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NJB Hoofcare - Area of Operation in & around Lacock

Lacock is a village untouched by time, the site of historic Lacock Abbey, which was used in the popular Harry Potter films. The entire village of Lacock is owned by the National Trust so that it can be preserved as a time-capsule of traditional England. You will find no satellite dishes here, nor any other signs of encroaching 'civilisation'. Lacock is a picture-postcard version of an idyllic English village centuries ago. At one end of the village is Lacock Abbey, home of Henry Fox-Talbot, photographic pioneer. A small museum just outside the Abbey gates tells the story of Talbot's discoveries.

During World War II, Lacock was an important contributor to the agricultural war effort, with farms being urged to grow extra wheat and potatoes particularly. With nearby barracks at Corsham and Hudswell, on occasions, off duty service men and women would be found helping out on the farms, which must have made for an interesting mix of characters, thrown together in a common cause.

The war has long gone now, thank goodness, but the need for farmers to exercise care and vigilance is as great as ever. We are no longer looking for paratroopers lurking in trees, but watching hawk-like for signs of cattle lameness, so we often find ourselves visiting Lacock and the surrounding area to provide:

Photo from Featured Project near Lacock
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