Foul in the foot is an acute and highly infectious disease of cattle characterised by swelling and lameness. This extremely painful condition can become chronic if treatment is not provided, allowing other foot’s structures to become affected.
Environmental hygiene is a key component in preventing foul in the foot
▫Minimize abrasive surfaces and wet areas, especially around feeding and watering areas
▫Remove manure regularly
▫Place slabs along water tanks and feed bunks
▫Promote drainage by using mounds of soil or composted manure