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FOOTBATH SCHEDULE FOR YOUR DAIRY COWS

Although the winter months may bring a schedule of its own, your dairy footbath schedule should not fall to the wayside. Proper footbathing at regular […]
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WINTER HOOF CARE

Winter is an important time to keep hoof care health in mind. Footbath schedules and treatments may alter due to freezing temperatures. Although many anti-microbials […]
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THE BATTLE WITH DIGITAL DERMATITIS

Digital dermatitis (hairy heel wart) is an ongoing battle for many dairy producers. In this recent article in Dairy Herd Management, Dr. Gabe Middleton outlines how producers […]
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CLASSIFICATION AND TREATMENT OF DIGITAL DERMATITIS

Digital dermatitis, or hairy heel wart, is a widespread and prevalent disease among beef and dairy cattle which can have long term and severe impacts […]
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TREATING HAIRY HEEL WART IN HEIFERS

Heifers shouldn’t be overlooked when it comes to hoof care treatment. An article from Jane Fyksen helps drive home the message that heifers are at as […]
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BEHAVIORAL INDICATORS OF LAMENESS

Lameness can cost a dairy farmer up to $6,000 per 100 cows per year. For an individual cow, it may cost as much as $350 […]
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