Cattle Footcare

This one day course is designed for anyone wishing to trim or maintain the condition of the feet of dairy or beef cattle. Candidates can choose from a basic course, or one for the experienced herdsperson. The course length may vary due to delegates experience or issues around available livestock. 

Course prerequisite: None

Certificating Body: Lantra 

Course Length: 1 day

Course Times: 9.30am to 4.00pm or to suit client.

Instructor: Eddie Willmott

Cost: price on application

Venue: To suit client

Maximum Trainees: 4

Our Cattle Hoof Trimming course will give you the information to be able to:

  • Trim overgrown hooves to the correct size and shape in a safe manner
  • Avoid any unnecessary stress to the cow, using
  • Single action hoof cutters
  • Hollow ground knives 
  • An Allgau hoof chisel.
  • Maintain sharp tools in good condition
  • Describe the normal walking movement of a cow
  • Describe hoof growth variations
  • Identify common hoof diseases.

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