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    12-19-2012, 11:59 AM
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Red face How to get a few cadaver hooves?

So after countless hours watching videos and reading articles on hoof trimming, learning about internal anatomy of hooves, etc I want to actually get my hands on a few cadaver hooves for dissection and practice for trims. My farrier said to contact local equine vets, so I've sent a few emails out this morning.

Has anyone had success getting cadaver hooves? Is there anywhere else I should ask? Did you have to pay for them? Were they shipped to you from a slaughter house, or local? Were there complications getting them because of a law I might not be aware of? This is is manitoba Canada if that helps.

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    12-28-2012, 05:49 PM
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I used to get mine from a rendering plant. Look in the phone book. I used to pay $5 a piece for them. Good luck.
     
    01-04-2013, 12:39 AM
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Look up your local knackery / abattoir / stock removal- that's where the vets will send you.
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