Advances in the control of foot rot in sheep.

  title={Advances in the control of foot rot in sheep.},
  author={C V Kimberling and Robert P Ellis},
  journal={The Veterinary clinics of North America. Food animal practice},
  volume={6 3},
All cases of foot rot, whether acute, chronic, benign, or inapparent, must be identified. If the outbreak is severe and production losses warrant, each foot of each animal must be examined thoroughly. Proper handling facilities and equipment, adequate light, and dry working conditions are needed to properly examine each foot. Infected sheep must be separated from the clean flock. Following extensive treatment, these animals must be diagnosed as free from the disease before returning to the… CONTINUE READING