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The objective of this study was to compare three different dairy production systems in Los Ríos District, Chile, with regards to milk fatty acids profile. Nine representative farms were selected from a survey and classified into three systems: grazing (GS), mixed (MX) and total mixed ration (TMR)....

Author(s)
Morales, R.; Lanuza, F.; Subiabre, I.; Carvajal, A. M.; Canto, F.; Ungerfeld, E. M.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2015, 47, 3, pp 281-292
Abstract

Background: Bovine leukemia virus (BLV) is a member of retroviridae family, together with human T cell leukemia virus types 1 and 2 (HTLV-1 and -2) belonging to the genes deltaretrovirus, and infects cattle worldwide. Previous studies have classified the env sequences of BLV provirus from different ...

Author(s)
Polat, M.; Takeshima, S.; Hosomichi, K.; Kim JiYun; Miyasaka, T.; Yamada, K.; Arainga, M.; Murakami, T.; Matsumoto, Y.; Barra Diaz, V. de la; Javier Panei, C.; González, E. T.; Kanemaki, M.; Onuma, M.; Giovambattista, G.; Aida, Y.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Retrovirology, 2016, 13, 4, pp (12 January 2016)
AbstractFull Text

The aim of the study was to analyze the diet composition, utilization of summer turnips and its relation with milk production in grazing dairy cows from 35 dairy farms in the Province of Ranco, Los Ríos Region, Chile, during summer 2014. Data regarding agronomical features of summer turnip, dairy...

Author(s)
Aucal, S.; Balocchi, O.; Keim, J. P.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Agro Sur, 2015, 43, 3, pp 9-18
Abstract

Human cystic echinococcosis (CE) caused by Echinococcus granulosus s.s. is a major public health problem in Iraqi Kurdistan with a reported surgical incidence of 6.3 per 100,000 Arbil inhabitants. A total of 125 Echinococcus isolates retrieved from sheep, goats and cattle were used in this study....

Author(s)
Hassan, Z. I.; Meerkhan, A. A.; Boufana, B.; Hama, A. A.; Ahmed, B. D.; Mero, W. M. S.; Orsten, S.; Interisano, M.; Pozio, E.; Casulli, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2017, 172, pp 201-207
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of hepatic linguatuliasis of cattle slaughtered in an abattoir in Talca, Chile. Livers (n=376) were examined and compatible lesions and the presence of the nymph of Linguatula serrata were recorded. The results showed that 13.8% of livers showed ...

Author(s)
Parraguez, M. C.; Muñoz, P. M.; Chaigneau, F. C.; Garrido, C. A.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Citation
Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP), 2017, 28, 1, pp 169-177
AbstractFull Text

A total of 20 crossbreed steers received an electronic device in the tympanic canal to collect tympanic temperatures (TT). Simultaneously, climatic variables including air temperature, wind speed, solar radiation, relative humidity, and rainfall were collected by using a weather station located at...

Author(s)
Arias, R. A.; Velásquez, A. C.; Keim, J. P.; Gandarillas, M.; Alvarado-Gilis, C. A.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Agro Sur, 2016, 44, 1, pp 13-21
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Handling and transport of cattle and pigs in South America.

This chapter covers animal handling and transport research in Brazil, Chile and Uruguay. Data collected from 2005 to 2012 clearly show that bruising and other damage to beef and pork carcasses can be greatly reduced by training truck drivers and handlers, and by simple improvements in facilities....

Author(s)
Costa, M. J. R. P. da; Huertas, S. M.; Strappini, A. C.; Gallo, C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643212)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Bulls in dairy production are usually slaughtered at an early age to avoid production problems and unnecessary costs. However, the animals could be a source of additional income and better quality meat. The objective of this work was to determine the characteristic and quantity of fatty acids of...

Author(s)
Catrileo, A.; Morales, R.; Rojas, C.; Cancino, D.
Publisher
Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, Chillán, Chile
Citation
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research, 2014, 74, 3, pp 366-370
Abstract

Background: The south of Chile constitutes the main cattle milk producing area of the country. Regarding leptospirosis control in Chile, there is neither an official program nor an epidemiological characterization of smallholder dairy farms. This study was carried out to determine Leptospira...

Author(s)
Salgado, M.; Otto, B.; Sandoval, E.; Reinhardt, G.; Boqvist, S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2014, 10, 126, pp (6 June 2014)
Abstract

A sheep farm typology was developed to describe the evolution of sheep farming between the censuses of 1997 and 2007 in the semiarid zone of Central Chile. The typology yielded three groups (I-III) that accounted for 81, 17 and 2.5% of the farms respectively, differing in farm size and in the ratio ...

Author(s)
Toro-Mujica, P.; Aguilar, C.; Vera, R.; Rivas, J.; García, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2015, 180, pp 209-219

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