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Mexico is the 7th largest producer of beef in the world. The livestock transport is a vital component of today's world agrifood economy that directly impacts on the development of animal production, animal welfare, public policies, labor regulations, food safety, markets and consumers. In this...

Author(s)
Valadez-Noriega, M.; Estévez-Moreno, L. X.; Rayas-Amor, A. A.; Rubio-Lozano, M. S.; Galindo, F.; Miranda-de la Lama, G. C.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2018, 160, pp 76-84
Abstract

Small-scale dairy systems (SSDS) in Mexico represent over 78% of dairy farms and 37% of milk production. In the central highlands, many SSDS base the feeding of herds on irrigated cultivated pastures (mostly cut-and-carry), straws, and large amounts of commercial concentrates that result in high...

Author(s)
Velarde-Guillén, J.; Estrada-Flores, J. G.; Rayas-Amor, A. A.; Vicente, F.; Martínez-Fernández, A.; Heredia-Nava, D.; Celis-Alvarez, M. D.; Aguirre-Ugarte, I. K.; Galindo-González, E.; Arriaga-Jordán, C. M.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Animal Production Science, 2019, 59, 2, pp 368-375
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

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