‘Firm Steps’ is a CD-Rom set (2 disks) that will help you detect lameness early so you can take the necessary action to improve the welfare of your cattle and reduce the severity of your financial losses. Learn how to gait score by looking at seven specific behaviours that indicate lameness.
This book includes up to date information on common lameness conditions of cattle and emphasizes the practical aspect of functional and corrective trimming. In addition, it covers the anatomy and pathology of the bovine foot with illustrations of anatomical features as well as detailed photographs of lesions.
Through detailed study of cow movement, researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a gait scoring system based on detailed observations of animal movement.
Dr. E. Toussaint Raven’s classic book “Cattle Footcare and Claw Trimming” is considered the authoritative guide to the Dutch method of hoof trimming.