Manual of Foot Care in Cattle
Hoard's Dairyman Books, 2005 - Cattle - 71 pages
Greatly expanded, this invaluable guide covers infectious and noninfectious diseases, now in two chapters. Diagnosis of upper leg lameness in calves through adult cattle is probably the most complete information anywhere. The newest data on managing footbaths is presented.
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Anatomy of the bovine foot
Causes of lameness
Lameness in the upper leg and in calves
Cattle behavior cowfriendly facilities proper
abaxial abrasive abscess alleyway angle grinder antibiotic bandage bath belly bands bench grinder bone calves cause chronic claw block claw horn claw lesions claw trimming copper sulfate corium corkscrew claw corrective trimming cow's cutting edge dairy cattle damage digital dermatitis distal downer cows feed femoral nerve fetlock foot rot footbaths formalin front feet front leg healthy claw heel ulcer hemorrhage herd hoof knives horn growth inches increase injury inside claw interdigital skin interdigital space keratin knife lame cows lateral claw lesions limb medial claw ment milk ming navicular bone nerve paralysis normal occur outer claw overgrowth oxytetracycline pain pared problem radial nerve rear feet rear foot rear legs reduce removal restraint result rumen rumen acidosis rumen pH sharpening solar corium sole thickness sole ulcers stall tendon tibial nerve tion tissue tive treat treatment trim chute trimmer Veterinary weight weight-bearing surface wheels white line disease