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3 THINGS THAT CAN JEOPARDIZE ANY FOOTBATH ROUTINE

Footbaths are an essential part of your hoof care routine to prevent lameness and disease.  It is important to use footbaths for the prevention AND […]
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HOW DAIRY BARN DESIGN AFFECTS HOOF HEALTH

Building a new barn can be an exciting experience. However, don’t overlook the importance of hoof health in design and materials. Poor stall design can […]
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WHAT IS DAIRY COW LAMENESS REALLY COSTING YOU?

A lame cow is an economic liability on a dairy farm. On a 500-cow dairy with a lameness incidence rate of 20% and a per-cow […]
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STRATEGIES FOR REDUCING COPPER USE IN DAIRY FOOTBATHS

Limiting the spread and severity of digital dermatitis is a common concern for dairy producers. Digital dermatitis — also known as hairy heel warts or […]
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TREATING HOOF CARE FOR COWS LIKE TEAT CARE

Mastitis and lameness are two common care problems for dairy cows – and their owners! Both cost producers time, production and money. However, both diseases […]
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DIGITAL DERMATITIS CONTROL STARTS WITH HEIFERS

Spring time means freshening heifers for many dairy producers. New cows in the milking herd bring increased milk production and perhaps a few other things, […]
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