Short communication: Projecting milk yield using best prediction and the MilkBot lactation model.

@article{Cole2012ShortCP,
  title={Short communication: Projecting milk yield using best prediction and the MilkBot lactation model.},
  author={John B Cole and James L. Ehrlich and Daniel J. Null},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={2012},
  volume={95 7},
  pages={
          4041-4
        }
}
The accuracy and precision of 3 lactation models was estimated by summarizing means and variability in projection error for next-test milk and actual 305-d milk yield (M305) for 50-d intervals in a large Dairy Herd Improvement Association data set. Lactations were grouped by breed (Holstein, Jersey, and crossbred) and parity (first vs. later). A smaller, single-herd data set with both Dairy Herd Improvement Association data and daily milk weights was used to compare M305 calculated from test… CONTINUE READING

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