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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

Test-day milk, fat and protein yields and somatic cell score (SCS) of Brazilian Holstein cattle were used to study the effect of fixed (HTDF) vs random (HTDR) contemporary groups (herd-test-date) with or without unknown parent groups (UPG) using an autoregressive test-day animal model for genetic...

Author(s)
Silva, D. A. da; Costa, C. N.; Silva, A. A. da; Fonseca e Silva, F.; Lopes, P. S.; Santos, G. G. dos; Thompson, G.; Carvalheira, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2019, 220, pp 1-7
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The animal welfare concept in the last years began to be implanted in the animal production scenario and in the environment where the workers are inserted. But, the animal breeders themselves know little about rational handling, the labor laws, and the positive effects that this practice can offer. ...

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Carvalho, C. da C. S.; Costa, M. D. da; Gonçalves, M. C. M.; Diniz, T. A.; Silva, G. C. da; Ferreira, H. C.; Pereira, K. C. B.; Castro, A. L. de O.; Santos, L. V.
Publisher
Malque Publishing, Mossoró, Brazil
Citation
Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology, 2019, 7, 2, pp 78-85
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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

The trade of buffalo meat is very limited in Brazil, where it is still considered exotic, and ∼90% of it is marketed as cattle meat. The present study compared qualitative characteristics of the longissimus muscle from buffalo and cattle. Eighty uncastrated male bovids (40 Mediterranean × Murrah...

Author(s)
Mello, J. L. M.; Rodrigues, A. B. B.; Giampietro-Ganeco, A.; Ferrari, F. B.; Souza, R. A.; Souza, P. A.; Borba, H.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Animal Production Science, 2018, 58, 7, pp 1366-1374
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

ABSTRACT: An immature killer whale Orcinus orca found dead on the southeastern Brazilian coast had multiple bone proliferations: on the skull, vertebrae, hemal arches, and ribs. The bony formations were characterized as multiple osteochondromas, as defined by osteochondromatosis. The diagnosis was...

Author(s)
Laeta, M.; Kompanje, E. J. O.; Watson, A.; Souza, S. M. F. M.; Dittmar, K.; Cuenca, S. C.; Hassel, L. B.; Siciliano, S.
Publisher
Inter-Research Science Center, Oldendorf, Germany
Citation
Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 2019, 134, 3, pp 209-213
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Rabies is among the most common neurological disease in cattle in Brazil, causing significant economic losses. Data on the economic impact of rabies in livestock are available in several countries. However, in Brazil, these data focus mainly on the public health point o view, emphasizing the costs...

Author(s)
Mello, A. K. M.; Brumatti, R. C.; Neves, D. A.; Alcântara, L. O. B.; Araújo, F. S.; Gaspar, A. O.; Lemos, R. A. A.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2019, 39, 3, pp 179-185
Abstract

In Brazil, recent studies have reported viruses detected in ticks with pathogenic potential in vertebrate hosts. Ticks of the species Rhipicephalus microplus collected from bovines in a savannah area were tested by RT-PCR for the presence of RNA targetting a segment of NS3-like protein gene of ...

Author(s)
Pascoal, J. de O.; Siqueira, S. M. de; Maia, R. da C.; Szabó, M. P. J.; Yokosawa, J.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2019, 10, 1, pp 162-165
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

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