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Extreme weather events in animal production are common in tropical coastal areas and have a high impact on the livelihoods of livestock keepers. The objective of the study was to analyze the threats and risks that extreme climatic events represent in the livelihood of the dual-purpose cattle...

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Gallardo-Chávez, A.; Vargas-López, S.; Bustamante-González, Á.; Nahed-Toral, J.; Ramírez-Bribiesca, J. E.; Casiano-Ventura, M. Á.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2019, 22, 1, pp 169-178
Abstract

The objective of the present study was to characterize the cattle growing systems in the northern zone of the state of Veracruz in order to establish a typology of cattle growers that will serve as the basis for the economic analysis of said activity. A semi-structured survey was carried out with...

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Méndez-Cortés, V.; Mora-Flores, J. S.; García-Salazar, J. A.; Hernández-Mendo, O.; García-Mata, R.; García-Sánchez, R. C.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2019, 22, 2, pp 305-314
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The objective of the study was to design a strategy for the use of technological components by small cattle ranchers of the dual-purpose bovine production system in Sinaloa, Mexico, with the aim of improving their productivity. For the analysis and proposal of the differentiated strategies, the...

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Cuevas Reyes, V.; Loaiza Meza, A.; Reyes Jiménez, J. E.; Moreno Gallegos, T.; Servín Juárez, R.
Publisher
Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Chapingo, Mexico
Citation
Textual Análisis del Medio Rural Latinoamericano, 2019, No.73, pp 215-241
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The objective of this review is to provide an outlook of the main findings of the research associated with genetic evaluations of dairy cattle populations in Mexico, and to identify the work performed by researchers and opportunity areas for future research. The review included papers published in...

Author(s)
Larios-Sarabia, N.; Ramírez-Valverde, R.; Núñez-Domínguez, R.; García-Muñiz, J. G.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2019, 22, 2, pp 315-329
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Agriculture (including livestock) is considered one of the main sources of greenhouse gases. Monitoring greenhouse gases (GHG) is necessary in this activity, and there are several methodologies. One of these methodologies is the eddie covariance technique, which can analyze GHG in a continuous...

Author(s)
Cesar Rodríguez, J.; Paz Pellat, F.; Watts, C.; Lizárraga Celaya, C.; Yépez González, E.; Jiménez Ferrer, G.; Castellanos Villegas, A.; Hinojo Hinojo, C.; Macías Vázquez, C. E.
Publisher
Sociedad Mexicana de la Ciencia del Suelo A.C., Chapingo, Mexico
Citation
Terra Latinoamericana, 2019, 37, 1, pp 69-80
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In Mexico, cattle ranching is the second most widespread productive activity in rural areas after agriculture, its importance lies in generating self-employment in the rural sector. In the municipality of Tejupilco, State of Mexico, there are 1 839 beef cattle producers, who contribute 30% of the...

Author(s)
Rodríguez Mejía, S.; Flores Sánchez, D.; León Merino, A.; Pérez Hernández, L. M.; Aguilar Ávila, J.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Agrícolas, 2018, 9, 2, pp 465-471
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Cattle production in Mexico uses nearly 58% of the territory, which makes it mainly extensive. Despite being the main origin of greenhouse gases (GHG), extensive cattle production has a high mitigation potential (20-40% of current levels) if practices such as pasture management, adequate...

Author(s)
Hernández-Medrano, J. H.; Corona, L.
Publisher
Colegio de Postgraduados, Texcoco, Mexico
Citation
Agroproductividad, 2018, 11, 2, pp 46-51
Abstract

The recognition of agroecological-silvopastoral practices has been interesting for many government agencies and rural projects in Mexico in recent years. In southeastern Mexico, the program Sustainable Rural Development in Biological Corridors (DRSCB) in the Lacandon Jungle of Chiapas, Mexico,...

Author(s)
Flores-González, A.; Jiménez-Ferrer, G.; Castillo-Santiago, M.; Ruíz de Oña, C.; Covaleda, S.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2019, 22, 1, pp 87-96
Abstract

Recipient cow is the key to success in embryo transfer (ET) programs in cattle. Therefore, it is necessary to know the factors that influence on its reproductive potential. It is considered that multiparous cows have a better response to the ET program than nulliparous cows. The objective of this...

Author(s)
García y González, E. C.; Medel, G. M.; Pineda Burgos, B. C.; Romero Rodríguez, P. I.; Hernández Ruiz, P. E.; Vicente Pérez, R.; Valencia Franco, E.; Ponce, J. L.
Publisher
Instituto de Ciencia Animal, La Habana, Cuba
Citation
Cuban Journal of Agricultural Science, 2019, 53, 2, pp unpaginated
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The objective was to calculate the methane emission intensity due to enteric fermentation in four groups of small-scale dairy farms in the highlands of central Mexico with different feeding strategies, from equations of Tier 2 recommended by IPCC. Twenty-four farms were evaluated during one year by ...

Author(s)
Prospero-Bernal, F.; López-González, F.; Martínez-García, C. G.; Flores-Calvete, G.; Arriaga-Jordán, C. M.
Publisher
Asociación Interprofesional para el Desarrollo Agrario, Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
XVIII Jornadas sobre Producción Animal, Zaragoza, España, 7 y 8 de mayo de 2019, 2019, pp 48-50

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