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Table 4 Incidence of clinical mastitis in the dry period and new infection status at calving in seven dairy herds (Adapted from 3]).

From: Dry cow therapy with a non-antibiotic intramammary teat seal - a review

  New clinical cases in dry period   New IMI at calving
  Seal Untreated Seal Untreated
No. of quarters at risk 784 812 784 799
No. of new infections 0a 10b 27c 93d
  1. Numbers within columns marked with a,b or c,d, differ significantly (P = 0.0011 or P < 0.001, respectively) between treatments.