How can I Improve my Herds Hoof Health?

Biocel’s Opti-Heel is a foot-bathing solution for the maintenance of hooves in cattle and sheep.

It is formulated to help clean and condition the hooves of cows and sheep to assist in managing and controlling lameness. Containing no heavy metals or aldehydes Opti-Heel is kind for the animal and safer for the user, its flexible dilution rate creates ease of use, and can be used in conjunction with Opti-Heel Plus at times of high challenge on the farm.


Product Benefits

Opti Heel is a scientifically developed blend of organic acids with tea tree oil and surfactant to clean and condition the hooves of cattle and sheep.

Opti-Heel's low usage rate (1 to 2%) and durability provide the farmer with an easy to use solution that is kind to the animal and the user.

  • Safer for the animal and user.
  • Low dilution and effective in dirty conditions.
  • Cost effective flexible footbath.
  • Cleans and conditions the hooves.

Biocels Opti-Heel Plus is a biocidal booster with deep sanitising action when added to Opti-Heel at times of high challenge.

Lameness Management

Hoof health is a key component of good animal management. Foot bathing is just one part of a good management programme that includes hygiene, good nutrition and general herd health.

Early detection is key to good lameness management. Animals found to be lame should be treated as soon as possible. This may require consulting your veterinarian on the treatment of injuries or infections in your livestock.

A good regular foot bathing program is key to the successful management and prevention of lameness in Cows, Heifers & Sheep.

Technical Details

For complete usage information, please contact us.

Additional information

Pack Size

10 Litre, 20 Litre and 200 Litre


Biocel's Opti-Heel is an Organic acid and Eucalyptus oil-based footbath that cleans and conditions the hooves of cows and sheep, Used as a walkthrough or stand in footbath, This can also be used as a 25% spot spray solution after foot trimming for foot bathing mix at a 1% dilution e.g. 2L to 200L of water, up to 500 cow passes can be achieved for a 200l footbath with best practise (pre-wash footbath)


Dairy Hygiene

Use Instructions

Biocel's Opti-Heel footbath is a 1% dilution footbath where up to 500 cow passes can be achieved from a 200L footbath when best practice is used (pre-wash bath), Opti-Heel can be used in conjunction with Opti-Heel Plus at times of high challenge on-farm when a biocidal booster is needed.

Additional Info

Opti-Heel gives the farmer versatility as it can be used in a walk through footbath or at a 25% dilution for spot spraying after hoof trimming on areas of infection. Opti-Heel both cleans the area while the tea tree oil soothes the infection.

Scientifically developed blend of organic acid and eucalyptus oil.
Low usage rate for flexible usage.
Contains no heavy metals or aldehydes


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