How does it work?
Ultimate Hoofcare Solutions™ provides a proven management process combined with a family of effective and proven products, offering a comprehensive approach to lameness. The unique formulations are designed for foot bathing the herd and for individual direct application for cows with infectious hoof diseases such as Papillomatous Digital Dermatitis (PDD) and Foot Rot (Foul Foot).
Our chemistry is based on a safe acid formula with a low pH. Copper Advantage is a liquid concentrate and Copper Advantage Dry is the powder version. The formula completely dissolves copper sulfate in water. Buffered and dissolved copper sulfate is bio-available allowing for 500 cow passes in a footbath. This reduces Copper consumption by up to 80% and minimizes residue in the slurry. 1 gallon of Copper Advantage or 4 pounds of Copper Advantage Dry with only 10 pounds of Copper Sulfate is an effective program for use in a 50 gallon footbath for 500 cows.
Copper Advantage- All-In-One is designed for use in automated foot bathing systems and has proven popular in foot bathing sheep and goats. Copper Advantage - All-In-One starts with Copper Advantage and adds Copper Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate and Tea Tree Oil. Tea Tree Oil has been proven to have antiseptic qualities while the low pH of the formula keeps these chemically bonded products active. Copper Advantage- All-In-One is the chemical basis for Spot Treat Paste™ and Spot Treat Spray™.
Simply stated, Ultimate Hoofcare Solutions™ unique family of products are the most effective and proven in practice for managing lameness in dairy cattle as well as sheep and goats. The products are anti-biotic free, environmentally sound, cost-effective and are easy-to-use. Our methods minimize the impact of infectious hoof diseases causing lameness.
How do we compare to other chemistries used to control lameness?
Formaldehyde—A known sensitizing agent and is a suspected human carcinogen linked to nasal and lung cancers. Acute exposure is irritating to the eyes, nose and throat at exposure limits as low as 1 part per million in air. Read more...
Copper sulfate alone—Controls both aerobic and anaerobic bacteria. Copper sulfate is effective at attacking bacteria but without managing the ph, you will use 3 times the amount of copper sulfate as with Copper Advantage. Read more...
Anti-biotics—An expensive process that takes the cow out of production until the healing cycle has completed. Read more…