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Foot-and-Mouth Disease

Quick Disease Guide:

Foot-and-Mouth disease should always be considered if sudden widespread lameness appears with vesicles or blisters on the snout, tongue and tops of the claws. In most countries it is notifiable and if suspected must be reported to the authorities immediately. Salivation is an obvious symptom.

Further Reading

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