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NJB Hoofcare - Area of Operation for Shepton Mallet, Somerset

Shepton Mallet is an ideal centre from which to visit the many tourist attractions of this area, including other fascinating towns such as Bath, Bristol and Weston Super Mare. It is also home to the County Showground where cattle are often paraded in front of judges at the Mid-Somerset Show and the Royal Bath and Wells Show. The importance of agriculture to the area is demonstrated by the name; Shepton meaning sheep pen, Mallet indicating that the land was donated by the Mallet family. The area still holds large numbers of sheep, as well as a good number of herds of dairy cattle. NJB Hoofcare is a frequent visitor to Shepton Mallet to provide local farmers with:

Photo from Featured Project near Shepton Mallet
Neil demonstrates hoof trimming techniques to the group in Cornwall

The practical, hands on sessions cover all aspects of basic trimming as well as the use, care and maintenance of equipment. As you can see from the number of smiling faces in the group, these courses are also a lot of fun in a low pressure environment that encourages attendees to take part and get the most from their day.<br /><br />For future training courses, keep an eye on our <a href=page_2.php?pgenme=calendar>calendar page</a>, or call us to arrange a coaching visit to your farm or group.
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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