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This work describes the selection criteria for sexual maturity, the different factors that affect it and the impacts of its application on Nelore beef cattle production in Brazil.

Author(s)
Brunes, L. C.; Magnabosco, C. U.; Baldi, F. S.; Oliveira e Costa, M. F.; Castro, L. M. de; Santos, M. F. dos; Queiroz, L. C. R. de; Guimarães, N. C.
Publisher
Embrapa Cerrados, Planaltina, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Cerrados, 2018, No.346, pp 38 pp.
Abstract

This publication discussed the different aspects of milk production specifically of Girolando cows (dairy cows) under an intensive system of dairy production. The different areas that were highlighted includes the description of the pasture area and location, pasture management, care of machines...

Author(s)
Teixeira, S. R.; Ribeiro, A. C. C. L.; Andrade, P. J. M.; Mendonça, L. C.; Campos, M. M.; Rocha, D. T. da; Morenz, M. J. F.; Salvati, J. A.; Carvalho, B. C. de
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Comunicado Técnico - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2018, No.92, pp 13 pp.
Abstract

The Guzerá National Milk Improvement Programme is a work carried out by Embrapa Gado de Leite and the Brazilian Centre for Genetic Improvement of Guzerá. It involves the participation of several public and private orgranizations. This programme is based on the integration of modern animal breeding...

Author(s)
Bruneli, F. A. T.; Peixoto, M. G. C. D.; Santos, G. G. dos; Arbex, W. A.; Penna, V. M.; Zadra, L. E. F.; Josahkian, L. A.; Verneque, R. da S.; Machado, M. A.; Panetto, J. C. do C.; Lôbo, R. B.; Carvalho, M. R. S.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2018, No.218, pp 77 pp.
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The document of the Bulls′ Progeny Test Results of June 2018 presents innovative tools and resources for professionals and producers such as molecular information for genes of interest like the β-casein A1 or A2, and genetic age at first calving and milk production of the Girolando bull progenies.

Author(s)
Silva, M. V. G. B. da; Martins, M. F.; Cembranelli, M. de A. R.; Panetto, J. C. do C.; Paiva, L. de C.; Gonçalves, G. S.; Machado, M. A.; Faza, D. R. de L. R.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2018, No.220, pp 65 pp.
Abstract

This paper presents the results of integrated crop-livestock (ICL) in Bahia, India on sustainable increases in food production per unit area as well as other benefits. To demonstrate this, a double cropping with cattle in the "off-season cattle" model was applied in the Meso-region of the Extreme...

Author(s)
Vilela, L.; Manjabosco, E. A.; Marchão, R. L.; Guimarães Júnior, R.
Publisher
Embrapa Cerrados, Planaltina, Brazil
Citation
Circular Técnica - Embrapa Cerrados, 2018, No.37, pp 12 pp.
Abstract

The Brazilian Association of Breeders of Girolando, in partnership with Embrapa Gado de Leite, is conducting the Progeny Test (TP) of the Girolando Breed with the objective of identifying genetically superior animals for characteristics of economic importance. This document contains information...

Author(s)
Cembranelli, M. de A. R.; Gonçalves, G. S.; Paiva, L. de C.; Silva, M. V. G. B.; Martins, M. F.; Panetto, J. C. do C.; Ferreira Júnior, E.; Campos, M. M.; Machado, M. A.; Reis, D. R. de L.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2018, No.219, pp 33 pp.
Abstract

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.
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This publication discussed the steps and protocol for embryo biopsy, with the aid of micromanipulators, during in vitro fertilization and from the different stages of embryo development in dairy cows. This procedure when followed will have similar results on pregnancy rate and births similar to...

Author(s)
Camargo, L. S. de A.; Quintão, C. C. R.; Freitas, C. de; Oliveira, C. S. de
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Comunicado Técnico - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2018, No.90, pp 7 pp.
Abstract

This work describes the negative effects of heat stress on the productive and reproductive performance of dairy cows, considering several groups in different combinations of temperature, humidity and other climatic variables in Brazil. The use of nutritional and environmental management methods to...

Author(s)
Ferreira, I. C.; Martins, C. F.; Fonseca Neto, Á. M. da; Cumpa, H. C. B.
Publisher
Embrapa Cerrados, Planaltina, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Cerrados, 2017, No.342, pp 47 pp.
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This paper establishes that a governance approach, combining public policy and private initiatives was effective in slowing down deforestation, but was unable to support a transition to more sustainable production systems. New technical intensification models must be identified for low-productivity ...

Author(s)
Pacheco, P.; Piketty, M. G.; Poccard-Chapuis, R.; Garcia-Drigo, I.; El-Husny, J. C.; Gomes, M.; Tourrand, J. F.
Publisher
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
CIFOR Infobrief, 2017, No.167, pp 6 pp.

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