Literature Review: Treatment and prevention of lameness

Published 19 September 12

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A review of the literature on the treatment and prevention of lameness in cattle published between 2000 and 2011.

The report includes a 'Gap Analysis', designed to highlight what the authors believe are the predominant gaps in current knowledge in the peer reviewed literature. Followed by treatment and prevention methods for Digital Dermatitis, Sole Ulcers, White Line Disease and Non-Specific Lameness.

Components of this review features in a scientific paper published in Livestock Science:

Huxley, J.N., 2013. Impact of lameness and claw lesions in cow on health and production. Livestock Science. 156, 64-70.