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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 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
Abstract

The Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program was the first parasite eradication program of veterinary importance in the United States and is considered to be one of the greatest disease eradication programs of all time. The program's utilization of pasture vacation and dipping of cattle in acaricide...

Author(s)
Lohmeyer, K. H.; May, M. A.; Thomas, D. B.; León, A. A. P. de
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2018, 55, 3, pp 515-522
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

Polymorphisms in candidate genes can produce significant and favorable changes in the phenotype, and therefore are useful for the identification of the best combination of favorable variants for marker-assisted selection. In the present study, an assessment to evaluate the effect of 11 single...

Author(s)
Hernández, N.; Martínez-González, J. C.; Parra-Bracamonte, G. M.; Sifuentes-Rincón, A. M.; López-Villalobos, N.; Morris, S. T.; Briones-Encinia, F.; Ortega-Rivas, E.; Pacheco-Contreras, V. I.; Meza-García, L. A.
Publisher
FUNPEC, Brazil
Citation
Genetics and Molecular Research, 2016, 15, 3, pp 15038449
Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine methane (CH4) yield by crossbred cattle fed tropical grasses. A total of 66 individual determinations of dry matter intake (DMI) and 42 determinations of organic matter intake (OMI) in relation to the production of enteric CH4 were carried out. Methane...

Author(s)
Ku-Vera, J. C.; Valencia-Salazar, S. S.; Piñeiro-Vázquez, A. T.; Molina-Botero, I. C.; Arroyave-Jaramillo, J.; Montoya-Flores, M. D.; Lazos-Balbuena, F. J.; Canul-Solís, J. R.; Arceo-Castillo, J. I.; Ramírez-Cancino, L.; Escobar-Restrepo, C. S.; Alayón-Gamboa, J. A.; Jiménez-Ferrer, G.; Zavala-Escalante, L. M.; Castelán-Ortega, O. A.; Quintana-Owen, P.; Ayala-Burgos, A. J.; Aguilar-Pérez, C. F.; Solorio-Sánchez, F. J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2018, 258, pp 3-7
Abstract

Wildlife, both native and introduced, can harbor and spread diseases of importance to the livestock industry. Describing movement patterns of such wildlife is essential to formulate effective disease management strategies. Nilgai antelope (Boselaphus tragocamelus) are a free-ranging, introduced...

Author(s)
Foley, A. M.; Goolsby, J. A.; Ortega-S, A., Jr.; Ortega-S, J. A.; León, A. P. de; Singh, N. K.; Schwartz, A.; Ellis, D.; Hewitt, D. G.; Campbell, T. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 146, pp 166-172
Abstract

Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus) are nonnative bovines that were originally introduced as game animals to one large, south Texas, US ranch but that are now present throughout southeastern Texas from Baffin Bay to Harlingen and in northern Mexico at least as far west as Durango. Between October 2014 ...

Author(s)
Olafson, P. U.; Thomas, D. B.; May, M. A.; Buckmeier, B. G.; Duhaime, R. A.
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2018, 54, 4, pp 734-744
Abstract

The objective of this study was to identify the presence of Neospora caninum by polymerase chain reaction (PCR), in brain, myocardium and liver (150 organs) obtained from 50 free-range chickens (Gallus domesticus) that coexisted with bovines and dogs in Central Mexico. N. caninum DNA was detected...

Author(s)
Romero, D. G.; Sánchez, G. F. D.; Morales, S. E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2016, 5, pp 31-33
Abstract

Chlamydia abortus is obligate intracellular bacteria that cause a wide range of reproductive and respiratory diseases in animals and humans. Serologic and molecular evidences of C. abortus in Mexico have been reported in sheep and goats. The presence of C. abortus antibodies in horses (n=301) was...

Author(s)
Rubio-Navarrete, I.; Montes-de-Oca-Jiménez, R.; Acosta-Dibarrat, J.; Monroy-Salazar, H. G.; Morales-Erasto, V.; Fernández-Rosas, P.; Elghandour, M. M. M. Y.; Odongo, E. N.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2017, 56, pp 110-113

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