|Author(s)||Thomas W. deMaar, DVM* and Michael M. Ng’ang’a, BSc|
|Journal||AAZV Conference Proceedings|
To assist the maintenance of normal hoof conformation in captive ungulates, a series of measurements were made from hooves of free-ranging animals. Differences in conformation between domestic animals and wild species were noted and several naturally occurring defects were seen. Factors affecting good hoof health are discussed.
Key Words: Ungulates, hoof conformation, hoof health, free-ranging, domestic, defects
Authors: Thomas W. deMaar, DVM* and Michael M. Ng’ang’a, BSc
Journal: 2000 AAZV Conference Proceedings
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