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Abstracts of papers given at the meeting include the following. Sugar cane juice as animal feed; comparisons with molasses for milk production in dual purpose cattle, by O. Vasquez, M. Gill & T. R. Preston (pp. 290-291). Survey of cattle in the state of Yucatan, by J. C. Segura (p. 296). Production ...

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Tropical Animal Production, 1980, 5, 3, pp 278-304
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In order to analyze the adaptation strategies to climate risks in livestock production, concepts were reviewed and case studies are presented in sheep production systems in temperate zones and bovine dual purpose in the dry tropics. The most often documented climate events with probability of risks ...

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Vargas-López, S.; Bustamante-González, A.; Zaragoza Ramírez, J. L.; Morales-Jiménez, J.; Vargas-Monter, J.
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Colegio de Postgraduados, Texcoco, Mexico
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Agroproductividad, 2018, 11, 2, pp 75-80
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the adoption of technologies and organizational practices in the areas of Management, Feeding and Reproduction in dual-purpose cattle of the Mexican tropic territory. This study gathered a sample of 1650 farms of small size. The farms were divided in categories ...

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Rangel, J.; Espinosa, J. A.; Pablos-Heredero, C. de; Barba, C.; Velez, A.; Rivas, J.; García, A.
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Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela
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Revista Cientifica, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, 2017, 27, 1, pp 44-55
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This study was conducted to characterize and identify the level of harmony between animal genetic and feed resources available in commercial dual purpose cattle production systems in Southeast Mexico. Cow productivity and apparent energetic efficiency (EEA) of low, medium and high European grades...

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Magaña, J. G.; Parra-Bracamonte, G. M.; Estrada-León, R. J.; Ku-Vera, J. C.; Sosa-Ferreyra, C. F.
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Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
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Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2010, 10, 1, pp 85-94
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12 papers are presented: Development of a database management system; Effect of blood metabolites, body condition and pasture management on milk yield and post-partum intervals in dual-purpose cattle farms in Mexico; Metabolic profiles in dairy cattle in tropical and subtropical countries; Blood...

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Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 1999, 38, 2/3, pp v + 149 pp.
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Market information was combined with predicted input-output relationships in an economic analysis of alternative nutritional management for dual-purpose member herds of the Genesis farmer organization of central coastal Veracruz, Mexico. Cow productivity outcomes for typical management and...

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Absalón-Medina, V. A.; Nicholson, C. F.; Blake, R. W.; Fox, D. G.; Juárez-Lagunes, F. I.; Canudas-Lara, E. G.; Rueda-Maldonado, B. L.
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Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2012, 44, 6, pp 1143-1150
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The objective was to determine the effect of including silages of annual ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) intercropped with winter vetch (Vicia villosa) (ARG-VV) or with common vetch (Vicia sativa) (ARG-VS) compared with maize silage (MS) on milk yield and milk composition of dairy cows grazing...

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Hernández-Ortega, M.; Heredia-Nava, D.; Espinoza-Ortega, A.; Sánchez-Vera, E.; Arriaga-Jordán, C. M.
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Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2011, 43, 5, pp 947-954
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Feed chemical and kinetic composition and animal performance information was used to evaluate productivity limitations and potentials of dual-purpose member herds of the Genesis farmer organization of central coastal Veracruz, Mexico. The Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein System model (Version...

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Absalón-Medina, V. A.; Blake, R. W.; Fox, D. G.; Juárez-Lagunes, F. I.; Nicholson, C. F.; Canudas-Lara, E. G.; Rueda-Maldonado, B. L.
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Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2012, 44, 6, pp 1131-1142
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The objective of the work was to identify local feeding strategies in small-scale dairy production systems during the rainy season in the highlands of Mexico, and to determine their effects on milk yields (MY), milk composition and economic viability. Twenty-two dairy farms were monitored by...

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Alfonso-Ávila, Á. R.; Wattiaux, M. A.; Espinoza-Ortega, A.; Sánchez-Vera, E.; Arriaga-Jordán, C. M.
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Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2012, 44, 3, pp 637-644
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Tropical grasses are the primary nutrient resource for cattle production in the tropics, and they provide low-cost nutrients to cattle. However, its production is constrained by seasonal changes and quality; hence, appropriate usage of relatively inexpensive agricultural by-products is important to ...

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Pedraza-Beltrán, P.; Estrada-Flores, J. G.; Martínez-Campos, A. R.; Estrada-López, I.; Rayas-Amor, A. A.; Yong-Angel, G.; Figueroa-Medina, M.; Avilés Nova, F.; Castelán-Ortega, O. A.
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Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2012, 44, 2, pp 329-336

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