Sheep farmers are still failing to accurately diagnose lameness, which is hampering cure rates on UK farms, vets have warned. The three main foot diseases that affect sheep are Codd, foot-rot and scald. However, farmers sometimes misdiagnose cases which means appropriate treatment and prevention may be delayed. Scald can be common in lambs and is fairly easily treated. However in adult sheep scald is usually a precursor to foot-rot and therefore treatment involves the use of an injectable antibiotic and […]