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Cover for Handling and transport of cattle and pigs in South America.

This chapter covers animal handling and transport research in Brazil, Chile and Uruguay. Data collected from 2005 to 2012 clearly show that bruising and other damage to beef and pork carcasses can be greatly reduced by training truck drivers and handlers, and by simple improvements in facilities....

Author(s)
Costa, M. J. R. P. da; Huertas, S. M.; Strappini, A. C.; Gallo, C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643212)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Control measures for bovine tuberculosis (TB) based on surveillance in abattoirs, test-and-slaughter policy, and disease notification have been intensified in the last decades in the countries of South America, notably in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay. This chapter analyzes the current...

Author(s)
Kantor, I. N. de; Torres, P. M.; Roxo, E.; Garin, A.; Paredes Noack, L. A.; Sequeira, M. D.; Imaz, M. S.; Morcillo, N.; Telles, M. A. da S.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Zoonotic tuberculosis: Mycobacterium bovis and other pathogenic mycobacteria, 2013, Ed.3, pp 35-49
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Author(s)
Squella N., F.; Squella B., F.
Publisher
Guangdong People's Publishing House, Guangzhou, China
Citation
Multifunctional grasslands in a changing world, Volume II: XXI International Grassland Congress and VIII International Rangeland Congress, Hohhot, China, 29 June-5 July 2008, 2008, pp 244
Abstract

The objective of this study is to characterize the heat detection, conception and pregnancy rates of Holstein dairy herds from Central area of Chile in the year 2004. Records from six dairy herds was examined and results showed that heat detection rate for period 1, 2 and 3 was 48.4%a, 52.8% b, and ...

Author(s)
Duchens, M.; Melendez, P.; Perez, A.; Moraga, L.; Archbald, L. F.
Publisher
American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Stillwater, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the Fortieth Annual Conference, American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 20-22 September, 2007, 2007, pp 281
Abstract

To meet the standards of farm exports certification of the Chilean Agriculture and Livestock Service (Servicio Agrícola y Ganadero de Chile - SAG) ensures, at the production level, incurring transaction costs related to meeting the requirements of biosecurity and traceability, among others. This...

Author(s)
Villalobos, P.; Leporati, M.; Saez, L.; Padilla, C.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Quality management in food chains, 2007, pp 57-67
Abstract

Foot and mouth disease (FMD) has been known since 1514, when Fracastorius described the occurrence of an outbreak of a disease in bovines, which was probably identical to FMD. Since then, this disease has affected all continents, though it never occurred in New Zealand, probably because of its...

Author(s)
Schudel, A. A.
Publisher
OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health), Paris, France
Citation
First OIE/FAO global conference on foot and mouth disease: the way towards global control, Asunción, Paraguay, 24-26 June, 2009, 2011, pp 159-162
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for South America.

This chapter gives an overview of the long-distance transport of animals for slaughter in South America, with special regard to inherent sociocultural, livestock production, climatic and geographic conditions, as well as trade, stakeholders, legal framework, research and training in the field....

Author(s)
Gallo, C. B.; Tadich, T. A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934033)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Chile is keen to expand exports of dairy products and so has introduced regulations to improve milk quality through financial incentives. Penalties for BMSCC start at 250 000 cells/ml and go up to minus 22% of the milk price at >750 000 cells/ml and penalties for TBC start at 20 000 cfu/ml and...

Author(s)
Schaik, G. van; Green, L. E.; Guzmán, D.; Esparza, H.; Tadich, N.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Mastitis in dairy production: current knowledge and future solutions, 2005, pp 242-247
Abstract

Author(s)
Lopetegui, P.
Publisher
S Karger AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Control of infectious animal diseases by vaccination, 2004, pp 473-479
Abstract

Author(s)
Kruze, J.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Mastitis in dairy production: current knowledge and future solutions, 2005, pp 123-128

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