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NJB Hoofcare - Area of Operation for Wellington, Somerset

The earliest reference to the town of Wellington is to be found in a grant made at the very beginning of the 10th century, where it was called Weolingtun. In the Domesday Book, the name is Walintone and is administered by John the Usher for the Bishop of Wells. At this point, there were two mills and 17 cattle. Since then, the numbers of cattle have grown steadily to the point where dairy farming is a key factor in the local economy. To make sure of the best possible yield, herd managers around Wellington monitor lameness in their cattle and to help prevent this from becoming a problem, often call upon NJB Hoofcare for:

Photo from Featured Project near Wellington
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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