Contents tagged with Body Condition Scoring (BCS)

12 June 2020

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.

10 June 2020

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

17 June 2020

How to body condition score cows

5 August 2019

Challenge Sheep results including body condition scores, lamb eight week weights and weaning weights

13 June 2019

Cost-effective feeding systems that support optimum output are paramount to the profitability of a breeding flock. This publication aims to ensure that the potential contribution of grazed and conserved forage is maximised to ensure both minimal cost and optimal rumen function.

17 December 2019

Good ewe nutrition is vital for successful flock performance. The feed requirements of ewes vary significantly depending on their stage of production and feeding regimes must take account of this. This manual looks at all the elements of ewe feeding and incorporates the latest thinking on this topic