Focus on hoof care – Part 1
Focus on hoof care series Hoof Trimming

Focus on hoof care – Part 1

There have been many myths and different opinions in the past regarding the subject of the bovine hoof. Part of the reason why it is such a frequently discussed topic, is that it is so difficult to work on the feet of cattle. Unlike horses, cattle cannot be trained to lift one foot while standing on the other three legs. In fact, it is extremely difficult for cattle to stand on three legs, which is why specialised equipment is needed.

Hoefonderhoud: Meer Sap Uit Die Lemoen
Hoof Trimming

Hoefonderhoud: Meer Sap Uit Die Lemoen

In die huidige ekonomiese klimaat met baie faktore wat ʼn uitwerking het op die winsgewendheid van die melkerybedryf, is dit belangrik om op alle faktore te konsentreer om sodoende die spreekwoordelike maksimum sap uit die lemoen te druk, of soveel moontlik melk te produseer. Mankheid by melkbeeste is ʼn groot probleem, nie net in Suid-Afrika…