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Table 6
- 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 knee joint.

  Femur
  Medial condyle
Lateral condyle
  Ulceration
Repair
Infolding
Ulceration

Weak pasterns forelegs
0.58*
  -0.90**
 
Hind legs turned out
  1.12***
-0.55*
 
Stiff in rear
-0.73**
    1.00**

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


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