Master Hoof Care Program Set For May 8-9

Dr. Jan Shearer DVM, will lead the hands-on training is Calmar.

Research has proven that with each incidence of lameness the loss of milk production, lowered conception rate and treatment cost exceeds $120 and over 90 percent of foot rot cases, digital dermatitis and sole ulcer cases can be treated.

Finding cows early and treating them right away will shorten the duration of disease and limit the probability of relapse, but the knowledge and training of the hoof trimmer in paramount in a herd program that lowers lameness.

A Master Hoof Care training will be held on May 8-9 at the Iowa Dairy Center at Calmar, Iowa.

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