Claw or digit amputation may be used to address deep septic or other severe diseases of the distal digit in cattle and the other two-toed beasts. It results in a rapid reduction in lameness and return to comfort and productivity. Here, the procedure is detailed with a step-by-step video including regional anesthesia, surgery, and bandaging. Finally, photos of each healing phase are included to facilitate patient monitoring.
CE Credit Hours for Completion: 0.5 (RACE approved)