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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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FOOTBATH DOSING SYSTEMS MINIMIZE HUMAN ERROR, IMPROVE RESULTS

Hoof care specialists recommend footbathsbecause they provide consistent and thorough treatment of the entire hoof. However, accurate measuring and mixing of chemicals is critical. Even minor […]
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HOW TO USE HOOFMAX FOR BEST HOOF CARE RESULTS

Dairy producers today know the importance of using footbath additives correctly to achieve best results from their hoof health program. Here is a sample program using the HoofMax additive […]
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HAIRY HEEL WART: AN EMERGING PROBLEM IN FEEDLOTS

Hairy Heel Wart, (Digital Dermatitis), a condition well-known to dairy producers, is quickly becoming an issue for beef producers as well. According to Dr. Jan Shearer, […]
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