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Replacement heifers are the hot topic at most rancher gatherings these days.
Body condition score (BCS) is a proven tool to determine nutritional status of an animal.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, 28 percent of all calf deaths before weaning are due to birth-related problems. Therefore, managing females to calve with minimal difficulty is extremely important.
As we strive to improve the beef operation over time, it's never too early to be thinking about the next calving season.
Body Condition Score (BCS) is a useful tool for assessing the energy status of an animal. BCS should be assessed at calving, mid-lactation and mid-late gestation.