We Strive to Share

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)

Hoof Trimmers and Veterinarians Can Work Better Together

Dairy producers rely on a number of professionals to help them day in and day out. While each professional works closely with the producer, more and more farms are learning that benefits can be gained when those professionals collaborate with one another. Hoof...

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Trade shows: the ultimate place to mingle and learn

At Diamond Hoof Care, we are very serious about our presence at dairy trade shows. After all, such visits are central to achieving our primary purpose - to help farmers when hoof health problems assault their herds. For this reason, we make it a point to attend...

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Managing the Heat Stress in Your Herd

As a professional hoof trimmer, I have experienced days so hot that I wished I had a swimming pool nearby to dive into. This summer has seen excruciating high temperatures in Western Canada, with temperatures in Alberta hitting 40 degrees Celsius! We read a lot about...

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“For the Record”: Hoof Trimmers Gathering in Ontario

Our industry is getting another great chance for a pro get-together. The Ontario Hoof Trimmers Guild (OHTG) is organizing a hoof care conference on August 24-25, 2018 in Guelph, ON. Generally speaking, OHTG events aim to provide continuing education to guild members....

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Four hoof experts share tips on hoof wrapping

Wrapping has been around for years as a way of dealing with hoof problems. The purpose of applying wraps varies between farmers and hoof trimmers. Some apply wraps to keep manure away from the wound. Others use it to keep the product on the hoof for an extended period...

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Concrete Flooring: Chat with Tom Woodall of AGRI-TRAC™

It’s difficult getting the dairy barn floor right, isn’t it? Say you go with concrete flooring, which is by far the most popular choice. While durable and easy to clean, it’s also the most unforgiving surface for cows. Make it too abrasive and you’ll speed up hoof...

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