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This study aimed to evaluate the performance, efficiency and economic viability of different supplements for dairy heifers on Brachiaria decumbens pasture. Twelve heifers with 186±30.5 kg average weight were divided in three groups of four animals. The treatments were mineral salt ad libitum; 0.4...

Author(s)
Santos, R. M. dos; Lana, R. de P.; Teixeira, C. R. V.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiarum - Animal Sciences, 2017, 39, 4, pp 371-376
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The objective of this study was to characterize family-owned dairy farms regarding aspects related to the rearing of heifers. The data came from 12 dairy farms, located in the Northwest region of Minas Gerais, in the municipality of Presidente Olegário, community of Cachoeirinha/Boa Vista; in 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 126-135
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Anaplasmosis is known for causing anemia in cattle. However, morphological changes in the red and white blood cells are not often described in bovine anaplasmosis cases. Thus, the aim of this work was to describe changes in blood cell morphology, such as the incidence of basophilic stippling in red ...

Author(s)
Alvim, G. R.; Costa, L. G.; Deschk, M.; Silva Neto, A. F.; Araujo, R. F. de; Franciscato, C.
Publisher
Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal, 2019, 13, 1, pp 98-105
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This study aimed to investigate haircoat characteristics and physiological parameters in summer and winter, morning and afternoon periods, of Holstein-Gyr x Guzerá crossed heifers in tropical environment. For this, twenty crossbred dairy heifers (Holstein-Gyr x Guzerá), reared in the city of Ibiá,...

Author(s)
Rezende, S. R.; Nascimento, M. R. B. de M.; Munhoz, S. K.; Silva, N. A. M. da
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2017, 38, 1, pp 381-389
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The objective of this study was to describe the variation in bovine lactoferrin (LF) content in milk from dairy Gyr heifers during lactation and to evaluate its relationship with milk components. Milk samples were collected between August to October 2013 for performance test 1 (25 first lactation...

Author(s)
Ujita, A.; Negrão, J. A.; Filho, A. E. V.; Fernandes, A. R.; El-Faro, L.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2019, 226, pp 87-92
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The in vitro production of embryos is fundamental importance for livestock, although it is still a biotechnology with varieds results than expected, being therefore necessary study ways to improve its rates. The objective of this study was to evaluate if the recipient category, season and stage of...

Author(s)
Lobato, M. D.; Marques, F. L. A.; Soares, M. M.; Faria, A. C. F.; Cadima, G. P.; Santos, R. M. dos
Publisher
Universidade Estadual do Ceará, Faculdade de Veterinaria, Ceará, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal, 2019, 29, 3, pp 50-58
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The aim of this research was to examine some of the heat stress indexes mentioned in the literature and to decide which ones best reflect the potential impact of meteorological conditions on the thermal homeostasis of half-blood dairy heifers bred in Uberlândia, Triângulo Mineiro area, Minas...

Author(s)
Brettas, P. K. de M.; Nascimento, M. R. B. de M.; Guimarães, E. C.; Souza, G. P.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2017, 45, pp 1486
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This study aimed to evaluate the influence of initial weight, initial age, average daily gain in initial weight, average daily gain in total weight and genetic group on the probability of pregnancy in primiparous females of the Nellore, 1/2 Simmental+1/2 Nellore, and 3/4 Nellore+1/4 Simmental...

Author(s)
Faria, D. P.; Costa, M. D. da; Raidan, F. S. S.; Ruas, J. R. M.; Júnior, V. R. R.; Toral, F. L. B.; Aspiazú, I.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2014, 66, 6, pp 1795-1801
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The objective of this research was to analyze the profitability of a beef heifer production system, in the growing and fattening phases, under a grazing system. Specific aims were to evaluate the effect of year on profitability, identify the components of total cost and effective operational cost...

Author(s)
Lopes, M. A.; Demeu, A. A.; Barbosa, F. A.; Brondino, J.; Carvalho, F. de M.
Publisher
Asociación Latinoamericana de Producción Animal, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Citation
Archivos Latinoamericanos de Producción Animal, 2015, 23, 3/4, pp unpaginated
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This study compared the coadministration among the three nematode predatory fungi, Duddingtonia flagrans, Monacrosporium thaumasium, and Arthrobotrys robusta, in the biological control of cattle gastrointestinal nematodiasis in comparison with the use of the fungus D. flagrans alone. Five groups...

Author(s)
Luns, F. D.; Assis, R. C. L.; Silva, L. P. C.; Ferraz, C. M.; Braga, F. R.; Araújo, J. V. de
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
BioMed Research International, 2018, 2018, pp Article ID 2934674

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