Thursday, 14 January 2016 21:28

Milking it: Practical hoof-wear

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TWO British inventors have moo-ved into a new market after launching a range of footwear for cows.

Robert Todd, a professional cattle hoof trimmer, designed the Croc-like slip-ons in a bid to tackle lameness in cattle caused by ulcers and bruising. They have flexible soles made from beech and oak and are colour-coded by size. Lameness can be a huge problem in modern dairy herds and the Moover shoes are a hit worldwide. Mr Todd and his business partner Mike Brimble have been approached by retailers in 42 countries, including New Zealand, since the footwear went on sale last year.

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