Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: stx climate: B, C, D migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.3 ecozone: THp food: bxM, xiHl
MRE = 0.085 habitat: 0iTi, 0iTs gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.084 embryo: Tv reprod: O

Zero-variate data
tg293.7 238.1 (0.1893)dgestation timeBreitButt1992
tx205 243.3 (0.1868)dtime since birth at weaning for femalesBreitButt1992
txm219 251 (0.1459)dtime since birth at weaning for malesBreitButt1992
tp454 447.4 (0.01458)dtime since birth at puberty for femalesBreitButt1992
tpm485.4 469.5 (0.03267)dtime since birth at puberty for malesBreitButt1992
am6570 6573 (0.0004826)dlife spanBreitButt1992
Wwb3.12e+04 3.843e+04 (0.2318)gwet weight at birthBreitButt1992
Wwx2.165e+05 1.689e+05 (0.2199)gwet weight at weaning for femalesBreitButt1992
Wwxm2.8e+05 2.53e+05 (0.09647)gwet weight at weaning for malesBreitButt1992
Wwp3.04e+05 2.994e+05 (0.01513)gwet weight at puberty for femalesBreitButt1992
Wwpm4.2e+05 4.487e+05 (0.06822)gwet weight at puberty for malesBreitButt1992
Wwi7e+05 7.423e+05 (0.06046)gultimate wet weight for femalesBreitButt1992
Wwim1.1e+06 1.118e+06 (0.01621)gultimate wet weight for malesBreitButt1992
Ri0.002683 0.002676 (0.002696)#/dmaximum reprod rateBreitButt1992
JXL5100 5101 (0.00017)g/dmilkproductionBreitButt1992
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalBos primigenius BrahmanUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.1053cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9444-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 24.94J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8009-growth efficiency


  • 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 2016/10/15)

accepted: 2016/10/15

refer to this entry as: AmP Bos primigenius Brahman version 2016/10/15