A hoof with a digital dermititis lesion© Anthea Kitching
Carrying out “blitz treatments” on digital dermatitis using topical antibiotic spray has been proven to dramatically lower the number of active lesions from 49 to one during a five-month period, a farm trial has demonstrated. Using licensed topical antibiotics treatments for three consecutive days was also found to lower antibiotics use, with just 1.5g of antibiotics used per cow for the 49 cows treated. Vet Sara Pedersen of Farm Dynamics was commissioned to undertake a trial at Marcross Farm, in the […]