Article published the May 24, 2017
The incidence of lameness is so high in many dairy herds that treatment of all lame cows is not feasible (Horseman et al., 2013). Because soft barn flooring may alleviate the problem of claw horn lesions, we conducted a study to measure the ground reaction forces and pressure distribution in claws on 4 different surfaces.
Materials and Methods
Using a force plate and a pre ...
Video published on January 8, 2016
Dr. Karl Nuss (University of Zurich) talked about the impact of different types of flooring on claw health, during the International Conference Lameness in Ruminants 2015 in Valdivia, Chile.
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