A rather unique systems analysis approach has been made to simulate the utilization of dry matter by ruminant animals, and the natural breeding and reproduction process within a herd. Physiological factors occurring over time and the time related effects of these factors are simulated.
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The paper is published with the approval of the Director of the Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station as paper no. 77-2-5-3-217.
Loewer, Otto J. Jr.; Smith, Edward M.; Benock, Gerald; Gay, Nelson; Bridges, Thomas C.; and Wells, Larry G., "Dynamic Simulation of Animal Growth and Reproduction" (1980). Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Faculty Publications. 196.