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Advances in the molecular area of selection have expanded knowledge of the genetic architecture of complex traits through genome-wide association studies (GWAS). Several GWAS have been performed so far, but confirming these results is not always possible due to several factors, including...

Author(s)
Iung, L. H. S.; Petrini, J.; Ramírez-Díaz, J.; Salvian, M.; Rovadoscki, G. A.; Pilonetto, F.; Dauria, B. D.; Machado, P. F.; Coutinho, L. L.; Wiggans, G. R.; Mourão, G. B.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2019, 102, 6, pp 5305-5314
Abstract

International committees that have published nutrient requirements for dairy cattle have used data from mineral studies conducted in the 1920s to 1970s, and no study has reported data from animals less than 100 kg; therefore, there is a need to update mineral requirements for preweaned dairy...

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Castro, M. M. D.; Silva, A. L.; Costa e Silva, L. F.; Rotta, P. P.; Engle, T. E.; Marcondes, M. I.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2019, 102, 4, pp 2973-2984
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Trypanosomiasis is caused by a pathogenic protozoan of the genus Trypanosoma, being Trypanosoma vivax the most important agent for cattle. The aim of the present study was to demonstrate the expansion of T. vivax infection in different mesoregions of Minas Gerais, Brazil, and describe the...

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Reis, M. de O.; Souza, F. R.; Albuquerque, A. S.; Monteiro, F.; Oliveira, L. F. dos S.; Raymundo, D. L.; Wouters, F.; Wouters, A. T. B.; Peconick, A. P.; Varaschin, M. S.
Publisher
Korean Society for Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Korean Journal of Parasitology, 2019, 57, 2, pp 191-195
Abstract

Babesia bovis is the etiological agent of bovine babesiosis, a disease transmitted by Rhipicephalus microplus, which affects cattle herds in tropical and subtropical regions of the world, causing significant economic losses due to decreasing meat and milk yield. This study used molecular techniques ...

Author(s)
Mendes, N. S.; Ramos, I. A. de S.; Herrera, H. M.; Campos, J. B. V.; Alves, J. V. de A.; Macedo, G. C. de; Machado, R. Z.; André, M. R.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2019, 118, 7, pp 2027-2040
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The values of air temperature, relative humidity and Temperature Humidity Index (THI) of one pasture-based milk production farm and from the nearest official weather station were confronted. At the farm, data readings were recorded by an automatic weather station, every five minutes, from February...

Author(s)
Brettas, P. K. M.; Guimarães, E. C.; Nascimento, M. R. B. M.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2019, 71, 3, pp 967-976
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This study aimed to present an epidemiological update on rabies in herbivores and wild animals in the State of Maranhão during the period 2010-2018. An analysis was performed, based on the descriptive statistics, through the distribution of relative and absolute frequencies. Of the 409 samples...

Author(s)
Silva, E. M. C.; Pinto, C. S.; Rosa, T. D. S.; Braga, M. S. C.; Martins, N. S.; Oliveira, R. A.; Santos, H. P.; Neta, A. V. C.; Ribeiro, D. L. S.; Santos, L. S.
Publisher
Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias, Câmpus de Jaboticabal, UNESP, Jaboticabal, Brazil
Citation
Ars Veterinaria, 2019, 35, 2, pp 56-62
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Enthalpy, physical quantity indicating the amount of thermal energy in the medium, is used by many researchers as an indicator of thermal comfort for humans and production animals. This physical quantity has as input variables the dry bulb temperature, the relative humidity of the air and the local ...

Author(s)
Sarnighausen, V. C. R.
Publisher
Malque Publishing, Mossoró, Brazil
Citation
Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology, 2019, 7, 2, pp 73-77
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The animal welfare concept in the last years began to be implanted in the animal production scenario and in the environment where the workers are inserted. But, the animal breeders themselves know little about rational handling, the labor laws, and the positive effects that this practice can offer. ...

Author(s)
Carvalho, C. da C. S.; Costa, M. D. da; Gonçalves, M. C. M.; Diniz, T. A.; Silva, G. C. da; Ferreira, H. C.; Pereira, K. C. B.; Castro, A. L. de O.; Santos, L. V.
Publisher
Malque Publishing, Mossoró, Brazil
Citation
Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology, 2019, 7, 2, pp 78-85
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In order to evaluate the epidemiological situation of porcine and bovine cysticercosis in the rural area of five municipalities, distributed in three different regions of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, the prevalence of bovine and porcine cysticercosis was determined in the rural properties as...

Author(s)
Pinto, P. S. A.; Santos, W. L. M.; Laerte, P. A.; Acevedo-Nieto, E. C.; Santos, T. O.; Duarte, C. T. D.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2019, 71, 1, pp 167-176
Abstract

It is suggested that bovine enteroviruses (BEV) are involved in the aetiology of enteric infections, respiratory disease, reproductive disorders and infertility. In this study, bovine faecal samples collected in different Brazilian states were subjected to RNA extraction, reverse...

Author(s)
Candido, M.; Almeida-Queiroz, S. R.; Buzinaro, M. G.; Livonesi, M. C.; Fernandes, A. M.; Sousa, R. L. M.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Epidemiology and Infection, 2019, 147, e126, pp e126

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