11A BTEC Rate the body condition of mammals (body condition score)

body condition score 1
1— meaning that ribs, spine and pelvic bones are easily visible, obvious loss of muscle mass, no palpable fat on the chest.
1 of 5
body condition score 2
2—meaning that ribs, spine and pelvic bones visible, obvious waist, minimal abdominal fat.
2 of 5
body condition score 3
3– meaning that ribs, spine and pelvic bones not visible but easily palpable (felt through skin), obvious waist, little abnormal fat.
3 of 5
body condition score 4
4—meaning that ribs, spine and pelvic bones are hardly palpable, waist is absent, heavy abdominal fat deposits.
4 of 5
body condition score 5
5– meaning that there are massive fat deposits over chest, spine and abdomen, lack of waist, distended abdomen.
5 of 5

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Card 2

Front

2—meaning that ribs, spine and pelvic bones visible, obvious waist, minimal abdominal fat.

Back

body condition score 2

Card 3

Front

3– meaning that ribs, spine and pelvic bones not visible but easily palpable (felt through skin), obvious waist, little abnormal fat.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

4—meaning that ribs, spine and pelvic bones are hardly palpable, waist is absent, heavy abdominal fat deposits.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

5– meaning that there are massive fat deposits over chest, spine and abdomen, lack of waist, distended abdomen.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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