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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,...

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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
Abstract

An evaluation was done of the effect of Leucaena leucocephala height (90 and 120 cm) on the ingestive behaviour (IB) of zebu cattle (n=10) during three annual seasons (northwind, dry and rainy) in dry tropical vegetation in Yucatan state, Mexico. Bite rate (b min-1), grazing time (sec) per feeding...

Author(s)
Ortega Reyes, L.; Castillo Huchim, J. E.; Rivas Pantoja, F. A.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Técnica Pecuaria en México, 2009, 47, 2, pp 125-134
Abstract

In the ranch Hobonil, at Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatán located in Tzucacab (20°1′ 18″north and 89°5′ 27 west), state of Yucatán Mexico, a evaluation of feeding behaviour, intake, nutritive value of the harvested diet and saleable milk production by...

Author(s)
Morales Trejo, A.; Ramiréz Avilés, L.; KúVera, J.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2002, 1, 1, pp 37

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