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NJB Hoofcare - Area of Operation for Frome, Somerset

Towards the end of the 7th century, St. Aldhelm, Abbot of Malmesbury, set up a mission on the banks of the River Frome. This is believed to have been the first permanent settlement of what eventually became the fourth largest town in Somerset and now is the town with most listed buildings in the area. Much of the wealth that created the insteresting buildings came in the early days from the weaving industry. Competition from northern mills with cheap labour more or less killed that off, although some elements of specialist fabric production lasted until the 1960s. Print became a very important industry here with the closure of many mills and kept the town buoyant, and for a long time, larger and more prosperous than near neighbour, Bath.<br /><br />With the dissolution of the monasteries uner Henry VIII, the land formerly owned by the church passed to the Thynne family who used it to expand the now famous Longleat Estate. There are numerous smaller farms in the area still who manage a mix of sheep and dairy herds, and we very often find ourselves in the area of Frome helping to minimise cattle lameness through:

Photo from Featured Project near Frome
Cattle Hoof Care & Trimming

<p>Throughout South Wales and Southwest England, the following services are available from NJB Hoofcare:<ul><li>Routine hoof trimming for dairy herds in the area</li><li>Farmers' CPD coaching</li><li>Bespoke lameness prevention packages</li><li>On-site training</li><li>Group training at central location</li><li>Consultancy herd lameness mobility scoring</li><li>Suckler beef herds, bulls</li></ul>We never forget that every herd and every farm is different, so every hoofcare programme needs to be matched to the individuals concerned.</p><h4></h4><p></p><p></p>
Cattle Hoofcare & Lameness Prevention/Correction Services Provided in:
  • Routine prevention hoof trimming for dairy herds
  • Herd lameness scoring
  • Corrective hoof trimming
  • Bespoke lameness prevention packages
  • Suckler beef herd and bul hoof trimming
  • Hoof care individual and group training
  • On-site training
  • CPD for farmers
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