Saturday, April 3, 2010

Using a Footbath for Sheep and Goats

We have been battling foot scald and foot rot in our sheep and goats.  This condition, which is caused by several strains of bacteria that live in the soil, makes the sheep limp and causes moderate to severe production losses.  We vaccinate our ewes and does, but we've also started using a footbath to control the bacteria in our lambs.

Here's a video of the animals going through the footbath today!

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