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Lameness in dairy cows and farmers' knowledge, training and awareness
  1. JM Mill and
  2. WR Ward
  1. Department of Veterinary Clinical Science and Animal Husbandry, Liverpool University, Leahurst, Neston, South Wirral.


Lameness in dairy cattle is important from welfare and economic points of view. In 15 dairy farms in England, the prevalence of lameness was correlated highly significantly and inversely with the knowledge, level of training and awareness of the farmers.

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