Warning to farmers as wet weather increases risk of footrot

Kristen Frost
By Kristen Frost
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:03pm, first published June 1 2022 - 3:00am
TROUBLE UNDERFOOT: Benign footrot has significant production impacts, especially under current wet conditions, where dense wet pastures could cause flare ups, causing lameness, pain and leading to declines in condition scores.

Sheep producers are being urged to be "on guard" for the incidence of footrot as continual wet weather dampens the southern states.

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Kristen Frost

Kristen Frost

National Sheep and Wool Writer

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