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The use of a foam-based footbath to control lameness in dairy cows

A summary of the results of a trial investigating the use and effectiveness of P3-Kovex foam in diminishing the severity and incidence of digital dermatitis and 'slurry heel' in dairy cows.

Year of Publication2009

P3-Kovex foam showed promising results in diminishing the severity and incidence of digital dermatitis and ‘slurry heel’. Additionally, it proved easy to use and was environmentally sound. Effective slurry management is an essential element in controlling these conditions.

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farm managementdairy herd managementdairy cow management
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Supporting the development of the national rural economy.

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