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Bovine mastitis is the most relevant disease in dairy cattle worldwide, causing significant losses to producers, the dairy industry and consumers. The objective of this study was to evaluate the economic impact of bovine mastitis on production and economy under Brazilian farm conditions. For this,...

Author(s)
Mesquita, A. A.; Borges, J.; Pinto, S. M.; Lugli, F. de F.; Castro, A. C. de O.; Oliveira, M. R. de; Costa, G. M. da
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2018, 12, 6, pp 1-8
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The objectives of this work were to analyze and to quantify the influence of the production scale on the economic impact of mastitis in dairy cattle herds. The study was conducted through a simulation in the computer system 'CU$TO MASTITE' ('MASTITIS CO$T'), considering dairy cattle with 50; 100...

Author(s)
Demeu, F. A.; Lopes, M. A.; Rocha, C. M. B. M. da; Costa, G. M. da; Santos, G. dos; Franco Neto, A.
Publisher
Editora UFV, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Viçosa, Brazil
Citation
Revista Ceres, 2015, 62, 2, pp 167-174
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The objective of this study was to analyze the relationship between aspects related to financial management and scale of production with quality traits (total bacteria count - TBC; somatic cell count - SCC) and composition (protein, fat, lactose, total solids, and non-fat solids) of refrigerated...

Author(s)
Paixão, M. G.; Lopes, M. A.; Costa, G. M. da; Souza, G. N. de; Abreu, L. R. de; Pinto, S. M.
Publisher
Editora UFV, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Viçosa, Brazil
Citation
Revista Ceres, 2017, 64, 3, pp 213-221
Abstract

An outbreak of bovine botulism in a dairy herd caused by ingestion of contaminated maize was described in southern Minas Gerais, Brazil. The herd was composed of 148 lactating cows with high milk production and fed with a diet based on maize silage and concentrate in a free stall system. 38 cows...

Author(s)
Costa, G. M. da; Salvador, S. C.; Pereira, M. N.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2008, 38, 7, pp 2068-2071
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The purpose of this survey was to evaluate the socioeconomic and technical assistance profiles of dairy farmers from six districts in the south of Minas Gerais state, Brazil, and to identify the possible risk factors associated with total milk bacteria count (TBC) above 43,000 CFU mL-1 and bulk...

Author(s)
Paixão, M. G.; Souza, G. N. de; Lopes, M. A.; Costa, G. M. da; Abreu, L. R. de; Pinto, S. M.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2015, 45, 7, pp 1241-1248
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The objective of this study was to report the frequency of intramammary infections by yeasts in the dairy herds of Minas Gerais state, Brazil. 1710 milk samples were collected from 40 dairy herds. 56 yeast strains of the genus Candida and one strain of Trichosporon loubieri were isolated. Candida...

Author(s)
Costa, G. M. da; Silva, N. da; Rosa, C. A.; Figueiredo, H. C. P. de; Pereira, U. de P.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2008, 38, 7, pp 1938-1942
Abstract

This study identified Staphylococcus aureus and the methicillin-resistant (MRSA) strains in raw milk samples using molecular methods, and their minimum inhibitory concentrations (MIC) were evaluated. Two hundred fifty-one samples of raw milk samples from bulk tanks, collected in the state of Minas...

Author(s)
Teixeira, J. P.; Silva, N. da; Fonseca, L. M. da; Costa, G. M. da
Publisher
Instituto Adolfo Lutz, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista do Instituto Adolfo Lutz, 2014, 73, 3, pp 272-279
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An outbreak of infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (IBK) in the southern region of Minas Gerais, Brazil is described in this work. A total of about 50% of the animals in a lot of 180 heifers were affected. Blepharospasm and abundant tearing were the most common clinical signs. There was also...

Author(s)
Costa, G. M. da; Martins, N. É.; Fernandes, A. A.; Silva, N. da; Salvarani, F. M.; Assis, R. A. de; Lobato, F. C. F.
Publisher
CRMV-PE, Zumbi, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Veterinária nos Trópicos, 2008, 11, 1, pp 25-29
Abstract

This research evaluated the diversity and antibiotic resistance profile (tetracycline, novobiocin, norfloxacin, lincomycin, erythromycin, cefuroxime, streptomycin, chloramphenicol and ampicillin) of bacteria isolated from raw milk samples obtained from 16 small farms in the region of dairy cattle...

Author(s)
Tebaldi, V. M. R.; Oliveira, T. L. C. de; Costa, G. M. da; Piccoli, R. H.
Publisher
Higiene Alimentar, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Higiene Alimentar, 2013, 27, 222/223, pp 136-144
Abstract

Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) stands out as one of the most common etiological agents of bovine mastitis, currently causing major economic losses to dairy farming. In order to evaluate the sensitivity of this micro-organism to antimicrobials, 352 isolates from 35 dairy herds located in the...

Author(s)
Costa, G. M. da; Barros, R. A.; Custódio, D. A. da C.; Pereira, U. de P.; Figueiredo, D. J.; Silva, N. da
Publisher
Instituto Biológico, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Arquivos do Instituto Biológico (São Paulo), 2013, 80, 3, pp 297-302

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