When it comes to trimming goat hoof, it is absolutely a tedious tank, take lots of your time and effort but needs to be done. You even will want to pay someone to do this job.
But it is not always possible to find someone or if you do not trust anyone, then buying the best goat hoof trimmers can make your work of trimming become easier than you’ve thought.
The goat hoofs need care and done regularly. To help you get the right tools of trimming, this is the comparison between two best hoof trimmers: Premier ExoTrim Serrated Hoof Trimmer VS. ARS HP-140DX Multi-Purpose Shears.
It is obvious that the blade is the main feature of the hoof trimmers for goats. The blade will determine how efficient the trimming process is. When considering the blade, ensure that it is sharpness, harness, good edge holder, and rust-free.
ExoTrim trimmer is considered one of the most powerful trimmers available. It comes with the serrated blade, which is made of Japanese carbon steel and won’t be gest rust even after a long time if using.
This trimmer measure 8,5 inches in length with 2 inches serrated blade. One blade is serrated while the other is smooth.
The serrated blade will grip onto the hard hooves; this will prevent the blade slip and ensure the safety for you and your goat. Moreover, this trimmer also provides slight round tips that can be used for removes manure and gunk from the hoof easily.
ARS HP-140DX includes the two straight blades made from high carbon steel. This material will ensure the blades are very sharp, holds an edge and easy to resharpen. Moreover, these blades are even chrome-plated, which make them rust-free, corrosion and durable over time.
The firm hold handle will not only aid in the precision trimming, but it also ensures safety during the trimming process. If you get the handle that easy to slip, it is absolutely possible that you might cause injury to either yourself or the goat.
The trimmer with easy-to-slip handle also cannot bring effective results. You are recommended to get the trimmer with a good metal handle with an ergonomic cover in order to avoid slipping.
The drawback of ExoTrim is that it has the plastic handle. It is quite smooth and not really good to grip especially when it is wet.
The handle of ARS HP-14DX is made from metal, which has a comfortable cover. This provides a firm grip that makes the cutting process easier and faster.