On many farms each year, lameness in both beef cattle can cause severe financial loss. It is well know that the early treatment of this disease is important to maintain weight gain and milk production. An essential requirement is a proper examination of the affected leg.
The Hoofnak Veterinary Hoof Hoist is an award winning device designed for ease of use in those difficult situation where an animal must be examined in detail and it prevents the kind of struggling and strenuous lifting that is so often a part of such an examination.
The Hoofnak is a unique appliance designed specifically for this purpose by Jim Kelleher MRCVS, a veterinary surgeon and John O’Neill, a mechanical engineer and the managing director of Ballinadee Engineering Ltd.