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Abnormal hoof growth in sheep and goats often ocurrs when the animals are held continuously on a soft footing such as a manure pack.  It is usualy prevented by more abrasive footing surfaces.  Most abnormal toe growth in sheep and goats such as that shown here can be corrected by trimming.

Abnormal sheep toes

Credit: Richard Cobb

Digital Credit: Richard Cobb

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Description: Abnormal hoof growth in sheep and goats often ocurrs when the animals are held continuously on a soft footing such as a manure pack. It is usualy prevented by more abrasive footing surfaces. Most abnormal toe growth in sheep and goats such as that shown here can be corrected by trimming.

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