Empirical Bayes prediction of 305-day milk production.

  title={Empirical Bayes prediction of 305-day milk production.},
  author={Tracey A Jones},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  volume={80 6},
A lactation curve described by an algebraic formula can be fitted by regression to the milk weights in the partial record of an individual lactation in progress; however, curves that are obtained in this manner do not provide useful predictions of milk production throughout the remainder of the lactation. This study examined the reasons for this failure and… CONTINUE READING