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Alfredo L Gonzalez
Range Management Research
Animal Scientist

Phone: (575) 646-4842
Fax: (575) 646-5889
Room 150

2995 KNOX ST.
LAS CRUCES , NM 88003

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Body temperature and movement patterns of Raramuri Criollo vs. Angus-crossbred cows grazing Chihuahuan Desert rangeland in summer -
Carcass characteristics of Criollo and Criollo crossbred steers raised on Chihuahuan Desert rangeland -
Seasonal divergence iof landscape use by heritage and conventional cattle on desert rangeland -
Trials and tribulations of quantifying hotspots of cattle use in large desert pastures -
Spiegal, S.A., Estell, R.E., Cibils, A.F., James, D.K., Peinetti, R., Browning, D.M., Romig, K.B., Gonzalez, A.L., Lyons, A.J., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2019. Trials and tribulations of quantifying hotspots of cattle use in large desert pastures [abstract]. In: Abstract Proceedings of the 72nd Society for Range Management International Meeting, February 10-13, 2019. Minneapolis, Minnesota. p. 340.
Movement and Cow-calf proximity patterns of Raramuri Criollo vs. Angus-crossbred nursing cows grazing Chihuahuan Desert rangeland in summer -
Nyamurekung'E, S., Cibils, A., Estell, R.E., Gonzalez, A.L., Mcintosh, M.M., Spiegal, S.A., Continanza, F.G. 2019. Movement and Cow-calf proximity patterns of Raramuri Criollo vs. Angus-crossbred nursing cows grazing Chihuahuan Desert rangeland in summer [abstract]. In: Abstract Proceedings of the 72nd Society for Range Management International Meeting, February 10-13, 2019. Minneapolis, Minnesota. p. 220.
Can heritage cattle protect ecosystems and economies in the changing rangelands of the western United States? -
Spiegal, S.A., Estell, R.E., Cibils, A.F., Gonzalez, A.L., McIntosh, M., Nyamuryekung'E, S., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2018 [abstract]. Can heritage cattle protect ecosystems and economies in the changing rangelands of the western United States? 103rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, August 5-10, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana p.344-9.
Diet selection by Raramuri Criollo and Angus crossbreds in the Chihuahuan Desert. -
Spiegal, S.A., Nyamuryekung'S, S., Estell, R.E., Cibils, A.F., James, D.K., Gonzalez, A.L., Mcintosh, M.M. 2018. Diet selection by Raramuri Criollo and Angus crossbreds in the Chihuahuan Desert [abstract]. ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting. July 8-12, 2018, Vancouver, Canada. Suppl. S3. Abstract #PSXI-34, pg. 224.
Mother-Offspring Interactions in Raramuri Criollo Cattle on New Mexico and Chihuahua (Mexico) Rangelands -
Nyamuryekung'E, S., Cibils, A., Estell, R.E., Gonzalez, A.L., Roacho, E.O., Rodriguez, A.F., Spiegal, S.A. 2018. Mother-Offspring Interactions in Raramuri Criollo Cattle on New Mexico and Chihuahua (Mexico) Rangelands [abstract]. 2018 Conference of The Society for Range Management. January 28-February 2, 2018. Sparks, Nevada.
Weight gain and behavior of Raramuri Criollo versus Corriente steers developed on Chihuahuan Desert rangeland -
Mcintosh, M.M., Cibils, A.F., Estell, R.E., Soto-Navarro, S.A., Gonzalez, A.L., Nyamuryekung'E, S., Spiegal, S.A. 2018. Weight gain and behavior of Raramuri Criollo versus Corriente steers developed on Chihuahuan Desert rangeland [abstract]. 2018 Conference of The Society for Range Management. January 28-February 2, 2018. Sparks, Nevada.
Comparison of diet selection by Raramuri criollo and Angus crossbreds in the Chihuahuan Desert -
Spiegal, S.A., Nyamurekung'E, S., Estell, R.E., Cibils, A., Mcintosh, M.M., Gonzalez, A.L., James, D.K. 2017. Comparison of diet selection by Raramuri criollo and Angus crossbreds in the Chihuahuan Desert [abstract]. American Society of Animal Science. Vol 95:Supplement 4; Abstract #287. pg. 142.
Landscape distribution of desert cattle: effects of diet and vegetation type -
Spiegal, S.A., Estell, R.E., Cibils, A., Nyamuryekung'E, S., Mcintosh, M., Gonzalez, A.L. 2017. Landscape distribution of desert cattle: effects of diet and vegetation type [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, August 6-11, 2017, Portand, Oregon. Paper No. 68787.
Behavior of Raramuri Criollo vs. Angus-crossbred cows in relation to desert summer ambient heat conditions -
Nyamurekung'E, S., Cibils, A., Estell, R.E., Gonzalez, A.L., Cano, D.E., Spiegal, S.A. 2017. Behavior of Raramuri Criollo vs. Angus-crossbred cows in relation to desert summer ambient heat conditions. 70th Annual SRM Meeting, January 29 - February 2, 2017, St. George, Utah.
Weight gain and behavior of Raramuri Criollo versus crossbred steers developed on Chihuahuan Desert rangeland -
Mcintosh, M.M., Cibils, A.F., Estell, R.E., Soto-Navarro, S.A., Gonzalez, A.L., Nyamuryekung'E, S., Spiegal, S.A. 2017. Weight gain and behavior of Raramuri Criollo versus crossbred steers developed on Chihuahuan Desert rangeland [abstract]. Society for Range Management. Jan. 29-Feb. 2, 2017, St. George, Utah.
Can foraging behavior of Criollo cattle help increase agricultural production and reduce environmental impacts in the arid Southwest? -
Spiegal, S.A., Estell, R.E., Cibils, A.F., Browning, D.M., Peinetti, H., James, D.K., Romig, K.B., Gonzalez, A.L. 2016. Can foraging behavior of Criollo cattle help increase agricultural production and reduce environmental impacts in the arid Southwest? [abstract] Ecological Society of America. Paper No. 62011.
Use of a UAV-mounted video camera to assess feeding behavior of Raramuri Criollo cows -
Nyamuryekung'e, S., Cibils, A., Estell, R.E., Gonzalez, A.L. 2016. Use of a UAV-mounted video camera to assess feeding behavior of Raramuri Criollo cows. In: Proceedings 10th International Rangeland Congress; The Future Management of Grazing and Wild Lands in a High-Tech World, July 16-22, 2016, Saskatchewan, Canada. pp. 1070-1072.
Use of an unmanned aerial vehicle-mounted video camera to assess feeding behavior of Raramuri Criollo cows Reprint Icon -
Nyamuryekung'e, S., Cibils, A., Estell, R.E., Gonzalez, A.L. 2016. Use of an unmanned aerial vehicle-mounted video camera to assess feeding behavior of Raramuri Criollo cows. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 69:386-389.
Movement and spatial proximity patterns of rangeland-raised Raramuri Criollo cow-calf pairs -
Nyamurekung'E, S., Cibils, A., Estell, R.E., Gonzalez, A.L., Roacho-Estrada, O., Rodriguez-Almeida, F.A. 2016. Movement and spatial proximity patterns of rangeland-raised Raramuri Criollo cow-calf pairs. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 94, E-Supple 5:39.
Mesquite seed density in fecal samples of Raramuri Criollo vs. Angus x Hereford cows grazing Chihuahuan Desert Rangeland -
Mercado, T.J., Cibils, A.F., Nyamuryekung'E, S., Estell, R.E., Gonzalez, A.L. 2016. Mesquite seed density in fecal samples of Raramuri Criollo vs. Angus x Hereford cows grazing Chihuahuan Desert Rangeland [abstract]. 69th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management. January 31 - February 4, 2016, Corpus Christi, Texas.
Vegetation selection by Angus crossbred vs. Raramuri Criollo nursing cows grazing Chihuauan Desert rangeland in summer -
Nuamuryeking'E, S., Cibils, A., Estell, R.E., Gonzalez, A.L. 2016. Vegetation selection by Angus crossbred vs. Raramuri Criollo nursing cows grazing Chihuauan Desert rangeland in summer [abstract]. 69th Annual meeting of the Society for Range Management. January 31 - February 4, 2016, Corpus Christi, Texas.
The economics of Raramuri Criollo versus British crossbred cattle production in the Chihuahuan Desert -
Diaz, J., Torell, L., Estell, R.E., Gonzalez, A.L., Cibils, A.F., Anderson, D.M. 2015. The economics of Raramuri Criollo versus British crossbred cattle production in the Chihuahuan Desert [abstract]. 68th Annual Society for Range Management, January 31-February 6, 2015, Sacramento, California. Abstract No. 17.
Criollo cattle: Heritage genetics for arid landscapes Reprint Icon -
Anderson, D.M., Estell, R.E., Gonzalez, A.L., Cibils, A.F. 2015. Criollo cattle: Heritage genetics for arid landscapes. Rangelands. 37(2):62-67.
Applying animal behavior to arid rangeland mangement -
Gonzalez, A.L., Estell, R.E., Anderson, D.M. 2012. Applying animal behavior to arid rangeland mangement [abstract]. 17th Wildland Shrub Symposium. May 22-24, 3012, Las Cruces, New Mexico . pg. 44-45.
Habitat use by Mexican criollo and British beef cattle breeds in arid-and semi-arid environments of New Mexico and Chihuahua -
Roacho Estrada, J.O., Fredrickson, E.L., Bezanilla Enriquez, G.A., Gonzalez, A.L., Peinetti, H.R., Rodriguez Almeida, F.A. 2009. Habitat use by Mexican Criollo and British beef cattle breeds in arid-and semi-arid environments of New Mexico and Chihuahua [abstract]. Ecological Society of America, 94th Annual Meeting, August 2-7, 2009, Albuquerque, New Mexico. COS 15-9.
Age at puberty in beef heifers: Criollo cattle versus british crossbred cattle. -
A comparison of grazing behavior between desert adapted Mexican Criollo cattle and temperate british breeds using two diverse landscapes in New Mexico and Chihuahua. -
Roacho-Estrada, J., Fredrickson, E.L., Bezanilla-Enriquez, G., Peinetti, H.R., Gonzalez, A.L., Rios, J. 2008. A comparison of grazing behavior between desert adapted Mexican Criollo cattle and temperate british breeds using two diverse landscapes in New Mexico and Chihuahua [abstract]. Society for Range Management, Building Bridges: Grasslands to Rangelands, January 26-31, 2008, Louisville, Kentucky. p. 2379. 2008 CDROM.
Orportunidades de Mejoramiento de la Ganaderia -
Reproduccion del ganado -
Can prairie dog-cattle interactions be used to remediate desertified Chihuahuan Desert grasslands? -
Rodrigo, S., Fredrickson, E.L., Ceballos Gonzalez, G., Gonzalez, A.L., Laliberte, A.S., Davidson, A.D., Sanchez, R.L., Bezanilla, G., Gevara, E. 2007. Can prairie dog-cattle interactions be used to remediate desertified Chihuahuan Desert grasslands [abstract]? Ecological Society of America 92nd Annual Meeting, August 5-10, 2007, San Jose, California. PS 39-205 CDROM.
DESERTIFICATION: WEAVING TOGETHER THE COMPLEXITIES OF TIME AND PLACE -
FREDRICKSON, E.L., GONZALEZ, A.L. DESERTIFICATION: WEAVING TOGETHER THE COMPLEXITIES OF TIME AND PLACE. PROCEEDINGS OF THE XIV INTERNATIONAL AGRONOMY WEEK SYMPOSIUM. 2002. P. 18-26.
COMPLEXITY, DESERTIFICATION, AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION: DANCING WITH THE WINDS OF CHANGE -
FREDRICKSON, E.L., GONZALEZ, A.L. COMPLEXITY, DESERTIFICATION, AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION: DANCING WITH THE WINDS OF CHANGE. PROCEEDINGS OF THE UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE CHIHUAHUA SYMPOSIUM. 2002. P. 1-4.