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Table 3 Farmer and sheep specialist decisions to catch lame sheep by locomotion scores 1, 2, 3 or 4

From: Recognition of lameness and decisions to catch for inspection among sheep farmers and specialists in GB

Locomotion score When catch lame sheep
  First lame sheep in the group (%, 95% CI) 2–5 sheep in the group lame (%, 95% CI) 2–5 sheep in the group lame (%, 95% CI) > 10 sheep in the group lame (%, 95% CI)
Score 1     
Farmers (N = 100) 34 (25 – 44) 30 (21 – 40) 21 (14 – 30) 15 (9 – 24)
Sheep specialists (N = 34) 31 (17 – 49) 34 (19 – 52) 20 (8 – 37) 12 (3 – 27)
Score 2     
Farmers (N = 142) 46 (38 – 55) 33 (25 – 41) 17 (11 – 24) 4 (1 – 8)
Sheep specialists (N = 49) 41 (27 – 56) 45 (31 – 60) 14 (6 – 27)  
Score 3     
Farmers (N = 161) 56 (48 – 64) 56 (48 – 64) 56 (48 – 64) 56 (48 – 64)
Sheep specialists (N = 53) 87 (85 – 90) 11 (9 – 13) 2 (1 – 4)  
Score 4     
Farmers (N = 164) 85 (79 – 90) 14 (9–20) 1 (0 – 3)  
Sheep specialists (N = 53) 92 (82 – 98) 6 (1 – 16) 2 (0 – 10)