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dc.contributor.authorOlivas, Irene
dc.contributor.authorTorres, A. G.
dc.contributor.authorVillagrá, Aranzazu
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-01T10:09:39Z
dc.date.available2017-06-01T10:09:39Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.citationOlivas, I., Torres, A.G., Villagra, A. (2013). Development of a pododermatitis score in breeding does using clustering methods. Animal, 7(6), 1011-1016.
dc.identifier.issn1751-7311
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11939/4233
dc.description.abstractPododermatitis in rabbit production is an important welfare problem and there is less information on this type of lesion in rabbits than in many other species. The aim of this work was to develop a scoring system to assess the presence and severity of pododermatitis through observation of 1367 photos of rabbit feet by two observers. Different groups of lesions were established according to color, size, presence of chaps, presence of ulcers, shape, appearance and presence of blood in each observed foot. A two-step cluster methodology was used to gather the results in homogenous and objective units. The inter-rater agreement was moderate, and after the cluster analysis four main clusters were obtained. These clusters were later comprehensively described in terms of pododermatitis severity. Finally, attending to cluster description, a five-level score was defined and this scale resulted in a practical and objective way to assess pododermatitis in rabbit does. Cluster analysis provided a detailed characterization of this type of lesions and helped to obtain uniform scores.
dc.language.isoen
dc.titleDevelopment of a pododermatitis score in breeding does using clustering methods
dc.typearticle
dc.authorAddressInstituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias, Carretera CV-315, Km. 10,7 - 46113 Moncada (València)
dc.date.issuedFreeFormJUN 2013
dc.entidadIVIACentro de Tecnología Animal
dc.identifier.doi10.1017/S1751731112002509
dc.journal.issueNumber6
dc.journal.titleAnimal
dc.journal.volumeNumber7
dc.page.final1016
dc.page.initial1011
dc.rights.accessRightsopenAccess
dc.source.typeImpreso


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