The Anatomy of the Bovine Hoof

By Steve Mason on

The University of Zurich, Switzerland has produced an excellent 21 minute video dealing with the anatomy and biomechanics of the bovine foot along with a detailed description of functional claw trimming. The short clip below describes the anatomy of the hoof.


The complete video ‘Functional Foot Care and Trimming in Cattle’ can be foundĀ here. Other short excerpts posted on this blog site are: ‘Claw Trimming the Swiss Way’ and ‘Gait Analysis Reveals Source of Sole Lesions‘.




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