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  • Diagnostic Procedures in Cattle Lameness
  • Cross-legged posture, cattle

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    Cross-legged posture, cattle

    Cross-legged posture. Cattle cross their legs when there is acute pain in one or both medial claws. This is a common clinical sign of laminitis. It is also a sign typical of a fractured distal phalanx.

    Courtesy of Dr. Paul Greenough

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