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Slideshow: Trimming hooves in Turkey

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Features - Consultants
Tuesday, 14 July 2015 14:18

Skip Blake was invited to Turkey to trim cows' hooves and to teach new trimming techniques. He stayed for three days. In the slideshow below are images summarizing his experience.

 

Three days trimming hooves in Turkey

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Written by Skip Blake   
Wednesday, 08 July 2015 14:20

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While volunteering at the Hoof Trimmers Association booth at World Dairy Expo, I had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Oguz Calisici, a veterinarian from the country of Turkey and the general manager of a large dairy farm.

 

Pauly Paul: The dairy ‘fix-it’ man

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Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Peggy Coffeen   
Thursday, 26 March 2015 14:50

Pauly paulWho do dairies call when their management is in need of repair? The fix-it man. With a little ingenuity and some elbow grease, Pauly Paul turns downtrodden dairies into fine-tuned machines.

Paul’s business card says “Dairy Management Consultant.” However, he is not the kind that comes out in khaki pants for a day to tell you how to run your dairy from a boardroom table. Instead, he shows you.

 

5 Things I can't do without: Jim Hooper

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Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Peggy Coffeen   
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 08:31

Jim and Mary HooperFor 25 years, Jim Hooper has canvased the south-central Minnesota countryside as a hoof health professional. Coming from a family of hoof trimmers, Hooper is passionate about his work and takes seriously his role in improving animal health and well-being on the dairies he trims.

 


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