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Slurry heel (Farmer Factsheet)

Contributor(s): Louise Cox-O’Shea, Vetstream Ltd , Roger Blowey

  • Slurry heel is also known as heel erosion.
  • Slurry heel/heel erosion alone does not itself cause lameness, but complications from this can result in lameness.
  • Often linked to Interdigital dermatitis.
  • Please note that the image shown indicates slurry heel, but also a digital dermatitis lesion, as indicated.

Cause

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Predisposing factors

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Symptoms/clinical signs

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Treatment and control

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