Lameness in Cattle: Prevention and Treatment

Agridirect.ie discusses bovine lameness and outlines some important measures that farmers can take to prevent and treat it.

A serious problem, and not just for dairy men

Winter is always a dangerous time for the contraction and spread of the infections that cause bovine lameness. Cramped housing conditions provide a perfect environment for digital disease to thrive, and we shouldn’t underestimate how much of a problem this can become. Nor should we think that this scourge is a problem for the dairy man only.

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