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Research review: New resource for dairy farmers: Footbaths for the prevention and control of digital dermatitis

Published on 14 May 2019

A new fact sheet called “Footbaths for the prevention and control of digital dermatitis” is available for download at no cost at Dairy Farmers of Canada in the producer resources section of the site.

The document contains information for farmers and their advisers in a quick reference format to improve dairy cattle hoof health.

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This is the fourth in a series of popular fact sheets supporting farmers in meeting their requirements for the animal care module of Dairy Farmers of Canada’s proAction Initiative. The information is based on recent scientific evidence and the fact sheet was developed by a team of experts from Valacta, the Université de Montréal, the University of Calgary and the Association des Médecins Vétérinaires Praticiens du Québec, in collaboration with Dairy Farmers of Canada.

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The other fact sheets in the animal care series that can be downloaded free include:

  • Lameness

  • Body condition score

  • Hock, knee and neck injuries

Visit the producer resources section of Dairy Farmers of Canada to download your copies. end mark

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Canadian Dairy Research: For a profitable, innovative and sustainable sector 
Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) invests in research to stimulate productivity, sustainability and profitability on farms and to improve knowledge on milk and dairy products’ health benefits. DFC finances research initiatives that benefit all dairy farmers across Canada and works in collaboration with its members and other sectorial partners to address farmers’ priorities set in the national dairy research and knowledge translation and transfer strategies. Visit Dairy Farmers of Canada for more information.

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