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Background: Based on the premise that the term 'quality' of a product is subjective, it is necessary to know the parameters that allow objectivity. Live weight, carcass weight and carcass dressing percentage are studied in order to identify the parameters that affect beef quality. Objectives: The...

Author(s)
Campos, J.; Williams, P.; Doussoulin, M.; Tima, M.; Hadi, J.
Publisher
Ediciones Universidad de Concepción, Chillán, Chile
Citation
Agro-Ciencia, 2010, 26, 1, pp 36-44
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The results of an economic and financial diagnosis of 30 small producers, selected from the different sectors of the Mafil Community, Valdivia, registered in the Technical Support Service (TSS) of the Agrarian Development Institute (INDAP) are presented. Information regarding milk and meat...

Author(s)
Lerdon, J.; Molina, I.; Saavedra, R.; Ritter, W.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Agro Sur, 2009, 37, 3, pp 176-188
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The objective of this study was to evaluate the animal response to feeding winter fattening rations based on silages of pure wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) or wheat forage supplemented with broiler litter or a mixture of litter and corn grain. (Zea mays L). Treatments were (1) wheat silage with...

Author(s)
Rojas G., C.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Agro Sur, 2009, 37, 1, pp 52-59
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An experiment was done in thirty Friesian bull calves artificially reared, in order to compare their metabolic response to the use of three milk replacers, one national and two imported. Calves were assigned to a completely randomised design, into three treatments of ten animals each: SLN, national ...

Author(s)
Borkert Vargas, J.; Noro, M.; Guillermo Pulido, R.; Germán Wittwer, F.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Citation
Revista Cientifica, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, 2012, 22, 2, pp 171-176
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The genetic variability observed in domesticated animal species is progressively disappearing due to breed replacement and introgressions aimed at improving productivity and quality. These actions have eroded important adaptation traits, such as disease resistance and tolerance to harsh...

Author(s)
Gabriela Pizarro, M.; Mujica, F.; Felmer, R.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Agro Sur, 2009, 37, 1, pp 60-83
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The Chilean beef sector has to satisfy the international demand of beef with homogenous and high quality products. Since quality is a subjective parameter, it is necessary to find the variables to objectively characterize the carcasses. Further development of mathematical models as tools for better ...

Author(s)
Campos, J.; González, P.; Doussoulin, M.; Tima, M.; Williams, P. A.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2009, 41, 2, pp 157-161
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Background: Peasant Family Agriculture (PFA) accounts for 42.4% of the dairy cow population of the country. Therefore, how effluents are being handled is a key issue. Objectives: To evaluate the level of compliance with the guidelines for dairy slurry handling given by the Superintendence of the...

Author(s)
Quintas-Iglesias, M.; Peña-Cortés, F.; Escalona-Ulloa, M.
Publisher
Ediciones Universidad de Concepción, Chillán, Chile
Citation
Agro-Ciencia, 2010, 26, 1, pp 54-61
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In cattle finishing rations, cereal and legume grains are included ground with forages in order to increase grain starch and protein availability, which facilitates use by ruminal microorganisms. The use of whole grains may decrease feed efficiency and live weight gain. The objectives of the...

Author(s)
Rojas G., C.; Catrileo S., A.; Grez V., T.
Publisher
Ediciones Universidad de Concepción, Chillán, Chile
Citation
Agro-Ciencia, 2011, 27, 1, pp 41-48
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Blood metabolites concentrations present diurnal variations related to food intake. An experiment was carried out to evaluate diurnal variations in the blood metabolites concentration related to feeding behavior in grazing lactating cows. Eight Frisian cows, 60 to 90 days of lactation, were kept...

Author(s)
Noro, M.; Borkert, J.; Hinostroza, G. A.; Pulido, R.; Wittwer, F.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Citation
Revista Cientifica, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, 2011, 21, 2, pp 125-130
Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the risk factors related to the prevalence of foot lesions in 50 dairy farms in 3 provinces (Valdivia, Osorno and Llanquihue) of the 10th Region, Chile. Each farm was visited once between April and July 2004. During each visit, all lactating cows were observed ...

Author(s)
Hettich, E.; Hinostroza, M. F.; Schaik, G. van; Tadich, N.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2007, 39, 3, pp 247-253

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