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Brachiaria radicans is a grass that grows well on humid soils. In Santa Catarina, it is found mainly in the valleys of the Tubarão and Itajaí rivers. When eaten by cattle in large amounts induces hemolytic anemia, hemoglobinuria, diarrhea and even death. The objective of this study was to evaluate...

Author(s)
Gava, A.; Deus, M. R. S. de; Branco, J. V.; Mondadori, A. J.; Barth, A.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2010, 30, 3, pp 255-259
Abstract

The objective of this study was to evaluate the forage availability, pasture morphological and chemical composition, pasture carrying capacity and the milk production of cows on three forage grasses under continues stocking and the variable rate on lowland soil. The experimental design was...

Author(s)
Queiroz, D. S.; Casagrande, D. R.; Moura, G. de S.; Silva, E. A. da; Viana, M. C. M.; Ruas, J. R. M.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia, Viçosa, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 2012, 41, 2, pp 271-280
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A survey about the presence of toxic plants and the occurrence of outbreaks of poisoning in ruminants and equidae was performed in 12 municipalities of the central region of the state of Rondônia. Ninety eight persons were interviewed, including farmers, veterinary practitioners, agronomists, and...

Author(s)
Schons, S. V.; Lopes, T. V.; Melo, T. L. de; Lima, J. P.; Riet-Correa, F.; Barros, M. Â. de B.; Schild, A. L. P.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2012, 42, 7, pp 1257-1263
Abstract

Extensive grazing systems and sediment erosion as pastures degrade, induces the exposition to poisonous plants causing economic losses to livestock production. Thus, this study aimed to determine the poisonous plants of livestock interest in the Bico do Papagaio, North of Tocantins state, Brazil....

Author(s)
Dantas, A. M. C.; Souza, D. P. M. de; Cavalcante, T. V.; Araújo, V. L. de; Ramos, A. T.; Maruo, V. M.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA), Mossoro, Brazil
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brasilica, 2011, 5, 2, pp 178-183
Abstract

Information is provided on nutritive value, tolerance of drought, frost, poor soil drainage conditions and high acidity levels of Brachiaria spp. used in Brazil. Recommendations are included for growing of B. decumbens, B. brizantha, B. humidicola, B. ruziziensis, B. dictyoneura, B. arrecta, and B. ...

Author(s)
Alvim, M. J.; Botrel, M. de A.; Xavier, D. F.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Comunicado Técnico - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2002, No.22, pp 4 pp.
Abstract

Characteristics are included of pastures based on B. decumbens, B. brizantha, B. humidicola, B. ruziziensis, B. arrecta (B. radicans), B. mutica and B. dictyoneura. Factors influencing milk production are considered, including the degraded state of pastures in the Brazilian Cerrado and nutritive...

Author(s)
Xavier, D. F.; Carvalho, M. M.; Andrade Botrel, M. de; Vilela, D.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Centro Nacional de Pesquisa de Gado de Leite, 2002, No.87, pp 31 pp.
Abstract

Use of pastures in Brazil and availability of vast lowland areas with poor soil drainage conditions and poorly managed tropical Poaceae spp. with low fodder potential are outlined. However, the lowlands also possess good natural fertility, and allow irrigation and easy use of machinery. The...

Author(s)
Botrel, M. de A.; Alvim, M. J.; Xavier, D. F.; Pereira, A. V.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Comunicado Técnico - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2002, No.25, pp 4 pp.
Abstract

In an investigation during May-July, 6 adult Holstein-Friesian cows grazed a pasture consisting exclusively of B. radicans. The winter was dry and the NO3 content of the grass was low. Haematological tests showed a gradual development of anaemia which disappeared in a short time after removing the...

Author(s)
Rosenfeld, G.; Reichmann, C. E.; Faria, L. J.; Andrade, S. O.; Scott, W. N.
Citation
Arquivos do Instituto Biologico, 1975, 42, pp 239-242
Abstract

In experiments during the winter, 2 horses and 12 sheep grazed Tanner grass for 1 and 2 months, resp., when the grass foliage was a yellow-green colour. Typical symptoms of Tanner grass intoxication, previously observed in cattle grazing the grass when green, failed to develop, but haematological...

Author(s)
Rosenfeld, G.; Reichmann, C. E.; Jaria, L. J.; Andrade, S. O.
Citation
Arquivos do Instituto Biologico, 1976, 43, 3/4, pp 99-103

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