Body Condition Scoring Your Beef Cow Herd
Dr. Rick Rasby
Body condition scores (BCS) describe the relative fatness or body condition of a cow he<d through the use of a nine-point scale. A body condition score five (BCS 5) cow JS in average flesh and represents a logical target for most cow herds. A BCS 1 cow is extremely thin whilea BCS 9 cow is extremely fat and obese.