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The Brazilian livestock industry stands out in the world scenario, consolidating the country as the second largest cattle producer and as the largest beef cattle exporter in the world. The state of Pará, Brazil is an important contributor for growth of the national cattle herd, as it has the fourth ...

Author(s)
Santiago, T. de C.; Olímpio, S. C. M.; Souza Júnior, S. J. de; Paraense, V. de C.; Aragão, A. C.
Publisher
Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária - Embrapa, Brasília, Brazil
Citation
CC&T, Cadernos de Ciência & Tecnologia, 2019, 36, 1, pp e26429
Abstract

Deforestation in the Amazon with its vast consequences for the ecosystem and climate is largely related to subsequent land use for cattle ranching. In addition to conservation policies, proposals to reduce deforestation include measures to intensify cattle ranching. However, the effects of land-use ...

Author(s)
Müller-Hansen, F.; Heitzig, J.; Donges, J. F.; Cardoso, M. F.; Dalla-Nora, E. L.; Andrade, P.; Kurths, J.; Thonicke, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2019, 159, pp 198-211
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This study aimed to identify the frequency of occurrence of Eimeria species in Holstein (taurine dairy cattle) and Nelore (zebu beef cattle) on 12 farms in the state of Goiás, Brazil. A total of 2,601 animals were evaluated, and the cattle were divided into the following age-group categories: up to ...

Author(s)
Cruvinel, L. B.; Nicaretta, J. E.; Bastos, T. de S. A.; Couto, L. F. M.; Santos, J. B. dos; Zapa, D. M. B.; Cavalcante, A. S. de A.; Cruz, B. C.; Borges, D. G. L.; Borges, F. de A.; Soares, V. E.; Lopes, W. D. Z.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 27, 2, pp 169-176
Abstract

Animal transportation and pre-slaughter procedures are major components of the beef production system, but cattle are especially susceptible to stress during those events. In addition to stress-induced meat quality problems that might occur, such as higher pH and DFD meat, stressed animals are more ...

Author(s)
Bethancourt-Garcia, J. A.; Vaz, R. Z.; Vaz, F. N.; Silva, W. B.; Pascoal, L. L.; Mendonça, F. S.; Vara, C. C. da; Nuñez, A. J. C.; Restle, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2019, 222, pp 41-48
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the performance, physiological and temperamental parameters of uncastrated beef cattle or those submitted to surgical castration or immunocastration, in the post-castration period. The experimental period was divided into two subperiods of observations: the...

Author(s)
Domingues, C. C.; Teixeira, O. S.; Cattelam, J.; Silva, M. B.; Moura, A. F.; Cardoso, G. S.; Brondani, I. L.; Alves Filho, D. C.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2019, 71, 1, pp 151-159
Abstract

Purpose: With recent shifts in market forces driven by food safety and quality concerns, managers in the Brazilian beef processing industry are forced to reevaluate their procurement arrangements with cattle producers. The purpose of this paper is to provide insight on the effect of live-weight...

Author(s)
Shanoyan, A.; Bankuti, S. M. S.; Colares-Santos, L.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies, 2019, 9, 2, pp 159-174
Abstract

Water is the most important nutrient in animal nutrition; however, water intake is rarely measured. The objective of this study was to determine whether previously published water intake (WI) equations for beef cattle would accurately predict WI from four experiments conducted under tropical...

Author(s)
Zanetti, D.; Prados, L. F.; Menezes, A. C. B.; Silva, B. C.; Pacheco, M. V. C.; Silva, F. A. S.; Costa e Silva, L. F.; Detmann, E.; Engle, T. E.; Valadares Filho, S. C.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2019, 97, 3, pp 1364-1374
Abstract

This study aimed to evaluate the economic aspects of finishing beef cattle with mineral supplementation at pasture (PSM), protein-energy supplementation (SPE) at pasture and in the feedlot with high grain (AG) diet. Sixty castrated male 1/2 Nelore × Angus were used in a completely randomized design ...

Author(s)
Araújo Filho, H. J. de; Malafaia, P.; Carvalho, C. A. B. de; Garcia, F. Z.; Souza, V. C. de; Ferreira, R. L.; Risso, T. de L.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
Citation
Custos e @gronegócio, 2019, 15, Special Edition, pp 374-401
Abstract

New models for renewable energy production are needed to simultaneously decrease greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions, use land more efficiently and replace large amounts of fossil fuel. Ethanol production and livestock feed integration as practiced in the United States (USA) is one model for ethanol...

Author(s)
Souza, N. R. D. de; Fracarolli, J. A.; Junqueira, T. L.; Chagas, M. F.; Cardoso, T. F.; Watanabe, M. D. B.; Cavalett, O.; Venzke Filho, S. P.; Dale, B. E.; Bonomi, A.; Cortez, L. A. B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Biomass and Bioenergy, 2019, 120, pp 448-457
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The study evaluated the effect of transportation over long distances on cattle muscle tissue of submitted to emergency slaughter in slaughterhouses in northern Tocantins, Brazil. The evaluations consisted in pH, muscle and liver glycogen, muscle histopathology and creatine kinase (CK), alanine...

Author(s)
Burns, L. V.; Ramos, A. T.; Veiga, A. P. M.; Moron, S. E.; Cordova, F. M.; Miotto, F. R. C.; Viana, E. B.; Zimermann, F. C.; Minharro, S.; Stefanine, N. R.; Sousa, L. F.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2019, 71, 3, pp 1067-1075

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