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The use of clenbuterol in livestock production entails risks to human health that must be characterized and managed by the agricultural and health authorities. This work evaluated the results of the health surveillance program of this compound in bovine meat products that are commercialized in...

Author(s)
Chávez-Almazán, L. A.; Díaz-Ortiz, J. A.; Garibo-Ruiz, D.; Alarcón-Romero, M. A.; Mata-Diaz, M. A.; Pérez-Cruz, B.; Godoy-Galeana, E.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2019, 10, 1, pp 186-198
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The objective was to determine the best nonlinear and linear model to estimate the body weight (BW) of males and females of Holstein (Ho) and Brown Swiss (BS) crossed with Zebu (Z) cattle under two management systems, measuring the thoracic perimeter (TP). 1577 observations of BW and TP...

Author(s)
Vinay-Vadillo, J. C.; Piña-Cárdenas, B. A.; Peraza-Mercado, G.; Canton-Castillo, J. J. G.; Hernández-Bautista, J.
Publisher
KPK Publishers, Peshawar, Pakistan
Citation
Research Opinions in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 2016, 6, 1, pp 19-23
Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) was discovered in a Minnesota cow through routine slaughter surveillance in 2005 and the resulting epidemiological investigation led to the discovery of infection in both cattle and white-tailed deer in the state. From 2005 through 2009, a total of 12 beef cattle herds and ...

Author(s)
Glaser, L.; Carstensen, M.; Shaw, S.; Robbe-Austerman, S.; Wunschmann, A.; Grear, D.; Stuber, T.; Thomsen, B.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2016, 11, 1, pp e0145735
Abstract

Family farming is still the main source of income for many people in the tropical regions of the world. At the same time, modern society is quickly becoming more aware of the welfare of animals for human consumption. The main objective of this study was to illustrate the need to modify certain...

Author(s)
Hernandez, A.; Berg, C.; Eriksson, S.; Edstam, L.; Orihuela, A.; Leon, H.; Galina, C.
Publisher
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), Wheathampstead, UK
Citation
Animal Welfare, 2017, 26, 2, pp 177-184
Abstract

A new device (Chapingo device) to deposit semen at the base of the uterine horns of cattle was developed at Universidad Autonoma Chapingo, Mexico. Nine Holstein heifers were inseminated by transvaginal laparoscopy, using a laparoscope for cattle and the Chapingo device. A dose of sexed semen...

Author(s)
García-Peña, O.; Rangel-Santos, R.; Rodríguez-De Lara, R.; Apodaca-Sarabia, C. A.; Maldonado-Simán, E.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2017, 52, 2, pp 344-349
Abstract

Clenbuterol, chemically described as a white, anhydrous powder, very soluble in water and highly stable at room temperature, has a melting point of 174 to 175.5°C. It is also a synthetic derivative belonging to a class of drugs physiologically analogous to adrenaline, has the ability to interact...

Author(s)
Delgado Prado, E. D.; Córdova-Izquierdo, A.; García Díaz, M. Á.; Espinosa Cervantes, R.; Ruiz Lang, C. G.; Iglesias Reyes, A. E.; Villa Mancera, E. A.; Huerta Crispín, R.; Rodríguez Denis, B. E.
Publisher
Revista Biologico Agropecuaria Tuxpan, Veracruz, Mexico
Citation
Revista Biológico Agropecuaria Tuxpan, 2017, 6, 9, pp 1670-1677
Abstract

The purpose of this research was to perform a preliminary inventory of the waste fat generated from beef cattle and fowl in Mexico that could be used for biodiesel production. Additionally, the CO2 emissions reduction that could be achieved by using the potential biodiesel to replace an...

Author(s)
Chavarria-Hernandez, J.; Ordóñez, L.; Barahona-Pérez, L. F.; Castro-Gomez, M.; Paredes-Cervantes, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 2017, 92, 5, pp 899-905
Abstract

Dung beetles provide different services to agroecosystems. Previous economic assessment of this insect group highlights their importance in temperate zones using linear models or ecosystem services frameworks. This paper proposes a stochastic-dynamic model to simulate dung production and...

Author(s)
Lopez-Collado, J.; Cruz-Rosales, M.; Vilaboa-Arroniz, J.; Martínez-Morales, I.; Gonzalez-Hernandez, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Agricultural Systems, 2017, 155, pp 78-87
Abstract

This report describes an unusual case of dystocia caused by the presence of ischiopagus conjoined twin calves in a primiparous Holstein Friesian cow, which was successfully resolved through a partial fetotomy and a caesarean section, in a Mexican dairy farm.

Author(s)
Ordóñez Medina, R.; Tovar Corona, I.
Publisher
Veterinaria Organizacion S.L., Malaga, Spain
Citation
REDVET, 2017, 18, 12, pp 121747
Abstract

The aims of this study were to determine current management practices used in the finishing cattle industry and use these as parameters to investigate the interaction between dietary protein concentration, protein degradability, and beta-adrenergic agonists such as zilpaterol hydrochloride (ZH)...

Author(s)
Samuelson, K. L.; Hubbert, M. E.; Löest, C. A.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Translational Animal Science, 2017, 1, Suppl. 1, pp 1-4

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