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The aim of this study was to evaluate the adoption of technologies and organizational practices in the areas of Management, Feeding and Reproduction in dual-purpose cattle of the Mexican tropic territory. This study gathered a sample of 1650 farms of small size. The farms were divided in categories ...

Author(s)
Rangel, J.; Espinosa, J. A.; Pablos-Heredero, C. de; Barba, C.; Velez, A.; Rivas, J.; García, A.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Citation
Revista Cientifica, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, 2017, 27, 1, pp 44-55
Abstract

Market information was combined with predicted input-output relationships in an economic analysis of alternative nutritional management for dual-purpose member herds of the Genesis farmer organization of central coastal Veracruz, Mexico. Cow productivity outcomes for typical management and...

Author(s)
Absalón-Medina, V. A.; Nicholson, C. F.; Blake, R. W.; Fox, D. G.; Juárez-Lagunes, F. I.; Canudas-Lara, E. G.; Rueda-Maldonado, B. L.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2012, 44, 6, pp 1143-1150
Abstract

This study was conducted to characterize and identify the level of harmony between animal genetic and feed resources available in commercial dual purpose cattle production systems in Southeast Mexico. Cow productivity and apparent energetic efficiency (EEA) of low, medium and high European grades...

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Magaña, J. G.; Parra-Bracamonte, G. M.; Estrada-León, R. J.; Ku-Vera, J. C.; Sosa-Ferreyra, C. F.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2010, 10, 1, pp 85-94
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
Abstract

Feed chemical and kinetic composition and animal performance information was used to evaluate productivity limitations and potentials of dual-purpose member herds of the Genesis farmer organization of central coastal Veracruz, Mexico. The Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein System model (Version...

Author(s)
Absalón-Medina, V. A.; Blake, R. W.; Fox, D. G.; Juárez-Lagunes, F. I.; Nicholson, C. F.; Canudas-Lara, E. G.; Rueda-Maldonado, B. L.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2012, 44, 6, pp 1131-1142

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