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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
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Leishmania spp. are important agents of human and animal leishmaniases that have an important impact on public health. In this study, we aimed to detect the circulation of Leishmania spp. in cattle from a visceral leishmaniasis non-endemic area of the state of São Paulo, Brazil. DNA was extracted...

Author(s)
Vioti, G.; Leonel, J. A. F.; Lemes, K. M.; Pereira, V. F.; Ferreira, H. L.; Keid, L. B.; Madureira, E. H.; Soares, R. M.; Benassi, J. C.; Oliveira, T. M. F. de S.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 28, 2, pp 303-305
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Beef cattle feedlots make it possible to intensify meat production, since a large number of animals are concentrated in small areas. Presently, the mains problems faced by livestock farmer are the high cost of the activity, a return of the animal weight and uncertainties of the market. In this...

Author(s)
Silva, G. P.; Contin, T. L. M.; Santos, A. C. R. dos
Publisher
Instituto Pecege, Piracicaba, Brazil
Citation
Revista iPecege, 2018, 4, 4, pp 7-15
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The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of dermatophytes in healthy cattle and sheep teguments, and their ability to transmit and develop diseases. Samples of fur and flaking from 90 healthy cattle and 90 healthy sheep were collected. These samples were plated on DTM medium and...

Author(s)
Surpilli, F. O.; Gatto, I. R. H.; Frias, D. F. R.; Kozusny-Andreani, D. I.
Publisher
Universidade Paranaense, Umuarama, Brazil
Citation
Arquivos de Ciências Veterinárias e Zoologia da UNIPAR, 2018, 21, 1, pp 9-12
Abstract

This work aimed at characterizing the thermal balance of Nellore cattle from the system of indirect calorimetry using a facial mask. The study was conducted at the Animal Biometeorology Laboratory of the São Paulo State University, Jaboticabal, Brazil. Five male Nellore weighing 750±62 kg, at...

Author(s)
Costa, C. C. de M.; Maia, A. S. C.; Nascimento, S. T.; Nascimento, C. C. N.; Chiquitelli Neto, M.; Fonsêca, V. de F. C.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
International Journal of Biometeorology, 2018, 62, 5, pp 723-731
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Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus infestation is responsible for significant economic losses in cattle industry. The use of acaricides at strategic times and selection of resistant animals can minimize economic losses. This study aimed to determine the anatomical distribution and population...

Author(s)
Neves, A. H. F. M.; Vidotto, O.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2018, 39, 3, pp 1077-1089
Abstract

Leishmaniasis is considered a parasitic disease that still causes serious consequences for mankind, because it presents a high mortality rate worldwide. Considered multi-hosts, the parasites of the genus Leishmania are able of infecting a wide variety of animal species. The dog was considered the...

Author(s)
Paixão-Marques, M. dos S.; Alves-Martin, M. F.; Guiraldi, L. M.; Santos, W. J. dos; Lemos, F. A. de; Sánchez, G. P.; Richini-Pereira, V. B.; Lucheis, S. B.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2019, 146, 7, pp 911-913
Abstract

This research analyzes the economic and financial feasibility of implementing a biodigester for confinement of beef cattle on a farm located in the State of São Paulo, through the approach of discounted cash flow. The anaerobic digestion technology arouses interest, due to its advantages with the...

Author(s)
Montoro, S. B.; Santos, D. F. L.; Lucas Junior, J. de
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Engenharia Agrícola (SBEA), Jaboticabal, Brazil
Citation
Engenharia Agrícola, 2017, 37, 2, pp 353-365
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The study aimed to evaluate the equipment Ekomilk Scan® as an alternative to somatic cell count (SCC) in milk. For this individual cow milk samples of various ages and different stages of lactation in northeastern state of São Paulo region were collected. The analyzes performed were divided into...

Author(s)
Gonçalves, A. C. S.; Roma Júnior, L. C.; Privatti, R. T.; Salles, M. S. V.; Paz, C. C. P. de; Zadra, L. E. F.; Vidal, A. M. C.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2018, 48, 6, pp e20170848
Abstract

Neospora caninum is considered as one of the main causes of reproductive failure in cattle. Vertical transmission is the main route of infection in the bovine host and plays an important role in maintaining the parasite in the herd. Molecular detection of N. caninum is important to determine the...

Author(s)
Diniz, L. V. de A.; Minutti, A. F.; Nino, B. de S. L.; Costa, L. R.; Bosculo, M. R. M.; Almeida, B. F. M. de; Garcia, J. L.; Barros, L. D. de
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2019, 51, 6, pp 1751-1755

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