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Table 2 Scoring system for footrot according to Stewart and Claxton [21]

From: First report on outbreaks of contagious ovine digital dermatitis in Sweden

Score Description
1 Inflammation to the interdigital skin with erosion of the epithelium
2 Necrotising inflammation of the interdigital skin and part or all of the soft horn of the axial wall
3 Necrotising inflammation and underrunning of the soft horn of the heel and sole, not extending to the abaxial edge of the sole
4 Underrunning extending to the abaxial edge of the sole
5 Necrotising inflammation of the laminae of the abaxial wall and underrunning of the hard horn