Simple and robust algorithms to estimate liveweight in African smallholder cattle

Sadie Shelton

This study examined data sets from three genetically diverse cattle populations in sub-Saharan Africa to develop new algorithms with lower error of prediction over a full range of observed weights, than simple linear regression. These algorithms can be used in unassociated animal population in the same region of Africa.


Goopy JP, Pelster DE, Onyango A, Marshall K, Lukuyu M

2017

Animal Production Science