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    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.

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      late 2014

      TWO DAY WORKSHOP - "Stamping Out Lameness".


      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

      Healthy Hoof / SOL course

      A Healthy Hoof training course is in the planning stages. Tentative dates to be November 17th - 19th. Venue to be announced.


      We will be running another farmer seminar at Inglewood Vet Services as soon as we have 8 participants.
      Cost: $150 + GST

      Please phone Tracey at Inglewood Vet Services - 06 7567228 to book a place.

      For more information click here: Seminars Or Contact Us

      Updated July 25th, 2014

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