Utilizing body condition scoring can save cattlemen dollars and time.

Utilizing body condition scoring can save cattlemen dollars and time.

Rick Rasby

Hereford World

Body condition score (BCS) describes the relative fatness or body condition of a cow herd through the use of a nine-point scale. A body condition score five (BCS 5) cow is in average flesh and represents a logical target for most cow herds. A BCS 1 cow is extremely thin while a BCS 9 cow is extremely fat and obese.

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