Bos primigenius Holstein (Holstein cattle):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  stx  

MRE = 0.060
SMSE = 0.063

Zero-variate data
tg277 278.6 (0.005873)dage at birth for femalesBreitButt1992
tx 54 54.37 (0.006855)dtime since birth at weaningBreitButt1992
tp284 295.1 (0.03916)dtime since birth at puberty for femalesBreitButt1992
tpm343 294 (0.1428)dtime since birth at puberty for malesBreitButt1992
am6570 6535 (0.005304)dlife spanBreitButt1992
Lx92.3 80.69 (0.1257)cmhip height at weaningBreitButt1992
Lp116 117.6 (0.01341)cmhip height st pubertyBreitButt1992
Li147 166.1 (0.1299)cmultimate hip heightBreitButt1992
Wwb4.49e+04 4.52e+04 (0.006782)gwet weight at birthBreitButt1992
Wwx6.98e+04 7.208e+04 (0.03261)gwet weight at weaning for femalesBreitButt1992
Wwp2.41e+05 2.228e+05 (0.07536)gwet weight at puberty for femalesBreitButt1992
Wwpm2.88e+05 3.739e+05 (0.2983)gwet weight at puberty for malesBreitButt1992
Wwi6.8e+05 6.286e+05 (0.07557)gultimate wet weight for femalesBreitButt1992
Wwim1.044e+06 1.059e+06 (0.01426)gultimate wet weight for malesBreitButt1992
Ri0.002817 0.002844 (0.009529)#/dmaximum reprod rateBreitButt1992
JXL2.901e+04 2.892e+04 (0.00311)g/dmilkproductionBreitButt1992
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW_f see Fig. 1 (0.05684)time since birthwet weightfass
tW_m see Fig. 1 (0.03311)time since birthwet weightfass
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalBos primigenius HolsteinUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.105cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9322-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 34.71J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8-growth efficiency


  • milk composition: 2 kJ/g (on basis of wet weight); 3.5


  • Males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} only
  • Milk digestion efficiency is very low, since milk production is much more than the calf consumes
  • Slow foetal development is assumed


Bibtex files with references for this entry

Paulus Schuckink Kool, Bas Kooijman, 2012/08/31 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/14)

accepted: 2016/11/14

refer to this entry as: AmP Bos primigenius Holstein version 2016/11/14