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Footrot; Coming Soon to a Flock Near You

April 1st, 2009 · No Comments

Dr. Bill Shulaw, OSU Extension Veterinarian Green grass is beginning to peek through the brown plant residues on many Ohio pastures. If our weather pattern is typical this spring, we will soon be enjoying warmer, but wetter, weather. Although we will welcome the flush of new forage that this weather will bring, this is the […]

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Foot Rot Or Scald: Which Is It?

June 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

William P. Shulaw, Extension Veterinarian (Originally Published in Sheep Team Newsletter August 2003) Wet weather this spring and summer has certainly created ideal conditions for foot problems in sheep.  Nearly continuous exposure to moisture softens the hoof’s horny tissues and makes it more vulnerable to irritation, injury, and infection.  Those flocks that are affected by […]

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