Body Condition Scoring of Sheep and Goats

By Ethiopia Sheep and Goat Productivity Improvement Program (ESGPIP)

Body condition scoring is a very useful tool that guides breeding, selection, management and marketing decisions. The use of this tool helps producers evaluate the feeding of their animals, make reproductive and culling decisions, and evaluate animals when selling and buying. This is important to improve the efficiency of sheep and goat production and benefits of the producer.



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