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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
Abstract

The aim of this retrospective study was to use RT-PCR and nucleotide sequencing analysis to determine the G (VP7 gene) and P (VP4 gene) genotypes of 155 Brazilian bovine rotavirus A (RVA) wild-type strains detected in diarrheic calves from all Brazilian geographical regions from 2006 to 2015. The...

Author(s)
Medeiros, T. N. da S.; Lorenzetti, E.; Alfieri, A. F.; Alfieri, A. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Comparative Immunology, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 2019, 64, pp 90-98
Abstract

Early weaning (EW) has been adopted in cattle breeding farms in Pantanal as a strategy to increase the rate of pregnancy in cows. The primary income of these properties is the production of beef calves, and the price of these animals depends on their weight. Therefore, the calves subjected to EW...

Author(s)
Oliveira, L. O. F. de; Abreu, U. G. P. de; Gomes, R. da C.; Nogueira, É.; Silva, J. C. B.; Costa, T. G.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Escola de Veterinária, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal Brasileira, 2019, 20, pp e-51187
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This study was conducted aiming at measuring the performance and behavior of beef cattle surgically castrated, immunocastrated or non-castrated, finished at 18 months old in Aruana pasture and with energy supplementation. Thirty-nine male bovines with an initial average body weight and age of...

Author(s)
Teixeira, O. de S.; Brondani, I. L.; Alves Filho, D. C.; Nörnberg, J. L.; Cattelam, J.; Pereira, L. B.; Rodrigues, L. da S.; Klein, J. L.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2018, 39, 6, pp 2565-2579
Abstract

Ehrlichia minasensis is a tick-borne pathogen affecting cattle, cervids, and dogs, and it is closely related to the monocytotropic pathogen Ehrlichia canis. Here, we announce the draft genome sequence of Ehrlichia minasensis strain Cuiabá, isolated from a naturally infected calf from Santo Antônio...

Author(s)
Aguiar, D. M.; Araujo Júnior, J. P.; Nakazato, L.; Bard, E.; Cabezas-Cruz, A.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
Microbiology Resource Announcements, 2019, 8, 15, pp e00161-19
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The objective of this study was to evaluate the carcass and meat characteristics of Aberdeen Angus steers surgically castrated at two ages or immunocastrated with two protocols. Forty-eight calves we used, monitored from birth and weaned, with age and initial mean weight of six months and 160±16.54 ...

Author(s)
Machado, D. S.; Alves Filho, D. C.; Argenta, F. M.; Brondani, I. L.; Viana, A. F. P.; Volpatto, R. S.; Oliveira, L. M.; Klein, J. L.; Moura, A. F.; Frasson, J. J. N.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2019, 71, 2, pp 658-666
Abstract

Three outbreaks of osseous malformation in claves born of cows fed apple pomace throughout pregnancy are described. This study was carried out from historical surveys on properties where apple pomace was used in cattle feeding. The outbreaks occurred in the municipalities of Lages, Santa Catarina...

Author(s)
Wicpolt, N. S.; Gava, A.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2019, 39, 5, pp 304-307
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to investigate the occurrence of Cryptosporidium in cattle and sheep from the North Pioneer mesoregion of the state of Paraná. For this, 317 stool samples were collected from cattle and sheep on 16 properties in six municipalities in the North Pioneer mesoregion of Paraná. ...

Author(s)
Holsback, L.; Lima, H. E.; Vidotto, O.; Silva, M. A. da; Patelli, T. H. C.; Martins, F. D. C.; Seixas, M. de
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 27, 2, pp 248-253
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The demand for beef cattle with specific traits is evident from sales in auctions. While purchasing, buyers consider individual traits (e.g., muscularity, frame, racial composition, and weight) as predictors of quality, and adjust their bids according to their preferences. The present study aimed...

Author(s)
Gonçalves, T. L.; Christofari, L. F.; Oaigen, R. P.; Bertodo, G. O.; Barcellos, J. O. J.; Bastos, G. de M.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2018, 48, 4, pp e20170283
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

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