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An effective regimen for preventing lameness in your herd can have a significant impact on the yield and profitability you achieve.

Regular visits for mobility scoring, assessment and hoof trimming as required can help you minimise the main causes of lameness. As highly experienced and qualified hoof trimmers, and licenced Mobillity Scorers, you can be sure of first class lameness prevention services for your herd. Throughout Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Monmouthshire and Gwent, we offer a complete consultancy, assessment and foot trimming service.

Call us on the number shown or click in the header of any page to send us an email and arrange an initial consultancy visit.

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Training and CPD

Training is available at varying levels. You can choose a one or two day Herdsman level or a full, four day Professional level course. The locations are flexible, either on your own farm or at a central location 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
  • Preventative measures
  • Cattle welfare and handling while trimming
For details of training events in your area, including course fees, simply click in the header of any page to send us an email.

A lovely historic market town straddling the River Avon. Bradford boasts a medieval town bridge, a Saxon church, one of the most stunning medieval tithe barns in the country, and a 14th-century packhorse bridge. In addition, there are numerous medieval and Jacobean buildings, including the largely 15th-century parish church of Holy Trinity. The old shopping street called The Shambles still maintains its medieval layout.

It is now a great centre for narrow boats to gather on the canal and taking a trip in one of these leisurely vessels is a popular holiday and brings a great number of visitors to the town as a starting point.

The land covered by the Bradford Hundred lies on the boundary between the two classic Wiltshire agricultural environments: "chalk and cheese". The limestone uplands are the equivalent of the chalk land elsewhere in the county, being best suited to producing grain and sheep. In the margins between chalk and cheese, the steep valley sides of the Cotswolds have been used for growing fruit and for timber production. The "cheese", or the lowland clay-dominated valley was traditionally dairying country, as the soil was too heavy for arable farming. This is where we generally find ourselves when called upon by Bradford on Avon area farmers to provide:

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