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NJB Hoofcare - Area of Operation in & around Shepton Mallet

Shepton Mallet is an ideal centre from which to visit the many tourist attractions of this area, including other fascinating towns such as Bath, Bristol and Weston Super Mare. It is also home to the County Showground where cattle are often paraded in front of judges at the Mid-Somerset Show and the Royal Bath and Wells Show. The importance of agriculture to the area is demonstrated by the name; Shepton meaning sheep pen, Mallet indicating that the land was donated by the Mallet family. The area still holds large numbers of sheep, as well as a good number of herds of dairy cattle. NJB Hoofcare is a frequent visitor to Shepton Mallet to provide local farmers with:

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NJB Hoofcare delivers hoof trimming service and training courses throughout Somerset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Monmouthshire

Helping to prevent lameness in your cattle is a very sound investment that protects yield and profits while enhancing the welfare of your herd.

At NJB Hoofcare, we not only believe that zero lameness is possible but we also help our farmers to achieve this goal. By carrying out routine assessments and mobility surveys, problems can be picked up early and dealt with before they get serious. With regular preventive trimming, your herd can be kept lameness free.

You can help yourself to a great degree in this too, by training your own people to carry out examinations and perform basic trimming, watchfulness becomes part of the daily routine rather than waiting for a visit.

There are details of forthcoming courses on the calendar page, or if you would like to have an exclusive training day for your own farm, just give us a call or click in the header of any page to send an email.

Our principal area of operation for hoofcare services, trimming, routine preventive work and mobility assessments is throughout Somerset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Monmouthshire. However, to deliver either our one-day herdsman training course, or two to four day advanced training course, we are happy to travel further afield where enough people are interested.
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