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Table 4 Number and percent of 2843 piglets from 88 English farms with foot and limb lesions by location

From: A cross sectional study of prevalence, risk factors, population attributable fractions and pathology for foot and limb lesions in preweaning piglets on commercial farms in England

   Sole bruising Sole erosion Skin abrasion Hairless patch Swollen joint/claw
Limb Location n % n % n % n % n %
Fore right Carpal1      1032 36.3 1308 46.0 14 0.5
  Carpoph.2      532 18.7 1077 37.9 17 0.6
  Foot 1146 40.3 489 17.2      11 0.4
Fore left Carpal      873 30.7 1305 45.9 26 0.9
  Carpoph.      517 18.2 1109 39.0 26 0.9
  Foot 1140 40.1 478 16.8      14 0.5
Hind right Tarsal3      287 10.1 574 20.2 28 1.0
  Carpoph.          11 0.4
  Foot 1060 37.3 589 20.7      6 0.2
Hind left Tarsal      279 9.8 583 20.5 9 0.3
  Carpoph.          14 0.5
  Foot 1035 36.4 577 20.3      14 0.5
  1. 1carpal joint
  2. 2carpophalangeal joint
  3. 3 tarsal joint