Principles of Body Condition Scoring in Swine


Body condition scoring is a useful tool for improving herd productivity. In this video, you will learn to conduct body condition scoring on your sows by learning the hallmark indicators of thin, ideal, and fat sows.

Body condition scoring is essential to maintaining productivity in your swine herd. Effective body condition scoring can guide you to provide better nutrition, without waste, and improve your ability to manage feed costs. Body condition scoring can also improve reproductive performance of your sow herd. By learning to body condition score your pigs, you gain a tool for improving productivity and profitability of your swine herd.