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Abstract

The objective was to determine the effect of including silages of annual ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) intercropped with winter vetch (Vicia villosa) (ARG-VV) or with common vetch (Vicia sativa) (ARG-VS) compared with maize silage (MS) on milk yield and milk composition of dairy cows grazing...

Author(s)
Hernández-Ortega, M.; Heredia-Nava, D.; Espinoza-Ortega, A.; Sánchez-Vera, E.; Arriaga-Jordán, C. M.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2011, 43, 5, pp 947-954
Abstract

The objective of the work was to identify local feeding strategies in small-scale dairy production systems during the rainy season in the highlands of Mexico, and to determine their effects on milk yields (MY), milk composition and economic viability. Twenty-two dairy farms were monitored by...

Author(s)
Alfonso-Ávila, Á. R.; Wattiaux, M. A.; Espinoza-Ortega, A.; Sánchez-Vera, E.; Arriaga-Jordán, C. M.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2012, 44, 3, pp 637-644