Evaluation of subclinical laminitis in a dairy herd and observations on associated nutritional and management factors.

@article{Greenough1991EvaluationOS,
  title={Evaluation of subclinical laminitis in a dairy herd and observations on associated nutritional and management factors.},
  author={Paul R. Greenough and Jos J. Vermunt},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={1991},
  volume={128 1},
  pages={11-7}
}
The hind claws of 10 heifers, 10 second-calf cows, and 10 mature cows in the University of Saskatchewan's dairy herd were examined on four consecutive occasions, four and two months before calving, at calving, and two months after calving. A high prevalence of haemorrhages was observed in the sole of the claws, and these lesions were most prevalent near calving; the haemorrhages were detected in the heifers up to four months before calving. After calving, the haemorrhages tended to disappear… CONTINUE READING

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