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In this study 28,643 weight records taken from birth to 660 days of age from 6,471 animals of the Tabapuã zebu breed were used to estimate (co)variance components and genetic parameters using a random regression model. The data were analyzed with the DFREML program applying the Restricted Maximum...

Author(s)
Sousa Junior, S. C.; Sousa, R. P.; Santos, K. R.; Pires, L. C.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Escola de Veterinária, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal Brasileira, 2019, 20, pp e-49928
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Haptoglobin is the main acute phase protein in ruminants, and its use is being widely investigated in animal clinics as an early biomarker of inflammation, infection, tissue damage and stress conditions. This occurs due to the fact that this protein presents blood values close to 0.05 mg/ml in...

Author(s)
Bastos, B. L.; Rocha-Filho, J. T. R.; Santana, Í. P.; Meyer, R.; Guimarães, J. E.
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2018, 12, 3, pp unpaginated
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Aiming to evaluate the climatic diversity among the states located in the Northeast Region of Brazil and their adequacy for beef cattle production, the altitude, rainfall, average annual temperature, relative humidity, and temperature humidity index data for 94 cities distributed among the states...

Author(s)
Carvalho, C. V. D.; Almeida, E. C.; Pinto, L. F. B.; Bittencourt, T. C. C.; Costa, R. B.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA), Mossoro, Brazil
Citation
Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology, 2018, 6, 1, pp 14-20
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Bovine tuberculosis (TB) is a zoonotic disease, endemic in Brazil, with an impact on public health and trade. TB causes direct and indirect financial losses to infected farms and regions. Our study aimed at quantifying the risk of introduction of TB into TB-free herds of southern Bahia, Brazil, via ...

Author(s)
Avila, L. N.; Gonçalves, V. S. P.; Perez, A. M.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2018, 5, October, pp 230
Abstract

This study compared the health status of Curraleiro cattle and other breeds (Nellore, Girolando, Guzera, and Caracu) for toxoplasmosis and neosporosis screening against anti-Neospora caninum and anti-Toxoplasma gondii antibodies, respectively. We used 119 female bovines of Curraleiro, Guzera,...

Author(s)
Santin, A. P. I.; Juliano, R. S.; Silva, A. C.; Oliveira, V. S. F. de; Junqueira-Kipnis, A. P.; Brito, W. M. E. D. de; Fioravanti, M. C. S.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Escola de Veterinária, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal Brasileira, 2017, 18, pp e-44649
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In the present study, the prevalence of bovine cysticercosis in 190,461 animals during a three-year period (2014, 2015, and 2016) was analyzed in a refrigerator situated in the northeast region, Bahia, Brazil. The animals were supplied from the Bahia municipalities. The data were obtained from...

Author(s)
Pedreira, M. M.; Soares e Barros, L. S.; Batista, A. S.; Lima, J. A.
Publisher
Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal, 2018, 12, 4, pp 407-419
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Rhipicephalus microplus tick is responsible for large economic losses in the national livestock, mainly due to the reduction in the productive performance of cattle, with damages estimated at billions of dollars per year. The tick is not only a haematophagous ectoparasite, but also a vector of...

Author(s)
Raynal, J. T.; Borges, A. A.; Bastos, B. L.; Bahiense, T. C.; Meyer, R.; Portela, R. W.
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2018, 12, 9, pp 1-8
Abstract

This paper presents the results of integrated crop-livestock (ICL) in Bahia, India on sustainable increases in food production per unit area as well as other benefits. To demonstrate this, a double cropping with cattle in the "off-season cattle" model was applied in the Meso-region of the Extreme...

Author(s)
Vilela, L.; Manjabosco, E. A.; Marchão, R. L.; Guimarães Júnior, R.
Publisher
Embrapa Cerrados, Planaltina, Brazil
Citation
Circular Técnica - Embrapa Cerrados, 2018, No.37, pp 12 pp.
Abstract

Cactus pear is adapted to semi-arid conditions. In this study, the objective was to evaluate the water use efficiency and green and dry mass yields of the cultivar Gigante under different fertilization rates and sources in three production cycles, spacing and planting arrangement. Seventy two...

Author(s)
Lédo, A. A.; Donato, S. L. R.; Aspiazú, I.; Silva, J. A. da; Donato, P. E. R.; Carvalho, A. J. de
Publisher
Revista Brasileira de Engenharia Agricola e Ambiental, Campina Grande, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Engenharia Agrícola e Ambiental, 2019, 23, 6, pp 413-418
Abstract

Purpose: The aim of this study is to identify and evaluate the main environmental impacts related to semi-intensive beef cattle production system in the State of Bahia, in Brazil's Northeast. Methods: A cradle to gate study was undertaken in a beef cattle production system comprising two stages:...

Author(s)
Willers, C. D.; Maranduba, H. L.; Almeida Neto, J. A. de; Rodrigues, L. B.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 2017, 22, 4, pp 516-524

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