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The objective of the present study was to simulate the effect of the seasonal variation of climate on the nutritional value and dry matter yield of star grass and its capacity to support milk production alone or with concentrate supplementation in small-scale milk production systems in the tropical ...

Author(s)
Yong Angel, G.; Pires Silveira, V. C.; Avilés Nova, F.; Castelán Ortega, O. A.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2014, 44, 8, pp 1486-1493
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
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The cattle production systems in the tropics need a population of cattle resistant to the limiting conditions imposed by the tropical environment, but with capacity to respond in term of production when such limiting conditions are reduced by man, in order to make the system sustainable. In this...

Author(s)
Osorio-Arce, M. M.; Segura-Correa, J. C.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2011, 23, 8, pp 180
Abstract

Many of the tropical lowland areas of warm climate in México have a livestock tradition, small dairies and cheese industries, but any breed of European origin has been able to produce and reproduce successfully in these environments. The tropical milking criollo (TMC) cattle is a Bos taurus adapted ...

Author(s)
Santellano-Estrada, E.; Becerril-Pérez, C. M.; Yu, M. C.; Gianola, D.; Torres-Hernández, G.; Ramírez-Valverde, R.; Domínguez-Vivieros, J.; Rosendo-Ponce, A.
Publisher
Colegio de Postgraduados, Montecillo, Mexico
Citation
Agrociencia (Montecillo), 2011, 45, 2, pp 165-175
Abstract

A cross-sectional study was carried out, from November 2007 to March 2008, to estimate the prevalence of and to determine risk factors associated with bovine syncytial respiratory virus (BRSV) and parainfluenza 3 virus (PIV3) in dual-purpose herds in Colima, México. One hundred and seventy-six sera ...

Author(s)
Figueroa-Chávez, D.; Segura-Correa, J. C.; García-Márquez, L. J.; Pescador-Rubio, A.; Valdivia-Flores, A. G.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2012, 44, 7, pp 1417-1421
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A study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of cypermethrin, amitraz, and piperonyl butoxide (PBO) mixtures, through in vitro laboratory bioassays and in vivo on-animal efficacy trials, for the control of resistant Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus on cattle in the Mexican tropics. Also, to...

Author(s)
Rodriguez-Vivas, R. I.; Li, A. Y.; Ojeda-Chi, M. M.; Trinidad-Martinez, I.; Rosado-Aguilar, J. A.; Miller, R. J.; León, A. A. P. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 197, 1/2, pp 288-296
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
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These proceedings presents abstracts of papers from the XLI Meeting of the Mexican Association of Animal Production and Food Security, AC and VII National Meeting on Agriculture and Pasture Systems, held in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico last 02 to 04 Jul 2014. Topics of papers focused on agro and...

Author(s)
Martínez-Loperena, R.; Ayala-Burgos, A.; Solorio-Sánchez, J.; Castelán-Ortega, O.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2014, 17, 2, pp 325-435
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Animal husbandry in Mexico began with the arrival of the Spaniards and the creation of New Spain. It changed significantly in the middle of the 20th century with the introduction of the Zebu breed of cattle and improved pastures. From the beginning, wetlands were used for cattle grazing, and we...

Author(s)
Moreno-Casasola, P.; López Rosas, H.; Rodríguez-Medina, K.
Publisher
Sociedad Española para el Estudio de los Pastos (SEEP), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Pastos, 2012, 42, 2, pp 185-217
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between conception rate (CR) and climate variables. Data consisted of 24,380 inseminations of Holstein dairy herd in Hidalgo, Mexico. Weather records, including daily temperature (T), relative humidity (RH), rainfall, wind speed, and...

Author(s)
Villa-Mancera, A.; Méndez-Mendoza, M.; Huerta-Crispín, R.; Vázquez-Flores, F.; Córdova-Izquierdo, A.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2011, 43, 3, pp 597-601

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