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NJB Hoofcare - Area of Operation in & around Somerton

Somerton is said to have given its name to the county of Somerset. It was certainly one of the main residences of the Saxon kings who built a castle here. The town was razed by Vikings in 877, but was soon rebuilt and became the largest and best defended in the area. Somerton was the stronghold of King Alfred the Great, and has had many connections with royalty throughout the ages. It is listed in the Domesday Book as the property of William the Conqueror and was the first manor to be listed in the survey of Somerset. At this time it was recorded as having fisheries and 500 sheep. Since then, the number of sheep in surrounding farms has grown greatly, as has the number of dairy cattle. Soerton is a beautiful town with easy access, so it is always a pleasure to come here when local dairy farmers call on us for:

Photo from Featured Project near Somerton
Cattle Hoof Care & Trimming

Throughout South Wales and Southwest England, the following services are available from NJB Hoofcare:

  • Routine hoof trimming for dairy herds in the area
  • Bespoke lameness prevention packages
  • Suckler beef herds, bulls
  • On-site training
  • Group training at central location
  • Farmers' CPD coaching
  • Consultancy herd lameness mobility scoring
We never forget that every herd and every farm is different, so every hoofcare programme needs to be matched to the individuals concerned.

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