Kōrero: Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer

Foot abscess in a sheep

Foot abscess in a sheep

Foot abscess is a painful infection of the hoof that becomes noticeable when the sheep becomes lame and holds its foot off the ground. Infection starts inside the hoof and progresses upward, eventually resulting in some deformity. This X-ray shows a sheep's infected foot.

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Reference: D. M. West, A. N. Bruere and A. L. Ridler, The sheep: health, disease & production. Palmerston North: Veterinary Continuing Education, Massey University, 2002, p. 2

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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/17429/foot-abscess-in-a-sheep (accessed 17 July 2020)

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