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Recent publications have shown that citizens in developing nations are gaining interest in farm animal welfare. The aims of this study were to assess the opinion of Chilean citizens about surgical castration without anaesthesia and lack of access to pasture in beef cattle production, to investigate ...

Author(s)
Teixeira, D. L.; Larraín, R.; Melo, O.; Hötzel, M. J.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 1, pp e0190671
Abstract

The extensive bovine systems of Tierra del Fuego incorporate little management technology so they have low production levels per unit area. However, there are technologies available such as grassland assessment, vegetation type separation, and rotational grazing system that would allow better...

Author(s)
Ormaechea, S.; Gargaglione, V.; Bahamonde, H. A.; Escribano, C.; Ceccaldi, E.; Peri, P. L.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2018, 30, 2, pp Article 33
Abstract

Cystic echinococcosis (CE), a parasitic disease caused by the cestode Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato (s. l.), is a worldwide zoonotic infection. Although endemic in Chile, information on the molecular characteristics of CE in livestock remains scarce. Therefore we aimed to describe the status...

Author(s)
Corrêa, F.; Stoore, C.; Horlacher, P.; Jiménez, M.; Hidalgo, C.; Rojas, C. A. A.; Barros, G. F.; Ferreira, H. B.; Hernández, M.; Cabrera, G.; Paredes, R.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 5, pp e0197620
AbstractFull Text

The objective of this work was to quantify the country's NH3 emissions from livestock production. This calculation was based on the mass flow of total ammoniacal nitrogen (TAN). The analysis was performed for all 15 geographical regions in Chile. The definition of livestock subcategories was based...

Author(s)
Muñoz, E.; Navia, R.; Zaror, C.; Alfaro, M.
Publisher
Chilean Society of Soil Science, Temuco, Chile
Citation
Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 2016, 16, 1, pp 60-75
Abstract

Background: Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV) is the viral agent causing the most important economic losses in livestock throughout the world. Infection of fetuses before their immunological maturity causes the birth of animals persistently infected with BVDV (PI), which are the main source of...

Author(s)
Salgado, R.; Hidalgo-Hermoso, E.; Pizarro-Lucero, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 37, pp (1 February 2018)
Abstract

Paratuberculosis has long been considered a disease of domestic and wild ruminants only. The known host range of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) was recently extended to include non-ruminant wildlife species believed to be exposed to spillover of MAP from infected domestic cattle...

Author(s)
Salgado, M.; Monti, G.; Sevilla, I.; Manning, E.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2014, 46, 7, pp 1313-1316
Abstract

A sheep farm typology was developed to describe the evolution of sheep farming between the censuses of 1997 and 2007 in the semiarid zone of Central Chile. The typology yielded three groups (I-III) that accounted for 81, 17 and 2.5% of the farms respectively, differing in farm size and in the ratio ...

Author(s)
Toro-Mujica, P.; Aguilar, C.; Vera, R.; Rivas, J.; García, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2015, 180, pp 209-219
Abstract

Human cystic echinococcosis (CE) caused by Echinococcus granulosus s.s. is a major public health problem in Iraqi Kurdistan with a reported surgical incidence of 6.3 per 100,000 Arbil inhabitants. A total of 125 Echinococcus isolates retrieved from sheep, goats and cattle were used in this study....

Author(s)
Hassan, Z. I.; Meerkhan, A. A.; Boufana, B.; Hama, A. A.; Ahmed, B. D.; Mero, W. M. S.; Orsten, S.; Interisano, M.; Pozio, E.; Casulli, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2017, 172, pp 201-207
Abstract

This study aims to weigh the influence of observable traits on live cattle prices, i.e., the percent impact on the final price of various physical characteristics. These characteristics are those that commonly are published in auction catalogues, as is the case of: average lot weight, lot size,...

Author(s)
Troncoso, J. L.; Engler, A.; Manriquez, P.; Valdivia, A.
Publisher
Facultad de Agronomía e Ingeniería Forestal, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Citation
Ciencia e Investigación Agraria, 2012, 39, 1, pp 37-45
Abstract

Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) causes a chronic intestinal infection mainly in domestic and wild ruminants and is transmitted primarily by the fecal-oral route. Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis) produces a chronic infection principally of the respiratory system. It affects most...

Author(s)
Steuer, P.; Raffo, E.; Monti, G.; Salgado, M. A.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2015, 47, 8, pp 1449-1455

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