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Cover for South America.

This chapter gives an overview of the long-distance transport of animals for slaughter in South America, with special regard to inherent sociocultural, livestock production, climatic and geographic conditions, as well as trade, stakeholders, legal framework, research and training in the field....

Author(s)
Gallo, C. B.; Tadich, T. A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934033)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This report gives details on the animal health and nutrition markets in the 18 countries of Latin America, with details of local animal health status, animal numbers, meat production and market size. The total market for animal health and nutrition products in Latin America was worth about $1.5...

Author(s)
Revolledo, L.
Publisher
Animal Pharm Reports, Richmond, UK
Citation
The market for animal health and nutrition products in Latin America, 2002, pp 148 pp.
Abstract

The immature stages of the Neotropical tick Ixodes (Ixodes) pararicinus Keirans & Clifford, 1985 are described from specimens in a laboratory colony initiated from engorged females collected on cattle and larvae fed on mice and chickens. The larva and nymph of I. pararicinus are described using SEM ...

Author(s)
Venzal, J. M.; Estrada-Peña, A.; Barros-Battesti, D. M.; Onofrio, V. C.; Beldoménico, P. M.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Systematic Parasitology, 2005, 60, 3, pp 225-234
Abstract

Author(s)
Sutmöller, P.; Olascoaga, R. C.
Citation
Proceedings of the United States Animal Health Association, 1981, 85, pp 304-319
Abstract

The data available are discussed in a separate chapter for each country. The highest incidence of bovine TB is in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay, particularly in dairy herds. Bolivia, Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic have no official data. Central American countries have ...

Author(s)
Carrillo, C. G.; Szyfres, B.
Publisher
Rome: Food & Agriculture Organization.,
Citation
La tuberculosis animal en las Americas y su trans-mision al hombre., 1963, pp 62 pp.
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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 Criollo cattle

Anthropological and palaeontological evidence shows that cattle were absent in America until Christopher Columbus discovered the continent. In 1493,...

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Cover for Brahman cattle

Evolutionary HistoryAll modern cattle trace their origins to Bos primigenius. Analyses of mitochondrial DNA have shown that divergence of Bos...

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Cover for Friesian cattle breeds

The origins of the Bos taurus Friesian cattle breed were the black and white animals of migrant European tribes, the Batavians and the Friesians, who...

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Brucella abortus was isolated from cattle in 1897 by the Danish veterinarian Bernard Bang (Bang, 1897). The disease caused by Brucella abortus (B....

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