Check those hoofs for foot rot as wet weather persists
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A little bit of moisture is good for cattle’s’ hoofs—it keeps the hoof soft and pliable and less apt to break or crack. But too much is too much. The excessive amounts of rainfall that have inundated parts of the nation is a warning sign for cattle producers to keep an eye out for lameness in their animals, according to the Oklahoma Farm Report.
The damage of the skin that causes foot rot can be from puncture wounds or abrasions or continuous exposure to wet conditions. Both claws will be infected if it is foot rot, if only one is infected it is likely something else.
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