Bovis ISSN 2398-2993

Rumen fill scoring

Synonym(s): RFS

Contributor(s): Owen Atkinson, Vetstream Ltd , Jeremy Hamilton

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Introduction

  • Rumen fill scoring is useful method of monitoring Dry Matter Intake (DMI).
  • This is an under-used management tool which is very easy to learn.
  • Regular use of this technique may help target management changes to increase production, and reduce issues related to low DMI such as ketosis and displaced abomasum on farm.

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