A beef cow and two calves in a field© Tim Scrivener
Foot health issues in the beef industry can prove expensive, with longer finishing times resulting in higher cost of production. Ensuring foot-trimming is carried out properly is important (as well as managing any infectious causes of lameness. Here, vet Sara Pedersen, a specialist in cattle health and production, has outlined the three key areas where potential lameness risk factors occur: See also: Step-by-step guide to foot-trimming in beef cattle 1. Environment By keeping the living environment of cattle clean and […]