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  • Claw health assessment in dairy cattle herds.

    Foreign Title : Lábvég-egészségügyi vizsgälatok eredményei tejelő tehenészetekben.

    Author(s) : Jurkovich, V.Brydl, E.Kovács, P.Könyves, L.

    Author Affiliation : SZIE ÁOTK Állathigiéniai, Állomány-egészségtani és Állatorvosi Etológiai Tanszék, 1078 Budapest, István u. 2, Hungary.

    Author Email : jurkovich.viktor@aotk.szie.hu

    Journal article : Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja 2016 Vol.138 No.5 pp.269-278 ref.33

    Abstract : Herd level assessments of claw health status were performed in 8 Hungarian dairy cattledairy cattleSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    herds. The locomotionlocomotionSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    and body conditionbody conditionSubject Category: Properties
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    were scored in 2663 animalsanimalsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    . The prevalence and severity of lamenesslamenessSubject Category: Diseases, Disorders, and Symptoms
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    varied among herds. There was a negative correlation the between body condition score and locomotion score. Digital dermatitis was the most important hoof problem in the assessed herds. On the basis of the results, there are several factors associated with poor claw health, the most important ones are: lack of early detection of lame animals, improper foot bathing protocol, delay in the treatment of lame animals, poor environmental hygiene and poor cow comfort.

    ISSN : 0025-004X

    URL : http://www.univet.hu/.../

    Record Number : 20163198796

    Publisher : NAKVI

    Location of publication : Budapest

    Country of publication : Hungary

    Language of text : Hungarian

    Language of summary : English

    Indexing terms for this abstract:

    Organism descriptor(s) : cattlecattleSubject Category: Organism Names
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    Descriptor(s) : aetiologyaetiologySubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , animal healthanimal healthSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , body conditionbody conditionSubject Category: Properties
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    , clawsclawsSubject Category: Anatomical and Morphological Structures
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    , dairy cattledairy cattleSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , disease prevalencedisease prevalenceSubject Category: Properties
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    , epidemiologyepidemiologySubject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries
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    , foot diseasesfoot diseasesSubject Category: Diseases, Disorders, and Symptoms
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    , lamenesslamenessSubject Category: Diseases, Disorders, and Symptoms
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    , locomotionlocomotionSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    Identifier(s) : causal agents, etiologyetiologySubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    Broader term(s) : BosbosSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , BovidaebovidaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , ruminantsruminantsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , ArtiodactylaartiodactylaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , mammalsmammalsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , vertebratesvertebratesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , ChordatachordataSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , animalsanimalsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , eukaryoteseukaryotesSubject Category: Organism Names
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