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NJB Hoofcare - Area of Operation for Langport, Somerset

The historic town of Langport, on the banks of the River Parrett, claims to be the smallest town in England. Langport and all the villages around are part of the Somerset Levels, where in 2014, flooding had a catastrophic effect on farming in the area, with the worst flooding since 1929. Most of the blame was laid at the door of the Environment Agency for failing to dredge the River Parrett and the Parrett Relief Channel, both of which were said to be silted up to below 60% of their capacity to clear the flood waters from the Levels. As always, famers carry on farming against all the odds, and local herds are still maintaining their numbers. As with all areas that are prone to wet underfoot conditions, great vigilance needs to be employed to spot and treat cattle lameness quickly to keep yields up. For this reason, farmers in the Langport area call on us more frequently than average for:

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Cattle Hoof Care & Trimming

<p>Throughout South Wales and Southwest England, the following services are available from NJB Hoofcare:<ul><li>Routine hoof trimming for dairy herds in the area</li><li>Bespoke lameness prevention packages</li><li>Suckler beef herds, bulls</li><li>On-site training</li><li>Group training at central location</li><li>Farmers' CPD coaching</li><li>Consultancy herd lameness mobility scoring</li></ul>We never forget that every herd and every farm is different, so every hoofcare programme needs to be matched to the individuals concerned.</p><h4></h4><p></p><p></p>
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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