Lameness and foot lesions in adult British dairy goats.

  title={Lameness and foot lesions in adult British dairy goats.},
  author={N P Hill and Patrick E. Murphy and Aimee J Nelson and N Mouttotou and L. E. S. Green and Kenton Morgan},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  volume={141 16},
In the first population-based study of lameness and foot lesions in adult goats in the UK, a random sample of 307 adult goats from four large commercial dairy farms was examined. The overall proportion of lame goats was 9.1 per cent (2.6 to 24.4 per cent). The abnormalities detected were horn separation (29.6 per cent), white line lesions (13.0 per cent) slippering (10.1 per cent), abscess of the sole (4.2 per cent), foreign body, and granulomatous lesions (1.0 per cent). Between 83.1 and 95.5… CONTINUE READING

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