Body score of dairy cows.

  title={Body score of dairy cows.},
  author={W H Broster and V J Broster},
  journal={The Journal of dairy research},
  volume={65 1},
Body CS measurement, based on a standardized technique leading to a numerical assessment, provides a cheap, easily applied measure of fatness in cattle and hence an immediate absolute appraisal that avoids the problems of live weight. The scale is limited and the divisions are coarse. The nutritional significance of CS/C has received considerable research attention. Higher CS/C is associated with smaller feed intake in early lactation, increased loss of CS, increased fat content of milk… CONTINUE READING

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