Premier FootCare (Liquid Zinc Sulphate)
Concentrated liquid zinc sulphate. Specially formulated for the prevention and treatment of footrot and foot scald in sheep and goats.
For use as a topical spray, pour-on or in Premier's SureFoot™ Foot Bath.
Zinc Sulphate vs Copper Sulphate vs Formaldehyde?
- Zinc Sulphate (Premier FootCare or Hoof 1-2-3)—we rely on it in a Premier SureFoot™ Foot Bath for mass treating and preventing footrot and/or foot scald. But it takes longer exposure time (10 minutes) to “work” than other options.
- Copper Sulphate—effective and quick. Corrodes metal gates (and even the nails and screws in wooden gates). Thus we use it only for topical treatments like FootCure™.
- Formaldehyde—kills bacteria rapidly. Can make hooves brittle. Poses serious health risks to human and animal skin (particularly eye tissue).
- Zinc (Zn) 1.43%
- Sulfur 3.28%
- Inert 95.29%
How to Use
For use in Premier SureFoot™ Foot Bath: Mix 1 quart per 50 gallons of water. Change mixture every 300 head (more often if the sheep's/goat's feet are caked with mud or manure).
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Henry O from Washington
Seems to be very effective and easy to use.
Eldon B from Michigan
We have maintained a small flock of sheep (120 ewes) for more than fifteen years, and we use our foot-bath set-up every summer. Typically we run our flock and all of the lambs born during May and June through the foot-bath twice a summer, and three times, some years. Using Premier FootCare Concentrate in the foot-bath makes a noticeable, positive difference every year, and we think it is easy to work with and reasonably priced.
Steve B from Minnesota
It didn’t work on my sheep, they still have sore feet, it’s not foot rot either.
Jon V from Michigan
Works well for minor to moderate foot rot alone. In bad cases, use this in conjunction with an antibiotic and it really knocks it down.
Clifford B from Texas
One of my pigmy goats had an infection on his rear hoof, after trying every topical spray and gimmick to clear this nasty infection up, I tried Premier FootCare (Zinc Sulfate) and the infection has started to dramatically clear up within three days.