Macropus antilopinus (Antilopine wallaby):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  stx  

MRE = 0.032
SMSE = 0.027

Zero-variate data
tg 34 35.87 (0.0549)dgestation timeCala1995
tx426 443.2 (0.04048)dtime since birth at weaningPoolMerc1987
tp639 669.3 (0.04742)dtime since birth at pubertyRussRich1971
am3650 3652 (0.0005251)dlife spanRussRich1971
Wwb0.703 0.7106 (0.01083)gwet weight at birthRussRich1971
Wwx7500 7333 (0.02221)gwet weight at weaningHirs2006
Wwp1.25e+04 1.192e+04 (0.04661)gwet weight at pubertyHirs2006
Wwi1.75e+04 1.868e+04 (0.06769)gultimate wet weightCala1995
Ri0.003704 0.003756 (0.01401)#/dmaximum reprod rateCala1995
pL9.973e+04 9.787e+04 (0.01866)J/daverage yearly milk productionCorkDove1989
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalMacropus antilopinusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.05489cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.807-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 31.08J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0018961/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8017-growth efficiency


  • 90 percent of milk production originates from upregulation


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Bibtex files with references for this entry

Jessica Ridenour, 2013/06/11 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/14)

accepted: 2016/11/14

refer to this entry as: AmP Macropus antilopinus version 2016/11/14