Sheep: Lameness (PB1149)

Lameness in Sheep

PB1149
2003.

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Contents

Foreword

Introduction

The main causes of lameness

Footrot
Scald
Contagious Ovine Digital Dermatitis (CODD)
Soil Balling
Shelly Hoof
Whiteline Abscess
Pedal Joint Abscess
Granuloma
Other causes

Management Practices to help reduce the incidence of lameness

Treatment of lameness

Foot bathing

Eradication of Foot rot

Flock security

Summary

Further information


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