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Table 3 Frequency of hide damage in bulls 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
< 18.4 57 26.3% 36.8% 22.8% 14.0%
18.4–20.3 36 19.4% 38.9% 36.1% 5.6%
20.4–23.2 19 42.1% 31.6% 15.8% 10.5%
>23.2 50 14.0% 38.0% 42.0% 6.0%
All 162 22.2% 36.9% 31.5% 9.4%