Tackling lameness on farm meetings

Published 26 August 14

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Don’t miss one of these six DairyCo open meetings in the South. You can find out about the latest research and practical advice about best practice treatment for lameness on farm. 


Professor Jon Huxley and Hettie Thomas (University of Nottingham) will discuss the following topics:

• Details and findings from DairyCo's latest on farm lameness study

• Can non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs make a difference?

• How mobility monitoring can help reduce lameness

Watch the DairyCo video with Professor Jon Huxley for information on how to recognise signs of lameness in herd mobility taken at the last DairyCo Research Day event in Reading.

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Jon Huxley was born and raised on a dairy farm in North Wales. He graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 1995. After time in commercial farm practice and at Bristol Vet School he moved to the Nottingham Vet School where he is currently Clinical Associate Professor of Farm Animal Production Medicine.

He is a UK and European specialist in cattle health and production medicine. His interests are in the endemic diseases of dairy cows, particularly lameness a nd mastitis, and the impacts of production and the housed environment on cattle health.

Upcoming dates for the tackling lameness events in the South.

Dorset, 2 September, 11.00 More information >

Wiltshire, 2 September, 18.00 More information >

Sussex, 3 September, 11.00 More information >

Somerset, 9 September, 11.00 More information >

Devon, 9 September, 19.30 More information >

Cornwall, 10 September, 11.00 More information >