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Table 2 Prevalence of litters with lameness diagnosed in piglets by sow parity. Total prevalence, mean number and range of lame pigs in the affected litters, as well as the percentages of litters with one, two, three or more than three affected piglets

From: Lameness in piglets – should pain killers be included at treatment?

  Litters Litters with lameness Number of lame piglets in affected litters
Parity Total n % Mean Range 1 lame 2 lame 3 lame >3 lame
1 146 46 31.5 A 1.52 1-9 76 %A 15 %A 4 %A 4 %A
2 103 39 37.9 AB 1.51 1-6 74 %AB 18 %A 5 %A 5 %A
3 97 40 41.2 AB 1.74 1-6 55 %BC 28 %A 8 %A 8 %AB
4 62 33 53.2 B 2.15 1-6 48 %C 51 %B 15 %AB 15 %AB
>4 73 52 71.2 C 2.18 1-7 54%C 29%A 27%B 19%B
  1. Different superscript letters within columns indicate significant pairwise differences with P < 0.05