Foot Rot - o Secondary infection laminitis • If the...

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One of the most important U.S. sheep diseases o Affects goats and sheep Caused by two anaerobic bacteria Transmitted : Fomites Buying infected sheep ** common in soil and manure Symptoms : Can hide in the hoof   not show signs for a period of time Inflammation o Causes a separation of the hoof from the hoof wall
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Unformatted text preview: o Secondary infection, laminitis • If the animal can’t walk can’t eat (weight loss) Prevention + Control : • Trim hooves frequently • Light footed sheep are more prone (softer feet) • Foot baths zinc sulfate FOOT ROT...
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