• Body Condition Scoring of Beef and Dairy Animals 

    Whittier, Jack C.; Steevens, Barry J.; Weaver, David (University of Missouri Extension, 1993-09)
    Body condition scoring (BCS) of cattle allows cattle producers to assess the level of fat reserves of cows during various production phases. When regularly used, this information can be used to formulate management and ...
  • Feeding Dairy Cattle for Proper Body Condition Score 

    Grant, Richard J.; Keown, Jeffrey F. (University of Missouri Extension, 1993-10)
    Body condition score is a critical measure of a dairy feeding system's effectiveness. Adequate body fat reserves promote milk production, reproductive efficiency and herd longevity. Excessively fat cows or overly thin cows ...