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Colour Atlas of Lesions

The colour atlas provides photographs with a written description of the common lesions associated with lameness in dairy cattle.

- Current status

- Key innovative features
An agreed description and nomenculature for common lesions associated with lameness in dairy cows.

- Dissemination
It may be used to benefit society and science.

The atlas can be used as a whole without charge by anyone interested in recording causes of lameness or lesions on dairy cow feet and limbs. It is not to be sold. The photographs belong to members of the Lamecow team and are not to be sold or used separately from the atlas without permission.

- Benefits
The atlas can be used to assist training in lesion recognition. This will assist farmers and advisors to know the types of lesions in a dairy herd and consequently assist in development of a lameness reduction programme.

Reported by

University of Warwick
Department of Biological Sciences
CV4 7AL Coventry
United Kingdom