Depending on what your require, you may be looking for a trimmer or an adviser to recommend control strategies for your herd. Your vet practice may have a trained Mobility Mentor. Click here for a map of all the qualified Mobility mentors.
To find a qualified foot trimmer look on either:
- National Association of Cattle Foot Trimmers (click here for the find a trimmer page)
- Cattle Hoof Care Standards Board (click here for members)
It’s important that your trimmer holds a qualification that demonstrates they have a achieved a level of competence through training and mentorship and they undergo regular inspection of their trimming, either through check days (NACFT) or unannounced spot-checks (CHCSB). You should also ask for references and do your own checks on their trimming skills. Make sure your trimmer is competent.