Oryctolagus cuniculus NZW (Rabbit, New Zealand White strain):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  stx  

MRE = 0.046
SMSE = 0.055

Zero-variate data
tg31.5 30.68 (0.02593)dgestation timeFootCarn2000
tx 42 41.63 (0.008824)dtime since birth at weaningFootCarn2000
tp168 190.3 (0.1328)dtime since birth at puberty - femalesFootCarn2000
tp_m140 140 (1.814e-05)dtime since birth at puberty - malesFootCarn2000
am3285 3285 (3.417e-05)dlife spanAnAge
Li 50 50.01 (0.0001733)cmultimate crown-rump lengthwiki
Wwb 70 76.17 (0.08818)gwet weight at birth - New Zealand - malesFootCarn2000
Wwi5000 4996 (0.0008005)gultimate wet weight - femalesFootCarn2000
Wwi_m5500 5494 (0.001143)gultimate wet weight - malesFootCarn2000
Ri0.07123 0.07771 (0.09098)#/dmaximum reprod rateHolsHutz2002
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW_e2 see Fig. 1 (0.04473)agewet weightZaikDom2013
tWw_1 see Fig. 2 (0.1392)time since birthwet weight - MalesBergChaz1976
tWw_2 see Fig. 3 (0.02072)time since birthwet weight - MalesMasoShap1986
tWw_3 see Fig. 4 (0.02889)time since birthwet weight - FemalesMasoShap1986
tL see Fig. 5 (0.02538)time since birthnose-to-tibia length of femalesMasoShap1986
tL2 see Fig. 6 (0.02356)time since birthnose-to-tibia length of malesMasoShap1986
tWw_4 see Fig. 7 (0.0529)time since birthwet weight - MalesMahm2013
tWw_5 see Fig. 7 (0.07753)time since birthwet weight - MalesMahm2013
tWw_6 see Fig. 8 (0.06332)time since birthwet weight - FemalesMahm2013
tWw_7 see Fig. 8 (0.09207)time since birthwet weight - FemalesMahm2013
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalOryctolagus cuniculus NZWUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.05092cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9248-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 1408J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.804-growth efficiency
t_0 0 14.67dtime at start development


  • Males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} and E_Hp only


  • [Wiki] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oryctolagus_cuniculus.
  • [AnAge] http://genomics.senescence.info/species/entry.php?species=Oryctolagus_cuniculus.
  • [BergChaz1976] M. Berger, J. Chazaud, Ch. Jean-Faucher, M. de Turckheim, G. Veyssiere, and Cl. Jean. Developmental patterns of plasma and testicular testosterone in rabbits from birth to 90 days of age. Biology of Reproduction, 15:561--564, 1976.
  • [FootCarn2000] R. H. Foote and E.W. Carney. The rabbit as a model for reproductive and developmental toxicity studies. Reproductive Toxicology, 14:477--493, 2000.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Mahm2013] E. A. A. Mahmoud. A study of some factors affecting milk yield in New Zealand White rabbits under egyptian conditions. Benha Veterinary Medical Journal, 25:13--22, 2013.
  • [MasoShap1986] I. Masoud, F. Shapiro, R. Kent, and A. Moses. A longitudinal study of the growth of the New Zealand White rabbit: Cumulative and biweekly incremental growth rates for body length, body weight, femoral length, and tibia length. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 4:221--231, 1986.
  • [HolsHutz2002] D. von Holst, H. Hutzelmeyer, P. Kaetzke, M. Khaschei, H. G. Roedel, and H. Schrutka. Social rank, fecundity and lifetime reproductive success in wild european rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 51:245--254, 2002.
  • [ZaikDom2013] F. W. A. Zaiki, S. M. Dom, H. R. A. Razak, and H. F. Hassan. Prenatal ultrasound heating influences on fetal weight assessment of oryctolagus cuniculus throughout pregnancy. Advanced Science and Technology Letters, 33 (Bioscience and Medical Research 2013):5--11, 2013.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Andre Gergs, Kim Ladermann, 2017/09/22

accepted: 2017/09/22

refer to this entry as: AmP Oryctolagus cuniculus NZW version 2017/09/22 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/