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Dairy Cattle Hoof Trimming Class Offered


NOV. 24, 2004--The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is offering a course on dairy cattle hoof trimming and care Jan. 18-21, 2005.

UW-RF dairy science Professor Steve Kelm will co-teach the course with professional hoof trimmer Karl Burgi from the Dairyland Hoof Care Institute in Baraboo, Wis. The workshop will be held on UW-RF Lab Farm 1 and a local commercial farm.

Workshop topics will include economic implications of lameness, management and laminitis, and hoof and leg anatomy. Functional hoof trimming practice, along with lessons on blocking and wrapping will also be included.

The cost of the workshop is $479, which includes all course activities and refreshments. A $100 deposit is required at the time of registration. There are a limited number of noncredit opening for this course.

For more information or to register for the dairy cattle hoof trimming and care course, please visit the Web site, www.uwrf.edu/ogs/CAFES.php. Registration can be completed online or by mail, fax, or phone. The registration deadline is Dec. 13, 2004.

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