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Table 1 Description of the animals used over the different research trial

From: Technological, environmental and biological factors: referent variance values for infrared imaging of the bovine

Animals Age, d Weight, kg Status Breed composition
Beef heifer A 487 496 Non-pregnant 50 % Piedmontese, 35 % Angus 15 % Simmental,
Beef heifer B 453 492 Non-pregnant 50 % Piedmontese, 50 % Simmental
128 Calves 194 ± 21 260 ± 40.2 Weaned 45 % Angus, 40 % Simmental, 15 % Piedmontese;
3 Beef cows 5079 ± 440 689 ± 63.7 Post-partum, nursing 33 % Angus, 33 % Piedmontese, 17 % Simmental, 17 % other breeds
Dairy heifer 738 560 Pre-calving 100 % Holstein