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Table 5 Dental and periodontal lesions according to parity in 65 sows dead or euthanized on 15 Finnish farms. Prevalences are given as n with the finding (proportion within parity category). More than one finding per sow could be reported

From: Pathological findings in spontaneously dead and euthanized sows – a descriptive study

Parity 0–1 (n = 19) 2 (n = 13) 3–4 (n = 17) 5–10 (n = 16)
Tooth wear 9 (47%) 10 (77%) 13 (77%) 14 (88%)
Fracture 3 (16%) 3 (23%) 4 (24%) 6 (38%)
Periodontal disease 5 (26%) 5 (39%) 3 (18%) 4 (25%)
Calculus 0 3 (23%) 2 (12%) 2 (13%)