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Success of the cattle industry in Latin America is impeded by the common vampire bat, Desmodus rotundus, through decreases in milk production and mass gain and increased risk of secondary infection and rabies. We used ecological niche modeling to predict the current potential distribution of D....

Author(s)
Lee, D. N.; Papescedilla˜, M.; Bussche, R. A. van den
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2012, 7, 8, pp e42466
Abstract

Little is known about local Criollo pig genetic resources and relationships among the various populations. In this paper, genetic diversity and relationships among 17 Criollo pig populations from 11 American countries were assessed with 24 microsatellite markers. Heterozygosities, F-statistics, and ...

Author(s)
Revidatti, M. A.; Delgado Bermejo, J. V.; Gama, L. T.; Landi Periati, V.; Ginja, C.; Alvarez, L. A.; Vega-Pla, J. L.; Martínez, A. M.; Consortium, B.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2014, 92, 11, pp 4823-4832
Abstract

We have identified a globally important clonal complex of Mycobacterium bovis by deletion analysis of over one thousand strains from over 30 countries. We initially show that over 99% of the strains of M. bovis, the cause of bovine tuberculosis, isolated from cattle in the Republic of Ireland and...

Author(s)
Smith, N. H.; Berg, S.; Dale, J.; Allen, A.; Rodriguez, S.; Romero, B.; Matos, F.; Ghebremichael, S.; Karoui, C.; Donati, C.; Machado, A. da C.; Mucavele, C.; Kazwala, R. R.; Hilty, M.; Cadmus, S.; Ngandolo, B. N. R.; Habtamu, M.; Oloya, J.; Muller, A.; Milian-Suazo, F.; Andrievskaia, O.; Projahn, M.; Barandiarán, S.; Macías, A.; Müller, B.; Zanini, M. S. (et al)
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2011, 11, 6, pp 1340-1351
Abstract

Foot and mouth disease (FMD) has been known since 1514, when Fracastorius described the occurrence of an outbreak of a disease in bovines, which was probably identical to FMD. Since then, this disease has affected all continents, though it never occurred in New Zealand, probably because of its...

Author(s)
Schudel, A. A.
Publisher
OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health), Paris, France
Citation
First OIE/FAO global conference on foot and mouth disease: the way towards global control, Asunción, Paraguay, 24-26 June, 2009, 2011, pp 159-162
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

Five species of Brontaea occur in the New World. B. humilis has been introduced from Europe and is known from a few localities in eastern and Pacific coast Canada and USA. B. normata is an endemic Neotropical species. The other species, B. debilis, B. quadristigma (= B. cilifera syn. nov.) and B....

Author(s)
Carvalho, C. J. B. de; Pont, A. C.
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 1997, 14, 3, pp 723-749
Abstract

The results of tuberculin testing between 1981 and 1987 showed that prevalence rates in cattle varied between <0.05% (Uruguay in 1986) and 3.7% (Ecuador in 1983). Control programmes have eradicated the disease from cattle in Cuba and Panama, and lowered the prevalence in Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Paraguay, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela and in some areas of Chile and Mexico. Little ...

Publisher
Pan American Zoonoses Center, Casilla 3092, 1000 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
Special Publication - Pan American Zoonoses Center, Buenos Aires, 1988, 8, pp 22 pp.
Abstract

The guttatus group of the genus Culicoides, subgenus Hoffmania, is comprised in the Neotropical Region of 30 species, of which the following 7 species are described as new (by Spinelli): C. brownei sp. nov. from Colombia; C. davidi sp. nov. from Colombia and Trinidad; C. diffusus sp. nov. from...

Author(s)
Spinelli, G. R.; Greiner, E. C.; Wirth, W. W.
Publisher
Associated Publishers, Gainesville, Florida, USA
Citation
Contributions of the American Entomological Institute, 1993, 27, 3, pp 91 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 Pinzgauer cattle

Around 500 AD, Gaelic herdsmen in the alpine region began to develop a breed of red and black cattle that was larger than native cattle. The new...

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