Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2018

  • Economic Importance of Claw Health Problems in Ethiopian Dairy Cows: Causes and Methods of Improvement

    Amanuel Bekuma, Tekalign Tadesse, Hirpha Ketema

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2018
    Pages: 56-60
    Received: 26 December 2018
    Accepted: 15 January 2019
    Published: 20 February 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/
    Abstract: Even though a claw health problem is underestimated by many dairy producers in Ethiopia, it is widely regarded as one of the major productivity, health and welfare issues for dairy cows. Its negative impacts are many; decreased milk yield, lowered reproductive performance, increased involuntary cull rates, discarded milk, and the additional labor c... Show More