A.S. Series 78-18
Weaning weight of calf predicts cow efficiency more accurately than the ratio of weaning weight to metabolic cow weight and the ratio of weaning weight to cow weight. A prediction equation was developed to combine calf weight with cow weight to increase accuracy of prediction from 3 to 11% above that achieved by weaning weight alone or the ratios.
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South Dakota State University
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Dinkel, C. A. and Brown, M. A., "An Evaluation of the Ratio of Calf Weight to Cow Weight as an Indicator of Cow Efficiency" (1978). South Dakota Cow-Calf Field Day Proceedings, 1978. 4.