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Table 2 Classification of sow's initial response to human presence

From: A cross sectional study of the prevalence, risk factors and population attributable fractions for limb and body lesions in lactating sows on commercial farms in England

Score Classification1
0 Bright alert and responsive - sow rises immediately
1 Bright but less responsive - may remain down, or dog sitting, before eventually rising
2 May be dull - only rises when strongly motivated
32 Dull and unresponsive - will not rise
  1. 1[12]
  2. 2Combined with score 2 for analysis due to the small number of sows in this category