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The aim of this study was to assess physiological parameters, hair coat morphological characteristics and temperature gradients in crossbred Holstein-Gyr cows in the municipality of Tapira, Minas Gerais (MG), Brazil. Forty-nine lactating cows from six Holstein (H) and Gyr (G) genetic groups (1/4H...

Author(s)
Cruz, P. F. F. da; Monteiro, C. P.; Guimarães, E. C.; Antunes, R. C.; Nascimento, M. R. B. de M.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Uberlândia, Brazil
Citation
Bioscience Journal, 2016, 32, 2, pp 471-477
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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
Abstract

This study was conducted to evaluate the serum concentrations of triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) in two herds of Holstein and Guzerat dairy cattle in a tropical environment. T3 and T4 concentrations were determined in blood samples collected from 27 cows in each herd over eight consecutive ...

Author(s)
Nascimento, M. R. B. de M.; Storti, A. A.; Guimarães, E. C.; Simioni, V. M.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Uberlândia, Brazil
Citation
Bioscience Journal, 2013, 29, 1, pp 179-184
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We determined some reproductive characteristics of a dairy cattle herd Figueredo mestizo farm in the town of Coromandel, Minas Gerais, Brazil. We used the SAS program in order to carry out the descriptive study of the gestation period (GP), calving interval (CI) and days open (DO) in crossbred...

Author(s)
Ramos, F. A. S.; Vilela, L. P.; Nascimento, M. R. B. de M.; Simioni, V. M.
Publisher
F. B. Moreira, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2014, 8, 8, pp Art.1704
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The thermal comfort of crossbred dairy cows prior to artificial insemination and the relation with the conception rate were evaluated. This study was carried out in Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, characterized by a dry winter and a rainy summer, in which was used 112 crossbred dairy cows, whose...

Author(s)
Hooper, H. B.; Salomão, D. de O. S.; Ayres, G. F.; Titto, C. G.; Santos, R. M. dos; Nascimento, M. R. B. de M.
Publisher
Pontificia Universidade Católica do Paraná, São José dos Pinhais, Brazil
Citation
Revista Acadêmica: Ciência Animal, 2018, 16, Special edition, pp e161006
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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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The thermoregulatory characteristics of three genetic groups of dairy cows (Holstein, Holstein × Gir and Holstein × Jersey) were evaluated in tropical environment, during the summer. Thirty animals were used being 10 in each group. The rectal temperature (RT), respiration rate (RR), sweating rate...

Author(s)
Souza, R. R. de; Borges, D. de P.; Pereira, S. A.; Pereira, L. A.; Silveira, A. C. P.; Nascimento, M. R. B. de M.
Publisher
F. B. Moreira, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2010, 4, 30, pp unpaginated
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Evaluated the reproductive and productive performance of a dairy herd Guzerath in Uberlândia - MG. Were analyzed: age at first insemination, age at first birth, gestation period, period of service, calving interval, lactation length, dry period of the udder, milk yield per lactation, birth weight,...

Author(s)
Borges, D. de P.; Nascimento, M. R. B. de M.; Simioni, V. M.; Vieira, P. B.; Nascimento, C. C. N.
Publisher
F. B. Moreira, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2011, 5, 4, pp unpaginated
Abstract

It was evaluated the pre-slaughter handling of 320 healthy and crossbred (zebu) cows, divided into eight groups of 40 animals, according to their origin, aged 2-4 years, coming from eight properties of Triângulo Mineiro-Minas Gerais, which were slaughtered in a slaughterhouse placed at the same...

Author(s)
Leite, C. R.; Nascimento, M. R. B. de M.; Santana, D. de O.; Guimarães, E. C.; Morais, H. R.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Uberlândia, Brazil
Citation
Bioscience Journal, 2015, 31, 1, pp 194-203
Abstract

The study was conducted to determine the influence of transport distance to the slaughter property fridge on carcass quality of cattle during summer and winter. Postmortem parameters at 24 h after slaughter such as pH and bruises were observed on 420 cows from different farms in Uberlandia,...

Author(s)
Morais, H. R.; Nascimento, M. R. B. de M.; Silva, N. A. M. da; Costa, H. C. de O.; Frasão, B. da S.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Uberlândia, Brazil
Citation
Bioscience Journal, 2015, 31, 6, pp unpaginated

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