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Housing the flock

Flock of sheep
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Best practice to control footrot
and scald in sheep

Housing

Inspect
  • Always inspect and treat lame sheep at housing
Separate
  • House lame sheep separately throughout the housing period
Footbathe
  • Footbathe all sound sheep before housing
Treat
Bedding
  • Provide dry bedding each day, especially around feeding racks/troughs, water troughs and other dirty areas
  • Change ALL bedding if putting healthy sheep into pens where lame sheep have been kept

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