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In order to analyze the adaptation strategies to climate risks in livestock production, concepts were reviewed and case studies are presented in sheep production systems in temperate zones and bovine dual purpose in the dry tropics. The most often documented climate events with probability of risks ...

Author(s)
Vargas-López, S.; Bustamante-González, A.; Zaragoza Ramírez, J. L.; Morales-Jiménez, J.; Vargas-Monter, J.
Publisher
Colegio de Postgraduados, Texcoco, Mexico
Citation
Agroproductividad, 2018, 11, 2, pp 75-80
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

Conventional cattle ranching in the lowlands of Chiapas, Mexico typically employs extensive grazing, annual pasture burns and frequent applications of agrochemicals, threatening biodiversity and long-term productivity. A small group of innovative ranchers in the Central Valleys are converting to...

Author(s)
Ferguson, B. G.; Diemont, S. A. W.; Alfaro-Arguello, R.; Martin, J. F.; Nahed-Toral, J.; Álvarez-Solís, D.; Pinto-Ruíz, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Agricultural Systems, 2013, 120, pp 38-48
Abstract

Tropical grasses are the primary nutrient resource for cattle production in the tropics, and they provide low-cost nutrients to cattle. However, its production is constrained by seasonal changes and quality; hence, appropriate usage of relatively inexpensive agricultural by-products is important to ...

Author(s)
Pedraza-Beltrán, P.; Estrada-Flores, J. G.; Martínez-Campos, A. R.; Estrada-López, I.; Rayas-Amor, A. A.; Yong-Angel, G.; Figueroa-Medina, M.; Avilés Nova, F.; Castelán-Ortega, O. A.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2012, 44, 2, pp 329-336
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
Abstract

Abstracts of papers given at the meeting include the following. Sugar cane juice as animal feed; comparisons with molasses for milk production in dual purpose cattle, by O. Vasquez, M. Gill & T. R. Preston (pp. 290-291). Survey of cattle in the state of Yucatan, by J. C. Segura (p. 296). Production ...

Citation
Tropical Animal Production, 1980, 5, 3, pp 278-304

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