Herd management of musculoskeletal disorders in cattle. Dr. Simon Kenyon. Objectives. Recognize the common musculoskeletal disorders of cattle Understand the management factors that lead to them Understand prevention, monitoring and control of these conditions
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Dr. Simon Kenyon
Obviously sore feet
Extremely reluctant to walk
Sprecher, et al.,Theriogenology, 1997, 47:1179-1187.
P3 fixed supported by digital cushion and suspended by bundles of collagen fibers
attached to the basement layer of the abaxial wall. If fibers stretch P3 sinks and
Deforms and compresses the sole.
From Lischer & Ossent, 2007
From Lischer & Ossent, 2007.
Bicalho et al JDS 2009
Percent of Ration Dry Matter
Through and through lavage
Refer also to “summer slump” (epidemic hyperthermia)
Enzootic nutritional myopathy
(White Muscle Disease)
Neil Anderson, OMAFRA
Obturator and Sciatic Nerve Injury
Tibial Nerve Injury