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Deforestation in the Amazon with its vast consequences for the ecosystem and climate is largely related to subsequent land use for cattle ranching. In addition to conservation policies, proposals to reduce deforestation include measures to intensify cattle ranching. However, the effects of land-use ...

Author(s)
Müller-Hansen, F.; Heitzig, J.; Donges, J. F.; Cardoso, M. F.; Dalla-Nora, E. L.; Andrade, P.; Kurths, J.; Thonicke, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2019, 159, pp 198-211
AbstractFull Text

The objective of this study was to evaluate the technical and economic efficiency of different methods of cattle weighing, and to develop mathematical equations to estimate the breakeven point for the adoption of electronic weighing, i.e., to estimate how many animals are required for the...

Author(s)
Lopes, M. A.; Vieira, J. A.; Lima, F. H. S. de; Demeu, F. A.; Bruhn, F. R. P.; Pereira, A.; Vicente, F. H.; Casas, P. S.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2018, 39, 3, pp 1167-1179
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A number of reproductive biotechnologies are currently available to multiply offspring from high genetic merit animals to enhance reproductive efficiency and profitability both in dairy and beef herds. Some of these technologies such as fixed time artificial insemination (FTAI), when correctly...

Author(s)
Baruselli, P. S.; Souza, A. H. de; SáFilho, M. F. de; Marques, M. O.; Sales, J. N. de S.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Reprodução Animal, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Animal Reproduction (Belo Horizonte), 2018, 15, 3, pp 247-255
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

Babesia bovis is the etiological agent of bovine babesiosis, a disease transmitted by Rhipicephalus microplus, which affects cattle herds in tropical and subtropical regions of the world, causing significant economic losses due to decreasing meat and milk yield. This study used molecular techniques ...

Author(s)
Mendes, N. S.; Ramos, I. A. de S.; Herrera, H. M.; Campos, J. B. V.; Alves, J. V. de A.; Macedo, G. C. de; Machado, R. Z.; André, M. R.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2019, 118, 7, pp 2027-2040
Abstract

The Guzerá National Milk Improvement Programme is a work carried out by Embrapa Gado de Leite and the Brazilian Centre for Genetic Improvement of Guzerá. It involves the participation of several public and private orgranizations. This programme is based on the integration of modern animal breeding...

Author(s)
Bruneli, F. A. T.; Peixoto, M. G. C. D.; Santos, G. G. dos; Arbex, W. A.; Penna, V. M.; Zadra, L. E. F.; Josahkian, L. A.; Verneque, R. da S.; Machado, M. A.; Panetto, J. C. do C.; Lôbo, R. B.; Carvalho, M. R. S.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2018, No.218, pp 77 pp.
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
AbstractFull Text

We aimed to evaluate the technical efficiency and economic viability of the implementation and use of four cattle identification methods allowed by the Brazilian traceability system. The study was conducted in a beef cattle production system located in the State of Mato Grosso, from January to June ...

Author(s)
Lopes, M. A.; Junqueira, L. V.; Bruhn, F. R. P.; Demeu, A. A.; Silva, M. da D.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2017, 38, 1, pp 467-480
Abstract

The objective of the present study was to evaluate the performance of Brangus and Nellore cattle in an extensive production system. Sixty growing bulls, 30 of the Brangus and 30 of the Nellore breeds that were naturally infested with Rhipicephalus microplus were subdivided into four groups: control ...

Author(s)
Bonatte Junior, P.; Rodrigues, V. da S.; Garcia, M. V.; Higa, L. de O. S.; Zimmermann, N. P.; Barros, J. C.; Andreotti, R.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2019, 78, 4, pp 565-577
Abstract

The Brazilian Association of Breeders of Girolando, in partnership with Embrapa Gado de Leite, is conducting the Progeny Test (TP) of the Girolando Breed with the objective of identifying genetically superior animals for characteristics of economic importance. This document contains information...

Author(s)
Cembranelli, M. de A. R.; Gonçalves, G. S.; Paiva, L. de C.; Silva, M. V. G. B.; Martins, M. F.; Panetto, J. C. do C.; Ferreira Júnior, E.; Campos, M. M.; Machado, M. A.; Reis, D. R. de L.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2018, No.219, pp 33 pp.

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