Speakers at the 2009 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar address hoof health issues

Karl Burgi of the Wisconsin-based Dairyland Hoof Care Institute focused on the importance of raising heifers with healthy hooves while Dr. Jeff Rushen with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada described flooring options to minimize lameness. Both articles can be viewed in portable document format (pdf) through the links below:

Karl Burgi: Raising Heifers With Healthy Hooves Adobe Reader download

Jeff Rushen and Anne Marie de Passillé: Flooring Options to Minimize Lameness and Optimize Welfare

12 March 2021