Vaccination plan beats foot rot

July 2008
Farmers Weekly;7/18/2008, p53
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This article reports that sheep with sound feet milk better, grow more quickly and maintain body condition, according to Carmarthenshire, Wales farmer Iwan Price-Davies. His conclusions come after a successful 12-month lameness treatment and prevention programme with his flock, which has led to all ewes receiving an annual vaccination against foot rot. By working closely with his specialist sheep veterinarian, Price-Davies has discovered the true extent of foot rot infection within his flock.


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