Feeding strategies to reduce the incidence of lameness

Jes Scaife, Hugh Galbraith

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Abstract

This article discusses the anatomy of the hoof and biomechanical function; effect of feeding system, dietary management and subacute acidosis on the incidence of lameness; and the influence of amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, minerals and vitamins on the hoof health and composition of dairy cattle.

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