Lameness


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Lameness

See also Deformity.
Lamentation (See GRIEF.)
Byron, Lord
(1788–1824) limped because of his club foot. [Br. Lit.: Benét, 152]
Carey, Philip
schoolmates used his clubfoot as object of ridicule. [Br. Lit.: Of Human Bondage, Magill I, 670–672]
Giles, St.
patron of cripples; accidentally hobbled, refused cures. [Christian Hagiog.: Brewster, 392]
Henkies
trows (goblins) who limp when dancing. [Scot. Folk-lore: Briggs, 219–220]
Hephaestus
blacksmith god; said to have been lamed when ejected from Olympus by Zeus. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 121]
Mephibosheth
crippled in childhood when nurse dropped him. [O.T.: II Samuel, 4:4]
Oedipus
lamed by Laius with a spike through his feet in infancy. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 730]
Porgy
crippled Negro beggar of Catfish Row. [Am. Lit.: Porgy, Magill I, 764–766]
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano
(1882–1945) 32nd president of U.S.; stricken with polio and confined to wheelchair. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2355]
Tamerlane
(1336–1405) Mongol conqueror, his name a corruption of Timur i Long (Timur the Lame). [Asian Hist.: Benét, 985]
Tiny Tim
crippled son of Bob Cratchit. [Br. Lit.: A Christmas Carol]
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Posters will also be presented to demonstrate ongoing research surrounding lameness, and precision farming tools will be displayed.
In TD, the growth plate bone fails to resorb and accumulates in the metaphyseal region causing lameness (Tian et al., 2013; Nabi et al., 2016a).
Lameness is the bane of the horse owner, and often TCVM can come alongside conventional treatment, or will work when traditional therapies fail.
As sheep are a 'prey' species they are likely to mask signs of lameness when they feel threatened, or enlivened by the presence of observing farmers and vets.
During orthopedic examination, a non-weight-bearing lameness of the right limb was observed.
Preparing for the future David has recently added the CowAlert lameness module to run alongside the heat detection system which they're currently trialing on their herd.
Research shows that in every 12 months, more than half the cows in a herd will experience lameness.
Clinical lameness grading (0-5) was given (Cook et al.,1999): 0 - No observable lameness, 1 - Intermittent, mild weight - bearing lameness with little if any change in gait, 2 - Consistent, mild weight - bearing lameness with little change in gait, 3 - Moderate weight - bearing lameness, obvious lameness with noticeable 'head bob' and change in gait, 4- Severe weight bearing lameness- 'toe-touching' only and 5- Non- weight bearing lameness.
Long-term and immediate effects of WBVE were assessed in eight horses with chronic lameness (table 2).
Oswestry, United Kingdom, November 17, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Jack Day, a stockman from the Walford Campus of North Shropshire College (NSC) recently attended and completed a Sheep Lameness Workshop run by the National Sheep Association (NSA) in Gloucester.
SHEEP farmers are being encouraged to step up their actions when it comes to controlling lameness within their sheep flocks.