The time to evaluate body condition is now (if you haven’t already)
Dr. Jason Smith
University of Tennessee
Evaluating body condition has played a role in beef cow/calf systems for as long as they have existed – even long before the 1 to 9 scale was created. Nonetheless, it continues to be an important and impactful part of a cattlemen’s or cattlewoman’s tool belt. However it is a tool that is not used nearly as often as it should be.