Kōrero: Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer

Footrot bath

Footrot bath

The traditional and most convenient way of treating sheep for footrot is by using a shallow concrete bath, installed beside the draughting race in a sheep yard. As the sheep are driven through, their feet are washed in the bath’s disinfecting solution. The sheep in this 1957 photograph are walking through a bath which probably contained a bluestone (copper sulfate) or formaline solution.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6329 66 G846

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, 'Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer - Sheep footrot and poisonous plants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17427/footrot-bath (accessed 17 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008