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NJB Hoofcare - Area of Operation in & around Yeovil

Yeovil, located near the Somerset-Dorset border, is a thriving market town with a population of around 40,000. The name is derived from the river Yeo, which flows through the town, providing water for cattle from local dairy herds to be reflected in, inspiring artists and photographers for many years. However, where there is moisture, there is increased risk of hoof disease and lameness in cattle. To help prevent this, many farms in and around Yeovil rely on NJB Hoofcare for:

Photo from Featured Project near Yeovil
Training Courses and CPD

Training icourses are available at varying levels on group or individual basis. You can choose a one or two day Herdsman level course or a full, four day Professional level course. The locations are flexible, either on your own farm or with a host farm that can accommodate a number of attendees.

The course contents include:

  • Basic anatomy of the hoof
  • Anatomy of the lower leg and its effect on the foot
  • Causes of lameness in cattle
  • Common infectious and non-infectious conditions of the foot
  • Trimming techniques
  • Practical sessions with cadaver feet
  • Routine prevention trimming
  • Cattle welfare and handling while trimming
For details of hoofcare training courses in your area, including course fees, simply click in the header of any page to send us an email.

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