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Name Dr Rosemary Grogono-Thomas
Job title Senior Lecturer in Farm Animal Science
Department Farm Animal Science University of Bristol
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Qualifications BSc, BVetMed(Lond), MSc(Edin), PhD(Lond), MRCVS, CertSHP, DipSRHM
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies Royal college of Veterinary surgeons
European college of small ruminant health management
Keywords Sheep Health and production
Footrot
infectious diseases
small ruminants
sheep
lameness
disease
farming
Areas of expertise I am a veterinary surgeon specialising in infectious diseases of small ruminants, primarily sheep. I have an active research programme investigating the cause of footrot the main of cause of lameness in sheep. The disease is caused by the anaerobic bacterium Dichelobacter nodosus and we are currently investigating best practice for controlling the disease on farm.
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