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The production environment in which animals are kept can be classified by bioclimatic indexes expressing the conditions of thermal comfort to different species. In the state of Maranhão (MA), located in Northeast Brazil region, stand out in the livestock sector the beef cattle, pig and poultry...

Author(s)
Oliveira, G. F. de; Gomes Filho, J. S.; Caldara, F. R.; Foppa, L.; Marcon, A. V.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2017, 20, 2, pp 215-222
Abstract

This paper examines productive strategies of traditional communities, which integrate agriculture and extractive activities in secondary forests of babassu palm in the Mearim Valley, Maranhão State. Underscoring the adaptive nature of agroextractivist practices, the analysis contributes to...

Author(s)
Porro, R.; Porro, N. S. M.
Publisher
ANPPAS - UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil
Citation
Ambiente & Sociedade, 2015, 18, 1, pp 1-18
Abstract

The aim of the study was conducted survey of notifiable diseases (DNC's) in farm animals occurred in the period from 2011 to 2014 in the state of Maranhão, using state condensates of monthly reports, initial disease investigation form (FORM-INs) and complementary disease research form (FORM-COMs)...

Author(s)
Chaves, N. P.; Bezerra, D. C.; Vieira, E. C. dos S.; Coimbra, V. C. da S.; Santos, B. C.
Publisher
Faculdade de Veterinaria, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Ciência Veterinária, 2016, 23, 1/2, pp 31-36
Abstract

This study was performed in Maranhão state, a transition area two Brazilian biomes, Amazon and Cerrado. During 2011-2013, 1,560 domestic dogs were sampled for collection of serum blood samples and ticks in eight counties (3 within the Amazon and 5 within the Cerrado). A total of 959 ticks were...

Author(s)
Costa, F. B.; Costa, A. P. da; Moraes Filho, J.; Martins, T. F.; Soares, H. S.; Ramirez, D. G.; Dias, R. A.; Labruna, M. B.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 6, pp e0179163
Abstract

Culicoides biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) are of great medical and veterinary importance because the haematophagous females of some species can transmit diseases to humans and animals. In order to determine the presence and seasonal abundance of the bluetongue virus (BTV) vector ...

Author(s)
Carvalho, L. P. C.; Silva, F. S.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 2014, 28, 2, pp 228-231
Abstract

Vesicular stomatitis (VS) is an infectious viral disease that affects bovines, equines, swine, wild animals and humans. As it is indistinguishable from other vesicular diseases, mainly Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), it causes restrictions in commercial livestock trade at national and international...

Author(s)
Arruda, R. C. N. de; Segundo, J. M. F.; Soares, B. A.; Martins, N. R. S.; Barçante, T. A.; Barçante, J. M. P.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2015, 35, 5, pp 391-395
Abstract

The aim of the study was to investigate the number of captures and the control of the common vampire bat Desmodus rotundus on small farms in the municipality of Cedral, State of Maranhão, Brazil. The area was chosen because the highest number of captures in Maranhão was made there around corrals....

Author(s)
Arruda, R. C. N.; Barçante, T. A.; Peconick, A. P.; Pereira, S. M.; Souza, J. C. P.; Sousa, T. M.; Barçante, J. M. P.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2013, 33, 5, pp 571-574
Abstract

The goal of this study was to estimate life-cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the use of energy and land from beef produced in Brazil and exported to Europe (Stockholm, Sweden). A national top-down model approach of Brazilian beef production was applied in the analysis and LCA methodology...

Author(s)
Cederberg, C.; Meyer, D.; Flysjö, A.
Publisher
Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology (SIK), Göteborg, Sweden
Citation
SIK Rapport, 2009, No.792, pp 67 pp.
Abstract

In the rural zone of the municipality of Chapadinha, Northeastern Maranhão, the domestic animal shelters are common and next to the dwellings and to Forest environments and the widespread cattle raising changes the local vegetation, yielding conditions to the domiciliation process of sand flies...

Author(s)
Silva, F. S.; Carvalho, L. P. C. de; Souza, J. M.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goias, Instituto de Patologia Tropical, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Patologia Tropical, 2012, 41, 3, pp 337-347
Abstract

We evaluated the occurrence of Brucella abortus in cattle herds of small farms on the island of São Luís, Maranhão. A total of 445 serum samples were collected and assessed by buffered acidified antigen (AAT) and 2-mercaptoethanol (2-ME) tests. Data was analysed based on parameters established by...

Author(s)
Silva, D. F. da; Brandão, V. M.; Santos, H. P. dos; Dias, I. C. L.; Silva, M. I. S.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Escola de Veterinária, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal Brasileira, 2009, 10, Supplement 1, pp 458-463

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