Brittle Hoof - and tender and lameness occurs Causes Ribbed...

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5/7/09 Brittle Hoof Symptoms The horn is hard, and when is cut by the Ferrier's tools gives the impression of being backed hard and stony. It is also liable to fracture especially at points where the shoe is attached to the nails. Causes Hereditary And animals that theirs hoofs are in wet marshy areas, and then transferred to the constant dryness of stable bedding.
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5/7/09 Spongy Hoof Symtoms The horn is soft and appears greasy. When forced to travel long trips and hard terrain,the hoofs become hot
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Unformatted text preview: and tender and lameness occurs. Causes 5/7/09 Ribbed Hoof • Causes 5/7/09 Club Foot • Symptoms • When it is slight ,the wall of the toe is about twice as high as the heels. When overworked, the body weight is is transferred from the heels to the inner parts of the foot. Causes Like brittle hoof, club foot is also hereditary. • In horses it is commonly with an upright limb, and a short, upright pastern....
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Brittle Hoof - and tender and lameness occurs Causes Ribbed...

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