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(ɔːf)
n
(Veterinary Science) vet science an infectious disease of sheep and sometimes goats and cattle, characterized by scabby pustular lesions on the muzzle and lips; caused by a paramyxovirus. Technical name: contagious pustular dermatitis Also called: scabby mouth (Austral)
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n ectima contagioso
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Contagious ecthyma (CE) is a highly contagious, acute viral disease of sheep, goats, and wild ungulates that is known by a variety of other names such as orf, soremouth, scabby mouth, contagious pustular dermatitis, infectious labial dermatitis, and contagious pustular stomatitis.
Soremouth is a terrible thing to get right before a big show.
By keeping the doe separated from the herd for a period of time, you can watch for problems like pinkeye, soremouth, ringworm, and make sure she is free of external and internal parasites through worming before introducing her and any of their little stowaways to your herd.