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Cover for Representation of fat and protein gain at low levels of growth and improved prediction of variable maintenance requirement in a ruminant growth and composition model.

We have refined a prediction system for ruminant animal growth and composition developed previously. The model represents body protein in two pools: viscera and non-viscera (muscle). Using sheep data-sets, we have simplified the adjustments in the model for protein gain and loss of body fat at near ...

Oltjen, J. W.; Sainz, R. D.; Pleasants, A. B.; Soboleva, T. K.; Oddy, V. H.
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930059)
Book chapter; Conference paper