TABLE 3

Distribution of categorical variables for management practices on 73 dairy farms in north-western Spain

Categorical variableLevelFrequency (%)
Frequency of bed cleaning‘When necessary’12
1 daily15
At least 2 daily73
Hoof trimming routine‘When necessary’49
1 yearly12
At least 2 yearly38
Frequency of feed bunk cleaning‘when necessary’2.7
1 daily88
2 daily9.6
Frequency of trough cleaning‘when necessary’82
1 daily14
2 daily4.1