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Present study was undertaken to evaluate forage options for dairy cows in small-scale dairy systems under lower availability of water for irrigation, using maize silage as sole forage or grazed cultivated pasture plus maize silage. Two groups of 5 Holstein cows balanced in live-weight, parity and...

Author(s)
Jaimez-García, A. S.; Heredia-Nava, D.; Estrada-Flores, J. G.; Vicente, F.; Martínez-Fernández, A.; López-González, F.; Arriaga-Jordán, C. M.
Publisher
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2017, 87, 6, pp 752-756
Abstract

The objective was to determine the effect of including silages of annual ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) intercropped with winter vetch (Vicia villosa) (ARG-VV) or with common vetch (Vicia sativa) (ARG-VS) compared with maize silage (MS) on milk yield and milk composition of dairy cows grazing...

Author(s)
Hernández-Ortega, M.; Heredia-Nava, D.; Espinoza-Ortega, A.; Sánchez-Vera, E.; Arriaga-Jordán, C. M.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2011, 43, 5, pp 947-954
Abstract

The productive and economic response of cows fed 6 kg DM/day of maize (Zea mays) (MS) or oats-vetch (Avena sativa-Vicia sativa) (OVS) silage under 9 h/day continuous grazing of ryegrass-white clover pasture was evaluated at a stocking rate of 4 cows/ha supplemented with 4 kg/day of commercial...

Author(s)
Guadarrama-Estrada, J.; Espinoza-Ortega, A.; González-Esquivel, C. E.; Arriaga-Jordán, C. M.
Publisher
Garuda Scientific Publications, Izatnagar, India
Citation
Journal of Applied Animal Research, 2007, 32, 1, pp 19-23
Abstract

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...

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

The on-farm evaluation of three feeding strategies for smallholder campesino dairy herds was undertaken in the highlands of Central Mexico with cooperating farmers: traditional, alternative and intermediate feeding strategies. All three incorporated grazing of cultivated pastures, but concentrate...

Author(s)
Arriaga-Jordán, C. M.; Albarrán-Portillo, B.; Espinoza-Ortega, A.; García-Martínez, A.; Castelán-Ortega, O. A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Experimental Agriculture, 2002, 38, 4, pp 375-388

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