0–55% 9 12% 1–55% 8.9