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Bluetongue causes an important economic impact and is listed in the Terrestrial Animal Health Code of the World for Animal Health (OIE, 2017). The identification of Bluetongue virus (BTV) and typing of circulating viruses are essential for the implementation of control measures to limit the disease ...

Author(s)
Gasparini, M. R.; Nomikou, K.; Morecroft, E.; Maan, S.; Quintino-de-Carvalho, I. L.; Leite, R. C.; Guedes, M. I.; Lobato, Z. I. P.; Fonseca, F. G. da; Mertens, P. P. C.; Barbosa-Stancioli, E. F.
Publisher
Research Trends, Trivandrum, India
Citation
Current Topics in Virology, Volume 14, 2017, pp 47-58
Abstract

Author(s)
Barth, A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Bovine Reproduction, 2015, pp 109-112
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Handling and transport of cattle and pigs in South America.

This chapter covers animal handling and transport research in Brazil, Chile and Uruguay. Data collected from 2005 to 2012 clearly show that bruising and other damage to beef and pork carcasses can be greatly reduced by training truck drivers and handlers, and by simple improvements in facilities....

Author(s)
Costa, M. J. R. P. da; Huertas, S. M.; Strappini, A. C.; Gallo, C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643212)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

The growing internationalization in marketing requires the development of certification systems for beef, accepted worldwide, known as "cattle traceability systems." The process of deploying and maintaining traceability become operationally costly for farmers and costs should be accounted for. The...

Author(s)
Nicoloso, C. S.; Silveira, V. C. P.; Rosa, J. S.; Ferraz, C. M.; Vargas, A. F. C.
Publisher
Asociación Interprofesional para el Desarrollo Agrario, Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
XV Jornadas sobre Producción Animal, Zaragoza 14 y 15 de mayo de 2013, 2013, pp 97-99
Abstract

Brazil has the largest cattle herd in the world with approximately 200 million head. An important feature of the Brazilian cattle industry is that most of its herd is raised on pasture, which constitutes one of the most economical and practical ways to produce and provide food for cattle. However,...

Author(s)
Ribeiro, A. I.; Gonzalez, L. F.; Longo, R. M.; Medeiros, G. A. de; Rosa, A. H.; Lourenço, R. W.; Fengler, F. H.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Food and environment II: the quest for a sustainable future, 2013, pp 49-55
AbstractFull Text

This experiment was carried out at State University of Maringá, Brazil. Forty eight crossbred bulls with 318 kg and 22 months old were used in the experiment, and remained in feedlot for 94 days. The diets were composed of 50% concentrate and 50% roughage. The treatments were completely randomized...

Author(s)
Fugita, C. A.; Prado, I. N.; Torrecilhas, J. A.; Sato, V. A.; Valero, M. V.; Ornaghi, M. G.; Cortez, R. A.; Guerrero, A.; Sañudo, C.
Publisher
Asociación Interprofesional para el Desarrollo Agrario, Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
XV Jornadas sobre Producción Animal, Zaragoza 14 y 15 de mayo de 2013, 2013, pp 622-624
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Amaral, R. C. do; Daniel, J. L. P.; SáNeto, A. de; Bispo, Á. W.; Lima, J. R.; Garcia, E. H.; Zopollatto, M.; Santos, M. C.; Bernardes, T. F.; Nussio, L. G.
Publisher
MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Proceedings of the XVI International Silage Conference, Hämeenlinna, Finland, 2-4 July 2012, 2012, pp 470-471
AbstractFull Text

Beef fattening systems can play an important role in maintaining and promoting grasslands. However, the effects of beef production on the environment have become a topic of great concern. Using the LCA-method SALCA, we analysed six different beef production systems: conventional bull fattening...

Author(s)
Nemecek, T.; Alig, M.; Grandl, F.
Publisher
Agricultural University of Iceland, Borgarnes, Iceland
Citation
The role of grasslands in a green future: threats and perspectives in less favoured areas. Proceedings of the 17th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation, Akureyri, Iceland, 23-26 June 2013, 2013, pp 88-90
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Author(s)
Souza, W.; Pereira, O.; Valadares Filho, S.; Ribeiro, K.; Cezário, A.; Silva, V.
Publisher
MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Proceedings of the XVI International Silage Conference, Hämeenlinna, Finland, 2-4 July 2012, 2012, pp 498-499
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisoning by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Solanum paniculatum</i> of cattle in the state of Pernambuco, Northeastern Brazil.

This chapter reports spontaneous outbreaks of poisoning by Solanum paniculatum in cattle in the state of Pernambuco and experimental reproduction of the intoxication in cattle in the states of Pernambuco, Paraíba, and Rio Grande do Sul. The outbreaks occurred during a 3-year period between...

Author(s)
Guaraná, E. L. S.; Riet-Correa, F.; Mendonça, C. L. de; Medeiros, R. M. T.; Costa, N. A.; Afonso, J. A. B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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