Beef producers are being advised to adopt the mindset of dairy farmers when it comes to tackling lameness in their herds. The economic losses associated with poor foot health can be as significant in a beef animal as in a milking cow. Weight gain is reduced and a lame animal will take longer to finish, which means shed space is occupied, it requires more feed and labour and overall, increases the cost of production. See also: Defra opens £60m grant scheme […]