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What does foot rot look like in cattle? can it occur on the back of the foot rather than between the two claws in the front? i have two cows limping badly, one has the back of her foot just above the hoof at the hairline swollen-she holds her foot up when not walking. the other has the same problem with more swelling, extending a little higher and the area is reddened, initially i thought it was a snakebite. we dont usually have any foot problems but it has been unusually wet htis year. 2 out of 400 at the same time with swelling in the same place seems kind of suspicious..
 
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> What does foot rot look like in
> cattle? can it occur on the back
> of the foot rather than between
> the two claws in the front? i have
> two cows limping badly, one has
> the back of her foot just above
> the hoof at the hairline
> swollen-she holds her foot up when
> not walking. the other has the
> same problem with more swelling,
> extending a little higher and the
> area is reddened, initially i
> thought it was a snakebite. we
> dont usually have any foot
> problems but it has been unusually
> wet htis year. 2 out of 400 at the
> same time with swelling in the
> same place seems kind of
> suspicious.. ~~~~~~sounds like footrot.if runing a fever give la200.if grazing good an chewing cud good.most willget over it own there own.i would keep an eye on them .if they look depressed or stop eating ,get them up an give a shot.~~~~~~~~Tc
 
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dealing with it myself on a prize bull. My vet said same on the LA 200 also treat for 2 or 3 days with Kopertox soultion directly on the feet. I hope this helps.

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