Isolation of digital dermatitis treponemes from cattle hock skin lesions
Clegg, S. R.
Blowey, R. W.
Bell, N. J.
Carter, S. D.
Evans, N. J.
- Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
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...