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Table 2 Frequency of hide damage in cows divided in age classes at the time of slaughter.

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

Age in months Number of hides Mac. Score
   0 1 2 3
< 31.0 52 23.1% 48.8% 25.0% 3.9%
31.0–42.3 57 24.6% 38.6% 31.6% 5.3%
42.4–54.3 38 21.1% 36.8% 36.8% 5.3%
>54.3 59 30.5% 28.8% 32.2% 8.5%
All 206 25.2% 38.0% 31.1% 5.8%