Table 3

Median and IQR of veterinarians’ preferences for UHP in different dairy production contexts

ContextUHPMedian (IQR)
Dry-lot systemD2 (1–3)
H2 (1–3)
B3 (2–4.25)
F5 (4–6.25)
A5.5 (3–7)
E6 (4.75–7)
G6 (5–7)
I7 (6–9)
C7.5 (6–9)
Dry-lot with pasture access systemD1 (1–2)
H2 (2–4)
B3 (2–4)
A6 (3–8)
F6 (4–7)
E6 (5–7)
G6 (5–8)
I7 (5–8)
C7.5 (6–9)
  • Rank of preference was from 1 (most desirable) to 9 (least desirable).

  • IQR, interquartile range; UHP, udder health programme.