On-Farm Lameness and
Hoof Health Assessment
New Facility and
Hoof Health and
Lameness Prevention Presenter
Locomotion scoring is an effective way of identifying clinical lameness.
After implementing FUNCTIONAL HOOF TRIMMING METHODS, lameness rates dropped 50% within one year.
NADA Dairy, Karl Burgi 2006
Dairy herds housed on sand versus mattresses experienced 42% lower lameness.
Cook 2003, Cook et.al., 2004, Espejo et.al., 2006
Feet and leg scores improved 2-4 points in herds where FUNCTIONAL HOOF TRIMMING was performed on springing heifers.
Moxey Farms, Leppington Pastoral Company, 2008
Consistency in mixing and feeding is the key to sound foot health.
Jim Barmore GPS Dairy Consulting
The average cost of lameness is $404 per incidence.
Chuck Guard, 2006
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