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Live weight gain (LWG) and meat fatty acid composition (FA) were evaluated in Hereford steers fed on pasture with or without oat grain. The study site was non-traditional pastures were used in the dryland Andes foothills, VIII Region, Chile (36°49′S, 71°55′W), including forages such as alfalfa (...

Author(s)
Klee, G.; Mendoza, N.; Chavarría, J.
Publisher
Facultad de Agronomía e Ingeniería Forestal, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Citation
Ciencia e Investigación Agraria, 2011, 38, 3, pp 331-338
Abstract

A study was carried out during 1991 and 1992 on 4.5 ha of dry land to determine the effect of endophyte- (Acremonium coenophialum) infected fescue pasture on liveweight gain of grazing cattle. Infected (>60%) (T1) and endophyte-free fescue pasture (T2) were established in April 1991 using fescue...

Author(s)
Rojas G., C.; Galdames G., R.; Romero Y., O.
Citation
Agricultura Técnica (Santiago), 1995, 55, 2, pp 134-139
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A study was undertaken to determine which section (upper or lower) of grass is preferred by infective larvae (L3) of Trichostrongylidae of cattle and whether the larvae show a diurnal vertical migration pattern on the grass. Weekly grass samples were taken from a 0.6 ha pasture with calves, from a...

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Sievers, G.; Quintana, I.; Cortese, F.; Ernst, S.
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 1998, 30, 1, pp 47-54
Abstract

The Lonquimay volcanic complex in the Southern Andes erupted in December 1988 and remained active for 13 months. Clinical signs of osteofluorosis were seen in cattle in the Lonquimay valley 4 months later. Three farms in the polluted area were studied from April 1990 to February 1992. Samples of...

Author(s)
Araya, O.; Wittwer, F.; Villa, A.
Citation
Veterinary and Human Toxicology, 1993, 35, 5, pp 437-440
Abstract

Spectrophotometric analyses, carried out approx. annually since 1983 on soil, grass and milk samples from a farm in the vicinity of Valdivia city (Chile), failed to show any 134Cs or any increase in 137Cs activity following the Chernobyl nuclear accident. Milk from 2 consecutive samplings (Jan. and ...

Author(s)
Schuller, P.; Lovengreen, C.; Flores, P.
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 1991, 23, 1, pp 93-100
Abstract

T. pratense was undersown into a barley crop in spring 1982 in field trials at Remehue. The T. pratense (TR) was irrigated in Aug. 1983 was harvested and ensiled on 8-10 Dec. 1983 at the onset of flowering. Silage was also made on mixed permanent pasture (PP) also irrigated in Aug. 1983 and...

Author(s)
Dumont L., J. C.; Lanuza A., F.; Silva O., J. M.
Citation
Agricultura Técnica (Santiago), 1989, 49, 3, pp 253-259
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Author(s)
Wittwer, F.; Contreras, P.; Böhmwald, H.; Anrique, R.; Fuchslocher, R.
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, Chile, 1988, 20, 2, pp 118-125
Abstract

II. A vitamin deficiency in ruminants in the Argentine was reported, caused by a diet of Cynodon hirsutus and C. dactylon. HCN, produced by these grasses, appears to destroy the micro-organisms synthesizing vitamins of the B complex. The conditions responded to injections of the above mentioned...

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ANON.
Citation
Recent developments affecting livestock production in the Americas, 1956, pp 83-98 pp.

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