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Table 6 Milk production and milk composition in cows with metritis (M group) and healthy control cows (CO group)

From: Evaluation of oxidant/antioxidant status, metabolic profile and milk production in cows with metritis

Variable CO group M group P value
(n = 8) (n = 21)
mean ± SD mean ± SD
Milk production (kg/d) 50.5 ± 5.0 33.4 ± 7.7 < 0.001
Fat (%) 3.19 ± 0.53 3.69 ± 0.56 < 0.05
Protein (%) 3.25 ± 0.17 3.19 ± 0.32 >  0.05
Lactose (%) 5.01 ± 0.21 4.95 ± 0.23 >  0.05
SCC (103 cells/ml) 71 ± 80 97 ± 98 >  0.05
Urea (mg/100 ml) 21.8 ± 5.8 23.2 ± 4.4 >  0.05
  1. SCC somatic cell count, SD standard deviation