New Zealand is notorious for its wet humid climates, making Foot Rot a common equine problem. Foot rot is a hoof disease caused by bacteria that grow as a result of excessively wet conditions. Characterized by a separation of the hoof, an abnormal discharge and a foul-smelling odor. If not treated immediately lameness can result.
TREAT foot rot now!!! Use Copper Sulphate Bluestone!! This is an effective treatment for foot rot. Soak the affected hoof in a foot bath containing a mixture of dissolved copper sulfate crystals for 10-15 minutes 1 or 2 times per week for 3 weeks.