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The objectives of this study were to describe the incidence of postpartum disease and to evaluate the association with serum cholesterol concentrations during the first 3 weeks after calving in grazing dairy cows. The association between non-esterified fatty acids (NEFA), β-hydroxybutyrate (BHBA),...

Author(s)
Sepúlveda-Varas, P.; Weary, D. M.; Noro, M.; Keyserlingk, M. A. G. von
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2015, 10, 3, pp e0122317
Abstract

Mastitis remains a major cattle disease with great global economic implications. Various approaches are currently employed in attempts to improve understanding of mastitis resistance and develop phenotypic markers for use in breeding programs (e.g., somatic cell score), including QTL discovery,...

Author(s)
Carvajal, A. M.; Huircan, P.; Lepori, A.
Publisher
FUNPEC, Brazil
Citation
Genetics and Molecular Research, 2013, 12, 3, pp 2702-2711
Abstract

Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (Map) is the etiological agent of paratuberculosis. In Chile, information about Map isolation from both domestic ruminant and wildlife species has been accumulating, but it has extended to other species. In Chile, deer farming activity has been focused in ...

Author(s)
Pradenas, M.; Navarrete-Talloni, M. J.; Salgado, M.; Zamorano, P.; Paredes, E.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2014, 46, 1, pp 45-52
AbstractFull Text

This proceedings contains 6 conference papers on the effect of milk fat on human health; nutritional strategies to mitigate the production and metabolic consequence of heat stress; the current feeding systems for dairy cows that combine mixed pastures and total rations; antecedents of production...

Publisher
Asociación Argentina de Producción Animal, Balcarce, Argentina
Citation
Revista Argentina de Producción Animal, 2014, 34, 2, pp 6-47
AbstractFull Text

The characteristics of prairie-based milk production systems in Chile and the effect of feed supplements in addition to grazing on the behaviour and productive performance of dairy cows are described.

Author(s)
Pulido F., R.
Publisher
Asociación Argentina de Producción Animal, Balcarce, Argentina
Citation
Revista Argentina de Producción Animal, 2014, 34, 2, pp 34-40
Abstract

Echinococcus granulosus is a taeniid cestode and the etiological agent of an infectious zoonotic disease known as cystic echinococcosis (CE) or hydatid disease. CE is a serious public health concern in many parts of the world, including the Americas, where it is highly endemic in many regions. ...

Author(s)
Laurimäe, T.; Kinkar, L.; Andresiuk, V.; Haag, K. L.; Ponce-Gordo, F.; Acosta-Jamett, G.; Garate, T.; Gonzàlez, L. M.; Saarma, U.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2016, 45, pp 290-296
Abstract

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

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