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Lameness is a growing concern to the dairy industry worldwide. However, little is known about lameness and its causes in grazing cattle, especially in tropical climates. This study aimed to assess the prevalence of hoof lesions and lameness in dairy herds of all year-round grazing cattle under...

Author(s)
Moreira, T. F.; Nicolino, R. R.; Andrade, L. S. de; Facury Filho, E. J.; Carvalho, A. U. de
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2018, 50, 8, pp 1829-1834
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This study aimed to evaluate the performance, efficiency and economic viability of different supplements for dairy heifers on Brachiaria decumbens pasture. Twelve heifers with 186±30.5 kg average weight were divided in three groups of four animals. The treatments were mineral salt ad libitum; 0.4...

Author(s)
Santos, R. M. dos; Lana, R. de P.; Teixeira, C. R. V.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiarum - Animal Sciences, 2017, 39, 4, pp 371-376
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The experiment was carried out aiming to understand the effect of deferring period on morphology and nutritive value of Brachiaria decumbens cv. Basilisk pasture and on hand-plucking sample with cattle. Subdivided plots were used according to a randomized block design with two replicates. Four...

Author(s)
Santos, M. E. R.; Fonseca, D. M.; Sousa, D. O. C.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2016, 68, 6, pp 1655-1663
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Movement of livestock production within a country or region has implications for genetics, adaptation, well-being, nutrition, and production logistics, particularly in continental-sized countries, such as Brazil. Cattle production in Brazil from 1977 to 2011 was spatialized, and the annual midpoint ...

Author(s)
McManus, C.; Barcellos, J. O. J.; Formenton, B. K.; Hermuche, P. M.; Carvalho Júnior, O. A. de; Guimarães, R. F.; Gianezini, M.; Dias, E. A.; Lampert, V. do N.; Zago, D.; Braccini Neto, J.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2016, 11, 1, pp e0147138
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The objective of this study is to evaluate the most frequent histological changes and their frequencies in livers collected in abattoirs in Brazil from beef cattle raised exclusively on Brachiaria spp. and compare them with those observed in animals kept in Andropogon spp. grass and native pastures ...

Author(s)
Araújo, R. R.; Pupin, R. C.; Madureira, R. C.; Morais, L. G. de; Quevedo, L. de S.; Lemos, R. A. A. de; Schild, A. L.; Colodel, E. M.; Castro, M. B. de
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2017, 45, pp 1432
Abstract

Protozoa of the rumen can represent 40% of total nitrogen and 60% of the final product of fermentation and it has cellulolytic activity. This study aimed to quantify and identify the ruminal protozoa populations from steers, raised exclusively on pastures during the dry season in the north of Minas ...

Author(s)
Dasilva, K. L.; Duarte, E. R.; Freitas, C. E. S.; Abrão, F. O.; Geraseev, L. C.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Escola de Veterinária, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal Brasileira, 2014, 15, 3, pp 259-265
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The objective of this study was to compare structural, morphological and bromatological characteristics of forage as well as performance of Caracu beef cattle (200±9 kg of initial body weight) supplemented with a multi-mineral mixture (0.25% of body weight) on deferred pastures of Brachiaria...

Author(s)
Silva, C. S.; Montagner, D. B.; Euclides, V. P. B.; Queiroz, C. de A.; Andrade, R. A. S.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2016, 46, 11, pp 1998-2004
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Analyzed by means of simulation, the effect of managements of taming primiparous during antepartum and higher body weight at calving profitability of dairy farming of milk production system. During the rainy season, in the summer season, cows were kept on pastures and, during the dry season, were...

Author(s)
Teixeira Júnior, F. E. P.; Lopes, M. A.; Ruas, J. R. M.; Silva, M. A. O.
Publisher
Faculdade de Veterinaria, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Ciência Veterinária, 2016, 23, 1/2, pp 81-86
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The aim of this study was to determine the stocking rates and milk production of crossbred Holstein × Zebu cows managed under irrigated or rainfed Tifton 85 pastures in Uberaba-MG. The statistical design adopted was completely randomized blocks with three repetitions per treatment, in a 2×10...

Author(s)
Teixeira, A. M.; Jayme, D. G.; Sene, G. A.; Fernandes, L. O.; Barreto, A. C.; Rodrigues Júnior, D. J.; Coutinho, A. C.; Glória, J. R.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2013, 65, 5, pp 1447-1453
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This study assessed the effects of different amounts of supplement on the productive performance, nutritional characteristics and behaviour of suckling beef calves, as well as on the productive performance of their dams on tropical pastures. Forty-four male Nellore beef calves with an average age...

Author(s)
Lopes, S. A.; Paulino, M. F.; Detmann, E.; Valente, É. E. L.; Rennó, L. N.; Valadares, R. F. D.; Cardenas, J. E. G.; Almeida, D. M. de; Moura, F. H. de; Oliveira, C. A. S.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2017, 38, 2, pp 1027-1039

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