A descriptive review of the prevalence and risk factors of hock lesions in dairy cows.

@article{Kester2014ADR,
  title={A descriptive review of the prevalence and risk factors of hock lesions in dairy cows.},
  author={P. M. Kester and Menno Holzhauer and Klaas Frankena},
  journal={Veterinary journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={202 2},
  pages={
          222-8
        }
}
This article reviews the literature on hock lesions in dairy cattle, focusing in particular on their prevalence and associated clinical signs, as well as the scoring systems used to assess them and the data on risk factors. This analysis was limited to hock lesions where there was inflammation and damage of the skin and the subcutaneous tissue only without involvement of the joint. The presence of hock lesions, or tarsal peri-arthritis, is strongly related to time spent lying on abrasive… CONTINUE READING
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