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Merck Manual

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Body Condition Score 5 - Moderate
Body Condition Score 5
Body Condition Score 5 - Moderate

Loin is flat (no crease or ridge). Ribs not easily visible but easily felt. Fat around tailhead is spongy, withers somewhat rounded (depending on breed). Shoulders and neck blend smoothly into body. Acceptable for all.

Courtesy of Dr. Sarah Ralston.