Lameness on Dairy Cattle News
News published on February 9, 2009:
Udder scald is a moist often foul smelling dermatitis between the udder and upper thigh or between the udder halves of cows. Very little is known about the exact cause. Dermatitis found between the ...
University of Minnesota Dairy Extension
News published on October 14, 2008:
Chances are it’s more than you think. If so, what can you do to minimize the problem?In a Minnesota survey of 17 herds, lameness scoring indicated that there were 2.5 times more lame cows than producers thought...
Cornell University Animal Science / PRO-DAIRY
News published on May 8, 2008:
Healthy hooves put you on solid footing for efficient milk productionWhile walking, you notice a slight irritation and pain coming from your foot. It gradually gets worse and worse. Finally, you have to stop an...
Ontario M. of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
News published on January 15, 2008:
Lameness is a major problem on our dairy farms, and its prevalence in the U.S. has increased in recent years. The current trend in the dairy industry is for housing cows in free stall systems with concrete floo...
University of Minnesota Extension Service
News published on April 28, 2005:
Livestock Improvement is working on a genetic means of reducing the incidence of cow lameness.
It involves identifying artificial breeding bulls whose daughters will be more resistant to lameness, says LIC b...