1. Mobility score the herd using this DairyCo scoring sheet.
2. Begin 12 week foot bathing program. For the first 4 weeks, foot bathe twice per day and 5 days per week using Copper Advantage @ 1 gallon/50 gallon footbath plus 10 pounds of Copper Sulfate. For the remaining 8 weeks foot bathe twice per day and 3 days per week using Copper Advantage @ 1 gallon/50 gallon footbath plus 10 pounds of Copper Sulfate. Good for 500 cow passes.
4. If integrating new cows into the herd, individually evaluate those to identify potential infestations. Act with Spot Treat products and return to herd and the ongoing foot bathing regimen.
5. Mobility score monthly and based on the health of the herd, adjust the frequency and add-in copper to keep the disease in check.
6. Work with your trimmer.