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In 2010, the top ten beef cattle producing states in the United States were Texas, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Oklahoma, California, South Dakota, Missouri, Colorado and Minnesota. US beef cattle production is concentrated in states west of Minnesota. Rainfall is the factor that plays the greatest role ...

Author(s)
Ozherel'ev, V. N.; Ozherel'eva, M. V.; Kisten', T. N.
Publisher
Ekonomika Sel'skokhozyaistvennykh i Pererabatyvayushchikh Predpriyatii, Moscow, Russia
Citation
Ekonomika Sel'skokhozyaĭstvennykh i Pererabatyvayushchikh Predpriyatiĭ, 2013, No.5, pp 72-75
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The concept of food chain refers to the various activities developed within a company that adds value to the final product. The final product price exceeds the value of different activities. It was considered pertinent to perform an analysis in the main production chains of the state of Zacatecas,...

Author(s)
Sánchez Toledano, B. I.; Zegbe Domínguez, J. A.; Rumayor Rodríguez, A. F.; Moctezuma López, G.
Publisher
Sociedad Mexicana de Administracion Agropecuario, Laguna, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Agronegocios, 2013, 17, 33, pp 552-563
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The purpose of the present study was assessing factors which influence adoption of innovation by producers of dual purpose cattle. By means of non-stochastic selection of 121 farmers who participated in the support program of SAGARPA in 2010-2011, three definite groups of producers applying...

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Reyes, V. C.; Moral, J. B. del; Cervantes Escoto, F.; Espinosa García, J. A.; Aguilar Ávila, J.; Loaiza Meza, A.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2013, 4, 1, pp 31-46
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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 ...

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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
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The effect of including 9% of molasses in supplements offered to dual purpose cows, during dry season in subtropical Mexico was determined. Forage availability in pastures during the dry season is reduced and of low quality. Molasses is a readily available source of energy that may improve forage...

Author(s)
Salvador-Loreto, I.; Arriaga-Jordán, C. M.; Estrada-Flores, J. G.; Vicente-Mainar, F.; García-Martínez, A.; Albarrán-Portillo, B.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2016, 48, 3, pp 643-648
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The objective of this study was to analyze the perceptions of representatives of government agencies and educational institutions regarding problems related to cattle raising in the El Ocote Biosphere Reserve. Through a structural analysis, we identified and prioritized problems which due to their...

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Gomez-Castro, H.; Guevara-Hernandez, F.; Hernandez-Lopez, M. H.; Nahed-Toral, J.; Rodriguez-Larramendi, L.; Pinto-Ruiz, R.
Publisher
Medwell Online, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 2012, 11, 6, pp 831-840
AbstractFull Text

In the Northern Sierra of Oaxaca, Mexico, the municipalities of Santa Catarina Lachato and San Juan Chicomezúchil present contrasting characteristics regarding the management of agrobiodiversity. In order to compare the diversity and uses of backyard animals, an ethnozoological evaluation was made...

Author(s)
Gómez-Luna, R. E.; Vásquez-Dávila, M. A.; Manzanero-Medina, G. I.
Publisher
Red CONBIAND, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Actas Iberoamericanas de Conservación Animal, 2017, 10, pp 164-168
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A high morbidity and mortality of goats has been observed in the central area of Veracruz, Mexico, where goat production is practiced. The clinical signs showed by these goats may be related to mycoplasmosis, a highly contagious disease that causes serious economic losses. Thus, our objective was...

Author(s)
Larios-Hernández, S. M.; Martínez-Herrera, D. I.; Martinez-Maya, J. J.; Aguilar-Romero, F.; Morales-Alvarez, J. F.; Flores-Castro, R.; Lascurain, R.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Veterinary Journal, 2017, 37, 2, pp 165-169
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

Cattle ranching is the main activity and the principal user of natural resources in Alamos, Mexico, extending in 93% of this municipality. The objective of this study was to assess the impact of livestock production on natural resources, in the municipio of Alamos, Sonora and in the "Sierra de...

Author(s)
Zarate Valdez, J. L.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2012, 15, 2, pp 187-197

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