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Agricultural Research

Understanding the cause of sheep foot rot

Sheep are an important source of milk and meat to many people throughout the world. Footrot is an infectious disease of sheep and occurs in all sheep farming countries of the world. It affects the sheep by causing painful inflammation of the skin between the digits and causes lameness and so is a major concern of animal welfare.

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Supporting carefully selected research projects in Warwickshire universities, hospitals and Wellesbourne Crop Centre