Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: stx climate: B, C, D migrate: phylum:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: THp food: bxM, xiHl class:
MRE = 0.082 habitat: 0iTi, 0iTs gender: Dg order:
SMSE = 0.071 embryo: Tv reprod: O family:

Zero-variate data
tg282.2 320.9 (0.1372)dgestation time for female calvesBreitButt1992
tgm282.7 254.5 (0.09983)dgestation time for male calvesBreitButt1992
tx223 234 (0.0495)dtime since birth at weaningBreitButt1992
tp307 319.2 (0.03975)dtime since birth at puberty for femalesBreitButt1992
tpm395.8 372.6 (0.05863)dtime since birth at puberty for malesBreitButt1992
am6570 6685 (0.01751)dlife spanBreitButt1992
Wwb3.18e+04 3.017e+04 (0.05129)gwet weight at birthBreitButt1992
Wwx1.987e+05 1.674e+05 (0.1574)gwet weight at weaning for femalesBreitButt1992
Wwxm2.3e+05 2.449e+05 (0.0648)gwet weight at weaning for malesBreitButt1992
Wwp2.35e+05 2.247e+05 (0.04394)gwet weight at puberty for femalesBreitButt1992
Wwpm3.03e+05 3.278e+05 (0.08192)gwet weight at puberty for malesBreitButt1992
Wwi4.6e+05 5.843e+05 (0.2703)gultimate wet weight for femalesBreitButt1992
Wwim1e+06 8.837e+05 (0.1163)gultimate wet weight for malesBreitButt1992
Ri0.002897 0.002824 (0.02531)#/dmaximum reprod rateBreitButt1992
JXL6771 6857 (0.01265)g/dmilkproductionBreitButt1992
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW_f see Fig. 1 (0.07988)time since birthwet weightfass
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalBos primigenius AngusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.1272cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.957-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 36.39J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8065-growth efficiency
t_0 0 142.4dtime at start development


  • 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 file with references for this entry

Paulus Schuckink Kool, Bas Kooijman, 2012/08/31 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/16)

accepted: 2016/11/16

refer to this entry as: AmP Bos primigenius Angus version 2016/11/16