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This proceedings contains 6 conference papers on the effect of milk fat on human health; nutritional strategies to mitigate the production and metabolic consequence of heat stress; the current feeding systems for dairy cows that combine mixed pastures and total rations; antecedents of production...

Publisher
Asociación Argentina de Producción Animal, Balcarce, Argentina
Citation
Revista Argentina de Producción Animal, 2014, 34, 2, pp 6-47
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The characteristics of prairie-based milk production systems in Chile and the effect of feed supplements in addition to grazing on the behaviour and productive performance of dairy cows are described.

Author(s)
Pulido F., R.
Publisher
Asociación Argentina de Producción Animal, Balcarce, Argentina
Citation
Revista Argentina de Producción Animal, 2014, 34, 2, pp 34-40
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The aim of this study was to identify animal welfare problems during the stunning process in a beef slaughtering plant. Animal welfare indicators such as behaviour and handling by the personnel, were evaluated on 1,025 cattle (cows, heifers and steers) during five days of commercial slaughter; ...

Author(s)
Muñoz, D.; Strappini, A.; Gallo, C.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2012, 44, 3, pp 297-302
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The anatomical distribution and viability of cysticerci of Taenia saginata in naturally infected cattle slaughtered in southern Chile was determined. The cattle were inspected post mortem according to official chilean procedures, where mandatory inspection sites are: heart, tongue, masseter,...

Author(s)
Cayo, F.; Valenzuela, G.; Paredes, E.; Ruíz, V.; Gallo, C.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2013, 45, 2, pp 207-212
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The aim of this study was to propose reference intervals (RI) for blood markers of mineral balance in prepartum and lactating groups of dairy cows in the South of Chile. The blood concentrations values of calcium, inorganic phosphate, magnesium, sodium, potassium, copper and zinc and ratio...

Author(s)
Wagemann, C.; Wittwer, F.; Chihuailaf, R.; Noro, M.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2014, 46, 1, pp 121-125
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The study was conducted in Osorno Chile, in order to assess the effect of castration on average daily gain of weaned calves during the backgrounding phase. The study considered a total of 20 weaned calves of a beef biotype whose average live weight was 189.5 kg (±4.3 SEM). Two groups of 10 animals...

Author(s)
Arias, R. A.; Pérez Fehrmann, J. A.; Velásquez, A. C.; Alvarado-Gilis, Ch. A.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Agro Sur, 2014, 42, 3, pp 23-29
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The bovine abortion syndrome is a multicausal problem, the objectives of this study were to provide information on the magnitude of the seroprevalence of four abortigenic agents and their association with some management practices the farms. A cross-sectional study was performed using 40 farms and...

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Gädicke, P.; Junod, T.; López-Martin, J.; Ortega, R.; Monti, G.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2016, 48, 1, pp 19-27
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Selection of breeding stock is a crucial step in any breeding program, therefore the methodology for animal evaluation has evolved rapidly and in recent decades has incorporated the use of molecular markers. Several multinational companies have made available to producers commercial tests based on...

Author(s)
Piñeira, J.; Río, J.; Floody, H.; Felmer, R.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2012, 44, 1, pp 43-52
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Chile has large areas of natural grasslands and naturalized pastures suitable for organic livestock production systems, and because of this, knowledge of their production possibilities is required. The objective of this study was to determine pasture and cattle production of a Hereford cow-calf...

Author(s)
Rojas G., C.; Catrileo S., A.
Publisher
Ediciones Universidad de Concepción, Chillán, Chile
Citation
Agro-Ciencia, 2012, 28, 2, pp 99-108
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The quality of supplied beef has not changed despite the strong competition and significant changes that have occurred in the meat market in recent decades. This article analyses the development in retailed Chilean beef products, product distribution in the supermarkets, butcher shops and online...

Author(s)
Köbrich, C.; Farías, C.; Maino, M.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias y Pecuarias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Citation
Avances en Ciencias Veterinarias, 2013, 28, 2, pp 19-30

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