Isolation of digital dermatitis treponemes from cattle hock skin lesions

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Clegg, S. R. ; Bell, J. ; Ainsworth, S. ; Blowey, R. W. ; Bell, N. J. ; Carter, S. D. ; Evans, N. J. (2016)
  • Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1111/vde.12286
  • Subject: C522 Veterinary Microbiology | D420 Livestock | D328 Animal Welfare

Background: Bovine hock lesions present a serious welfare and production issue on dairy farms worldwide. Current theories suggest that trauma is an important factor in the formation of hock lesions, although infection may also play a role in increasing their severity an... View more
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