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NJB Hoofcare - Area of Operation for Wincanton, Somerset

Wincanton, in South Somerset, is uniquely twinned with a fictional town: Ankh-Morpork, a city state in Terry Pratchett’s “Discworld”, that magical place where if a librarian can be an orang utang with a single word vocabulary, virtually anything can happen. The world of magic though is strictly fictitious here and local dairy farmers havae to deal with the everyday realities of managing cattle just like anywhere else. Just like anywhere else, cattle lameness is an ever present threat to yield, so a number of farmers in Wincanton rely on NJB Hoofcare for:

Photo from Featured Project near Wincanton
Neil explains the finer points of hoof pads 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.

For future training courses, keep an eye on our calendar page, 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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