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Valacta, the Quebec centre of expertise in dairy production, formerly known as Dairy Herd Analysis Service, has been assisting, since 1986, several developing regions to establish milk recording operations. The Canadian International Development Agency has been the major financial partner...

Author(s)
Monardes, H.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 1-4
Abstract

The projects presented in this work cover the development of technologies, processes and practices that are designed to increase the productivity of animals, particularly dairy cattle. Key areas given focus are animal-environment interactions, animal welfare, evaluation of diet components and...

Author(s)
Viana, J. H. M.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2012, No.150, pp 61-137
Abstract

The projects presented in this work cover technology transfer and communication activities aimed at evaluating and developing methods to maximize the efficiency of adoption of technologies generated or adapted by the Embrapa Dairy Cattle. Focus is given on actions to transfer knowledge and...

Author(s)
Fereira, J. R.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2012, No.150, pp 185-205
Abstract

Brazilian studies showed that adding sugarcane + urea to cattle feed increased liveweight of Friesian-Zebu cows by 20%. Tables are presented of daily and total liveweigh gains of different feed ratios fed to heifers in Minas Gerais in 2000. Milk production during 1995-99 on the Barra Alegre farm in ...

Author(s)
Torres, R. de A.; Rodrigues, C. A. F.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2007, No.122, pp 95-107
Abstract

A brief historical overview of farming in this Brazilian region is presented. Dairy farming began in the mid-1990s. Tyfton grass [Cynodon dactylon?] was used to improve pastures. Twenty-six cows (23 in lactation and 3 in dry period) are producing approximately 370 litres milk/day. Sugarcane is used ...

Author(s)
Pires, M. E.; Torres, R. de A.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2007, No.122, pp 155-160
Abstract

Bovine papillomavirus is common in Brazil. Its symptoms are described, as well as its effect on milk production, treatment and prevention. Vaccination is also discussed.

Author(s)
Oliveira, V. M.; Morais, R. J. S.; Brito Neto, E. P.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2007, No.122, pp 39-47
Abstract

An account is given of a repasturing system developed at a farm in Brazil between 1998 and 2002. In 1998-99, all heifer calves were transferred to grazing in a different area of the 65-hectare property (traditional management), and in 1999-2000, there was a gradual transfer of heifers aged <6...

Author(s)
Silva Portela, J. da; Suñe, R.; Silveira, V. C. P.; Ribeiro, C. M.; Amaral, L. C.; Baier, C. H.
Publisher
EMATER/RS, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Realidade Rural , 2004, 36, pp 43-64
Abstract

The performance was compared of cows in 15 herds in Brazil which were subjected to pasture, semi-intensive or intensive management and receiving 79-91, 51-64 38-48% respectively of their feed from grazing. In the 3 groups, the daily intake of grass averaged 10.73, 6.82 and 5.01 kg respectively, the ...

Author(s)
Dartora, V.
Publisher
EMATER/RS, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Realidade Rural , 2004, 36, pp 9-41
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Author(s)
Madalena, F. E.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 1998, No.1, pp 235-248

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