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Table 5
- The impact of elbow and knee joint lesions on abnormal gait and posture of sows

Association (regression coefficients) between gait, posture (the maximal scores over time for each sow were used) and lesions in the elbow joint. .

  Humerus
  Radius
Ulna
  Mediale condyle
Lateral condyle
Fovea capitis
Incisura troichlearis
  Ulceration
Repair
Ulceration
Osteophytes
Erosion
Erosion

Forelegs turned out
          0.22*
Hind legs turned out
      1.74**
   
Weak pasterns forelegs
-0.62*
    3.16***
   
Stiff in front
    0.85*
     
Stiff in rear
    0.87*
  -0.33*
 

No. of sows = 60. Levels of significance: * P ≤ 0.05; ** P ≤ 0.01; *** P ≤ 0.001


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