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AN347: How to Measure Body Condition Score in Florida Beef Cattle

Figure 2. Path of assessment for all six body condition scoring points on the cow, starting at the brisket and proceeding to the ribs, back, hooks, pins, and tailhead. The circle indicates the last rib on this cow, revealing a body condition score of 5.

Credit: Matt Hersom, UF/IFAS