Routine hoof trimming will help prevent diseases of the hooves such as foot rot. Over grown hooves effect the way goats walks and can cause structural problems with their legs. With proper hoof trimming some foot and leg problems can be corrected over time.
Proper hand milking procedures by Rosalie Sinn (for Heifer Project International) and Jennifer Stultz from the July/August, 2003 issue of Dairy Goat Journal. #goatvet prefers to spray rather than dip teats