Quick guide to injury scoring

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Hock Injury Scoring

Condition of the hocks can be an important indicator of the abrasiveness of the resting surface, stall design, and cow comfort. Score only the tarsal joint but not the point of the hock.

Knee Injury Scoring

Knee health is an important indicator of cow comfort and the hardness of the resting surface floor. Score only the front of the knee (i.e. carpal joint).

Neck Injury Scoring

Neck injury is an important indicator of whether the feed bunk/neck rail/chain is at the correct height/length and that the feed is consistently within easy reach for the animal. Score only the neck crest (ears to withers).

Hock Injury Scoring Chart:

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