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Al Manning

Oliver Maxwell

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Kofler J (2017) Pathogenesis and treatment of toe lesions in cattle including "nonhealing" toe lesions. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract 33 (2), 301-328 PubMed.
  • Manning A, Mahendran S A & Bell N J (2016) Evidence base behind foot trimming in UK dairy cattle. Livestock 21 (1), 7-14 CattleLameness (pdf download).
  • Somers J & O’Grady L (2015) Foot lesions in lame cows on 10 dairy farms in Ireland. Irish Vet J 68 (1), 10 PubMed.
  • Thomas H, Miguel-Pacheco G, Bollard N, Archer S, Bell N, Mason C et al (2015) Evaluation of treatments for claw horn lesions in dairy cows in a randomized controlled trial. J Dairy Sci 98 (7), 4477-4486 PubMed.
  • Kofler J, Geissbühler U & Steiner A (2014) Diagnostic imaging in bovine orthopedics. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract 30 (1), 11-53 PubMed.
  • Marchionatti E & Fecteau G (2014) Traumatic conditions of the coxofemoral joint: luxation, femoral head-neck fracture, acetabular fracture. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract 30 (1), 247-264 PubMed.
  • O’Callaghan Lowe K A, Murray R D et al (2004) Working practices of cattle foot trimmers used for footcare in dairy cattle compared with those of veterinary surgeons for treatment of lameness in large animal practice. J Vet Med Phys Path Clin Med 51 (9-10), 429-434 WileyOnline.
  • Martens A, Steenhaut M, Gasthuys F, De Cupere C, De Moor A & Verschooten F (1998) Conservative and surgical treatment of tibial fractures in cattle. Vet Rec 143 (1), 12-16 PubMed.
  • Murray R D, Downham D Y, Clarkson M J, Faull W B, Hughes J W, Manson F J et al (1996) Epidemiology of lameness in dairy cattle: description and analysis of foot lesions. Vet Rec 138 (24), 586-591 PubMed.
  • Jubb T F, Malmo J, Brightling P, Anderson G A & Davis G M (1989) Prognostic factors for recovery from coxo-femoral dislocation in cattle. Aust Vet J 66 (11), 354-358 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Bell N (2008) Lameness Control in Dairy Herds Part 2: Mobility Scoring - How Do You Score. NADIS Animal Health Skills. Website:

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