Lameness in dairy cattle

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dc.contributor.author Stokka, Gerald L.
dc.contributor.author Smith, J.F.
dc.contributor.author Dunham, J.R.
dc.contributor.author Van Anne, T.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-05T21:54:48Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-05T21:54:48Z
dc.date.issued 2011-05-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/8734
dc.description.abstract Foot problems are major concerns for dairies, and care should be taken to avoid promoting them. Preventive measures, with the aid of a veterinarian, must be followed if the problem is expected to be controlled. Feet should be trimmed or at least observed one to two times per year. High concentrate diets should be fed carefully to avoid acidosis. Cows should have limited time standing on concrete and should not be rushed when walking on any abrasive surfaces. Cows need a clean, comfortable environment in which to lie down. Lame cows need treatment early, and records should be kept on all cases. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Dairy Day, 1996 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 97-115-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 771 en_US
dc.subject Hoof health en_US
dc.subject Lameness en_US
dc.subject Foot rot en_US
dc.title Lameness in dairy cattle en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1996 en_US
dc.citation.epage 50 en_US
dc.citation.spage 46 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jfsmith en_US

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