Lameness is one of the three main challenges facing dairy farmers all year, but at housing the risk is heightened. Owen Atkinson from Dairy Veterinary Consultancy gives his top 10 tips to help avoid lameness during the winter months. 1. Review lameness treatment protocols When faced with a lame cow exhibiting an AHDB Dairy mobility score of 2 or 3, farmers generally trim and apply a block. However, recent research by Nottingham University has demonstrated the benefit of a three-pronged […]