Group Average cattle weight before and after the trial period (kg) Average biweekly weight variation during the trial period (kg)
Before After bilateral p value   bilateral p value
Diflubenzuron (mean±SD) 299(±39) 372(±49)   0.0007* 4.8(±4.4)   <0.0001*
Control (mean±SD) 295(±51) 283(±51)   0.17** -0.4(±1.4)
*Wilcoxon (signed-rank test): considered different when p < 0.05
**Paired sample t-Test: considered different when p ≤ 0.05
Table 2: Cattle parameters - Comparison of average cattle weight of each group before and after the experiment (treated group by Wilcoxon test and control group by paired sample t-test) and the biweekly weight variation during the trial period by Wilcoxon test *Wilcoxon (signed-rank test): considered different when p < 0.05