Lame cows continue to be among the three main problems on New Zealand dairy
farms together with mastitis and infertility.
It is possible to have very low lameness in a herd by understanding the causes of
the different foot lesions and by putting into place certain
management practices that will reduce foot wear.
This website is a source of information and helps for farmers and vets especially in the dairy industry. There are free downloadable articles on many topics available in the Articles and FAQ tab. New - an article on Footbaths in Pastoral Systems.
He is also available for lameness investigations and consultations.
This is for recent graduates who want to get a "kick start" into treatment and prevention of lameness.
Dates: Wednesday, December 17th and Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at Inglewood Vet Services. Cost: $950 + GST