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Cover for Simulating chemical and tissue composition of growing beef cattle: from the model to the tool.

This study deals with an improvement of a previously published mechanistic and dynamic model of beef cattle growth, the fitting and validation processes, and the inclusion of this model in a decision support (DS) tool. The improvement of the model consists in the modelling of body tissue...

Author(s)
Hoch, T.; Pradel, P.; Champciaux, P.; Agabriel, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930059)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Modelling interactions between cow milk yield and growth of its suckling calf.

A simple mechanistic model of the relationship between cow milk production and suckling calf growth is described. In this model, milk secretion of the mammary gland is regulated through the amount of milk currently present in the udder (short-term regulation) and through the amount of the...

Author(s)
Blanc, F.; Agabriel, J.; Sabatier, P.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994499)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A mechanistic dynamic model of beef cattle growth.

This chapter presents a mechanistic dynamic model that aims to predict variations of protein and lipid contents of beef cattle carcass. Proteins and lipids in carcass and non-carcass tissues have been distinguished to account for the different energy metabolism of these two components of the body....

Author(s)
Hoch, T.; Agabriel, J.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994499)
Type
Book chapter