Scald is the most common cause of lameness of lambs and can lead to footrot. It is  a perpetual threat to sheep flock lameness levels, health and welfare and ultimately productivity. It is the most common cause of lameness in lambs, and not uncommon in adult sheep. What causes scald? It is caused by opportunistic bacteria that damage the soft tissue between the toes. Emily Gascoigne XLVets Synergy Farm Health Risk factors include high stocking density, grazing long grass, moist […]