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This study aimed to evaluate the body surface temperature of crossbreed cows and calves managed in the semi-arid region of Minas Gerais (Brazil), using the infrared thermography technique. The thermal environment was characterized by daily collections of meteorological variables and subsequent...

Author(s)
Carvalho, C. da C. S.; Souza, A. C. de; Ferreira, H. C.; Rocha Júnior, V. R.; Ruas, J. R. M.; Costa, M. D. da; Guimarães, C. C. F.; Durães, H. F.; Gonçalves, M. C. M.
Publisher
Malque Publishing, Mossoracute˜, Brazil
Citation
Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology, 2019, 7, 3, pp 132-136
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The objective of this study was to characterize family-owned dairy farms regarding aspects related to the rearing of calves. The data came from twelve farms, located in the Northwest region of Minas Gerais, in the municipality of Presidente Olegário; in the period between May and June 2016. The...

Author(s)
Pereira, J. dos R.; Almeida Júnior, G. A. de; Lopes, M. A.; Vieira, J. A.; Pereira, A. B.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
Citation
Medicina Veterinária (Brasil), 2018, 12, 2, pp 115-125
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The aim was to carry out a survey of dairy farms concerning aspects related to the pre-weaning and post-weaning of dairy cows. Interviews were conducted with 30 dairy farmers of different technological levels and milk production scale in the period of April to July of 2016. A semi-structured form...

Author(s)
Conceição, T. G. R.; Lopes, M. A.; Cardoso, M. G.; Vieira, J. A.; Pereira, A. B.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
Citation
Medicina Veterinária (Brasil), 2018, 12, 3, pp 212-221
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Many farms located in milk-producing regions in Brazil have turned from dairy to beef production systems. These business migrations have been done with no particular care or any use of technical assistance. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the economics aspects, such as viability and risk...

Author(s)
Garcia, F. Z.; Carvalho, C. A. B.; Peres, A. A. C.; Malafaia, P.; Souza, P. M.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2017, 69, 4, pp 1030-1038
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The msp4 gene of A. marginale is unicodon, stable and mostly homogeneous, being considered as a useful marker for phylogeographic characterization of this bacterium. The objective of this work was to analyze the phylogeography of A. marginale based on the msp4 gene in beef cattle from the Brazilian ...

Author(s)
Ramos, I. A. de S.; Herrera, H. M.; Mendes, N. S.; Fernandes, S. de J.; Campos, J. B. V.; Alves, J. V. A.; MacEdo, G. C. de; MacHado, R. Z.; André, M. R.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 28, 3, pp 451-457
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The objective of this study was to evaluate the nutritional and microbiological composition of colostrum samples collected from colostrum banks or newly calved cows on dairy farms. For this purpose, 66 colostrum samples from dairy cows were directly collected during the milking of newly calved cows ...

Author(s)
Santos, G. dos; Silva, J. T. da; Santos, F. H. da R.; Bittar, C. M. M.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia, Viçosa, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 2017, 46, 1, pp 72-79
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The prevalence, causative agents and factors related to management practices and production characteristics that influenced subclinical mastitis were determined in 44 dairy farms of Viçosa-MG. In 617 cows, subclinical mastitis was diagnosed by California Mastitis Test. Milk samples from animals...

Author(s)
Cunha, A. F. da; Bragança, L. J.; Quintão, L. C.; Silva, S. Q.; Souza, F. N. de; Cerqueira, M. M. O. P.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA), Mossoro, Brazil
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brasilica, 2015, 9, 2, pp 160-166
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Abortions and neonatal death are important causes of reproductive losses in cattle and a major cause of these deaths is congenital anomalies. Diprosopus is a congenital anomaly in which the cephalic region and facial structures present in duplicity, without separation of the two heads. Almost all...

Author(s)
Spadetto, R. de M.; Dias, A. S.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA), Mossoro, Brazil
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brasilica, 2012, 6, 4, pp 325-328
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The aim of this work was to analyse the population of aerobe and anaerobe facultative Gram-negative rod-shaped in the ruminal fluid of dairy cattle and calves fed with different sources of tropical forage. Samples of ruminal fluid were collected from 30 cows fed with sorghum silage, 32 cows fed...

Author(s)
Freitas, C. E. S.; Almeida, P. N. M.; Duarte, E. R.; Abrão, F. O.; Careli, R.; Geraseev, L. C.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2014, 46, 3, pp 457-462
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Weight-age and hip height-age relations of Nellore calves, from birth to 10 months old were fitted using a logistic model including sex and year of birth as fixed effects. Calves and their dams were reared on natural pasture using continuous grazing system. The crude protein content and total...

Author(s)
Santos, S. A.; Silva e Souza, G.; Costa, C.; Abreu, U. G. P. de; Alves, F. V.; Ítavo, L. C. V.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia, Viçosa, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 2011, 40, 12, pp 2947-2953

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