hoof rot

hoof rot

or

hoofrot

n
(Veterinary Science) another name for foot rot
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By trimming often, you are also likely never to see goat hoof problems such as hoof rot (a contagious bacterial infection) or hoof wall separation (separation of the hoof wall from the sole).
An overgrown hoof can harbor small stones, wet manure, and bacteria, possibly leading to lameness and hoof rot.
Waiting six months between trimmings will allow hoof rot to grow and develop like crazy.
Also, manure and mud will get trapped in the overgrown hoof and could begin hoof rot.
It's also great for hoof rot in goats, horses and cows.