Claw conformation – is this a lameness risk in pasture systems?

Claw conformation – is this a lameness risk in pasture systems?


Abstract

Many factors affect hoof health. One of these is poor claw conformation. In more confined management systems, the result is an increase in lameness from claw-horn disruption (Bergsten 2001). The response has been regular corrective trimming.

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