Avoid Foot Rot Like the Plague
Prevention of footrot is the only practical way of dealing with this problem.
Contagious Foot Rot of Sheep - An Update
Foot rot is a serious contagious disease of sheep that has become a common problem in the western states in recent years. Once established in a flock, it usually remains until a consistent treatment program eliminates it. This disease must be differentiated from other foot problems if it is to be successfully treated. [PDF]
Steps to control, treat, and eliminate.
Causes, prevention and treatment of this common cause of lameness in sheep.
Topical Footrot Treatment
Instructions for treating with solution of oxytetracycline in alcohol.
Using Aggressive Flock Management to Avoid Foot Problems
The author details the steps she has taken to avoid the introduction of the bacterium dichelobacter nodosus onto her ranch.
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