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Table 10 Correlations between the interest of the Stockperson and the AWI, the category scores and the scores for the individual indicators.

From: An on-farm investigation of beef suckler herds using an animal welfare index (AWI)

Indicators Significance Rs
AWI P < 0.001 0.42
Stockpersonship score P < 0.001 0.67
Feed cleanliness P = 0.012 0.62
Cleanliness of floor P = 0.01 0.47
Outdoors - water trough cleanliness P = 0.001 0.44
Lameness (less) P < 0.001 0.43
Health P = 0.023 0.42
Cleanliness of animals P = 0.003 0.40
Artificial light P = 0.025 0.37
Weaning P = 0.023 0.35
Space allowance per animal P = 0.016 0.33
Environment Score P = 0.009 0.30
Locomotion score P = 0.023 0.29
Social score P = 0.026 0.27