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Table 4 Seasonal variations in the frequency of light flecks and spots after the eradication of lice.

From: The Effect of Eradication of Lice on the Occurrence of the Grain Defect Light Flecks and Spots on Cattle Hides

Months Number of hides Max. score
   0 1 2 3
Jan. Feb. 163 69.9% 16.0% 11.7% 2.4%
Mar. Apr. 141 57.5% 26.2% 13.5% 2.8%
May. Jun. 101 57.4% 22.8% 18.8% 1.0%
Jul. Aug. 61 68.9% 13.1% 16.4% 1.6%
Sep. Oct. 97 59.8% 21.7% 14.4% 4.1%
Nov. Dec. 101 55.5% 24.8% 15.8% 4.0%
  1. Score 0 – No damage
  2. Score 1 – Slight damage, with 1–2 light fleck or spot pr. 100 cm2.
  3. Score 2 – Some damage, with 3–5 light fleck or spots pr. 100 cm2.
  4. Score 3 – Severe damage, with more than 5 light fleck or spots pr. 100 cm2.