Cattle Lameness and Hoofcare An Illustrated Guide PDF

Cattle Lameness and Hoofcare An Illustrated Guide

Cattle Lameness and Hoofcare An Illustrated Guide Pdf

By Roger W. Blowey

Cattle Lameness and Hoofcare An Illustrated Guide PDF. Lameness and overgrown feet are a major economic and welfare problem in dairy cattle. This book aims to give the reader a thorough understanding of the structure of the foot, what happens during overgrowth and how this is corrected by foot trimming. Common foot diseases are described in detail and the many factors which could contribute to a high incidence of lameness are discussed, providing a good basis for prevention.

Cattle Lameness and Hoofcare An Illustrated Guide.Lameness and overgrown feet are a major economic and welfare problem in dairy cattle. This book aims to give the reader a thorough understanding of the structure of the foot, what happens during overgrowth and how this is corrected by foot trimming. Common foot diseases are described in detail and the many factors which could contribute to a high incidence of lameness are discussed, providing a good basis for prevention.

Cattle Lameness and Hoofcare An Illustrated Guide.Lameness and overgrown feet are a major economic and welfare problem in dairy cattle. This book aims to give the reader a thorough understanding of the structure of the foot, what happens during overgrowth and how this is corrected by foot trimming. Common foot diseases are described in detail and the many factors which could contribute to a high incidence of lameness are discussed, providing a good basis for prevention.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgements

CHAPTER ONE: The Incidence and Costs of Lameness

CHAPTER TWO: Foot Structure and Function and Laminitis

CHAPTER THREE: Weightbearing Surfaces and Hoof Overgrowth

CHAPTER FOUR: Hoof-trimming

CHAPTER FIVE: Common Diseases of the Foot

CHAPTER SIX: The Causes and Prevention of Lameness

References and Further Reading
Index

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