Body condition score (BCS) evaluates the energy balance and reserves of cattle. It is based off of a 9 point scale with 1 being emaciated and 9 being obese.
Basics of Body Condition Scoring (BCS)
SDSU Extension publishes the Livestock Newsletter to provide South Dakota producers, industry professionals and consumers with timely research-based recommendations.
Fact sheets on the effect of shipping and heat stress on embryonic mortality in cattle.