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Surgical preparation for P3

Preparation of the surgical site

Preparation of the surgical site

In preparation for surgery, the hair is removed from the distal limb starting from the hoof wall and extending proximally to the mid-metatarsal/metacarpal region. The periopal and superficial hoof wall are removed with a rasp or another suitable instrument such as a electric sanding tool (here shown in lateral recumbency, which is normally not done).