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Lameness is a critical issue on dairies with an impact on production and animal welfare. Early lameness detection followed by effective treatments could improve prognosis and cure rate of lame cows. Current methods for lameness detection are based on locomotion score (LS) that requires observation...

Author(s)
García-Muñoz, A.; Vidal, G.; Singh, N.; Silva-del-Río, N.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2016, 128, pp 33-40
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate histological changes in dairy cows' hooves with or without injuries from naturally acquired laminitis. Cull cows with no clinical signs of hoof abnormalities (G1, n=9) and those with macroscopic lesions associated with laminitis without (G2, n=23) or...

Author(s)
Mendes, H. M. F.; Casagrande, F. P.; Lima, I. R.; Souza, C. H.; Gontijo, L. D'.; Alves, G. E. S.; Vasconcelos, A. C.; Faleiros, R. R.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2013, 33, 5, pp 613-619
Abstract

This cross-sectional study aimed to assess lameness occurrence and to identify the associated risk factors in small-scale grazing dairy herds. Forty four farms (mean lactating herd size was 42 cows, SD=11.2, range: 28-74) located in the south of Brazil were visited twice, approximately 4 months...

Author(s)
Bran, J. A.; Daros, R. R.; Keyserlingk, M. A. G. von; LeBlanc, S. J.; Hötzel, M. J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2018, 151, pp 79-86
Abstract

The objective was determining the frequency of pedal upheavals in double purpose bovines in the Córdoba department. A study was done of cross section using 170 greater cows of three year selected at random in different property which were evaluated by means of the accomplishment of the clinical...

Author(s)
Álvarez P., J.; Martínez M., M.; Cardona A., J.
Publisher
Universidad de Sucre, Sincelejo, Colombia
Citation
Revista Colombiana de Ciencia Animal, 2017, 9, 2, pp 171-180
Abstract

This study aimed to describe and discuss the results of an experiment carried out in two stages with pregnant cows fed 25 kg/apple pomace/day. The first stage involved 16 pregnant Holstein Friesian cows divided into four groups: Group 0 - Control (5 cows); Group I - 1 month-gestation (4 cows);...

Author(s)
Wicpolt, N. S.; Morais, R. M.; Molossi, F. A.; Ogliari, D.; Mezzalira, J.; Prestes, O. D.; Zanella, R.; Gava, A.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2019, 39, 6, pp 371-375
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In this study the potential usefulness of infrared thermography (IRT) as a non-invasive tool to rapidly screen the most common non-infectious foot lesions in dairy cows was evaluated. Thirty-eight healthy cows and 38 cows affected by foot diseases were enrolled. Diseased cows showed the following...

Author(s)
Gianesella, M.; Arfuso, F.; Fiore, E.; Giambelluca, S.; Giudice, E.; Armato, L.; Piccione, G.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Veterinary Sciences, Olsztyn-Kortowo II, Poland
Citation
Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2018, 21, 2, pp 299-305
AbstractFull Text

BACKGROUND: Dew claws of ruminants are rudimentary of 2 and 5 digits and usually do not have functional action. Most studies about the dew claws were done on the diseases and shape-abnormality. OBJECTIVES: Because no comprehensive study has been done on the normal features of dew claws, especially...

Author(s)
Mazaheri, Y.; Nourinezhad, J.; Ghadiri, A. R.; Ahi, M. R.; Sarbandi, K.; Hanafi, M. Gh.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Research, 2017, 72, 1, pp Pe73-Pe80
Abstract

In the present study, 30 cows were used to evaluate the changes in the peripheral blood leukocyte subpopulation of dairy cows with digital dermatitis (DD) following hoof trimming and antibiotic treatment. The cows were divided into two groups; 18 cows (DD group) had DD on both hind feet, and 12 ...

Author(s)
Ando, T.; Fujiwara, H.; Kohiruimaki, M.; Hayashi, T.; Ohtsuka, H.; Watanabe, D.; Oikawa, M.; Koiwa, M.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2009, 71, 4, pp 391-395
AbstractFull Text

A 5-point locomotion scoring system was used to investigate risk factors for elevated locomotion scores and increased number of blocks used by trimmers among 11 422 dairy cows on 25 farms in Hungary. Each of the farms was visited twice between May and December 2010 and between May and December...

Author(s)
Gudaj, R.; Brydl, E.; Komlósi, I.
Publisher
Szent István University, Gödöllő, Hungary
Citation
Animal Welfare, Ethology and Housing Systems, 2012, 8, 2, pp 223-239
Abstract

Hooves of 16 lactating Holstein cows were examined twice for sole hemorrhages and underrun heels. Images of hooves were taken using infrared thermography to determine the temperatures of the coronary band and that of a control area above the coronary band. To adjust for skin (control) temperature,...

Author(s)
Nikkhah, A.; Plaizier, J. C.; Einarson, M. S.; Berry, R. J.; Scott, S. L.; Kennedy, A. D.
Publisher
American Dairy Science Association, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2005, 88, 8, pp 2749-2753

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