Contents tagged with BCS

18 December 2023

A flowchart on how to assess body condition score in dairy cattle, using the Penn State assessment method. Use the step-by-step guide to work out the body condition score of individual cows, using the coloured step markers, images and detailed steps to guide you.

18 December 2023

A pad to allow you to record body condition score at different times during the lactation

17 January 2020

AHDB event to discuss the potential impact of which the wet weather is having on sheep flock performance this year

13 February 2020

Top tips for managing ewe lambs at lambing time, including, lactation, nutrition, when to wean and assisting with problems.

26 June 2024

Managing ewes correctly throughout the year is vital for generating the highest possible output from any sheep enterprise. Farmbench figures show that the most profitable flocks rear the highest value of lamb per ewe. It is likely that much of this is due to good ewe management.