Importance of Body Condition Scoring in Dry Period of Dairy Cows
Amit Kumar Singh, Dhawal Kant Yadav, Manmohan Singh Rajput / PhD LPM Scholars, ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, India - 132001.
IntroductionIn field conditions, body condition scoring has been accepted as most satisfactory tool for easy judgment of dairy animals for their energy status as compared to the laboratory methods like estimation of plasma NEFA, BHBA, glucose, urea, protein, etc. but they are laboratory methods which require a well-equipped lab facility, and it is expensive too. BCS is a method commonly used to de...