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Erratum to: Monitoring cow comfort and rumen health indices in a cubicle-housed herd with an automatic milking system: a repeated measures approach

  • Arne Vanhoudt1, 2Email author,
  • Steven van Winden2,
  • John C. Fishwick2 and
  • Nicholas J. Bell2
Irish Veterinary JournalThe official journal of Veterinary Ireland, the representative body for the veterinary profession in Ireland201568:19

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13620-015-0046-1

Received: 20 July 2015

Accepted: 20 July 2015

Published: 27 August 2015

The original article was published in Irish Veterinary Journal 2015 68:12

The original version of this article [1] unfortunately published with two mistakes. The PDF of the article was missing the last page. Furthermore there was a mistake in the data Table two of the original article. The corrected table is included here as Table 1. Both errors have been corrected in the original article.
Table 1

The number of repeated observations needed to achieve a stated margin of error for each of the indices, at their respective point of lowest coefficient of variation

Index

Mean (%)

Margin of error (%)

Number of repeated observations

95 % confidence interval

Standing index

19.1

8.8

1

10.3 – 27.9

 

5

3

14.1 – 24.1

 

2.5

12

16.6 – 21.6

Cud chewing index

62.4

12.7

1

49.7 – 75.1

 

5

6

57.4 – 67.4

 

2.5

26

59.9 – 64.9

 

62.4

9.4

1

53.0 – 71.8

 

5

4

57.4 – 67.4

Rumination index

 

2.5

14

59.9 – 64.9

Notes

Declarations

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Farm Animal Health, Utrecht University, Veterinary Faculty
(2)
The Royal Veterinary College, Department of Production and Population Health

Reference

  1. Vanhoudt A, Van Winden S, Fishwick JC, Bell NJ. Monitoring cow comfort and rumen health indices in a cubicle-housed herd with an automatic milking system: a repeated measures approach. Ir Vet J. 2015;68:12.PubMed CentralView ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar

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