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Whether it is through our group workshops, personalized one-on-one sessions, or our articles on our blog, we are always looking for new methods and opportunities to share our knowledge and findings with the world (especially our fellow Canadian neighbours)

How to Bandage a Cow’s Foot?

Applying a bandage to a cow's foot is an essential tool for hoof care success. I've applied thousands of them during my trimming years and would like to share different options, to-dos, and viewpoints about using bandages on a cow's hoof. Applying a bandage to treat a...

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Tools That Make Hoof Trimming Easier

When the subject of hoof care arises during on-farm visits, a full to-do list is often shared. Too many chores are already on the farmer’s daily to-do lists. Lameness treatments and hoof trimming aren’t their top priority either. Thus, the following question came to...

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2 Easy Ways to Buy Veterinary Hoof Care Supplies Online

Veterinarians and hoof trimmers are seen as partners in servicing the cattle farmer when it comes to lameness challenges in a herd. In my career as a professional trimmer, I had the privilege of meeting many of the client's veterinarians to discuss a hoof health plan...

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How to Best Treat Strawberry Foot in Cattle

As a hoof trimmer, I often get the question about how to treat strawberry foot in cattle, so I've decided to write a post with some successful tips. Treatment of severe cases of strawberry foot we've tackled with a wrap or bandage on the hoof to ensure a longer...

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Hoof trimming chutes to handle lameness

Hoof trimming chutes: assets that get the job done I think we can all agree that lame cows are a source of frustration and anxiety. Besides, hoof trimming is quite the chore. When we milk our cows, we get help from neat parlour facilities and milking robots. It is a...

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Should Your Hoof Products List Include Formalin?

Adding formalin (also known as formaldehyde) to the foot bath is believed to make hooves harder. But when lameness is an issue, hoof hardness doesn’t always matter. Before adding formalin to your hoof products shopping list, consider all variables. Our dairy producers...

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