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In Latin America, Colombia is the fourth largest milk producer. The high cost of food supplies can limit the profitability of this activity. The price of corn as an energy ingredient widely demanded by the food sector and biofuel production is one of the factors that most influences food costs....

Gómez Osorio, L. M.; Posada Ochoa, S. L.; Olivera Ángel, M.; Rosero Noguera, R.; Aguirre Martínez, P.
Universidad de la Salle, Bogota, Colombia
Revista de Medicina Veterinaria, 2017, No.34, Suplemento, pp 9-22

The main stream international dairy breeds, particularly the Holstein, are a basis for dairy production in Latin-America, where they are widely used either as purebreds or in crosses, their genes flowing mainly from North American and European countries, mostly by semen imports. However, the...

Madalena, F. E.
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2008, 20, 2, pp 20019

As in Mexico as in Latin America, the familiar dairy production has become an important strategy to reduce poverty and to increase food security in the families. It is that, because is a very stable economic activity with periodic income (every week or day). Also it is a refuge activity, where...

Cervantes Escoto, F.; Cesin Vargas, A.
Universidad Nacional Experimental de los Llanos Occidentales Ezequiel Zamora (UNELLEZ), Guanare, Venezuela
Revista Unellez de Ciencia y Tecnología, Producción Agrícola, 2007, 25, pp 72-85

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