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Chile has large areas of natural grasslands and naturalized pastures suitable for organic livestock production systems, and because of this, knowledge of their production possibilities is required. The objective of this study was to determine pasture and cattle production of a Hereford cow-calf...

Author(s)
Rojas G., C.; Catrileo S., A.
Publisher
Ediciones Universidad de Concepción, Chillán, Chile
Citation
Agro-Ciencia, 2012, 28, 2, pp 99-108
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In cattle finishing rations, cereal and legume grains are included ground with forages in order to increase grain starch and protein availability, which facilitates use by ruminal microorganisms. The use of whole grains may decrease feed efficiency and live weight gain. The objectives of the...

Author(s)
Rojas G., C.; Catrileo S., A.; Grez V., T.
Publisher
Ediciones Universidad de Concepción, Chillán, Chile
Citation
Agro-Ciencia, 2011, 27, 1, pp 41-48
Abstract

Based on a real crop-livestock production system, a linear programming model was developed to evaluate and maximize gross margins of the system in Chile. The real system evaluated over 4 seasons at the Carillanca Research Center, IX Region, considered a total surface of 15 ha, and a crop rotation...

Author(s)
Catrileo S., A.; Véjar M., M.; Rojas G., C.
Publisher
Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, Chillán, Chile
Citation
Agricultura Técnica, 2003, 63, 3, pp 240-250