An Authoritative Resource on Bovine Lameness

By Steve Mason on

Greenough-book-coverDr. Paul Greenough, Professor Emeritus of Veterinary Surgery at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, literally ‘wrote the book’ on hoof disorders in cattle. He co-authored ‘Lameness in Cattle’ which for the past 3 decades has been the standard veterinary textbook on the subject throughout the world. Dr. Greenough’s latest work takes that basic veterinary science and applies it to the practical identification, prevention and treatment of claw disorders. This book describes the anatomy of hoof and claw and the causes of lameness, including the importance of genetics, structural conformation of the leg and hoof, nutrition, management, cow comfort and facilities that minimize injuries. The text is extensively illustrated with colour photographs. The book is available from as well as and

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