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Servicing and Warranty

We recommend that your Hoofcount Footbaths get serviced every 12 months. This service will include; changing the door seal and chemical pump tubes as well as topping up the air line oil. If this is kept on top of, there is very little else that could go wrong or would...

Our alternative to Formaldehyde

Here at Hoofcount we have listened to our customers and we have heard your thoughts on footbath chemical. Our Research and development team have been busy researching the best alternative to formaldehyde. Although formaldehyde isn't nice to handle or use, it is known...

Miss Hoofcount

Our lovely 'Miss Hoofcount' has been keeping an eye on all Moooovements in our yard!Whilst show season is on hold this year, so is Miss Hoofcount's trips out. So instead she is taking pride of place at Hoofcount HQ keeping an eye on everyone and making sure all...

Footbath Health Check

During uncertain days and restrictions on movements, you can count on us to be here for you. Our manufacturing workshops and office are open to provide help with enquiries and support to you. Call: (01995) 603028 Footbath Health Check: If your footbath has not had a...


We recognise that in light of the uncertainty regarding coronavirus that it is paramount to ensure that we have processes in place to ensure our Farmers are able to continue their normal footbath routine as much as possible. We would like to reassure you all that we...

New Product Launch

Hoofcount Transit launch at Dairy-Tech One-stop auto ID health station for dry cow precision management A new one-stop integrated health station enabling individual dry cows and youngstock to be routinely monitored, footbathed, fed and weighed will be launched by...
Lame cows

Does a Lame Cow go Thin or Does a Thin Cow go Lame?

Recent work carried out by leading hoof specialists including Jon Huxley has shown a correlation between the fat cushion in the hoof and its effect on lameness.

Anatomy of the hoof

The Anatomy of the Hoof

The hoof is an extremely important structure in an animal’s body

Digital Dermatitis

Little and Often

As we understand more about digital dermatitis and other problems in the hoof, we are becoming increasingly aware about the advantages of foot bathing our cows.

BIBAS Finalists

Hoofcount are delighted to be finalists for the Be Inspired Business Awards (BIBAS) in the following categories: Micro business of the year, Export business of the year and Growth business of the year.

Show Calendar

Look at our show calendar to find out where we will be visiting.

2020 show calendar to be confirmed following Covid-19

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Customer Testimonials

“We always aimed to setup the footbath every Monday but it often didn’t happen. Now the hoofcount is set on automatic the foot bathing takes care of itself and it is a part of the cows daily routine. With the hoofcount footbath we are getting on top of the lameness issues in the herd.”
Jim Parkinson, Preston (180 cows)
“Putting too many cows through the same solution meant the footbath was less effective for the cows that needed it the most. With the hoofcount set to change the solution every 150 cows and using formalin every day we have completely eliminated digital dermatitis.”

Tom Dodgson, Skipton (420 cows)
“We installed a 3 metre long hoofcount footbath in the exit race from the parlour, within 6 months we have seen a massive decrease in the number of lameness issues in the herd. Our Digital dermatitis has disappeared which before hoofcount was having a big impact on our herd.”

Dan Webster (Oakley Farming) Shrewsbury

The team

behind Hoofcount

Our office staff are on hand to answer your calls Monday-Friday 7:30am-5pm. Call us on 01995 603028.










John Hardiman

Software Development and research engineer

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