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Table 4 Descriptive data of placental characteristics in animals delivering a stillborn (animals no. 58 and 465) or weak calf (animal no. 716).

From: Endocrine Profiles, Haematology and Pregnancy Outcomes of Late Pregnant Holstein Dairy Heifers Sired by Bulls Giving a High or Low Incidence of Stillbirth

Animal no. Placental wt (kg) Cotyledons (no./kg) Intercotyledonary wt (kg) Shedding time (h)
   S M L Total   
58 6.4 32/0.2 63/1.2 14/0.7 109/2.1 4.3 7.7
716 4.8 30/0.3 62/1.2 27/1.2 119/2.7 2.1 3.6
465 2.9 31/0.1 33/0.5 18/0.8 82/1.5 1.5 2.7
  1. Group A1 = animals no. 58 and 716; Group A2 = animal no. 465; S = small size, M = medium size, L = large size