Category Archives: Hoof Care Solutions

Don’t Forget about Your Cow’s Feet During Summer’s Heat

Written by Dr. Larry Judge, Professional Services Veterinarian at ANIMART A good hoof maintenance schedule is one of the most important contributors to a successful dairy operation. Foot health has a direct impact on milk production, and ignoring lameness in … Continue reading

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Avoiding the Complications of Foot Rot

What is foot rot? Foot rot, hoof rot or “foul-in-the-foot” are commonly used terms for an infection that affects the skin between the claws in adult cattle Injury of the interdigital skin allows entry of the bacterium Fusobacterium necrophorum, which … Continue reading

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7 Step Hoof Health Program to Reduce Lameness

Lameness is one of the leading reasons for milk loss on any dairy. It is also a hot animal welfare topic according to Dr Gerard Cramer who is a bovine hoofcare consultant, educator and researcher from Ontario Canada. Dr Cramer … Continue reading

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