Beef Cattle, Livestock Skinny Cows? Use Body Condition Scoring to Adjust Your Management Kathy Voth August 15, 2016 Skinny cows may look better in bikinis, but in the beef business that's not really how we measure success. Economic losses from thin cows can be substantial. As the graph below shows, the thinnerAll the grazing management tips you need Subscribe to read this article and over 2,500 more! Subscribe today! If you're already a subscriber, log in here.