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THE BATTLE WITH DIGITAL DERMATITIS

Digital dermatitis (hairy heel wart) is an ongoing battle for many dairy producers. In this recent article in Dairy Herd Management, Dr. Gabe Middleton outlines how producers […]
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CLASSIFICATION AND TREATMENT OF DIGITAL DERMATITIS

Digital dermatitis, or hairy heel wart, is a widespread and prevalent disease among beef and dairy cattle which can have long term and severe impacts […]
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TREATING HAIRY HEEL WART IN HEIFERS

Heifers shouldn’t be overlooked when it comes to hoof care treatment. An article from Jane Fyksen helps drive home the message that heifers are at as […]
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BEHAVIORAL INDICATORS OF LAMENESS

Lameness can cost a dairy farmer up to $6,000 per 100 cows per year. For an individual cow, it may cost as much as $350 […]
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FOOTBATH GUIDELINES FOR DAIRY FARMERS

As the summer heat wave rolls in, some producers may be thinking about installing a footbath to better manage hoof health. If you’re ready to […]
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HOOF CARE PROTOCOL: TREATMENT OR MAINTENANCE?

“Should we run a treatment protocol? Or a maintenance protocol?” That’s a question hoof trimmers hear a lot. To answer it, we first need determine […]
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