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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

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

Genetic associations were estimated between 305-day cumulative milk yield (MY305) and maximum somatic cell score (SCS) in the first lactation, stayability in the herd at 60 months of age (Stay60), and linear udder and feet and legs traits. First-lactation records of Holstein cows reared in...

Author(s)
Stefani, G.; El-Faro, L.; Santana Júnior, M. L.; Tonhati, H.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2018, 218, pp 1-7
Abstract

This study aimed to characterize the profile of milk cattle farmers of the Northwest region of Minas Gerais State regarding the use of artificial insemination (AI) and see the most relevant factors in the perception of farmers for the adoption process of AI. From January to April 2014, 97 milk ...

Author(s)
Cunha, J. C. da; Araújo, I. C. S. de; Resende Filho, N. J.; Carvalho, G. R. de
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia, Viçosa, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 2018, 47, pp e20170196
Abstract

There are few studies on the genetic diversity of Anaplasma marginale in Brazilian cattle herds, especially about beef cattle. The objective of this study was to evaluate the genetic diversity of A. marginale, based on the msp1α gene in Bos taurus indicus sampled from the Brazilian Pantanal....

Author(s)
Ramos, I. A. de S.; Herrera, H. M.; Fernandes, S. de J.; Amaral, R. B. do; Zanatto, D. C. de S.; Silva, T. M. V. da; Horta, B. le S.; Campos, J. B. V.; Alves, J. V. A.; Macedo, G. C. de; Machado, R. Z.; André, M. R.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2019, 10, 4, pp 805-814
Abstract

Leishmaniasis is considered a parasitic disease that still causes serious consequences for mankind, because it presents a high mortality rate worldwide. Considered multi-hosts, the parasites of the genus Leishmania are able of infecting a wide variety of animal species. The dog was considered the...

Author(s)
Paixão-Marques, M. dos S.; Alves-Martin, M. F.; Guiraldi, L. M.; Santos, W. J. dos; Lemos, F. A. de; Sánchez, G. P.; Richini-Pereira, V. B.; Lucheis, S. B.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2019, 146, 7, pp 911-913
Abstract

The feedlot industry in Brazil is still evolving, and some nutritional management recommendations adopted by nutritionists changes from year to year. The main objective of this survey was to provide a snapshot of current nutritional management practices adopted in Brazilian feedlots. The 33...

Author(s)
Pinto, A. C. J.; Millen, D. D.
Publisher
NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 2019, 99, 2, pp 392-407
Abstract

Fasciola hepatica causes liver damage and poor growth in cattle and other animals, including humans. Although the disease occurs throughout the country, it is hyperendemic in cattle in the South of Brazil. This work aimed to determine the economical loss by carcass weight variance using data from...

Author(s)
Molento, M. B.; Bennema, S.; Bertot, J.; Pritsch, I. C.; Arenal, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2018, 12, pp 1-3
Abstract

Babesiosis is a tick-borne hemolytic disease caused by intraerythrocytic protozoan parasites of the genus Babesia. The present study describes epidemiological, clinical, and pathological features of cases of bovine babesiosis diagnosed over the last two decades in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul in ...

Author(s)
Pupin, R. C.; Guizelini, C. de C.; Lemos, R. A. A. de; Martins, T. B.; Borges, F. de A.; Borges, D. G. L.; Gomes, D. C.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2019, 10, 1, pp 36-42
Abstract

International committees that have published nutrient requirements for dairy cattle have used data from mineral studies conducted in the 1920s to 1970s, and no study has reported data from animals less than 100 kg; therefore, there is a need to update mineral requirements for preweaned dairy...

Author(s)
Castro, M. M. D.; Silva, A. L.; Costa e Silva, L. F.; Rotta, P. P.; Engle, T. E.; Marcondes, M. I.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2019, 102, 4, pp 2973-2984

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