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The Guzerá National Milk Improvement Programme is a work carried out by Embrapa Gado de Leite and the Brazilian Centre for Genetic Improvement of Guzerá. It involves the participation of several public and private orgranizations. This programme is based on the integration of modern animal breeding...

Author(s)
Bruneli, F. A. T.; Peixoto, M. G. C. D.; Santos, G. G. dos; Arbex, W. A.; Penna, V. M.; Zadra, L. E. F.; Josahkian, L. A.; Verneque, R. da S.; Machado, M. A.; Panetto, J. C. do C.; Lôbo, R. B.; Carvalho, M. R. S.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2018, No.218, pp 77 pp.
Abstract

The genetic evaluation of Gir cows in 2018 incorporates the genomic data analysis in its methodology. This technology provides the correction and enhancement of kinship estimates and increased reliabilities of predictions of genetic values, allowing the selection of genetically superior animals for ...

Author(s)
Silva, M. V. G. B. da; Martins, M. F.; Cembranelli, M. de A. R.; Panetto, J. C. do C.; Paiva, L. de C.; Gonçalves, G. S.; Machado, M. A.; Faza, D. R. de L. R.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2018, No.223, pp 35 pp.
Abstract

This publication discussed the application of Medium Infrared Spectroscopy (MIS) in the following areas of the dairy production namely: in determining the composition of milk particularly on its fatty acids content; estimation of dry matter intake and feed conversion efficiency; evaluation of...

Author(s)
Ornelas, L. T. de C.; Tomich, T. R.; Paiva, C. A. V.; Campos, M. M.; Machado, F. S.; Alvarenga, M. B.; Pereira, L. G. R.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2018, No.228, pp 26 pp.
Abstract

New DNA techniques have made it possible to study the genomes of domestic animals in detail and so shed light on their relationships. The genome structure within some breeds differs greatly, while others are more homogeneous. Results from genetic testing of the old Danish Red breed of cattle (RDM...

Author(s)
Szekeres, B.; Schönherz, A. A.; Nielsen, V. H.; Guldbrandsten, B.
Publisher
DCA - Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture, Tjele, Denmark
Citation
DCA Report, 2016, No.82, pp 64 pp.
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This fortieth ICAR Conference is the right forum and location for reinforcing the new philosophy of ICAR based on the mission of networking and building global synergies. These principles are reflected in the organization in Puerto Varas of a new Global Reach Latin American Working Group in which...

Author(s)
Niklitschek, S.; Lama, J.; Trejo, C.; Wickham, B.; Burke, M.; Mosconi, C.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 313 pp.
Abstract

This work contains conference proceedings on the use and effectiveness of reproductive technologies in cattle in Brazil. Topics include superovulation, synchronization, oocyte maturation, in vitro cell and embryo culture and cryopreservation.

Author(s)
Oliveira, C. S.; Sarapião, R. V.; Quintão, C. C. R.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2014, No.175, pp 52 pp.
Abstract

These proceedings focus on the opportunities for improved milk production under Swiss conditions. Topics discussed are monitoring milk production; diagnosis during counseling; milking hygiene in robotic milking and effect on milk quality and udder health; detection of mastitis using current sensor...

Author(s)
Savary, P.; Schick, M.
Publisher
Agroscope Reckenholz-Tanikon Research Station ART, Ettenhausen, Switzerland
Citation
ART-Schriftenreihe, 2011, No.15, pp 88 pp.
Abstract

Results of a survey of automatic feeding of dairy cattle on 19 farms ranging in size between 18 and 640 ha, with 28 to 390 cows/farm, in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland are discussed. Mobile distributors running on rails were the most widespread system. Nine of the 19 farms had...

Author(s)
Nydegger, F.; Grothmann, A.
Publisher
Eidgenössische Forschungsanstalt für Agrarwirtschaft und Landtechnik (FAT), Tänikon, Switzerland
Citation
ART-Berichte, Switzerland, 2009, No.710, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

This bulletin is divided into three sections and four appendices. Section I discusses the population estimates; operation and facility characteristics and general management of US Dairy operators in 2007. Section II assesses the dairy farm facilities; cow health; dairy cows and dairy comfort....

Publisher
USDA APHIS Veterinary Services, Fort Collins, USA
Citation
USDA-APHIS National Animal Health Monitoring System, 2010, No.December, pp xiii + 169 pp.
Abstract

The goal of this study was to estimate life-cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the use of energy and land from beef produced in Brazil and exported to Europe (Stockholm, Sweden). A national top-down model approach of Brazilian beef production was applied in the analysis and LCA methodology...

Author(s)
Cederberg, C.; Meyer, D.; Flysjö, A.
Publisher
Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology (SIK), Göteborg, Sweden
Citation
SIK Rapport, 2009, No.792, pp 67 pp.

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