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The climate change is a global phenomenon that consists of the variations of the climate, such the increase of the temperature and changes of the regime of rains, provoking floods, long droughts, among others; Causing environmental, economic and social impacts, considered one of the main threats...

Author(s)
Rodas-Trejo, J.; Medina Sansón, L.; Marín Muñoz, E. S.; Carrillo López, M. R.
Publisher
Veterinaria Organizacion S.L., Malaga, Spain
Citation
REDVET, 2017, 18, 10, pp 101714
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...

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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 objective of this study was to identify which type of dual-purpose cattle (DP) producers are in to make the development of livestock in the municipality of Las Choapas Veracruz - Mexico based on the level of technology (NT) used in the cattle farms and business vision (VE) of the producers. A...

Author(s)
Díaz-Rivera, P.; Oros-Noyola, V.; Martínez-Dávila, J. P.; Torres-Hernández, G.; Vilaboa-Arroniz, J.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2011, 14, 1, pp 191-199
Abstract

This study was carried out in the South of the State of Mexico during the period of January to June of 2009, it was based on information provided by 24 producers beef cattle feedlot, classified in small, medium and great according to the number of finalized animals. The Policy Analysis Matrix (PAM) ...

Author(s)
Rebollar-Rebollar, A.; Hernández-Martínez, J.; Rebollar-Rebollar, S.; Guzmán-Soria, E.; García-Martínez, A.; González-Razo, F. J.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2011, 14, 2, pp 691-698
Abstract

Brucellosis is an endemic disease in small-scale goat husbandry systems in Mexico. It is a zoonosis and the economic consequences can be large, although estimates are not available for the Mexican goat sector. Our objective was to conduct a financial analysis of brucellosis control in a prominent...

Author(s)
Montiel, D. O.; Bruce, M.; Frankena, K.; Udo, H.; Zijpp, A. van D.; Rushton, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2015, 118, 4, pp 247-259
Abstract

A point scale was used to evaluate social, economic, environmental and animal welfare dimensions of twelve small scale beef production systems contributing to supply meat of the City of Mexico. The survey was carried out in the East of Mexico City (Iztapalapa Delegation) and three municipalities of ...

Author(s)
Losada, H.; Cortés, J.; Rivera, J.; Vieyra, J.; Castillo, A.; González, R.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2009, 21, 12, pp 209
Abstract

Short- and medium-term constraints in beef and milk production in Mexico were analysed, as well as some biological and economic characteristics and advantages of dual purpose cattle production systems (DPS) in the Mexican tropics. Available resources, such as soil, water, forages, cheap byproduct...

Author(s)
Magaña Monforte, J. G.; Ríos Arjona, G.; Martínez González, J. C.
Publisher
Asociación Latinoamericana de Producción Animal, Lajas, Puerto Rico
Citation
Archivos Latinoamericanos de Producción Animal, 2006, 14, 3, pp 105-114
Abstract

The objective of this study was to assess the economic returns of dual-purpose cattle production technology in the tropics of Mexico. Benefits due to this technology were estimated through an economic surplus model, surmising a small country and with modelling of milk and beef markets for the...

Author(s)
Espinosa García, J. A.; Wiggins, S.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Técnica Pecuaria en México, 2003, 41, 1, pp 19-36
Abstract

Dual purpose systems represent 78% of the bovine inventory in tropical Latin America and contribute ∼42% of the fresh milk production. However, these systems are characterized by low animal productivity due mainly to the use of low quality, poorly managed forages, and to low genetic potential of...

Author(s)
Argel, P. J.
Publisher
Asociación Latinoamericana de Producción Animal, Lajas, Puerto Rico
Citation
Archivos Latinoamericanos de Producción Animal, 2006, 14, 2, pp 65-72

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