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Table 4 Characteristics of six hospitalized animals

From: A missense mutation in TUBD1 is associated with high juvenile mortality in Braunvieh and Fleckvieh cattle

Parameter BV1 BV2 FV1 BV3 BV4 BV5
Breed Braunvieh Braunvieh Fleckvieh Braunvieh Braunvieh Braunvieh
Sex male female male male male male
Age at admission (days) 41 44 75 13 1 485
Weight at admission (kg) 58 59 71 31 33 227
Pulse (heartbeats per minute) 100 104 100 140 138 60
Body temperature (°C) 38.3 39.9 39.2 38.6 38.3 39.1
Respiratory rate (breaths per minute) 40 48 40 40 54 60
BCS (score) 2.5 2 2.5 2 2 1.5
Auscultation lungs + vesicular ++ vesicular ++ vesicular +++ vesicular rhonchus +++ vesicular-bronchial
Hospitalization period (days) 109 164 111 19 157 17
Age at euthanasia (days) 150 208 186 32 158 502
Weight at euthanasia (kg) 168 151.5 106.5 31 134 258
  1. Parameters from the initial examination of six Braunvieh (BV1-BV5) and Fleckvieh (FV1) animals homozygous for the rs383232842 C-allele