A critique of the Texas A & M Model when used to simulate beef cattle grazing pasture

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Whelan, MB, Spath, JA & Morley, FHW 1984, 'A critique of the Texas A&M model when used to simulate beef cattle grazing pasture', Agricultural Systems, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 81-84.

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This paper describes the experiences of the authors with the Texas A&M University model when used to simulate the production of beef cattle in a grazing system. Problems associated with the lack of interaction between pasture and animals, including the monthly time interval, supplementation and an input parameter (weight at maturity), are discussed.