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foot rot

[′fu̇t ‚rät]
(plant pathology)
Any disease that involves rotting of the stem or trunk of a plant.
(veterinary medicine)
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Despite the lambs lying next to their mothers they do not get footrot, whereas in the past, because it is highly infectious and easily transmitted from sheep to sheep, they did.
He said: "For vaccination to be effective it is important that producers have a definitive diagnosis of footrot, as opposed to any other lameness condition such as CODD or scald.
Whilst footrot is the most common condition, there are other causes of lameness, including scald and Contagious Ovine Digital Dermatitis (CODD) for example, and it can be easy to confuse the symptoms.
Footrot, meanwhile, is a painful and contagious condition which occurs when the bacteria Bacteriodes nodosus infects a case of scald.
While more than 90% of sheep farmers report having footrot in their flocks, there are often other underlying reasons.
Sustainable and long-term solutions include building up genetic resistance to footrot through selection, and culling of persistently lame sheep.
With no Tiger, the biggest galleries flocked to Monty's gang at Birkdale yesterday - and the 1st Battalion Light Umbrellas stayed with him through footslog and footrot.
For example, in sheep footrot causes decreased thermal and mechanical thresholds indicating a form of hyperalgesia (Ley et al.
WELSH Mountain sheep breeders have been given hope they can eradicate footrot from their flocks.
Before they set foot on your place, trim the hooves carefully and, as a precaution, apply a footrot disinfectant.
Was usual meal of glue soup and desiccated chicken on a slurry of vegetables followed by slime pudding, washed down with gallons of Chateau Footrot.
e ve points comprise: prompt and appropriate treatment of any lame sheep; vaccination biannually with prescription medicine Footvax to reduce footrot lesions and build immunity; culling badly or repeatedly infected sheep; quarantining incoming animals; and avoiding spreading infection when sheep are gathered and handled.