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We evaluated the effect of four different forage sources on the performance of crossbred dairy cows under tropical conditions. The experiment was carried out on the Experimental Farm of the Agricultural Research Company of Minas Gerais, in Felixlândia-MG, Brazil. Twelve crossbred F1 Holstein × Gir...

Author(s)
Santos, S. A.; Valadares Filho, S. de C.; Detmann, E.; Valadares, R. F. D.; Ruas, J. R. de M.; Amaral, P. de M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Livestock Science, 2011, 142, 1/3, pp 48-58
Abstract

Brazilian studies showed that adding sugarcane + urea to cattle feed increased liveweight of Friesian-Zebu cows by 20%. Tables are presented of daily and total liveweigh gains of different feed ratios fed to heifers in Minas Gerais in 2000. Milk production during 1995-99 on the Barra Alegre farm in ...

Author(s)
Torres, R. de A.; Rodrigues, C. A. F.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2007, No.122, pp 95-107
Abstract

The fertilizing inadequate by means of organic residues can add heavy metals to soils and plants. Thus, this study evaluated the movement of heavy metals in the soil and in sugarcane in the region of Uberlândia-MG, after fertilization with chemical fertilizer and organic waste, at different depths...

Author(s)
Vitorino, L. B.; Silva, A. de A.; Lana, R. M. Q.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Uberlândia, Brazil
Citation
Bioscience Journal, 2012, 28, 1, Suppl. 1, pp 72-82
Abstract

The effects of several organic fertilizers, combined or not with mineral fertilizers, on the yield of sugarcane and the theoretical yield of cachaça, a distilled drink popular in Brazil, were evaluated. The experimental design was randomized blocks, with nine treatments and four replications...

Author(s)
Garcia, J. C.; Andrade, L. A. B.
Publisher
International Society Sugar Cane Technologists (ISSCT), Réduit, Mauritius
Citation
XXVI Congress, International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists, ICC, Durban, South Africa, 29 July - 2 August, 2007, 2007, pp 603-606
Abstract

The objective of this study was to economically compare a corn silage diet supplemented with 1.3 kg/day of concentrate with sugarcane diets supplemented with a 9:1 mixture of urea plus ammonium sulphate and increasing levels o concentrate (1.3, 2.0, or 2.7 kg/day). Twelve Holstein and eight Brown...

Author(s)
Rangel, A. H. do N.; Campo, J. M. de S.; Valadares Filho, S. de C.; Braga, A. P.; Lima Júnior, D. M. de
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Citation
Caatinga, 2008, 21, 2, pp 68-72
Abstract

Twenty-one papers are presented from a regional meeting of dairy farmers in the Campo das Vertentes region, Minas Gerais, Brazil, held on 13 December 2006. Papers described the basic principles of producing milk of high quality, health risks related to milk of poor quality, somatic cell counts and...

Author(s)
Antunes, A. J.; Cruz, A. C. da; Coutinho, A. C.; Rosa, A. J. de C.; Carvalho, A. da C.; Rodrigues, C. do C.; Pereira, C. M.; Ribeiro, C. G.; Souza, C. E. de; Campos, E. M. G.; Cruz, F. O.; Soares, F. P.; Silva, F. C. da; Macêdo, G. A. R.; Reis, H. A.; Pereira, I. F. A.; Lima, I. B. de; Abreu, J. C. de; Rezende, J. B.; Lima, J. R. F. de; Almeida e Silva, L. H. de; Lopes, L. B.; Salum, L. J. B.; Magalhães, L. L. de; Mendes, L. C. R. (et al)
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Qualidade e eficiência na produção de leite, 2006, pp 284 pp.
Abstract

The objective of this trial was to economically compare a sugarcane plus soybean meal diet with diets containing sugarcane supplemented with increasing levels of a 9:1 premix of urea and ammonium sulphate (0.4, 0.8% and 1.2%). Cows were maintained in tie stalls and were fed ad libitum twice a day....

Author(s)
Rangel, A. H. do N.; Campos, J. M. de S.; Brito, A. F. de; Braga, A. P.; Lima, R. N. de
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Citation
Caatinga, 2008, 21, 2, pp 73-75
Abstract

Dry season grazing trials were conducted at Coronel Pacheco, Minas Gerais on 6 June-31 Oct. 1986. Crossbred Holstein × Zebu cows grazed P. purpureum swards at night (14 h) and received 2 kg concentrate + (a) Brachiaria mutica mixture, (b) 20 kg sugar cane + 1% urea or (c) sugar cane + 1% urea ad...

Author(s)
Rocha, R.
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 1988, 40, 6, pp 451-454

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