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Excellent review., April 7 2009
The book is a must have for both dairy or beef operators. It provides an excellent overview of the problems that can occur and how to trim to avoid/correct these problems. The book also covers nutritional issues associated with claw health and although I was aware of most of this, it was an excellent review. Many beef operators consider foot problems to be primarily a dairy issue but as beef cattle age foot problems become more evident and unnecessary suffering can result. Too often good cattle are culled because of lameness when a simple foot maintenance regime would avoid the issue.
I also recommend "Cattle Footcare and Claw Trimming" by E. Toussaint Raven. And a series of videos on foot trimming at [...]