Spring Brings Showers, Flowers and Foot Rot
A checklist to minimize foot rot on operations
Spring is quickly approaching which brings wet weather and snow melt. These conditions are ideal to harbor foot rot. The organism responsible for the decaying infection is F. necrophorum and cooperates with other bacteria to manifest the infection in wounds and the thin interdermal skin on the hoof.
What can be done to prevent foot rot? There isn't a definitive answer to end foot rot on an operation indefinitely; however, many preventative measures can be taken. Click here to continue reading...