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In this study, it was aimed to evaluate the economic responses of finishing Nellore steers to supplementation of Brachiaria brizantha pastures in southwestern Bahia. The experiment was developed from August to November 2006 in a 52-ha area divided in eight pickets of approximately 6.5 hectares...

Author(s)
Silva, R. R.; Prado, I. N. do; Carvalho, G. G. P. de; Silva, F. F. da; Almeida, V. V. S. de; Santana Júnior, H. A. de; Paixão, M. L.; Abreu Filho, G.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia, Viçosa, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 2010, 39, 9, pp 2091-2097
AbstractFull Text

Soil fertilization with Selenium (Se) can enhance forages. The objective of this research was to evaluate the influence of Se on soil-plant systems based on a different analysis. It was observed Se content in the soil and forages (Brachiaria decumbens) in São Paulo state. Different levels of sodium ...

Author(s)
Faria, L. de A.; Luz, P. H. de C.; Macedo, F. B.; Mazza, J. A.; Herling, V. R.
Publisher
International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS), c/o Institut für Bodenforschung, Universität für Bodenkultur, Wien, Austria
Citation
Proceedings of the 19th World Congress of Soil Science: Soil solutions for a changing world, Brisbane, Australia, 1-6 August 2010. Congress Symposium 5: Micronutrients in soils and plants in relation to crop and human health, 2010, pp 23-26
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisonous plants affecting sheep in Southern Brazil.

A review of the most important poisonous plants that affect cattle in southern Brazil was conducted by the Laboratory of Veterinary Pathology (LVP) of the Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (UFSM). The results of that study demonstrated that the main cause of death in cattle was liver failure...

Author(s)
Rissi, D. R.; Sant'Ana, F. J. F.; Pierezan, F.; Anjos, B. L.; Barros, C. S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
Abstract

The prevalence and the etiology of bovine mastitis in the dairy region of the county of Rondon of Pará were investigated. The sensibility and the resistance of the isolated agents to the antimicrobiotics was evaluetad; 237 mixed-bred milk cows were used on nine properties, which were hand milked...

Author(s)
Oliveira, C. M. C.; Sousa, M. G. S.; Silva e Silva, N. da; Mendonça, C. L.; Silveira, J. A. S.; Oaigen, R. P.; Andrade, S. J. T.; Barbosa, J. D.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2011, 31, 2, pp 104-110
AbstractFull Text

The objective of this study was to evaluate the correlation between the apparent digestibility and ingestive behavior of crossbred heifers in grass. The experiment was conducted at Princesa do Mateiro farm, Ribeirao do Largo, Bahia. Were used 20 heifers with blood level 5/8 Guzerá milk lineage and...

Author(s)
Santana Júnior, H. A.; Silva, R. R.; Carvalho, G. G. P.; Silva, F. F.; Mendes, F. B. L.; Abreu Filho, G.; Trindade Júnior, G.; Cardoso, E. O.; Barroso, D. S.; Pereira, M. M.
Publisher
Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 2012, 61, 236, pp 549-558
AbstractFull Text

This study was carried out to evaluate the effects of different nutritional strategies at growing and finishing phases on carcass and meat characteristics from 24 crossbred steers predominatly Holstein, slaughtered at 15 months of age and with 395.00 kg of body weight. At the growing phase, the...

Author(s)
Rezende, P. L. de P.; Restle, J.; Fernandes, J. J. de R.; Freitas Neto, M. D. de; Prado, C. S.; Pereira, M. L. R.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2012, 42, 5, pp 875-881
AbstractFull Text

The effect of different concentrate levels in the performance of cross breeding steers at grazing, during the dry period, was evaluated. The Experiment was driven between July and September of 2003. It was used fifty five steers with 14 months age and initial weight initial of 270 kg, distributed...

Author(s)
Goes, R. H. de T. e B. de; Mancio, A. B.; Alves, D. D.; Lana, R. de P.; Cecon, P. R.; Freitas, T. B.; Brabes, K. C. da S.
Publisher
Escola de Medicina Veterinária, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Saude e Producao Animal, 2009, 10, 4, pp 907-916
Abstract

Cattle herds from Brazil usually have about 170 million animals and their main food source is Brachiaria pastures. In beef cattle, weight loss or reduction in weight gain may be due to clinical and subclinical hepatic diseases. Saponins present in Brachiaria spp. may be the cause of liver damage....

Author(s)
Lima, F. G.; Ribeiro, C. dos S.; Andrade, D. di F.; Guimarães, V. Y.; Costa, G. L.; Rezende, M. L.; Assunção, P. C. F.; Neiva, J. N. de M.; Fioravanti, M. C. S.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Escola de Veterinária, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal Brasileira, 2009, 10, Supplement 1, pp 314-318
AbstractFull Text

It were analyzed the effects of implementing chromium oxide on animal performance, feed conversion, the efficiency of food supplemented Nelore breed of cattle in pastures of Brachiaria brizantha. It was tested four levels of supplementation according to the body weight which were mineral, 0.3%,...

Author(s)
Silva, R. R.; Prado, I. N. do; Silva, F. F. da; Zeoula, L. M.; Santana Júnior, H. A. de; Carvalho, G. G. P. de; Cardoso, E. O.; Marques, J. de A.; Mendes, F. B. L.; Paixão, M. L.
Publisher
Escola de Medicina Veterinária, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Saude e Producao Animal, 2009, 10, 4, pp 893-906
Abstract

An experiment was conducted to examine the chemical composition and dry matter of Cynodon nlemfuensis, Panicum maximum, and Brachiaria brizantha. The samples were obtained using three oesophageal fistulated cows during the rainy season of 2006. Forage samples were analysed for dry matter, crude...

Author(s)
Chambela Neto, A.; Fernandes, A. M.; Deresz, F.; Vieira, R. A. M.; Fontes, C. A. A.; Deminicis, B. B.; Bonaparte, T. P.
Publisher
Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 2008, 57, 219, pp 357-360

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