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Body condition scoring

Contributor(s): Owen Atkinson , James Breen

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Introduction

  • Body condition scoring (BCS) is a useful tool for both vets and farmers.
  • When comparing data it is prefereable if the same person has performed the BCS each time.

Performing Body Condition Scoring

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How to record and collate BCS results

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Why worry about BCS?

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Conclusions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

Other sources of information

  • AHDB (2014) Body condition scoring. [online]. Website: https://dairy.ahdb.org.uk/. Last accessed 29th March 2018.
  • AHBD Dairy (2014) Body Condition Scoring. [online]. Website: www.youtube.com. Last accessed 1st March 2018.


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