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Although Brazil is the country with the second largest cattle herd in the world, it still shows low production rates. One reason is the lack of genetic quality to meet the demand of breeders, and it is practically impossible to achieve economic efficiency without genetic quality. However, despite...

Author(s)
Kerst, R. S.; Silva, D. A. da; Britto, F. A. de; Marçal, W. S.
Publisher
Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal, 2017, 11, 2, pp 170-176
Abstract

In spite of being prohibited in Brazil, hexachlorobenzene (BHC) is one of the most dangerous environmental pollutants and its contamination can compromise the soil, plants, springs and animals. In rural properties where hexachlorobenzene (BHC) is used, often, hexachlorobenzene (BHC) ends up being...

Author(s)
Marçal, W. S.; Fernandes, J. A. da S.; Menck, M. F.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Paraná, UFPR, Palotina, Brazil
Citation
Archives of Veterinary Science, 2016, 21, 3, pp 17-37
Abstract

In spite of being prohibited in Brazil, hexachlorobenzene (BHC) is one of the most dangerous environmental pollutants and its utilization can compromise the soil, plants, springs and animals. In rural properties where hexachlorobenzene (BHC) is used, often, hexachlorobenzene (BHC) ends up being...

Author(s)
Silva, J. A. F. da; Marçal, W. S.; Hadid, H. C.; Mota, R. G.
Publisher
Fedearl University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal, 2016, 10, 2, pp 220-230
AbstractFull Text

A quality mineral formulation for cattle must be free of toxic metals in their composition and have the correct ratio of phosphorus and fluoride. As well as complying with the Brazilian law, it is important to strive for the purity of the raw materials that make up any mineral supplement, so that...

Author(s)
Marçal, W. S.; Nascimento, M. R. L. do; Menck, M. F.
Publisher
Universidade Paranaense, Umuarama, Brazil
Citation
Arquivos de Ciências Veterinárias e Zoologia da UNIPAR, 2015, 18, 3, pp 149-153
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Zinc concentration was measured in 36 salt formulations collected from the states of São Paulo and Paraná, Brazil. Zinc content in each sample was determined by inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectrometry. Thirty-five samples (range 70±24.5 to 11,200±6.27 ppm) had values above 300 ppm,...

Author(s)
Marçal, W. S.; Nascimento, M. R. L. do; Menck, M. F.
Publisher
CRMV-PE, Zumbi, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Veterinária nos Trópicos, 2015, 18, 1, pp 43-46
Abstract

We measured lead and cadmium concentrations in samples of mineral mixtures commercialized in Londrina city. Lead and cadmium content were determined by inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectrometry. Considering maximum concentrations recommended by National Research Council (1980) and...

Author(s)
Marçal, W. S.; Nascimento, M. R. do; Menck, M. F.
Publisher
Fedearl University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal, 2015, 9, 3, pp 592-601
Abstract

Enzootic bovine haematuria is a disease resulting from the ingestion of bracken, affecting animals in almost all states of Brazil. Due to economic losses and the risk to public health, research continues looking for ways to control the plant and the illness, as there places where cattle are still...

Author(s)
Silva, D. A. da; Watanabe, A. H. Q.; Marçal, W. S.
Publisher
Fedearl University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal, 2016, 10, 1, pp 78-89
AbstractFull Text

The Bovine Enzootic Haematuria is a disease resulting from bracken fern intake, affecting animals in almost all states of Brazil. Due to economic losses and the risk to public health, research continues looking for ways to control plant and illness, as there are still places where cattle are...

Author(s)
Silva, D. A. da; Watanabe, A. H. Q.; Marçal, W. S.
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2016, 10, 2, pp 125-131
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The determination of the body weight of the animals is important to evaluate the growth and the nutritional status, administer medications and parasiticides properly, adjust the feed and establish the value of the animal for slaughter. However, since there are many properties that do not have...

Author(s)
Watanabe, A. H. Q.; Manchini, H.; Marçal, W. S.
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2017, 11, 5, pp 527-531
Abstract

Concern for animal welfare and rational management are no longer just objective studies but have become topics inserted on daily work of veterinary practitioners and in the context of food animal production. The increase of techniques focused on animal welfare was the purpose of this study that...

Author(s)
Levatti, A.; Marçal, W. S.
Publisher
Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal, 2018, 12, 3, pp 262-270

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