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The objective of this work was to identify which variables are related to the carcass yield, using path analysis., 120 nelore steers were put in a feedlot system until reaching the average weight of 570 kg. At the end of the feeding test the animals were weighed and there were obtained the...

Author(s)
Nieto, L. M.; Torres Junior, R. A. A.; Silva, L. O. C.; Nobre, P. R. C.; Pereira, N. R.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp 251-253
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This article discusses the PAINT T (programme evaluation and identification of new Bulls) initiative programme for the genetic improvement of Nelore breeder bulls in CRV Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. PAINT covers two selection indexes (weaning and yearling), and covering visual, performance...

Author(s)
Franzon, C. A.; Carvalheiro, R.; Sesana, J. C.; Sala, V. E.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 47-58
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Latin America accounts for very significant proportions of the world beef production and exports, being a very relevant beef supplier for the increasing food demands. Data presented here focused in the main South American beef producer/exporter countries: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Uruguay....

Author(s)
Navajas, E. A.; Baldi, F.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 141-149
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Valacta, the Quebec centre of expertise in dairy production, formerly known as Dairy Herd Analysis Service, has been assisting, since 1986, several developing regions to establish milk recording operations. The Canadian International Development Agency has been the major financial partner...

Author(s)
Monardes, H.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 1-4
AbstractFull Text

The Agro-Livestock Management Platform (PGA) is an electronic tool that makes possible integration and management of all the information regarding the cattle and buffalo sectors, using a Unique Data Base (BDU) with potential to manage the information of the Brazilian agro-livestock production. The...

Author(s)
Coutinho, D.; Correa, R.; Hoffmann, J.; Costa, D.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2013, No.15, pp 51-55
Abstract

This article discusses the history of the introduction, distribution and use of cattle, sheep, horses, donkeys, goats, pigs and poultry in Brazil.

Author(s)
Machado, T. M. M.
Publisher
Embrapa Caprinos e Ovinos, Sobral, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Caprinos e Ovinos, 2013, No.105, pp 11-45
Abstract

The projects presented in this work cover the development of technologies, processes and practices that are designed to increase the productivity of animals, particularly dairy cattle. Key areas given focus are animal-environment interactions, animal welfare, evaluation of diet components and...

Author(s)
Viana, J. H. M.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2012, No.150, pp 61-137
Abstract

The projects presented in this work cover technology transfer and communication activities aimed at evaluating and developing methods to maximize the efficiency of adoption of technologies generated or adapted by the Embrapa Dairy Cattle. Focus is given on actions to transfer knowledge and...

Author(s)
Fereira, J. R.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2012, No.150, pp 185-205
Abstract

The 25 projects presented in this work cover key areas in dairy herd health, quality and safety of milk and milk products and milk production chain services aimed at helping in the improvement of production indices and sustainability of milk production systems. Focus is given on control strategies...

Author(s)
Mendonça, L. C.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2012, No.150, pp 139-159
Abstract

Symptoms of smallpox, pseudo smallpox, and mammal herpes virus in cattle are described and illustrated. Control of these diseases in Brazilian herds is briefly discussed.

Author(s)
Oliveira, V. M. de; Leite, J. de A.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2007, No.122, pp 49-56

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