Manual of Foot Care in Cattle
NEW SECOND EDITION: Greatly expanded, this invaluable guide covers infectious and noninfectious diseases, now in two chapters. Diagnosis of upper leg lameness in calves through adult cattle is probably the most complete information anywhere. The newest data on managing footbaths is presented. Staying on top of herd foot problems through better data management, and the tools to do this are recommended. Cow handling facilities as recommended by Dr Temple Grandin and Bud Williams are described and illustrated. Finally, protocol for humanely managing lame cows. Still offers great basics on anatomy and foot trimming, and causes of lameness. By Drs. Jan Shearer and Sarel van Amstel. 132 pages.
by Coleen Jones and Jud Heinrichs. Completely updated, this all-new book gives you what you need to raise healthy calves. English and Spanish editions.
Dairy Herd Health
Newly revised and updated, chapters include: Maintaining a healthy herd; From calf to cow; Achieving reproductive efficiency; The udder and mastitis; Digestive and metabolic disorders; Respiratory diseases; Foot, eye and skin disorders; Other diseases and disorders; Biosecurity on the farm; Care of bulls. 104 pages.
Body Condition Scorecard
Body Condition Scorecard helps achieve maximum production and breeding efficiency: gives desired scores with stages of lactation; high quality photos for comparison. Folds to pocket-size, dirt & water-proof.
“Cows send out useful information every moment of the day. You just need to know how to read the signals.” Signals are continuous: cows’ health, their well-being, nutrition and production. The challenge is to recognize and use these signals.
Dairy Cattle Fertility and Sterility Book
Genetic factors, diseases of reproduction, embryo losses, breeding heifers, pregnancy diagnosis, synch strategies, nutrition and fine-tuning your reproductive program. All this and more in addition to description of anatomy and explanation of the basic reproductive processes. This new edition was produced in cooperation with the the Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC), and is updated and revised throughout based on the 2006 DCRC conference proceedings, featuring the industry’s top experts in cattle reproduction. 91 pages. Spanish edition also available
Functional Claw Trimming DVD
A 30-minute DVD shows claw trimming technique as described in the book Manual of Foot Care. DVD includes both English and Spanish versions.
Caring for Transition Cows
by Mike Hutjens & Earl Aalseth, DVM.
Fresh Cow Exam DVD/Conduciendo el examen de las vacas post parto DVD
Dr. Sheila McGuirk, DMV takes us through the fresh cow pen to show how to determine which cows should be examined and how to identify the eight conditions that commonly occur in fresh cows. English and also dubbed in Spanish.
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