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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

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
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Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) was utilized to compare the potential for climate change, acidification and human toxicity associated with the production of boneless beef sold to the consumer through two chains of production in Veracruz, Mexico. An intensive method based on feedlot finishing and highly ...

Author(s)
Rivera, A.; Salud Rubio, M. de la; Zanasi, C.; Olea, R.; Güereca, P.
Publisher
American Center for Life Cycle Assessment, Vashon, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment in the Agri-Food Sector (LCA Food 2014), San Francisco, California, USA, 8-10 October, 2014, 2014, pp 1113-1119
Abstract

In Mexico beef cattle production under double purpose systems is the main economic activity in rural areas. This activity has been developed for decades in the south of México State, without any technical assistance. The productive chain of beef production has a weak links between the different...

Author(s)
Hernández Martínez, J.; Rebollar Rebollar, S.; González Razo, F. de J.; Guzmán Soria, E.; Albarrán Portillo, B.; García Martínez, A.
Publisher
Sociedad Mexicana de Administracion Agropecuario, Laguna, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Agronegocios, 2011, 15, 29, pp 672-680
Abstract

Mexico often exports over a million head of cattle annually to the United States. These animals, primarily intended for U.S. stocker and/or feeder operations, all pass through a cow-calf production system of one form or another in Mexico. This report outlines cow-calf production types, beef...

Author(s)
Peel, D. S.; Johnson, R. J.; Mathews, K. H., Jr.
Publisher
US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service (ERS-NASS), Washington, USA
Citation
Electronic Outlook Report from the Economic Research Service, 2010, No.LDPM-196-01, pp 24 pp.
Abstract

The objective of the study was to characterize virulence genes and subtype Escherichia coli O157:H7 and O157:H(-) isolates obtained from a vertically integrated feedlot slaughter plant in Mexico. A total of 1,695 samples were collected from feedlots, holding pens, colon contents, hides, and...

Author(s)
Narváez-Bravo, C.; Echeverry, A.; Miller, M. F.; Rodas-González, A.; Brashears, M. T.; Aslam, M.; Brashears, M. M.
Publisher
International Association for Food Protection, Des Moines, USA
Citation
Journal of Food Protection, 2015, 78, 2, pp 264-272
Abstract

Twenty-three thousand four hundred eighty-four beef carcasses were classified according to the Mexican norm NMX-FF-078-SCFI-2002 at the No. 51 Federal Inspected Type abattoir located in the State of Tabasco, Mexico, owned by the Beef Cattle Union of Tabasco State. Tabasco State has a Tropical humid ...

Author(s)
Zorrilla-Rios, J. M.; Lancaster, P. A.; Goad, C. L.; Horn, G. W.; Hilton, G. G.; Galindo, J. G.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2013, 91, 1, pp 477-482
Abstract

Cattle production is one of the most important livestock activities in the rural areas of Mexico, with most of the national territory dedicated to it, in addition to the use of the most agricultural supplies and forages resources, as well as agricultural and agro-industrial by-products. Mexico is...

Author(s)
Rojo-Rubio, R.; Vázquez-Armijo, J. F.; Pérez-Hernández, P.; Mendoza-Martínez, G. D.; Salem, A. Z. M.; Albarrán-Portillo, B.; González-Reyna, A.; Hernández-Martínez, J.; Rebollar-Rebollar, S.; Cardoso-Jiménez, D.; Dorantes-Coronado, E. J.; Gutierrez-Cedillo, J. G.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2009, 41, 5, pp 715-721
Abstract

Samples from registered Charolais sire candidate bulls for breeding herds and managed in a performance test station (n=130) in Mexico were analysed in order to estimate genotypic and allelic frequencies of three single nucleotide polymorphisms associated to beef quality traits. Two Calpain gene SNP ...

Author(s)
Parra-Bracamonte, G. M.; Sifuentes-Rincón, A. M.; Arellano-Vera, W.; Almanza-González, A.; Rosa-Reyna, X. F. de la
Publisher
Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia
Citation
Revista Colombiana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2009, 22, 3, pp 257-266
Abstract

The aim of the present study was to estimate ME requirements for maintenance (MEm) and Energetic Efficiency of Weight Gain (EEWG), in four Zebu (Bos indicus) and four Brown Swiss (Bos taurus) cows from cattle farms producing weaners in the tropical area of South Mexico. Cows were fed three levels...

Author(s)
Cardenas-Medina, J. V.; Ku-Vera, J. C.; Magana-Monforte, J. G.
Publisher
Medwell Online, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 2010, 9, 2, pp 421-428

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