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Cattle Footcare and Claw Trimming - E.Toussant Raven

Cattle Footcare and Claw Trimming

By: E.Toussant Raven, F.M. Enscrink (Translator)

Paperback Published: 25th July 2002
ISBN: 9780852361498
Number Of Pages: 126

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Dairy cow lameness with its appalling costs, both financial to the farmer and in suffering to the animal, has come to be regarded as an occupational ailment of dairy cows wherever they are kept in intensive conditions. This thoughtful text is superbly illustrated with more than 270 diagrams showing just how the foot and claws function, why ailments occur, causes of these disorders and diseases, and the precise role and techniques of claw trimming. For farmers the book offers ?answers to urgent practical questions?. Veterinary practitioners and claw trimmers will find a lucid account of a very complex problem. AUTHOR: E Toussaint Raven had wide international experience of the problems of foot lameness in cattle. His research began at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Utrecht, Netherlands, where he obtained his veterinary qualification. 270 b/w diagrams & illustrations

ISBN: 9780852361498
ISBN-10: 0852361491
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 126
Published: 25th July 2002
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 30.48 x 21.59  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Type: Revised