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The efficacy of a fungal formulation based on the nematophagous fungus Duddingtonia flagrans was assessed in the control of cattle trichostrongyles. Twenty male Nellore calves, six-month-old, divided in two groups (fungus-treated and control without fungus) were fed on a pasture of Brachiaria...

Author(s)
Assis, R. C. L.; Luns, F. D.; Araújo, J. V.; Braga, F. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Experimental Parasitology, 2012, 132, 3, pp 373-377
Abstract

The cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus causes expressive damage to livestock in Brazil and other countries. Its control is becoming more difficult due to the development of resistance in populations. Early detection of resistance can help in developing effective control strategies....

Author(s)
Domingues, L. N.; Brasil, B. dos S. A. F.; Bello, A. C. P. de P.; Cunha, A. P. da; Barros, A. T. M. de; Leite, R. C.; Silaghi, C.; Pfister, K.; Passos, L. M. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2012, 189, 2/4, pp 327-332
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Seven trials were conducted on commercial farms from different Brazilian States (MG, GO, MT and SP) to evaluate the efficacy of different macrocyclic lactones (MLs) on reducing nematode egg shedding and their influence on cattle weight gain. In each study, a minimum of 25 Nelore animals per group,...

Author(s)
Saueressig, T. M.; Paulo, G. C.; Silva, M. A.; Silva, C. S.; Vettorato, L. F.
Publisher
A Hora Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
A Hora Veterinária, 2009, 29, 171, pp 10-18
Abstract

This study evaluated the effects of ethanol extract of Capsicum frutescens L. (Solanaceae), colloquially known as malagueta pepper, on egg production and hatching rate of larvae of Rhipicephalus microplus. Plant samples were collected in Montes Claros, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Selected mature fruits...

Author(s)
Vasconcelos, V. O.; Martins, M. A. D.; Oliveira, N. J. F. de; Duarte, E. R.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2014, 113, 4, pp 1389-1394
Abstract

More than 95% of Brazil's beef production occurs in pastures where parasitic helminths are a serious problem, potentially inhibiting an average annual weight gain of 8 kg per young animal. Current pharmaceutical treatments for parasitic infestation are expensive (estimated to cost Brazil 370...

Author(s)
Mendonca, R. M. A. de; Leite, R. C.; Lana, A. M. Q.; Costa, J. O.; Toth, G.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agroforestry Systems, 2014, 88, 1, pp 53-62
AbstractFull Text

Neosporosis is a parasitic disease that occurs in sheep and is associated with reproductive failure. The aim of this study was to verify seroprevalence of Neospora caninum antibodies in 12 sheep flocks in Uberlândia county, Minas Gerais, Brazil, using Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA). A...

Author(s)
Salaberry, S. R. S.; Okuda, L. H.; Nassar, A. F. de C.; Castro, J. R. de; Lima-Ribeiro, A. M. C.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária, 2010, 19, 3, pp 148-151
AbstractFull Text

This article discusses the clinical aspect, animal pathology, histopathological lesions and diagnosis of Nelore cow from Minas Gerais, Brazil affected with chronic interstitial pancreatitis and wasting disease due to eurytrematosis.

Author(s)
Rachid, M. A.; Aquino Neto, H. M.; Facury Filho, E. J.; Carvalho, A. U.; Valle, G. R.; Vasconcelos, A. C.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2011, 63, 3, pp 741-743
AbstractFull Text

The bovine neonatal diarrhea constitutes a worldwide morbid clinical entity, which causes major economic damage to animal production systems, especially with regard to losses by mortality, increased feed conversion, cost of treatment and prophylaxis. Diarrhea results from the interaction between...

Author(s)
Pereira, E. dos S.; Nogueira, P. F. B.; Macedo, L. P. F.; Ronda, J. B.; Bittar, E. R.; Pereira, W. A. B.; Bittar, J. F. F.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil
Citation
Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2011, 18, 4, Supl. 3, pp 929-932
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This study aimed to evaluate the effect of different anthelmintics in the control of gastrointestinal helminthiasis and weight gain of growing dairy calves. The experiment was conducted in a specialized system of milk production in the municipality of Boa Esperança, Minas Gerais, Brazil....

Author(s)
Bruhn, F. R. P.; Lopes, M. A.; Santos, G.; Demeu, F. A.; Perazza, C. A.; Neto, A. F.; Guimaraes, A. M.
Publisher
Asociación Latinoamericana de Producción Animal, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Citation
Archivos Latinoamericanos de Producción Animal, 2013, 21, 3, pp 173-180
Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and risk factors associated with Babesia bovis infection in 556 dairy cattle from ten properties located in southern Minas Gerais State, Brazil. The herds were divided into two groups according to average daily milk production (liters): I- ...

Author(s)
Guimarães, A. M.; Carvalho, A. H. O.; Daher, D. O.; Hirsch, C.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Lavras, Lavras, Brazil
Citation
Ciência e Agrotecnologia, 2011, 35, 4, pp 826-832

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