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The sheep whisperer

  • Joined Jan 2021
Split hoof/ foot
« on: December 28, 2021, 08:44:50 pm »
1 of my 2 year old ewes hoof claw has split and spread quite badly, she’s not limping or lame on it moment but has had a few problems previously.
The split is horizontal just below the fur on leg ???
Any suggestions as to the best cause of treatment thanks

twizzel

  • Joined Apr 2012
Re: Split hoof/ foot
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2021, 07:39:24 am »
Leave it alone if she’s not lame. If she goes lame then bacteria has probably got in so a spray of blue spray and jab of antibiotic and anti inflammatory from the vet.

shep53

  • Joined Jan 2011
  • Dumfries & Galloway
Re: Split hoof/ foot
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2021, 12:25:03 pm »
Looks like CODD but you say not lame yet ??    maybe send photo to your vet

 

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