Incidence of lameness requiring veterinary treatment in dairy cattle in Queensland.

@article{Mclennan1988IncidenceOL,
  title={Incidence of lameness requiring veterinary treatment in dairy cattle in Queensland.},
  author={M W Mclennan},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  year={1988},
  volume={65 5},
  pages={
          144-7
        }
}
A survey of the incidence of lesions causing lameness in dairy cattle was conducted by veterinarians in 9 practices in Queensland between November 1984 and July 1985. One hundred and eighty five cases were treated in 83 dairy herds. The average incidence of lameness which required treatment by veterinarians was 2.7 cases per 100 cows per 9 months, with a range of 1.4 to 5.5% in the 9 practices. Foot lesions constituted 83.2% of all lesions; the most common being interdigital necrobacillosis (15… CONTINUE READING

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