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The demand for milk and dairy products globally is expected to grow in future decades, leading to an increase in the global dairy cattle population. Therefore it is important to identify production options that both improve efficiency and help reduce negative effects on the environment. Intensive...

Author(s)
Esteban Rivera, J.; Chará, J.; Murgueitio, E.; JoséMolina, J.; Barahona, R.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia
Citation
Tropical Grasslands - Forrajes Tropicales, 2019, 7, 4, pp 370-374
Abstract

Leucaena leucocephala has played a key role in the development of sustainable cattle ranching in Latin America. This species is the backbone of the so-called Intensive Silvopastoral Systems (ISPS) that combine high-density cultivation of leucaena as fodder shrubs (4,000-40,000 plants/ha) with...

Author(s)
Chará, J.; Rivera, J.; Barahona, R.; Murgueitio, E.; Calle, Z.; Giraldo, C.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia
Citation
Tropical Grasslands - Forrajes Tropicales, 2019, 7, 4, pp 259-266
Abstract

Anaplasma marginale is the most prevalent vector-borne pathogen in the livestock industry in Colombia, causing economic losses of approximately USD 4.2 million per year. The present study reports the seasonal transmission patterns, genetic diversity and phylogeographic traits of A. marginale...

Author(s)
Jaimes-Dueñez, J.; Triana-Chávez, O.; Mejía-Jaramillo, A. M.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2018, 9, 5, pp 1286-1295
Abstract

Leucaena leucocephala (leucaena) is native to Mexico and Central America and is currently naturalized in the majority of Latin American countries. Over the last 2 decades, considerable research and promotion of leucaena have been carried out in Colombia, Mexico, Cuba, Brazil, Paraguay and...

Author(s)
Pachas, N. A.; Radrizzani, A.; Murgueitio, E.; Uribe, F.; Zapata Cadavid, Á.; Chará, J.; Ruiz, T. E.; Escalante, E.; Mauricio, R. M.; Ramírez-Avilés, L.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia
Citation
Tropical Grasslands - Forrajes Tropicales, 2019, 7, 2, pp 127-132
Abstract

Subclinical ketosis (SCK) and periparturient diseases considerably account for economic and welfare losses in dairy cows. The majority of scientific reports investigating the prevalence of SCK and production diseases are based on empirical studies conducted in Western Europe and North America. The...

Author(s)
Brunner, N.; Groeger, S.; Canelas Raposo, J.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Gross, J. J.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Translational Animal Science, 2019, 3, 1, pp 84-92
Abstract

Latin America is the definition of the American group, where languages of Latin origin are spoken, including countries in South, Central, and North America. Paratuberculosis is a gastrointestinal contagious chronic disease that affects ruminants, whose etiological agent is the bacilli Mycobacterium ...

Author(s)
Espeschit, I. F.; Schwarz, D. G. G.; Faria, A. C. S.; Souza, M. C. C.; Paolicchi, F. A.; Juste, R. A.; Carvalho, I. A.; Moreira, M. A. S.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2017, 49, 8, pp 1557-1576
Abstract

Author(s)
Beier, E.
Publisher
Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Citation
Fleischwirtschaft, 2015, 95, 12, pp 42-44
Abstract

Success of the cattle industry in Latin America is impeded by the common vampire bat, Desmodus rotundus, through decreases in milk production and mass gain and increased risk of secondary infection and rabies. We used ecological niche modeling to predict the current potential distribution of D....

Author(s)
Lee, D. N.; Papescedilla˜, M.; Bussche, R. A. van den
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2012, 7, 8, pp e42466
Abstract

These proceedings presents abstracts of papers from the XLI Meeting of the Mexican Association of Animal Production and Food Security, AC and VII National Meeting on Agriculture and Pasture Systems, held in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico last 02 to 04 Jul 2014. Topics of papers focused on agro and...

Author(s)
Martínez-Loperena, R.; Ayala-Burgos, A.; Solorio-Sánchez, J.; Castelán-Ortega, O.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2014, 17, 2, pp 325-435
Abstract

Extensive cattle production currently occupies more than 27% of the rural landscapes in Latin America, and continues to expand. This activity, deeply rooted in the culture and rural economy of the region, requires an urgent transformation if it is to become both more efficient and environmentally...

Author(s)
Murgueitio, E.; Calle, Z.; Uribe, F.; Calle, A.; Solorio, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2011, 261, 10, pp 1654-1663

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