Locomotion test helps assess herd lameness

Mellor, Matt
May 2006
Farmers Weekly;5/5/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 18, p50
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The article reports on the use of a locomotion scoring system to assess the cost of lameness in individual herds. Such a system, which recognizes the full spectrum of affected cows and not just those with a chronic condition, would allow farmers to view preventative action as an investment and ensure greater profitability overall.


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