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The aim of this study was to detect Brucella spp. in artisanal cheese commercialized in Parnaíba city, Piauí state, Brazil. For this study, 30 samples of curd cheese (500 g) were randomly collected from different points in the commercialization process. In the laboratory, 25 g aliquots of the...

Author(s)
Bezerra, S. S.; Kim, P. de C. P.; Santos, F. J. de S.; Castro, K. N. de C.; Lira, N. S. C.; Mendes, E. S.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
Citation
Medicina Veterinária (Brasil), 2019, 13, 1, pp 33-37
Abstract

Due to the increasing importance of cryptosporidiosis in animal productivity, this study was carried out to investigate the occurrence of Cryptosporidium spp. and its association with animal weight development and fecal consistency in crossbred Nellore cattle. Thus, fecal samples of 30 cattle were...

Author(s)
Abreu, B. da S.; Pires, L. C.; Santos, K. R. dos; Luz, C. S. M.; Oliveira, M. R. A. de; Sousa Júnior, S. C. de
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA), Mossoro, Brazil
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brasilica, 2019, 13, 1, pp 24-29
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The Brazilian Cerrado is the second largest biome in Latin America, extending over more than 200 million ha and hosts some of the most intensive agricultural activities for grain and beef production in the world. Because of the biodiversity richness and high levels of endemism, Cerrado is...

Author(s)
Sano, E. E.; Rodrigues, A. A.; Martins, E. S.; Bettiol, G. M.; Bustamante, M. M. C.; Bezerra, A. S.; Couto, A. F.; Vasconcelos, V.; Schüler, J.; Bolfe, E. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2019, 232, pp 818-828
Abstract

Milk is one of the most consumed foods in the world as it is complete, rich in nutrients needed for the health of living things. This food requires control and concern for the safety of the raw material and the product benefited. The present study aimed to verify the microbiological quality of the...

Author(s)
Moraes, F. A. de S.; Sousa, D. L. S. de; Reis, A. S. dos; Sampaio, J. P. da S.
Publisher
Higiene Alimentar, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Higiene Alimentar, 2018, 32, 282/283, pp 44-49
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This paper reports on the presence of T. vivaxin a female bovine of a dairy herd in Parnaíba county, Piauí. The animal naturally infected by Trypanosoma vivax, was a three-year-old cow from a dairy farm in the Parnaíba county, located in the north of Piauí state. The farm had a herd with 62.20% of...

Author(s)
Lopes, S. T. P.; Prado, B. da S.; Martins, G. H. C.; Beserra, H. E. A.; Sousa Filho, M. A. C. de; Evangelista, L. S. de M.; Cardoso, J. de F. S.; Mineiro, A. L. B. B.; Souza, J. A. T. de
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2018, 46, Supplement, pp 287
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In Brazil, at least 16 poisonous plant species can affect the central nervous system of livestock. Recently in the state of Piauí, Northeastern Brazil, Brunfelsia uniflora was reported as a cause of nervous signs in donkeys, cattle, and small ruminants. In order to assess the toxicity of B....

Author(s)
Carvalho, C. J. S. de; Melo, M. M.; Michell, A. F. R. M.; Torres, B. B. J.; Riet-Correa, F.; Guedes, R. M. C.; Ferraz, V. P.; Soto-Blanco, B.; Silva, S. M. M. de S.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2018, 48, 1, pp e20170246
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The objective of this study was to characterize the beef cattle farming profile in the State of Piauí for inference about the zootechnical record of animals for insertion into a traceability system. Data were collected through a semi-structured multiple choice questionnaire applied to 400 cattle...

Author(s)
Cavalcante, D. H.; Campelo, J. E. G.; Santos, N. P. da S.; Ferreira, R. R.; Fonseca, W. J. L.; Evangelista, A. F.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiarum - Animal Sciences, 2018, 40, pp e36282
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An experiment was conducted to evaluate the feeding behavior of feedlot-finished bulls and cull cows in the Cerrado region of Piauí State, Brazil. Forty Zebu cattle were used, of which 20 steers averaging 283.0±20.82 kg initial body weight and 30 months of age; and 20 cull cows averaging...

Author(s)
Santos, P. B. dos; Santana Júnior, H. A. de; Araújo, M. J. de; Oliveira, A. P. de; Santana, E. O. C.; Mendes, F. B. L.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiarum - Animal Sciences, 2018, 40, pp e35528
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This study focused on the detection of anti-Neospora caninum IgG antibodies in cows in the dairy farming region of the state of Piauí, Brazil. To this end, serum samples were collected from 255 dairy cows on 17 farms located in the dairy farming region of the municipality of Parnaíba, Piauí,...

Author(s)
Oliveira, R. P. de; Soares, N. M.; Silva, J. G. da; Ribeiro-Andrade, M.; Lira, N. S. C. de; Farias, M. P. O.; Mota, R. A.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 27, 4, pp 589-592
Abstract

Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) is a leafy vegetable that could be grown under mineral or organic fertilizing, being also very influenced by environmental conditions. This study evaluated the growth and yield of lettuce cultivars submitted to different doses of organic fertilization and environmental...

Author(s)
Silva, A. F. T. da; Avelino, R. C.; Brito, L. P. da S.; Anjos, J. C. R. dos; Silva Júnior, J. V. da; Beckmann-Cavalcante, M. Z.
Publisher
Piauí Federal University, Bom Jesus, Brazil
Citation
Comunicata Scientiae, 2017, 8, 2, pp 265-274

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