Foot Trimming Course

//Foot Trimming Course


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A very popular one day course, instructed by Tom Wright who has a special interest in cattle lameness. The morning session is classroom based a focuses on the foot anatomy and main causes for lameness within modern dairy herds. The afternoon session is a practical one, walking through the popular 5 step Dutch foot trimming method.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the causes of lameness within the modern dairy system
  • Understand the best ways to reduce lameness
  • Explore the anatomy of the dairy cow foot and how lameness occurs, including pressure points
  • Learn how to identify different lesions
  • Learn the popular 5 step Dutch foot trimming method that is used across the industry

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