Poor Hoof Conformation

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I have not written anything specifically on this topic. However, I have discussed the root cause of poor hoof conformation secondary to chronic protein deficiency. With a weakened hoof from a lack of essential amino acids in the diet, gravity bends the hoof walls and crushes the tubules.

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See the nutrition material, especially regarding protein because hooves are keratin, a protein.

 

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