daily requirements, this cow will move from a CS 4 to a CS 5 in 207/3=69 days. The equations developed for computation of energy reserves are discussed in Chapter 3.

TABLE OF MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENT MULTIPLIERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The program used to develop the tables of requirements does not adjust for environmental conditions. Appendix Table 14 gives multipliers developed from the computer model level 1 that can be used to adjust NEm requirements for environmental stress.



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