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Risk-based sampling is an essential component of livestock health surveillance because it targets resources towards sub-populations with a higher risk of infection. Risk-based surveillance in U.S. livestock is limited because the locations of high-risk herds are often unknown and data to identify...

Author(s)
Gorsich, E. E.; McKee, C. D.; Grear, D. A.; Miller, R. S.; Portacci, K.; Lindström, T.; Webb, C. T.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2018, 150, pp 52-59
Abstract

The objective of this study was to evaluate the level of sustainability of conventional and organic dairy cattle production units (CPU) in the Zoque Region of the Mexican state of Chiapas through evaluating attributes and indicators of sustainability and through a sustainability index (SI) value....

Author(s)
Nahed, J.; Gonzalez Pineda, S.; Grande, D.; Aguilar, J. R.; Sánchez, B.; Ruiz Rojas, J. L.; Guevara-Hernandez, F.; Leon Martinez, N.; Trujillo Vazquez, R. J.; Parra Vazquez, M. R.
Publisher
Taylor and Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, 2019, 43, 6, pp 605-638
Abstract

Extreme weather events represent a large risk to food production systems. In this study, we evaluated the impacts of the 2011-2012 drought in Mexico, the worst in the last 70 years, on free-ranged livestock populations to link extreme weather events and production. We also considered the potential...

Author(s)
Murray-Tortarolo, G. N.; Jaramillo, V. J.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Climatic Change, 2019, 153, 1/2, pp 79-89
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

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
Abstract

Agrosilvopastoral systems that integrate crops, pastures, trees and shrubs are seen as a way forward to meet future needs for food, feed, fuel, and other products, as well as for providing environmental and social benefits. Cattle production systems in the tropical and subtropical areas of Mexico...

Author(s)
Albarrán-Portillo, B.; García-Martínez, A.; Ortiz-Rodea, A.; Rojo-Rubio, R.; Vázquez-Armijo, J. F.; Arriaga-Jordán, C. M.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agroforestry Systems, 2019, 93, 5, pp 1939-1947
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

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

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

Livestock production in Latin America is strongly associated with deforestation. Silvopastoral systems are an alternative; however, the relation between animal welfare and tree coverage has been poorly studied. We hypothesized that a connection between these features exist and that its evaluation...

Author(s)
Mancera, K. F.; Zarza, H.; Buen, L. L. de; García, A. A. C.; Palacios, F. M.; Galindo, F.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag, Paris, France
Citation
Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 2018, 38, 2, pp 19

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