Sheeps' feetRSS feed

Posted: Wednesday 4 February, 2009

by Rosemary at 9:37pm in Sheep 2 comments Add your own

My sheeps' feet do stress me. I'm not very confident trimming them. So I've asked Gillian, who scanned the girls, to give me a lesson on Sunday. Jinx has had a problem with a back foot before and she's a wee bit lame again. I trimmed them at the weekend, but it's so wet and muddy that the antiseptic spray just washed off. We've made a pen on the patio and we'll clean her feet and spray them tomorrow and leave them shut in for a wee while. I hate to see her in pain, but hopefully Gillian will be able to put us on a firm footing (deliberate pun!) on Sunday.


Denise Newey

Sunday 8 February, 2009 at 4:57pm

If you have problems with your sheep's feet, talk to Crossgates who deal in homeopathic medication and they do one to help prevent foot problems in sheep, it goes in thier water. We use it every year from October through to April and we have very little or no trouble with our sheep's feet. Give it a try and good luck with your girl's feet.


mark taylor

Friday 25 March, 2022 at 9:29am

What is a rosebud infection it looks like a big round swollen abcess between the two hooves on the back hoof and what treatment can be done to heal it please no take it to a slaughter house its not helpful

Thankyou in advance

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