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The consumption of corn in cattle feed represents a large portion of the final destination of this crop production in the State of Minas Gerais. Identifying fluctuation trends related to cattle production allows estimating the internal demand of maize production for feeding these animals. It is...

Author(s)
Landau, E. C.; Silva, G. A. da; Moura, L.; Hirsch, A.; Guimarães, D. P.
Publisher
Embrapa Milho e Sorgo, Sete Lagoas, Brazil
Citation
Boletim de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento - Embrapa Milho e Sorgo, 2018, No.164, pp 29 pp.
Abstract

This publication reports on the results of a study conducted at University farms in Minas Gerais, Brazil on the performace and traits of progenies from pre-selected bulls. The highlights of the results focused on the following: determination of the age at puberty and sexual maturity of Gir provided ...

Author(s)
Panetto, J. C. do C.; Verneque, R. da S.; da Silva, M. V. G. B.; Machado, M. A.; Martins, M. F.; Bruneli, F. Â. T.; Peixoto, M. G. C. D.; dos Santos, G. G.; Arbex, W. A.; Reis, D. R. de L.; Geraldo, C. C.; Machado, C. H. C.; Ventura, H. T.; Pereira, M. A.; Hortolani, B.; Vercesi Filho, A. E.; Maciel, R. da S.; Fernandes, A. R.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2016, No.187, pp 86 pp.
Abstract

Historically in Unaí, MG, milk production has been the main strategy of insertion of family farmers in the market. In a survey carried out in ten agrarian reform settlements in the county, milk was observed as the main source of monetary income, reaching R$ 6,7 million in 2012, followed by the sale ...

Author(s)
Gastal, M. L.; Xavier, J. H. V.; Almeida, S. C. R. de; Zica, K. D. N.; Silva, W. H. da; Mendonça, A. P. B.; Silva, M. A. da
Publisher
Embrapa Cerrados, Planaltina, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Cerrados, 2016, No.332, pp 64 pp.
Abstract

The National Milk Breeding Programme has collected many production and breeding information of purebred and crossbred animals of participating herds for 33 years. The genetic evaluations include PTAs for milk and fat production, milk quality, conformation and management. A major breakthrough...

Author(s)
Panetto, J. C. do C.; Silva, M. V. G. B.; Verneque, R. da S.; Machado, M. A.; Fernandes, A. R.; Martins, M. F.; Reis, D. R. de L.; Arbex, W. A.; Bruneli, F. A. T.; Santos, G. G. dos; Peixoto, M. G. C. D.; Maciel, R. S.; Ventura, H. T.; Pereira, M. A.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2018, No.216, pp 96 pp.
Abstract

The horn fly (Haematobia irritans) is considered to be one of the most damaging pests of cattle in Brazil, resulting in loss of blood by animals and subsequent loss of animal weight and milk production. Morphology, reproduction, development and life cycle of the horn fly are outlined. Milk and meat ...

Author(s)
Ciociola Júnior, A. I.; Faria, R. S. de; Ripposati, J. G.; Freitas, E. M. A. de
Publisher
Empresa de Pesquisa Agropecuária de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Boletim Tecnico - Empresa de Pesquisa Agropecuaria de Minas Gerais, 2010, No.94, pp 23 pp.
Abstract

Minas Gerais State is a major milk producer in Brazil. Nutrition programmes adopted by EPAMIG (Agricultural Research Enterprise of Minas Gerais) primarily based on pasture use for feeding of cattle herds are outlined. Breeding programmes by EPAMIG are also considered including crosses of Dutch or...

Author(s)
Ferreira, J. J.; Amaral, R.; Ruas, J. R. M.; Marcatti Neto, A.; Menezes, A. de C.; Barcelos, A. F.
Publisher
Empresa de Pesquisa Agropecuária de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Boletim Tecnico - Empresa de Pesquisa Agropecuaria de Minas Gerais, 2007, No.83, pp 47 pp.
Abstract

The great potentials of fodder pea for feeding lactating cows during the dry season in conditions of acid soils and low soil fertility in Central Brazil are emphasized. Recommendations are provided for methods to increase soil pH and improve soil fertility, as well as soil preparation, sowing time...

Author(s)
Xavier, D. F.; Botrel, M. de A.; Alvim, M. J.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Comunicado Técnico - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2002, No.20, pp 4 pp.
Abstract

Experiments were conducted in Brazil in 1994 under irrigated conditions to study the potential of lucerne cultivars used as fodder for milk production in tropical regions and secure subsidies for future research programmes on lucerne. Data are tabulated on dry matter production by 30 cultivars in...

Author(s)
Botrel, M. de A.; Evangelista, A. R.; Viana, M. C. M.; Alvim, M. J.; Xavier, D. F.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Circular Técnica - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2002, No.69, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

Investigations were conducted in the zone of Mata de Minas Gerais, Brazil, to study the possibility of using turnip (Brassica napus var. napobrassica) and spring greens (B. oleracea var. acephala) for feeding of dairy cows. Information is included on crop establishment and harvesting date. Data are ...

Author(s)
Xavier, D. F.; Botrel, M. de A.; Alvim, M. J.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Comunicado Técnico - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2002, No.23, pp 2 pp.
Abstract

Poor pastures are a problem in the dry season in the main milk production areas of SE Brazil. Elephant grass [Pennisetum purpureum] and shredded sugarcane (silage and concentrates) are used to supplement feeding of dairy cows during lactation, which significantly increases milk production costs....

Author(s)
Alvim, M. J.; Botrel, M. de A.; Xavier, D. F.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Comunicado Técnico - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2002, No.24, pp 4 pp.

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