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foot rot

n.
A degenerative bacterial infection of the feet in certain hoofed animals, especially cattle or sheep, often resulting in loss of the hoof.

foot rot

A slang term for TINEA (epidermophytosis) of the feet (tinea pedis).
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Many cases of foot rot eventually clears up without treatment, but the animal is lame a long time and may lose a lot of weight--as well as spreading bacteria during the time the foot is swollen and discharging.
They combined the incidences of three highly prevalent bacterial diseases affecting feedlot cattle--pinkeye, foot rot, and bovine respiratory disease.
Whilst the task of controlling and managing lameness due to foot rot is difficult and never ending, particularly at this time of year, with the recent wet weather, the transporting of severely lame animals is unacceptable and illegal.
Among these are citrus tristeza virus (CTV), citrus root weevil (Diaprepes abbreviatus), foot rot (Phytophthora nicotianae), root rot (P.
Sheep are prone to foot rot and their hooves need trimming once or twice a year depending on the number of rocks in your pasture that help wear down the hooves.
I normally expect foot rot at events like this as it usually rains.
When he pointed out Ireland exported thousands of bodhrans to Australia the official told Scott:"Unless you can prove to me with official documentation that this skin has been specially treated by laser radiation to remove any hairs and therefore potential disease such as foot rot then I cannot let you take this animal product into the country.
Inventor Trevor got the idea after a greyhound trainer asked if there was anything he could do to prevent foot rot.
The owner asked me if I could do anything to prevent foot rot in the animals.
Without regular trimmings, cows are particularly vulnerable to Hairy Wart, a painful wart that grows between the toes, and Foot Rot, a bacterial sore between the toes that causes the foot to swell.
Many of the areas we have planted were wet and inaccessible - areas where sheep had been picking up liver fluke and foot rot.
After 12 lambs were sold at Carmarthen Mart in January, it was discovered they were suffering from foot rot, Llanelli Magistrates' Court heard yesterday.