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Skin diseases

There are numerous disease conditions that can affect the skin of sheep and goats. Soremouth (orf) is the most common skin disease. It is zoonotic, as are several other skin diseases affecting small ruminants. Links on this page are organized alphabetically by disease: club lamb fungus (ringworm), facial eczema, general skin conditions, lumpy wool, photosensitization, pox, and soremouth (orf).

Club lamb fungus (ringworm)

[PDF] Club lamb fungus - California Dept. of Food & Ag
[PDF] Club lamb fungus - Pipestone Vet Clinic
Club lamb fungus - Virginia Tech | PDF
[PDF] Club lamb fungus: a problem for everyone - Iowa State University
[WORD] Club lamb fungus (atypical ringworm of sheep) - University of KY
[PDF] Club lamb fungus disease - University of Nebraska
[PDF] Preventing club lamb fungus - South Dakota State University
Ringworm and club lamb fungus - Daneke Club lambs
[PDF] Ringworm (club lamb fungus) in sheep - University of Tennessee
Ringworm in sheep - NADIS UK | PDF
Ringworm in sheep - Purdue University class project

External parasites

Facial eczema

Facial eczema - NZ Lifestyle Block
[PDF] Facial eczema control: the role of pasture species - NZ Res. Brief
Facial eczema: farmer information - Woolshed 1 Blog
Facial eczema in sheep - Totally Vets
Facial eczema of sheep - University of Edinburgh
Facing up to facial eczema - Ceres farm | PDF
Sheep facial eczema - The Vetservice Group

General skin conditions

Common skins diseases in goats - Onion Creek Ranch
Diseases of the skin - GoatWisdom
Diseases of the skin and eye - VEIN
Hair loss in Pygmy goats - Kinne's Mini's
Non-parasitic skin diseases in sheep - NADIS UK | PDF
[PDF] Skin diseases - Alberta sheep
Skin problems - InfoVets

Lumpy wool (dermatophilosis)

[PDF] Dermatophilosis - Iowa State University
[PDF] Dermatitis (lumpy wool) - Sheep CRC
Dermatophilosis - Merck Veterinary Manual
Lumpy wool: a skin disease of sheep - NSW, Australia | PDF
[PDF] Mycotic dermatitis (dermatophilosis) of sheep - Sheep Vet Aust.


Photosensitization - GoatWisdom
Overview of Photosensitization - Merck Veterinary Manual
Photosensitization in goats - Onion Creek Ranch
Photosensitization in livestock - Western Australia
[PDF] Photosensitazation in stock - NSW, Australia
[PDF] Photosensitization of livestock and deer in Texas
Plants causing photosensitization - UPenn Vet School
[PDF] St. John's Wort poisoning in livestock - Newfoundland Labrador, Canada

Sheep and goat pox

[PDF] Sheep and goat pox - Iowa State University | PPT | Images
Sheep and goat pox - Vet Infectious Disease Site
[PDF] Sheep and goat pox: causes, prevention, and treatment - ESGPIP
[PDF] Sheep and goat pox fast facts - Iowa State University
[PDF] Sheep and goat pox - OIE
Sheeppox and goatpox - Merck Vet Manual

Soremouth (orf)

Contagious ecthyma (soremouth) - Kinne's Minis
Contagious ecthyma (orf or soremouth) - InfoVets
[PDF] Contagious ecthyma (soremouth) - LSU Ag Center
[PDF] Controllng soremouth in meat goats - NC State University
Contagious ecthyma in sheep and goats - Alabama Coop. Extension | PDF
[PDF] Don't let scabby mouth beat you in the race to 40 kg
My experience with soremouth - GoatWorld
Orf (contagious pustular dermititis) - NADIS UK | PDF
Out of the mouths of sheep - NZ Science Monthly
Recognizing soremouth -
[PDF] Scabby mouth - Beef & Lamb New Zealand
[PDF] Scabby mouth - NSW, Australia
[PDF] Scabby mouth - Victoria Farmers Federation
Scabby mouth - Western Australia
Soremouth - Clear Creek Farms
Soremouth - GoatWisdom
Soremouth - Onion Creek Ranch
Soremouth pictures - Pipestone Vet Clinic
Soremouth (orf) in sheep and goats

All of the links on this page were last verified March 31, 2015 . Please report broken links to Susan Schoenian at

Bad soremouth lesions
Goat with soremouth