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Table 2 Pathology scoring system adopted to assess lesion severity in lame sheep.

From: Co-induction of cyclooxyenase-2 and early growth response gene (Egr-1) in spinal cord in a clinical model of persistent inflammation and hyperalgesia

Score Criteria
0 Normal foot
1 Damage to hoof; inflamed digital tissues; no smell
2 Foot swollen and hot; inflamed digital tissues
3 Foot swollen and hot; inflamed digital tissues; broken hoof
4 Foot swollen and hot; inflamed digital tissues; broken hoof; foul odour