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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...

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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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A mix of public policy and market interventions in the mid-2000s led to historic reductions in deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. The collateral impact of these forest conservation policies on agricultural production is still poorly understood, though evidence is sorely needed given the...

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Koch, N.; Ermgassen, E. K. H. J. zu; Wehkamp, J.; Oliveira Filho, F. J. B.; Schwerhoff, G.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2019, 101, 3, pp 919-940
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The expansion of animal husbandry in Rondônia has caused economic, social and environmental implications that show the urgency of a delineation of these consequences in order to identify the impact of cattle breeding in the State. This condition motivates the present study to evaluate the spatial...

Author(s)
Magro, T. R. D.; Santos, M. J. dos; Galvão Júnior, L. da C.; Silva, J. L. G. da; Querido, E. A. de A.
Publisher
State University of Western Parana, Cascavel, Brazil
Citation
Informe GEPEC, 2019, 23, 1, pp 112-126
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The objective of this work was to identify genetic polymorphisms of leptin, β-lactoglobulin and pituitary transcription factor (PIT1) and to evaluate its effects on the chemical composition and milk somatic cell count of crossbred dairy cows living in a hot climate. A total of 291 crossbred dairy...

Author(s)
Ferreira, J. B.; Guilhermino, M. M.; Leite, J. H. G. M.; Sousa, J. E. R.; Araújo, B. V. S.; Vasconcelos, A. M.; Lara, M. A. C.; Façanha, D. A. E.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2019, 71, 2, pp 715-719
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The objective of this study was to evaluate the SNPs rs471462296, rs456245081 and rs438495570 of the DGAT1 gene in 109 Nellore cattle in Brazil. Genomic DNA extraction was performed from the blood of the animals using the Illustrated Blood Genomic Prep Mini Spin kit (GE Healthcare, UK). The...

Author(s)
Freire, K. M. B.; Silva, C. C.; Duarte, S. S. M.; Teodoro, L. S.; Costa, E. O. A.; Silva, D. C.; Godoy, F. R.; Cruz, A. D. da; Cruz, A. S. da
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
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Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2019, 71, 2, pp 720-721
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The aims of this study were to evaluate the potential impacts of training in good practices of cattle handling on stockpeople's attitudes and behavior, and on cattle welfare, in Brazilian beef farms. Additionally, we aimed to investigate whether the quality of cattle handling deteriorates as the...

Author(s)
Ceballos, M. C.; Sant'Anna, A. C.; Boivin, X.; Costa, F. de O.; Carvalhal, M. V. de L.; Costa, M. J. R. P. da
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2018, 216, pp 24-31
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The present study evaluated the behavior of Rhipicephalus microplus naturally infesting Brangus cattle raised with Nellore animals in the municipality of Água Clara, state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Central Brazil. For the field experiment composed of a group with 15 Brangus animals and 15 Nellore...

Author(s)
Andreotti, R.; Barros, J. C.; Garcia, M. V.; Rodrigues, V. da S.; Higa, L. de O. S.; Duarte, P. O.; Blecha, I. M. Z.; Bonatte-Junior, P.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2018, 39, 3, pp 1099-1113
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The fly Dermatobia hominis is a parasite of domestic animals and man, in the larval phase, causes nodular myiasis called berne. Among domestic animals, cattle are the most affected. This parasite originates from the American continent, and is present throughout Latin America. The main economic...

Author(s)
Dias, A. S.
Publisher
Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal, 2018, 12, 4, pp 470-476
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The objective of the research was to identify the opportunity cost of cattle rearing and fattening activity created in an extensive production system. As a research strategy, a quantitative case study was used, where the data were collected through documents and records in archives. The object of...

Author(s)
Lemos, R. A. da S.; Pegorini, M. A.; Motta, M. E. V. da; Camargo, M. E.; Fernandes, A. M.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
Citation
Custos e @gronegócio, 2018, 14, 3, pp 83-100
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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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