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Cattle Footcare and Claw Trimming

By E Toussaint Raven

ISBN: 9780852361498
PUBLISHED: July 2002
PAGES: 128
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 297x210 mm
INSIDE: 270 b&w diagrams and illustrations

Dairy cow lameness with its appalling costs, both financial to the farmer and in suffering to the animal, has come to be regarded as an occupational ailment of dairy cows wherever they are kept in intensive conditions.

This thoughtful text is superbly illustrated with more than 270 diagrams showing just how the foot and claws function, why ailments occur, causes of these disorders and diseases, and the precise role and techniques of claw trimming.

For farmers the book offers answers to urgent practical questions. Veterinary practitioners and claw trimmers will find a lucid account of a very complex problem.

RRP: £20

Site Price: £16.00

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