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Table 1 Frequency of hides with light flecks and spots and the frequency of damage within anatomical regions (n= 368).

From: Variation in the Level of Grain Defect Light Flecks and Spots on Cattle Hides

  Mac. score
  0 1 2 3
All regions 24.2% 37.2% 31.5% 7.3%
Neck and shoulders 32.1% 40.0% 23.9% 4.1%
Forelimbs and dewlap 60.9% 24.5% 11.4% 3.3%
Back 67.9% 15.2% 13.0% 3.8%
Rump, hindlimbs, sides and belly 84.5% 13.3% 2.2% 0.0%
  1. Score 0 – No damage
  2. Score 1 – Slight damage, with 1–2 light flecks or spots per 100 cm2.
  3. Score 2 – Some damage, with 3–5 light flecks or spots per 100 cm2.
  4. Score 3 – Severe damage, with more than 5 light flecks or spots per 100 cm2.