Lesions causing lameness requiring veterinary treatment in pasture-fed dairy cows in east Gippsland.

@article{Jubb1991LesionsCL,
  title={Lesions causing lameness requiring veterinary treatment in pasture-fed dairy cows in east Gippsland.},
  author={Tristan F Jubb and Jakob Malmo},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  year={1991},
  volume={68 1},
  pages={
          21-4
        }
}
In 653 mature dairy cows examined for lameness between February 1987 and July 1988 there were 783 lesions identified. Most of these were located below the pastern (90.5%) and most lesions involved hindlimbs (79%). Of digital and interdigital lesions, hind limbs had the most lesions (69.2%). Medial digits of forelimbs were least affected (7.8%) and lateral digits of hindlimbs were the most affected (44.4%). Lateral digits of forelimbs were slightly more affected than medial digits of hindlimbs… CONTINUE READING

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