FLECKSCORE – linear score of fleckvieh

Update 8/2018




frame


measuring point is the imaginary line between the hip bones..

measuring point is the deepest point of the hull without navel.

measuring point is the outer edges of the hip bones.

measuring point in front is the imaginary extension of the front leg between the shoulder blades. Measuring point behind is the imaginary line between the start of the hip bones

measuring point in front is the beginning of the hip bone. Measuring point behind is the end of the pin bone.

muscularity


description of muscling at the upper leg behind analogous to the EUROP system.
68 - 70 P very concave
71 - 73 O- obviously concave
74 - 76 O concave
77 - 79 R- light concave
80 R straigth
81 - 83 R+ light convex
84 - 86 U convex
87 - 89 U+ clearly convex
90 - 93 E very convex

udder


description of the angle between an imaginary vertical line on fore udder attachment and a line corresponding to the inclination of fore udder the transition to the abdominal wall.
development Note
0 to 10 1
10 to 20 2
20 to 30 3
30 to 40 4
40 to 50 5
50 to 60 6
60 to 70 7
70 to 80 8
80 to 90 9

description of the position of the front teets in relation to the udder quarter.
development Note
extremely wide 1
more wide 2
wide 3
slightly wide 4
centred placed 5
slightly inwards 6
inwards 7
very inwards 8
extremely inwards 9

measuring of the length of the front teats in cm.
development Note
under 2 cm 1
2 cm 2
3 cm 3
4 cm 4
5 cm 5
6 cm 6
7-8 cm 7
9-11 cm 8
over 11 cm 9

measuring the thickness of the front teats in cm..
development Note
under 1,50 cm 1
1,50 to 1,75 cm 2
1,75 to 2,00 cm 3
2,00 to 2,25 cm 4
2,25 to 2,75 cm 5
2,75 to 3,00 cm 6
3,00 to 3,75 cm 7
3,75 to 4,50 cm 8
4,50 cm and more 9

description of the length of fore udder from integration into the abdominal wall to the cross split of the udder. If no cross split is seen, the center between the front and the rear teat is the measurement point.
development Note
extremely short under 13 cm 1
very short 14 cm 2
short 16 cm 3
slightly short 18 cm 4
standard 20 cm 5
slightly longer 22 cm 6
long 24 cm 7
very long 26 cm 8
extremely long over 27 cm 9

description of the length of the rear udder from the cross split of the udder seen laterally along a horizontal line to the end of the rear udder. If no cross split is seen, the center between the front and the rear teat is the measurement point.
development Note
extremely short under 13 cm 1
very short 14 cm 2
short 16 cm 3
slightly short 18 cm 4
standard 20 cm 5
slightly longer 22 cm 6
long 24 cm 7
very long 26 cm 8
extremely long over 27 cm 9

measuring of the distance in cm from an imaginary horizontal line in the center of the hock to an imaginary horizontal line at the lowest point of the udder body without teats..
development Note
under -6 cm 1
-2 to -5 cm 2
-1 to +1 cm 3
+2 to +3 cm 4
+4 to +5 cm 5
+6 to +8 cm 6
+9 to +11 cm 7
+12 to +14 cm 8
+15 cm and more 9

description of the expression of the central ligament in notching and height. The notch is more important than the height.
cross height Note
sagged 1
not noticeable (0cm) 2
hardly noticeable (unter 1 cm) and less than half the height 3
noticeable (1-2cm) or hardly noticeable and at least half the height 4
good noticeable (2-3cm) or noticeable and at least half the height 5
good noticeable (2-3cm) and at least half the height 6
very good noticeable (über 3cm) and noticeable to the top 7
very good noticeable (über 3cm) and distinct tot he top 8
very good noticable (über 3cm) and very good distinceted 9

description of the position of the rear teats.
development Note
extremely wide 1
more wide 2
wide 3
slightly wide 4
upright 5
slightly inwards 6
inwards 7
very inwards 8
extremely inwards 9

description of the position of the rear teats in relation to the udder quarter.
development Note
extremely wide 1
more wide 2
wide 3
slightly wide 4
centred placed 5
slightly inwards 6
inwards 7
very inwards 8
extremely inwards 9
description of the presence of additional teats.
development Note
fistula 1
additional teat close to main teat 2
additional teat milky 3
additional teat between main teats 4
bud of teat between main teats 5
big additional teat at rear udder 6
small additional teat at rear udder 7
bud of additional teat at rear udder 8
without additional teats 9

rump angle


measuring of the height difference in cm from the top of the hip bone to the top of the pin bone.
development Note
over +3 cm 1
+1 to +3 cm 2
0 cm 3
-1 to -3 cm 4
-4 to -5 cm 5
-6 to -8 cm 6
-9 to -12 to cm 7
-14 to -18 cm 8
over -18 cm 9

feet and leg


description of the hock angularity in the anglopoint of the hock with a imaginary line down towards the claw and up towards the rump. Normal angled (note 5) is defined as an angle of about 150 degrees.
development Note
steep 1
very less angle 2
less angle 3
a little angle 4
normaly angled 5
more angle 6
much angle 7
very much angle 8
extremely much angle 9

description of the clarity of the joint from all sides of the hock.
development Note
completely spongy 1
spongy 2
little bit unclear 3
not explicite 4
little bit unexplicite 5
explicite 6
very explicite 7
dry and clear 8
very dry and clear 9

description of the tightening unit of the pastern.
development Note
extremely weak 1
very weak 2
weak 3
soft 4
little bit soft 5
tight 6
very tight 7
straight 8
bented foreward 9

measuring of the hoof height in cm as the distance from the edge of the claw to the ground.
development Note
under 1,0 cm 1
1,5 cm 2
2,0 cm 3
2,5 cm 4
3,0 cm 5
3,5 cm 6
4,0 cm 7
4,5 cm 8
5,0 cm and more 9

colour description

white head 1
single sided eye patch 2
both sided eye patch 3
red head 4
dark red 1
red 2
dark yellow 3
yellow 4
nearly no white spots 1
white and coloured spots 2
some spots 3
many small spots 4
predominante white 5

behave during milking

very calm 4
calm, inconspicuous 5
slightly nervous 6
heavy nervous 7

udder defects (1-slightley defect, 2-heavy defect)

body defects (1-slightley defect, 2-heavy defect)

feet and leg defects (1-slightley defect, 2-heavy defect)

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