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This study aimed to determine the trends in milk production, fertility, temperature-humidity index (THI), and herd size in dairy herds from the Laguna region in northern Mexico. Records of 16 dairy herds of Holstein cows from January 2002 to December 2016 were used. Milk production was categorized...

Author(s)
Fernández, I. G.; Ulloa-Arvizu, R.; Fernández, J.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2019, 51, 1, pp 149-154
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The demand for milk and dairy products globally is expected to grow in future decades, leading to an increase in the global dairy cattle population. Therefore it is important to identify production options that both improve efficiency and help reduce negative effects on the environment. Intensive...

Author(s)
Esteban Rivera, J.; Chará, J.; Murgueitio, E.; JoséMolina, J.; Barahona, R.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia
Citation
Tropical Grasslands - Forrajes Tropicales, 2019, 7, 4, pp 370-374
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Objective. The present study consisted in characterizing the dual-purpose cattle system and the factors that limit the productivity of this system in northern Sinaloa, Mexico. Material and Methods. We applied a survey to 214 producers and we analyzed the data with analyses of factors and...

Author(s)
Cuevas-Reyes, V.; Rosales-Nieto, C.
Publisher
University of Cordoba, Monteria, Colombia
Citation
Revista MVZ Cordoba, 2018, 23, 1, pp 6448-6460
Abstract

Sorghum (Sorghum vulgare Pers) is one of the most important grains for the Mexican livestock industry, it is the second largest basic grain and is considered the main ingredient in the production of balanced nourishment. In order to estimate the determining factors of grain sorghum demand in...

Author(s)
Carbajal-García, M.; Rebollar-Rebollar, S.; Hernández-Martínez, J.; Gómez-Tenorio, G.; Guzmán-Soria, E.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2018, 21, 2, pp 235-242
Abstract

In the semi-arid highlands of central Mexico, triticale (× Triticosecale L.) is emerging as an alternative, less water-demanding forage crop than alfalfa for dairy cattle. Studies reported here were aimed at evaluating triticale hay (TH) relative to alfalfa hay (AH) for lactating cow performance,...

Author(s)
Santana, O. I.; Olmos-Colmenero, J. J.; Wattiaux, M. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2019, 102, 9, pp 8546-8558
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The objective was to estimate a production function that describes the relationship between production and milk production factors in the dual purpose bovine system in the municipality of Ahome, Sinaloa. With information from 74 production units a Cobb Douglas production function was estimated. The ...

Author(s)
Cuevas Reyes, V.; Loaiza Meza, A.; Astengo Cazares, H.; Moreno Gallegos, T.; Borja Bravo, M.; Reyes Jimenez, J. E.; González González, D.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2018, 9, 2, pp 376-386
Abstract

The impacts of leucaena (Leucaena leucocephala) feeding systems on cattle production, environmental services and animal welfare in Mexico are discussed. A total of about 12,000 ha of leucaena have been established in the tropical regions of México, where most of the information for the current...

Author(s)
Ramírez-Avilés, L.; Solorio-Sánchez, F. J.; Aguilar-Pérez, C. F.; Ayala-Burgos, A. J.; Ku-Vera, J. C.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia
Citation
Tropical Grasslands - Forrajes Tropicales, 2019, 7, 4, pp 375-380
Abstract

This study investigated exposure to gastrointestinal (GI) nematodes on dairy cattle farms by antibody level determination in bulk tank milk (BTM) samples and its influence on production to detect the risk factors for infection in different climate regions in three states of Mexico. From January to...

Author(s)
Villa-Mancera, A.; Reynoso-Palomar, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Microbial Pathogenesis, 2019, 129, pp 50-55
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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Maekawa, M.; Vankeirsbilck, M. I.; Herrero, M. A.; Manna, A. la
Publisher
Asociación Argentina de Producción Animal, Balcarce, Argentina
Citation
Revista Argentina de Producción Animal, 2018, 38, Suplemento 1, pp 147

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