Recent Papers

Recent discoveries and reports

Here is a link to all the previous Lameness in Ruminants Conferences: https://www.lamenessinruminants2017.com/past-proceedings.php

Here are a few interesting papers since 2017

A Cross-Sectional Study Into the Prevalence of Dairy Cattle Lameness and Associated Herd-Level Risk Factors in England and Wales (2018) Bethany E. Griffiths, Dai Grove White, and Georgios Oikonomou PDF

Randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effect of foot trimming before and after first calving on subsequent lameness episodes and productivity in dairy heifers. S.A. MahendranJ.N. HuxleyY.-M. ChangM. BurnellD.C. BarrettH.R. WhayT. BlackmoreC.S. Mason and N.J. Bell. Finding: Heifers under-going pre-calving trim had highers odds of lameness during a lactation.

Early and non-intrusive lameness detection in dairy cows using 3-dimensional video. K. Abdul Jabbar, Mark F. HansenMelvyn L. Smith and Lyndon N. Smith. Video system had lameness detection accuracy of 95.7%.

Bell-Mahendran-2017-Local-anaesthesia-and-analgesia-guidance-for-surgical-treatment-of-cows-with-necrotic-hoof-lesions-annotated-2.pdf

Griffiths-et-al.-2018-A-Cross-Sectional-Study-Into-the-Prevalence-of-Dairy-Cattle-Lameness-and-Associated-Herd-Level-Risk-Factors-in-England-and-Wales.pdf

Groenevelt-et-al.-2014-Measuring-the-response-to-therapeutic-foot-trimming-in-dairy-cows-with-fortnightly-lameness-scoring-annotated.pdf

Bell-et-al.-2014-Disinfectant-footbathing-agents-for-the-control-of-bovine-digital-dermatitis-in-dairy-cattle-annotated.pdf

Mahendran-et-al.-2017-Randomised-controlled-trial-to-evaluate-the-effect-of-foot-trimming-before-and-after-first-calving-on-subseque-annotated.pdf

Manning-Mahendran-Bell-2016-Evidence-base-behind-foot-trimming-in-UK-dairy-cattle-annotated.pdf

Thomas-et-al.-2015-Evaluation-of-treatments-for-claw-horn-lesions-in-dairy-cows-in-a-randomized-controlled-trial2-annotated.pdf

Thomas-et-al.-2016-Recovery-of-chronically-lame-dairy-cows-following-treatment-for-claw-horn-lesions-A-randomised-controlled-trial-annotated.pdf