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In this study 28,643 weight records taken from birth to 660 days of age from 6,471 animals of the Tabapuã zebu breed were used to estimate (co)variance components and genetic parameters using a random regression model. The data were analyzed with the DFREML program applying the Restricted Maximum...

Author(s)
Sousa Junior, S. C.; Sousa, R. P.; Santos, K. R.; Pires, L. C.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Escola de Veterinária, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal Brasileira, 2019, 20, pp e-49928
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Haptoglobin is the main acute phase protein in ruminants, and its use is being widely investigated in animal clinics as an early biomarker of inflammation, infection, tissue damage and stress conditions. This occurs due to the fact that this protein presents blood values close to 0.05 mg/ml in...

Author(s)
Bastos, B. L.; Rocha-Filho, J. T. R.; Santana, Í. P.; Meyer, R.; Guimarães, J. E.
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2018, 12, 3, pp unpaginated
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Aiming to evaluate the climatic diversity among the states located in the Northeast Region of Brazil and their adequacy for beef cattle production, the altitude, rainfall, average annual temperature, relative humidity, and temperature humidity index data for 94 cities distributed among the states...

Author(s)
Carvalho, C. V. D.; Almeida, E. C.; Pinto, L. F. B.; Bittencourt, T. C. C.; Costa, R. B.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA), Mossoro, Brazil
Citation
Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology, 2018, 6, 1, pp 14-20
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This study compared the health status of Curraleiro cattle and other breeds (Nellore, Girolando, Guzera, and Caracu) for toxoplasmosis and neosporosis screening against anti-Neospora caninum and anti-Toxoplasma gondii antibodies, respectively. We used 119 female bovines of Curraleiro, Guzera,...

Author(s)
Santin, A. P. I.; Juliano, R. S.; Silva, A. C.; Oliveira, V. S. F. de; Junqueira-Kipnis, A. P.; Brito, W. M. E. D. de; Fioravanti, M. C. S.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Escola de Veterinária, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal Brasileira, 2017, 18, pp e-44649
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Rhipicephalus microplus tick is responsible for large economic losses in the national livestock, mainly due to the reduction in the productive performance of cattle, with damages estimated at billions of dollars per year. The tick is not only a haematophagous ectoparasite, but also a vector of...

Author(s)
Raynal, J. T.; Borges, A. A.; Bastos, B. L.; Bahiense, T. C.; Meyer, R.; Portela, R. W.
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2018, 12, 9, pp 1-8
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Field studies were conducted in Bahia, Brazil, in 2009, to evaluate the structural and bromatological characteristics and yield of Opuntia ficus-indica cv. Gigante grown under different spacings (1.00 × 0.50, 2.00 × 3.00 × 1.00 and 0.25 × 0.25 m) and levels of organic fertilizer application with ...

Author(s)
Barros, J. L. de; Donato, S. L. R.; Gomes, V. M.; Donato, P. E. R.; Silva, J. A. da; Padilha Júnior, M. C.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Goiás, Anápolis, Brazil
Citation
Revista Agrotecnologia, 2016, 7, 1, pp 53-65
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The aim of this work was to demonstrate the use of statistics as a tool to minimize risks on live cattle hedge operations, based on the historical series of prices in Itapetinga city in Bahia. CEPEA - ESALQ/USP and SEAGRI-BA were references for prices in the futures market and physical market...

Author(s)
Silva, T. de L.; Faria, A. F. G. de
Publisher
Instituto Pecege, Piracicaba, Brazil
Citation
Revista iPecege, 2016, 2, 1, pp 40-56
Abstract

Vaccine abscesses are key factors to condemn beef cattle carcasses. Often, economic losses can compromise the profitability of both slaughter house and rural producer. This study aimed to quantify the losses in beef production by carcass parts damnation due to vaccine reactions. The study was...

Author(s)
Lusa, A. C. G.; Rezende, M. P. G. de; Souza, J. C. de; Malhado, C. H. M.
Publisher
Departmento da Producao Animal, Secretaria da Agricultura, Industria e Comercio, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Boletim de Indústria Animal, 2016, 73, 2, pp 165-170
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We compared two models (with or without maternal effect) in the estimation of genetic parameters through Bayes Factor (BF) and the Deviance Information Criterion (DIC). Additionally, we evaluated the genetic, maternal and phenotypic trends in Tabapuã bovine growth characteristics in the state of...

Author(s)
Campos, B. M.; Silva, F. F.; Filho, R. M.; Malhado, C. H. M.; Carneiro, P. L. S.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2016, 68, 4, pp 1043-1052
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Objective: to describe the findings suggestive of the presence of Mycobacterium bovis in cattle slaughtered in a slaughterhouse fridge located southwest of Bahia, and demonstrate the effectiveness of dyeing methods used as presumptive diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis. Methodology: in Veterinary...

Author(s)
França, L. R. da; Lima, D. S.; Carvalho, F. R. B. de; Pinto, M. S.; Castro, P. N. M. P.; Santos, É. S. V. dos; Cerqueira, R. B.
Publisher
Universidade Federal da Bahia, Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Salvador, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Ciências Médicas e Biológicas, 2016, 15, 1, pp 52-55

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