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Intensive silvopastoral systems (ISS) are a sustainable alternative to monoculture systems (MS). The presence of trees and legumes improves animal welfare due to the increased food quality and quantity and the presence of shade while providing a variety of environmental services. As cattle...

Author(s)
Améndola, L.; Solorio, F. J.; Ku-Vera, J. C.; Améndola-Massioti, R. D.; Zarza, H.; Mancera, K. F.; Galindo, F.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2019, 13, 3, pp 606-616
Abstract

The objective of this study was to evaluate, animal behavior, quality, and composition of the diet selected by cattle grazing on stargrass (Cynodon plectostachyus) in monoculture and associated with Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) De Wit. and Guazuma ulmifolia (Lam.) in the dry tropics of Chiapas,...

Author(s)
Pinto Ruíz, R.; Ortega Reyes, L.; Gómez Castro, H.; Guevara Hernández, F.; Hernández Sánchez, D.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2014, 5, 3, pp 365-374
Abstract

The present work was carried out at San Ramon cattle farm of the Agronomy Faculty, University of Chiapas and at Natividad Ranch both located in the municipalities of Villaflores and Villacorzo in the central region of the State of Chiapas in a stargrass (Cynodon nlemfuensis) paddock with the aim to ...

Author(s)
Pérez Luna, E. J.; KúVera, J. C.; Ramírez y Avílez, L.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2002, 1, 1, pp 39-40
Abstract

In 1996 in Mexico State (Mexico), 120 cycling cows were equally divided among 3 pens. Nine cows were induced to display oestrus with norgestomet implants, oestradiol valerate and GnRH on each of the first 3 days of the experiment. On the 1st day, 1 cow in pen 1, 5 in pen 2, and 3 in pen 3 displayed ...

Author(s)
López, L.; Galina, C. S.; Orihuela, A.
Citation
Tropical Agriculture, 1998, 75, 3, pp 405-408
Abstract

Nine Brahman and 6 Nelore bulls were examined for libido and serving capacity, semen characteristics and scrotal circumference, a week before being placed, individually, into a group of 16 oestrus-synchronized heifers to observe mating activity. Scores for libido (0-10) and for serving capacity...

Author(s)
Silva-Mena, C.; Aké-López, R.; Delgado-León, R.
Citation
Theriogenology, 2000, 53, 4, pp 991-1002

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