1795C.R. Hopsontr. ofC.P. Thunberg’s Trav.I. 209The Klaw-ziekte is a disease, in which the hoofs of the cattle grow loose, so that they cannot walk.
1798S.H. Wilcocketr. ofJ.S. Stavorinus’s Voy. to E. IndiesII. 63He had lost one hundred and twenty head of cattle, a few days before, by the diseases called the klaauw and tongziekte.
1844J. BackhouseNarr. of Visit 305Many sheep perished this season from the Klaauw Zickte or Foot-rot.
1859‘B.’ inCape Monthly Mag.V. May 297The ‘Tong’ and ‘Klauw Ziekte’..created such havoc throughout the western districts in 1858.
1896R. WallaceFarming Indust. of Cape Col. 496Driving sheep over young swarms [of locusts] tramples them to death, but there is a danger of the sheep becoming lame or taking ‘klawziekte,’ owing to irritation set up between the digits.
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