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Extreme weather events in animal production are common in tropical coastal areas and have a high impact on the livelihoods of livestock keepers. The objective of the study was to analyze the threats and risks that extreme climatic events represent in the livelihood of the dual-purpose cattle...

Author(s)
Gallardo-Chávez, A.; Vargas-López, S.; Bustamante-González, Á.; Nahed-Toral, J.; Ramírez-Bribiesca, J. E.; Casiano-Ventura, M. Á.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2019, 22, 1, pp 169-178
Abstract

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
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Agriculture (including livestock) is considered one of the main sources of greenhouse gases. Monitoring greenhouse gases (GHG) is necessary in this activity, and there are several methodologies. One of these methodologies is the eddie covariance technique, which can analyze GHG in a continuous...

Author(s)
Cesar Rodríguez, J.; Paz Pellat, F.; Watts, C.; Lizárraga Celaya, C.; Yépez González, E.; Jiménez Ferrer, G.; Castellanos Villegas, A.; Hinojo Hinojo, C.; Macías Vázquez, C. E.
Publisher
Sociedad Mexicana de la Ciencia del Suelo A.C., Chapingo, Mexico
Citation
Terra Latinoamericana, 2019, 37, 1, pp 69-80
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Cattle production in Mexico uses nearly 58% of the territory, which makes it mainly extensive. Despite being the main origin of greenhouse gases (GHG), extensive cattle production has a high mitigation potential (20-40% of current levels) if practices such as pasture management, adequate...

Author(s)
Hernández-Medrano, J. H.; Corona, L.
Publisher
Colegio de Postgraduados, Texcoco, Mexico
Citation
Agroproductividad, 2018, 11, 2, pp 46-51
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

The recognition of agroecological-silvopastoral practices has been interesting for many government agencies and rural projects in Mexico in recent years. In southeastern Mexico, the program Sustainable Rural Development in Biological Corridors (DRSCB) in the Lacandon Jungle of Chiapas, Mexico,...

Author(s)
Flores-González, A.; Jiménez-Ferrer, G.; Castillo-Santiago, M.; Ruíz de Oña, C.; Covaleda, S.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2019, 22, 1, pp 87-96
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Oaxaca is the most biodiverse state in México, represented by its wild species and domestic creole livestock. Two creole cattle populations from two regions of Oaxaca were analyzed (Zimatlan: n=26, Ecatepec: n=34) in order to assess their genetic diversity level and to clarify if they are two...

Author(s)
Domínguez, M. A.; Pérez, J. D.; Landi, V.; Martínez, A.; Fuentes-Mascorro, G.
Publisher
Red CONBIAND, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Actas Iberoamericanas de Conservación Animal, 2017, 10, pp 201-208
Abstract

In order to determine the in situ dry matter ruminal degradability of Spartina spartinae, a native species from Yucatan region, an experiment was carried out according to a completely randomized design, in which the plant was evaluated at 45 and 120 hours. The in sacco degradability technique was...

Author(s)
Sosa, A.; Ayala, A.; Galindo, J.; Rosado, C.; Capetillo, C.; Medina, D. V. y Y.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2019, 31, 1, pp Article 6
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
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Objective: The objective was to analyze the way the native families from Guerrero Montain integrated domestic animals to strategies for their own lives to satisfied food needed, income and productive goods. Design/methodology/approximation: Two hundred and twelve Mestizo, Na savi, Nahua and Me'phaa ...

Author(s)
Vargas-López, S.; Bustamante-González, A.; Delgado-Alvarado, A.; Zaragoza-Ramírez, J. L.; Aceves-Ruiz, E.; Olvera-Hernández, J. I.; Zepeda-Casillas, L. A.
Publisher
Colegio de Postgraduados, Texcoco, Mexico
Citation
Agroproductividad, 2018, 11, 10, pp 169-175

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