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Deforestation in the Amazon with its vast consequences for the ecosystem and climate is largely related to subsequent land use for cattle ranching. In addition to conservation policies, proposals to reduce deforestation include measures to intensify cattle ranching. However, the effects of land-use ...

Author(s)
Müller-Hansen, F.; Heitzig, J.; Donges, J. F.; Cardoso, M. F.; Dalla-Nora, E. L.; Andrade, P.; Kurths, J.; Thonicke, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2019, 159, pp 198-211
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This study aimed to identify the frequency of occurrence of Eimeria species in Holstein (taurine dairy cattle) and Nelore (zebu beef cattle) on 12 farms in the state of Goiás, Brazil. A total of 2,601 animals were evaluated, and the cattle were divided into the following age-group categories: up to ...

Author(s)
Cruvinel, L. B.; Nicaretta, J. E.; Bastos, T. de S. A.; Couto, L. F. M.; Santos, J. B. dos; Zapa, D. M. B.; Cavalcante, A. S. de A.; Cruz, B. C.; Borges, D. G. L.; Borges, F. de A.; Soares, V. E.; Lopes, W. D. Z.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 27, 2, pp 169-176
Abstract

Purpose: With recent shifts in market forces driven by food safety and quality concerns, managers in the Brazilian beef processing industry are forced to reevaluate their procurement arrangements with cattle producers. The purpose of this paper is to provide insight on the effect of live-weight...

Author(s)
Shanoyan, A.; Bankuti, S. M. S.; Colares-Santos, L.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies, 2019, 9, 2, pp 159-174
Abstract

Animal transportation and pre-slaughter procedures are major components of the beef production system, but cattle are especially susceptible to stress during those events. In addition to stress-induced meat quality problems that might occur, such as higher pH and DFD meat, stressed animals are more ...

Author(s)
Bethancourt-Garcia, J. A.; Vaz, R. Z.; Vaz, F. N.; Silva, W. B.; Pascoal, L. L.; Mendonça, F. S.; Vara, C. C. da; Nuñez, A. J. C.; Restle, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2019, 222, pp 41-48
Abstract

Water is the most important nutrient in animal nutrition; however, water intake is rarely measured. The objective of this study was to determine whether previously published water intake (WI) equations for beef cattle would accurately predict WI from four experiments conducted under tropical...

Author(s)
Zanetti, D.; Prados, L. F.; Menezes, A. C. B.; Silva, B. C.; Pacheco, M. V. C.; Silva, F. A. S.; Costa e Silva, L. F.; Detmann, E.; Engle, T. E.; Valadares Filho, S. C.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2019, 97, 3, pp 1364-1374
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate information asymmetry in cattle supply transaction in Brazil. While the literature traditionally explores the seller's information asymmetry advantages, the authors, in turn, draw attention to buyer's role. This paper aims to show what farmer...

Author(s)
Oliveira, G. M. de; Cunha, C. F. da; Caleman, S. M. de Q.; Maia, R. L. G.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
British Food Journal, 2019, 121, 8, pp 1825-1837
AbstractFull Text

The study evaluated the effect of transportation over long distances on cattle muscle tissue of submitted to emergency slaughter in slaughterhouses in northern Tocantins, Brazil. The evaluations consisted in pH, muscle and liver glycogen, muscle histopathology and creatine kinase (CK), alanine...

Author(s)
Burns, L. V.; Ramos, A. T.; Veiga, A. P. M.; Moron, S. E.; Cordova, F. M.; Miotto, F. R. C.; Viana, E. B.; Zimermann, F. C.; Minharro, S.; Stefanine, N. R.; Sousa, L. F.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2019, 71, 3, pp 1067-1075
Abstract

Bovine brucellosis poses a risk to human health and causes serious economic losses for the animal industry. This report describes the use of different diagnostic methods for the diagnosis of brucellosis in cattle affected by cervical bursitis from a slaughterhouse located in São Luís, Maranhão,...

Author(s)
Macedo, A. A. de; Galvão, N. R.; Sá, J. C.; Silva, A. P. de C. da; Mol, J. P. da S.; Santos, L. S. dos; Santos, R. L.; Neta, A. V. de C.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2019, 51, 3, pp 697-702
Abstract

This study aimed to group cattle carcasses with similar characteristics to assess the group-specific prevalence of cysticercosis using data from the slaughter of 15,002 cattle. The following variables were recorded: carcass weight, cover fat, individual age, and prevalence of cysticercosis. A...

Author(s)
Oliveira, L. L. dos S.; Vieira e Silva, F.; Rocha Júnior, V. R.; Lima, W. dos S.; Batista, L. F.; Rocha, R. H. F.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA), Mossoro, Brazil
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brasilica, 2019, 13, 1, pp 1-4
Abstract

Due to the increasing importance of cryptosporidiosis in animal productivity, this study was carried out to investigate the occurrence of Cryptosporidium spp. and its association with animal weight development and fecal consistency in crossbred Nellore cattle. Thus, fecal samples of 30 cattle were...

Author(s)
Abreu, B. da S.; Pires, L. C.; Santos, K. R. dos; Luz, C. S. M.; Oliveira, M. R. A. de; Sousa Júnior, S. C. de
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA), Mossoro, Brazil
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brasilica, 2019, 13, 1, pp 24-29

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