Manual for Treatment and Control of Lameness in Cattle
November 2006, Wiley-Blackwell
Manual for Treatment and Control of Lameness in Cattle includes:
- clear illustrations of anatomical features of the bovine foot
- detailed photographs of lesions
- discussion on the practical aspect of functional and corrective trimming
- references for veterinarians, animals/dairy scientists, commercial hoof trimmers, dairy farmers and dairy health technicians
Chapter 2: Horn Formation and Growth.
Chapter 3: Nutrition and Claw Health.
Chapter 4: Biomechanics of Weight (Load) Bearing and Claw Trimming.
Chapter 5: Laminitis.
Chapter 6: Pain Management.
Chapter 7: Upper Leg Lameness.
Chapter 8: Infectious Claw Disease.
Chatper 9: Cattle Behavior, Cow-Friendly Facilities and Proper Handling.
Chapter 10: Footbaths for the Management of Infectious Skin Disorders of the Foot and Hoof Knife Sharpening.
J.K. Shearer DVM, MS is Professor in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at the University of Florida.