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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
Abstract

The development of livestock activities within Extractive Reserves in the Amazon has been the cause of controversies and inflammatory debates in the environmental area since the establishment of the SNUC Law. The history of the extractive movement had in the "draws" its main fight flag, as a...

Author(s)
Spínola, J. N.; Carneiro Filho, A.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil
Citation
Desenvolvimento e Meio Ambiente, 2019, 51, pp 224-246
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Protein-energy supplementation (SPE) is an adequate strategy for beef cattle during drought season of the year, although the wrong adoption might compromise its cost/benefit ratio. The aim of this study was to evaluate Nellore heifers' performance under SPE periods and to draw economic analysis of...

Author(s)
Silva, P. H. F.; Carvalho, C. A. B.; Malafaia, P.; Garcia, F. Z.; Peres, A. A. C.; Souza, P. M.; Barbero, R. P.; Ferreira, R. L.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2019, 71, 3, pp 1058-1066
Abstract

New models for renewable energy production are needed to simultaneously decrease greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions, use land more efficiently and replace large amounts of fossil fuel. Ethanol production and livestock feed integration as practiced in the United States (USA) is one model for ethanol...

Author(s)
Souza, N. R. D. de; Fracarolli, J. A.; Junqueira, T. L.; Chagas, M. F.; Cardoso, T. F.; Watanabe, M. D. B.; Cavalett, O.; Venzke Filho, S. P.; Dale, B. E.; Bonomi, A.; Cortez, L. A. B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Biomass and Bioenergy, 2019, 120, pp 448-457
Abstract

Pteridium spp., commonly known as fern, is commonly found in acidic, sandy and low fertility soils. Poisoning occurs when animals go through food deprivation or accidental ingestion. The objective of this study is to report the occurrence of two cases of chronic intoxication in cattle in the...

Author(s)
Pessoa, G. A.; Silva, J. H. da; Lima, V. de; Guzzon, B.; Mainieri, A.; Sogari, G.; Paese, M.; Marian, J. M.; Lanius, W.
Publisher
Faculdade de Veterinaria, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Ciência Veterinária, 2019, 26, 1, pp 12-16
Abstract

The state of Mato Grosso is Brazil's agribusiness powerhouse with a cattle herd of 30.2 million head in 2017. With land use patterns heavily influenced by beef production, which requires substantial land inputs, the state is a key target for environmental conservation. Yet the spatial and temporal...

Author(s)
Vale, P.; Gibbs, H.; Vale, R.; Munger, J.; Brandão, A., Jr.; Christie, M.; Florence, E.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 4, pp e0215286
Abstract

The aim of the current cross-sectional study is to identify risk factors associated with infections caused by BoHV-1, BVDV, BLV and Brucella abortus in beef cattle herds bred under semi-intensive production system in São Luis Island - MA. Sixteen (16) cattle herds were selected and 160 serum blood...

Author(s)
Bezerra, N. P. C.; Bezerra, D. C.; Santos, H. P.; Pereira, H. de M.; Silva, A. L. A.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA), Mossoro, Brazil
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brasilica, 2019, 13, 1, pp 5-12
Abstract

In the literature, there are few research on the effect of cattle manure on grain yield and corn silage compared to poultry and swine manure. The objective of this study was to verify the effect of the liquid cattle manure application on the dry mass of the remaining winter pasture after grazing...

Author(s)
Parizotto, C.; Pandolfo, C. M.; Veiga, M. da
Publisher
Empresa de Pesquisa Agropecuária e Extensão Rural de Santa Catarina - Epagri, Florianópolis, Brazil
Citation
Agropecuária Catarinense, 2018, 31, 1, pp 67-71
Abstract

Lameness is a growing concern to the dairy industry worldwide. However, little is known about lameness and its causes in grazing cattle, especially in tropical climates. This study aimed to assess the prevalence of hoof lesions and lameness in dairy herds of all year-round grazing cattle under...

Author(s)
Moreira, T. F.; Nicolino, R. R.; Andrade, L. S. de; Facury Filho, E. J.; Carvalho, A. U. de
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2018, 50, 8, pp 1829-1834
AbstractFull Text

The objective of this work was to make a bibliographic survey of the main functions of selenium in cattle feeding, aiming at its occurrence in Brazilian pastures, the malfunctions of its deficiency or even intoxication and the sources and forms of supplementation for cattle. Selenium is a mineral...

Author(s)
Avante, M. G.; Padovam Junior, P. S.; Oba, E.; Chiacchio, S. B.; Reis, L. S. L. de S.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil
Citation
Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2018, 25, II Simpósio, pp 27-37

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