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NJB Hoofcare - Area of Operation for Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

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:

Photo from Featured Project near Bradford-on-Avon
Cattle Foot Trimming & Training

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 qulified 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.

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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