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In order to evaluate the expression of sire genetic evaluations obtained in North America for Chilean Black and White Cattle, genetic correlations were estimated for milk (MY), fat (FY) and protein (PY) yields, and for fat (F%) and protein (P%) contents between Chile, Canada and the US, from...

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Montaldo, H. H.; Castillo-Juárez, H.; Lizana, C.; Trejo, C.; Cienfuegos-Rivas, E. G.; Pelcastre-Cruz, A.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding, Jastrzebiec, Poland
Citation
Animal Science Papers and Reports, 2015, 33, 1, pp 23-33
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These proceedings present papers submitted at the 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants, held in Bristol, UK, 11-14 August 2013. The symposium theme was Lameness in Ruminants: Past, Present and Future. Topics of papers review the previous research...

Author(s)
Whay, B.; Hockenhull, J.
Publisher
University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
Citation
Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants, Bristol, UK, 11-14 August 2013, 2013, pp 294 pp.
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We have identified a globally important clonal complex of Mycobacterium bovis by deletion analysis of over one thousand strains from over 30 countries. We initially show that over 99% of the strains of M. bovis, the cause of bovine tuberculosis, isolated from cattle in the Republic of Ireland and...

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Smith, N. H.; Berg, S.; Dale, J.; Allen, A.; Rodriguez, S.; Romero, B.; Matos, F.; Ghebremichael, S.; Karoui, C.; Donati, C.; Machado, A. da C.; Mucavele, C.; Kazwala, R. R.; Hilty, M.; Cadmus, S.; Ngandolo, B. N. R.; Habtamu, M.; Oloya, J.; Muller, A.; Milian-Suazo, F.; Andrievskaia, O.; Projahn, M.; Barandiarán, S.; Macías, A.; Müller, B.; Zanini, M. S. (et al)
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Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2011, 11, 6, pp 1340-1351
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Foot and mouth disease (FMD) has been known since 1514, when Fracastorius described the occurrence of an outbreak of a disease in bovines, which was probably identical to FMD. Since then, this disease has affected all continents, though it never occurred in New Zealand, probably because of its...

Author(s)
Schudel, A. A.
Publisher
OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health), Paris, France
Citation
First OIE/FAO global conference on foot and mouth disease: the way towards global control, Asunción, Paraguay, 24-26 June, 2009, 2011, pp 159-162
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A fluorescence polarization assay (FPA) was used to test (198, Canada; 32, Argentina; 108, Chile and 85, Ireland) whole blood samples prepared by mixing blood cells from cattle without exposure to Brucella abortus with 691 sera from animals with confirmed (bacteriologically) infection. A cutoff...

Author(s)
Nielsen, K.; Gall, D.; Smith, P.; Kelly, W.; Yeo, J.; Kenny, K.; Heneghan, T.; McNamara, S.; Maher, P.; O'Connor, J.; Walsh, B.; Carroll, J.; Rojas, X.; Rojas, F.; Perez, B.; Wulff, O.; Buffoni, L.; Salustio, E.; Gregoret, R.; Samartino, L.; Dajer, A.; Luna-Martinez, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2001, 80, 2, pp 163-170
Abstract

An indirect enzyme immunoassay for detection of antibody to B. abortus in bovine milk was developed and validated using 6238 milk samples from Canadian herds (brucellosis free) and 202 samples from herds infected with B. abortus (from Argentina and Chile). The assay utilized lipopolysaccharide as...

Author(s)
Nielsen, K.; Smith, P.; Gall, D.; Pérez, B.; Cosma, C.; Mueller, P.; Trottier, J.; Cote, G.; Boag, L.; Bosse, J.
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 1996, 52, 1/2, pp 165-173
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Five species of Brontaea occur in the New World. B. humilis has been introduced from Europe and is known from a few localities in eastern and Pacific coast Canada and USA. B. normata is an endemic Neotropical species. The other species, B. debilis, B. quadristigma (= B. cilifera syn. nov.) and B....

Author(s)
Carvalho, C. J. B. de; Pont, A. C.
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 1997, 14, 3, pp 723-749
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Cover for Bos taurus (cattle)

Feral cattle can be distinguished from domestic stock only by their location and lack of ear marks or tags. Their size and conformation vary greatly...

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Cover for Hereford & Polled Hereford cattle

The Hereford breed of cattle belongs to the old British red middle-horn group, which includes breeds such as the Sussex and Devon. During the...

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Cover for Limousin cattle

The Limousin Bos taurus cattle breed has its origins in the harsh wet climate and rugged terrain of the south central regions of Limousin and Marche...

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