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Cattle Footcare and Claw Trimming

E. Toussaint Raven

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Author(s): E. Toussaint Raven

About The Book

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 270 b&w diagrams and illustrations.

Additional Information

Author E. Toussaint Raven
Availability In Print
Dimensions 297 x 210mm
Extent 128 pp
ISBN 9780852361498
Publication date 2003
Book Type Softcover

Contents

  • Foreword by P J N Pinsent
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Structure and Functions of the Claw
  • Disease of the Quick
  • Trimming
  • Foot baths
  • Nutrition
  • Housing
  • Breeding
  • Epilogue
  • Further Reading
  • Index
  • Using Rubber Claw-Blocks

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