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The bovine abortion syndrome is a multicausal problem, the objectives of this study were to provide information on the magnitude of the seroprevalence of four abortigenic agents and their association with some management practices the farms. A cross-sectional study was performed using 40 farms and...

Author(s)
Gädicke, P.; Junod, T.; López-Martin, J.; Ortega, R.; Monti, G.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2016, 48, 1, pp 19-27
Abstract

This study aims to weigh the influence of observable traits on live cattle prices, i.e., the percent impact on the final price of various physical characteristics. These characteristics are those that commonly are published in auction catalogues, as is the case of: average lot weight, lot size,...

Author(s)
Troncoso, J. L.; Engler, A.; Manriquez, P.; Valdivia, A.
Publisher
Facultad de Agronomía e Ingeniería Forestal, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Citation
Ciencia e Investigación Agraria, 2012, 39, 1, pp 37-45
Abstract

The aim of this study was to identify animal welfare problems during the stunning process in a beef slaughtering plant. Animal welfare indicators such as behaviour and handling by the personnel, were evaluated on 1,025 cattle (cows, heifers and steers) during five days of commercial slaughter; ...

Author(s)
Muñoz, D.; Strappini, A.; Gallo, C.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2012, 44, 3, pp 297-302
Abstract

Background: The horn fly, Haematobia irritans, is an obligate bloodsucking ectoparasite of pastured cattle and is a major pest of livestock production in North and South America and Europe. In this study, we investigated the potential to use cattle pastures, infected with non-toxic, "friendly"...

Author(s)
Parra, L.; Rojas, C.; Catrileo, A.; Galdames, R.; Mutis, A.; Birkett, M. A.; Quiroz, A.
Publisher
Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile
Citation
EJB, Electronic Journal of Biotechnology, 2013, 16, 5, pp article 4
Abstract

Background: Although Leptospira isolation has been reported in Chilean cattle, only serological evidence of serovar Hardjo bovis infection has been routinely reported. The present report provides characterization of the pathological presentation and etiology of a clinical case of leptospirosis in a ...

Author(s)
Salgado, M.; Otto, B.; Moroni, M.; Sandoval, E.; Reinhardt, G.; Boqvist, S.; Encina, C.; Muñoz-Zanzi, C.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2015, 11, 66, pp (18 March 2015)
Abstract

The anatomical distribution and viability of cysticerci of Taenia saginata in naturally infected cattle slaughtered in southern Chile was determined. The cattle were inspected post mortem according to official chilean procedures, where mandatory inspection sites are: heart, tongue, masseter,...

Author(s)
Cayo, F.; Valenzuela, G.; Paredes, E.; Ruíz, V.; Gallo, C.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2013, 45, 2, pp 207-212
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The aim of this study was to propose reference intervals (RI) for blood markers of mineral balance in prepartum and lactating groups of dairy cows in the South of Chile. The blood concentrations values of calcium, inorganic phosphate, magnesium, sodium, potassium, copper and zinc and ratio...

Author(s)
Wagemann, C.; Wittwer, F.; Chihuailaf, R.; Noro, M.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2014, 46, 1, pp 121-125
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Bovine cervical mucus (BCM) is important for selection and transport of spermatozoa. When air-dried, BCM obtained at oestrus exhibits arborescent crystallizations, among other arrangements. Considering the relevant endocrine and reproductive information indirectly obtained from BCM crystallization, ...

Author(s)
Cortés, M. E.; González, F.; Hauyón, R.; Vigil, P.
Publisher
Universidade Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia
Citation
Revista de la Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y de Zootecnia, 2014, 61, 2, pp 60-66
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The study was conducted in Osorno Chile, in order to assess the effect of castration on average daily gain of weaned calves during the backgrounding phase. The study considered a total of 20 weaned calves of a beef biotype whose average live weight was 189.5 kg (±4.3 SEM). Two groups of 10 animals...

Author(s)
Arias, R. A.; Pérez Fehrmann, J. A.; Velásquez, A. C.; Alvarado-Gilis, Ch. A.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Agro Sur, 2014, 42, 3, pp 23-29
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Knowledge about the size and cycle of inorganic N pool on grasslands is necessary to develop adequate fertilization strategies and to determine the potential pathways of N losses. The objectives of this study were to: (1) quantify the N mineralization rates in permanent grassland on an Andosol of...

Author(s)
Martínez-Lagos, J.; Salazar, F.; Alfaro, M.; Rosas, M.; Macías, F.
Publisher
Chilean Society of Soil Science, Temuco, Chile
Citation
Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 2015, 15, 1, pp 60-75

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