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This article discusses the PAINT T (programme evaluation and identification of new Bulls) initiative programme for the genetic improvement of Nelore breeder bulls in CRV Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. PAINT covers two selection indexes (weaning and yearling), and covering visual, performance...

Author(s)
Franzon, C. A.; Carvalheiro, R.; Sesana, J. C.; Sala, V. E.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 47-58
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Latin America accounts for very significant proportions of the world beef production and exports, being a very relevant beef supplier for the increasing food demands. Data presented here focused in the main South American beef producer/exporter countries: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Uruguay....

Author(s)
Navajas, E. A.; Baldi, F.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 141-149
Abstract

In 1998, a total of 150.27 million zebu cattle was counted in Brazil, of which 64.7, 20.6, 13.8 and 0.9% respectively were beef, milk, dual-purpose and draught animals. Between 1939 and 1998, 66.67, 11.58, 8.39, 5.0 and 4.12% of herdbook animals were of the Nelore, Gir, Polled Nelore,...

Author(s)
Machado, C. H. C.; Costa, C. N.
Publisher
EMBRAPA, Gado de Leite , Juiz de Fora, Braxil
Citation
Anais do 2o Minas Leite. Avanços tecnológicos para o aumento da produtividade leiteira, 2000, pp 41-45
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Milk production in Brazil has been transformed lately due to the new world economical order and new technology has been adopted by producers for improving productivity. To minimize the negative effect of the tropical environment on dairy cows it is necessary to understand the relationships between...

Author(s)
Arcaro, I. J.; Nääs, I. A.; Arcaro, J. R. P.
Publisher
American Society of Agricultural Engineers, St Joseph, USA
Citation
2000 ASAE Annual International Meeting, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, 9-12 July 2000, 2000, pp 1-8

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