Research updates about elk treponeme-associated hoof disease.
Dr. Margaret Wild will present updates on elk hoof disease research conducted at Washington State University at three locations in July.
Mineral supplementation is not a clear answer to elk hoof disease.
Learn more about our research and students.
Experiment provides clues to how hoof disease is spread.
An overview of the Elk Research Facility
We are now obtaining preliminary findings from a more advanced diagnostic approach called metagenomic analysis.
Collaboration with the state and tribal wildlife managers and participation by hunters and landowners has been key.
Elk hoof disease broke out most notably in 2008, not too far from where it was first observed in the late 1990s.
Like so many others who are adjusting to the new world in which we find ourselves, our elk hoof disease research team is also adapting.