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The objective of this study was to determine methane (CH4) yield by crossbred cattle fed tropical grasses. A total of 66 individual determinations of dry matter intake (DMI) and 42 determinations of organic matter intake (OMI) in relation to the production of enteric CH4 were carried out. Methane...

Author(s)
Ku-Vera, J. C.; Valencia-Salazar, S. S.; Piñeiro-Vázquez, A. T.; Molina-Botero, I. C.; Arroyave-Jaramillo, J.; Montoya-Flores, M. D.; Lazos-Balbuena, F. J.; Canul-Solís, J. R.; Arceo-Castillo, J. I.; Ramírez-Cancino, L.; Escobar-Restrepo, C. S.; Alayón-Gamboa, J. A.; Jiménez-Ferrer, G.; Zavala-Escalante, L. M.; Castelán-Ortega, O. A.; Quintana-Owen, P.; Ayala-Burgos, A. J.; Aguilar-Pérez, C. F.; Solorio-Sánchez, F. J.
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Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2018, 258, pp 3-7
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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 ...

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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

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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