Footbathing

Before footbathing

  • Plan footbathing well and ensure equipment is in excellent order and the feet are clean.
  • Always follow the instructions of the products used

After footbathing

  • Stand sheep on a hard surface for at least one hour.
  • Turn sheep out onto a clean field.

Key times to footbath

  • Before housing
  • After gathering the flock
  • During a scald outbreak footbathing can be a useful treatment for lambs