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Over the last decade many emerging economies, and in particular Brazil, have established themselves as major players in global food animal production. Within these countries much of the increase in food animal production has been achieved by the adoption of intensive housing systems similar to...

Author(s)
Keyserlingk, M. A. G. von; Hötzel, M. J.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Ethics, 2015, 28, 1, pp 179-195
Abstract

The ancestry of New World cattle was investigated through the analysis of mitochondrial and Y chromosome variation in Creoles from Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Paraguay and the United States of America. Breeds that influenced the Creoles, such as Iberian native, British and Zebu, were also studied....

Author(s)
Ginja, C.; Penedo, M. C. T.; Melucci, L.; Quiroz, J.; Martínez López, O. R.; Revidatti, M. A.; Martínez-Martínez, A.; Delgado, J. V.; Gama, L. T.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2010, 41, 2, pp 128-141
Abstract

Haemonchus placei is newly described based on an isolate from 2 cattle in Argentina (10 males, 10 linguiform females and 10 knobbed females). It has distinct morphological features which differentiate it from sheep and goat Haemonchus contortus and it presents only 2 female morphotypes (linguiform...

Author(s)
Giudici, C. J.; Cabaret, J.; Durette-Desset, M. C.
Citation
Parasite, 1999, 6, 4, pp 333-342
Abstract

A comprehensive computer model was developed for simulation of the population dynamics of B. microplus and B. annulatus. The model is deterministic and based on a dynamic life table with weekly time steps. The model simulates the effects of major environmental variables, such as ambient...

Author(s)
Mount, G. A.; Haile, D. G.; Davey, R. B.; Cooksey, L. M.
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1991, 28, 2, pp 223-240
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...

Author(s)
ANON.
Citation
Recent developments affecting livestock production in the Americas, 1956, pp 83-98 pp.
Abstract

Vampire bats have been known to exist since the early discovery of America and for the past 45 years they have been known to transmit paralytic rabies to livestock. The vampire bat, D. rotundus, has a wide distribution and its range extends from Argentina and Chile (parallel 30°, Latitude S.) to...

Author(s)
MALAGA-ALBA, A.
Citation
American Journal of Public Health, 1954, 44, pp 909-918

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