Foot trimming a cow© Tim Scrivener
Good heifer foot health is keeping lameness levels to a minimum at Taynton Court Farm. Debbie James looks at their key management practices Rearing heifer replacements in cubicles and mixing them with dry cows pre-calving is preventing heifer lameness at a Gloucestershire dairy farm. With about 180 replacements drafted into the herd annually, heifer foot health is a priority at Taynton Court Farm, near Gloucester. See also: Get cow condition right to prevent lameness Herd manager Alec Heron worked with […]