Lameness in cattle

Lameness remains a major cause of disease and economic loss in dairy operations. The impact of lameness on fertility, productivity, and farm economics has been well documented. 

View the AgriHealth poster on Lameness Identification and Treatment here. 

The Technical bulletin N5 titled 'Pain Relief in NZ Dairy Cows' is linked here.

Vet newsletter articles;  Improving cure rates for lame cows linked here, and Limping up to mating item linked here.  

Please also view the AgriHealth short video library series on Cow Wellbeing, including Episode 4 on Lameness linked here

Your vet can recommend an appropriate program to help reduce the incidence of lameness in your dairy herd.  


KetoMax 15% is a registered vet medicine that treats pain and inflammation associated with lameness. KetoMax has nil milk with-holding period when used in NZ dairy cows. 



Lameness in cattle



Lameness remains a major cause of disease and economic loss in dairy operations. The impact of lameness on fertility, productivity, and farm economics has been well documented. 









View the AgriHealth poster on Lameness Identification and Treatment here. 









The Technical bulletin N5 titled 'Pain Relief in NZ Dairy Cows' is linked here.









Vet newsletter articles;  Improving cure rates for lame cows linked here, and Limping up to mating item linked here.  

Please also view the AgriHealth short video library series on Cow Wellbeing, including Episode 4 on Lameness linked here























Your vet can recommend an appropriate program to help reduce the incidence of lameness in your dairy herd.  


















KetoMax 15% is a registered vet medicine that treats pain and inflammation associated with lameness. KetoMax has nil milk with-holding period when used in NZ dairy cows.