Useful material

ICAR Claw Health Atlas (ICAR = International Committee for Animal Recording)

The new established ICAR Claw Health Atlas (ICAR = International Committee for Animal Recording) has been published online. The atlas is addressed to all people involved in lameness recognition and treatment worldwide.

The atlas can be downloaded by clicking here: http://www.icar.org/Documents/ICAR_Claw_Health_Atlas.pdf

 

Educational film on "functional foot care and trimmimg in cattle"

The Farm Animal Surgery, Department of Farm Animals of the University of Zurich, presents an interesting video intended for education of hoof trimmers and veterinary students on "principles of functional claw trimming".

The video is available at the following addresses:
English: https://cast.switch.ch/vod/clips/u4rc94l8p/link_box
German: https://cast.switch.ch/vod/clips/1udmg6vti5/link_box

 

"World Livestock Disease Atlas"

The World Bank and the TAFS (Trust in Animals and Food Safety) forum, together with OIE and FAO have jointly published the 'World Livestock Disease Atlas'. It addresses questions such as:
- Which livestock diseases cause the heaviest losses globally?
- Which countries suffer the worst disease-related losses among their livestock populations?
- Which livestock species are most affected by diseases?
- What are the latest changes over time in all this?

the document is available to be downloaded free of charge at the TAFS forum website: www.tafsforum.org