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Table 3 Semi-quantitative locomotion scoring

From: How effective are clinical pre-farrowing risk assessment and the use of soft rubber mats in preventing shoulder ulcers in at-risk sows?

Score Criteria
0 No clinical signs of lameness
1 Barely visibly lame
2 Visibly, moderately lame with pressure on all limbs
3 Visibly lame with decreased pressure on the limbs
4 Decreased limb pressure to achieve relief or avoidance of pressure, or adoption of relieving posture
5 Avoidance of any limb pressure, exclusive adoption of relieving posture