Posts Tagged: foot trimming

Professional Foot Trimming Course

Westpoint are running a 2 day course to equip you with the skills to care for cattles’ feet. During the course you will learn about disease, aftercare and the impact of trimming incorrectly. The course will consist of a half day theory on the anatomy of the cows foot and identifying lesions then the rest of… Read more »

Lameness lesions

Lameness is a perennial challenge on many dairy farms, and with a typical case costing £180, it is important from both an economic, and welfare perspective. The economic costs of a lameness case are attributed to a reduced milk yield, cost of treatment and an increase in the risk of culling but cows that are… Read more »