Ceva hosts Cattle Ruminations on Lameness… a Virtual Roadshow series

NACFT Sponsor Ceva Animal Health has launched, Cattle Ruminations on Lameness… a Virtual Roadshow to enable registered mobility scorers and qualified foot trimmers to catch up on CPD during lockdown. The free roadshow series, which is also open to veterinary surgeons, will take place from Tuesday 5th May until Wednesday 13th May.  The roadshows are being run in

Covid-19 Farmer Best Practice – please share with your clients.

It is important to keep you and your clients say, but it is also important for them to keep YOU and other routine visitors safe whilst on the farm.  Please share the attached link to your clients before you visit the farm. COVID-19-BestPractice-FARMER Stay Safe!

NACFT Key Worker Template

As a foot trimmer you are classed as a Key Worker – ensuring the welfare of cattle and supply of the food chain. Please use the attached template – print it off and keep in your vehicle when going to farm. Always follow the Best Practice Guidelines to ensure your and others safety at all

Covid-19 Best Practice Guidelines

NACFT has been working with the Cattle Lameness Steering Group, based on guidance from RCVS, BCVA, BVA and the UK Government guidelines to put together the Covid-19 Best Practice Guidelines Covid-19 Best – please follow them closely to keep yourself and others safe.

Survey to help research on Trimming Cattle

Dear Members As an article mentioned in the recent edition of Trimmer magazine, Sara Pedersen is conducting two studies on foot trimming. The first is a survey open to all on approaches to assessing toe length. She would like the views of as many members as possible so please follow this link to complete the

Eyes Down. Some tips for early detection

by Owen Atkinson, Dairy Veterinary Consultancy We all know what a lame cow looks like. But it is well known that farmers can miss seeing early stages of lameness unless they specifically look for it.