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For the State of Oaxaca, cattle raising is of great importance since it generates a value of 3,665,270 million pesos per year. The producers, who develop their activity in a system of production of double purpose in extensive form, have production units with low productivity parameters, however...

Author(s)
Durán Melendez, E.; Ruiz Martínez, A.; Sánchez Vázquez, V.
Publisher
Sociedad Mexicana de Administracion Agropecuario, Laguna, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Agronegocios, 2018, 22, 43, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Objective. The present study consisted in characterizing the dual-purpose cattle system and the factors that limit the productivity of this system in northern Sinaloa, Mexico. Material and Methods. We applied a survey to 214 producers and we analyzed the data with analyses of factors and...

Author(s)
Cuevas-Reyes, V.; Rosales-Nieto, C.
Publisher
University of Cordoba, Monteria, Colombia
Citation
Revista MVZ Cordoba, 2018, 23, 1, pp 6448-6460
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the genetic variability of the Mexican Simmental. Inbreeding was calculated by year for animals born from 1985 to 2014. Proportion of ancestors known, average equivalent complete generations, generation interval, and effective size, as well as the effective...

Author(s)
Ríos Utrera, Á.; Vega Murillo, V. E.; Montaño Bermúdez, M.; Martínez Velázquez, G.; Román Ponce, S. I.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia, Viçosa, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 2018, 47, pp e20160088
Abstract

Commercial availability of a generic zilpaterol HCl (ZH) premix preparation for beef cattle in Mexico motivated a non-inferiority trial vs the reference preparation. The trial was conducted on zebu-type cattle (Bos indicus) under humid tropical conditions. Meat production and basic meat quality...

Author(s)
Nieto-Carmona, A.; Aguilar-Acevedo, J.; Rubio-Lozano, M. de la S.; Alvarado-García, P. A.; Tapia, G.; Ocampo-Camberos, L.; Sumano, H.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Coyoacan, Mexico
Citation
Veterinaria México OA, 2018, 5, 2, pp unpaginated
Abstract

The objective of this study was to evaluate genetic diversity of seven Mexican beef cattle populations, using pedigree analyses. The analyses were carried out with the Endog software, using information of the registered animals on national herd-book of each breed. The size of the populations...

Author(s)
Ramírez-Valverde, R.; Delgadillo-Zapata, A. R.; Domínguez-Viveros, J.; Hidalgo-Moreno, J. Á.; Núñez-Domínguez, R.; Rodríguez-Almeida, F. A.; Reyes-Quiroz, C.; García-Muñiz, J. G.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2018, 9, 4, pp 614-635
Abstract

The objective of this study was to compare the effects of a methodology for the climatic season classification that traditionally had been used as birth season (BS) in statistical assessments. This methodology bases in an aridity index (AI) to classify BS using meteorological historic information....

Author(s)
Herrera-Ojeda, J. B.; Parra-Bracamonte, G. M.; López-Villalobos, N.; Vázquez-Armijo, J. F.; Orozco-Durán, K. E.; Magaña-Monfort, J. G.; Martínez-González, J. C.; Jahuey-Martínez, F. J.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2018, 9, 4, pp 646-666
Abstract

Sorghum (Sorghum vulgare Pers) is one of the most important grains for the Mexican livestock industry, it is the second largest basic grain and is considered the main ingredient in the production of balanced nourishment. In order to estimate the determining factors of grain sorghum demand in...

Author(s)
Carbajal-García, M.; Rebollar-Rebollar, S.; Hernández-Martínez, J.; Gómez-Tenorio, G.; Guzmán-Soria, E.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2018, 21, 2, pp 235-242
Abstract

Data from 2438 calvings born to 682 cows recorded from 2004 to 2015 in an extensive production system were used, to investigate factors associated with abortion and calf mortality until weaning. Cows belonged to Brahman, Nellore, Guzerat and Brown Swiss × Zebu breed groups. Data were analyzed using ...

Author(s)
Segura-Correa, J. C.; Segura-Correa, V. M.; Magaña-Monforte, J. G.; Aké-López, J. R.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2018, 21, 3, pp 439-445
Abstract

Macrophages are considered one of the main immune mechanisms of resistance to mycobacterial infections. In addition, experimental and clinical data indicate that IFN-γ is essential for host defence against M. tuberculosis. The aim of this study was to identify macrophage capacity on controlling ...

Author(s)
Sánchez López, A. D.; Flores Villalva, S.; Gutiérrez Pabello, J. Á.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2018, 9, 1, pp 171-183
Abstract

Mexico is the 7th largest producer of beef in the world. The livestock transport is a vital component of today's world agrifood economy that directly impacts on the development of animal production, animal welfare, public policies, labor regulations, food safety, markets and consumers. In this...

Author(s)
Valadez-Noriega, M.; Estévez-Moreno, L. X.; Rayas-Amor, A. A.; Rubio-Lozano, M. S.; Galindo, F.; Miranda-de la Lama, G. C.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2018, 160, pp 76-84

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