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In order to measure the influence of the temperature-humidity index (THI) and the variation of fat thickness on reproductive performance, ninety-two Bos indicus cows kept under grazing conditions were used in two farms in Veracruz (Mexico) and Puntarenas (Costa Rica). THI was calculated with the...

Author(s)
Díaz, R. F.; Galina, C. S.; Estrada, S.; Montiel, F.; Castillo, G.; Romero-Zúñiga, J. J.
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Medicine International, 2018, 2018, pp Article ID 2360430
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The New World Screwworm (NWS) continues being a veterinarian and human problem in South America and part of the Caribbean. In order to update this matter based on the research of the last six years, the wealth of existing information was reviewed, and some results of the authors of this paper were...

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Rodríguez Diego, J. G.; Olivares Orozco, J. L.; Sánchez Castilleja, Y.; Arece García, J.
Publisher
Centro Nacional de Sanidad Agropecuaria, La Habana, Cuba
Citation
Revista de Salud Animal, 2016, 38, 2, pp 120-130
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The Criollo Lechero Tropical (CLT) bovines are considered a racial group native to America, with good potential for milk production based on pasture. These breeds have a lower production volume, but higher milk quality (total solids) and resistance to stress in tropical climates, compared with...

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Vilaboa Arroniz, J.; Quirós Madrigal, O. J.; Díaz Rivera, P.; Zetina Córdoba, P.
Publisher
Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 2012, 61, R, pp 31-39
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Downing, G. A.; Gracia, A. de
Publisher
OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health), Paris, France
Citation
Modernising veterinary legislation for good governance. Proceedings of the OIE Global Conference on Veterinary Legislation, Djerba, Tunisia, 7-9 December 2010, 2013, pp 119
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America has a buffalo population of approximately 4.12 million heads. It's number is growing at the explosive rhythm of 12.7% per year, well above all other continents. Within this context the different situations of countries in North, Central and, mainly, South America subcontinents are...

Author(s)
Zava, M. A.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2012, 22, 3 Supplement, pp 262-269
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Sporadic outbreaks of vesicular stomatitis (VS) in the United States result in significant economic losses for the U.S. livestock industries because VS is a reportable disease that clinically mimics foot-and-mouth disease. Rapid and accurate differentiation of these 2 diseases is critical because...

Author(s)
Wilson, W. C.; Letchworth, G. J.; Jiménez, C.; Herrero, M. V.; Navarro, R.; Paz, P.; Cornish, T. E.; Smoliga, G.; Pauszek, S. J.; Dornak, C.; George, M.; Rodriguez, L. L.
Publisher
American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Davis, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2009, 21, 2, pp 179-186
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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.
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Collections of Amblyomma auricularium and A. pseudoconcolor Aragão, 1908 are discussed in relation to distribution and hosts. Three tick collections (two from Argentina and a third from the USA) house a total of 574 A. auricularium (307 males, 162 females, 73 nymphs and 32 larvae) and 179 A....

Author(s)
Guglielmone, A. A.; Estrada-Peña, A.; Luciani, C. A.; Mangold, A. J.; Keirans, J. E.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2003, 29, 1/2, pp 131-139
Abstract

This study compares the courtship and mounting behaviour of Bos indicus bulls in single- and multiple-sire groups in Costa Rica (latitude 10°25′N, longitude 84°32′W, annual precipitation of 3096 mm, temperature of 24°C and humidity of 85.3%). Four, 3-4 year-old Brahman bulls with previous sexual...

Author(s)
Molina, R.; Bolaños, I.; Galina, C. S.; Pérez, E.; Paniagua, G.; Estrada, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2000, 64, 3/4, pp 139-148
Abstract

Two strains of B. microplus from Mexico and Costa Rica resistant to coumaphos and chlorfenvinphos were used to analyse the presence of esterase activity associated with resistance. The concentrations of 6 major proteins in both resistant strains were increased compared to the susceptible Morelos...

Author(s)
Rosario-Cruz, R.; Miranda-Miranda, E.; Garcia-Vasquez, Z.; Ortiz-Estrada, M.
Citation
Bulletin of Entomological Research, 1997, 87, 2, pp 197-202

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