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This journal discusses the genetic improvements in Brazilian dairy Gir bulls in relation to progeny testing, breeding value, milk production and milk composition. The successful implementation of the national programme for the genetic improvement of dairy Gir in Brazil is highlighted.

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Verneque, R. da S.; Panetto, J. C. do C.; Teixeira, R. B.; Peixoto, M. G. C. D.; Bruneli, F. Â. T.; Santos, G. G. dos; Machado, M. A.; Martins, M. F.; Silva, M. V. G. B. da; Arbex, W. A.; Reis, D. R. de L.; Geraldo, C. C.; Machado, C. H. C.; Pereira, M. A.; Vercesi Filho, A. E.; Maciel, R. da S.; Fernandes, A. R.
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Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2014, No.169, pp 80 pp.
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This paper aimed to evaluate the viability of implementing a program for the prevention of bovine mastitis, demonstrating financially the costs and benefits of this control. Three dairy farms were chosen from the municipality of Cerrito-RS, with a total of 82 lactating cows. The practices of the...

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Peres, A. F.; Picoli, T.; Peter, C. M.; Czermainski, L. A.; Zani, J. L.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Capão do Leão, Brazil
Citation
Science and Animal Health, 2014, 2, 2, pp 92-101
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The sanitary conditions in milk production is determinant of the characteristics of quality and safety. The aim of this study was to detect the hygienic-sanitary profile of farms located in the municipality of Bananeiras-PB, Brazil. We used checklist-type questionnaires composed of 24 questions. We ...

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Silva, J. M. S. da; Santos, E. P. dos; Santos Filho, A. C. dos
Publisher
Revista Brasileira de Produtos Agroindustriais, Campina Grande, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Produtos Agroindustriais, 2014, 16, 4, pp 377-385
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The milk is a susceptible product for fraud, where the addition of water is considered an economic fraud and leads to changes in composition. The common substance used to avoid the detection of water is sodium chloride, which corrects the milk density and cryoscopy. The objective of this work was...

Author(s)
Zanlorenzi, M. T. C. F.; Montanhini, M. T. M.
Publisher
F. B. Moreira, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2014, 8, 21, pp 1804
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The present study aimed to assess the conditions and practices of production of raw milk used by farmers, as well as the conditions of storage and of the facilities and structures of the locations of the four collective cooling tanks, in the municipality of Alegre - ES. Data on sanitization...

Author(s)
Neta, F. C. N.; Junqueira, M. da S.; Carneiro, J. C. S.; Ramos, M. da P. P.; Abdallah, F. R.; Fracalossi, C. P.
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Instituto de Laticínios Cândido Tostes, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Revista do Instituto de Laticínios Cândido Tostes, 2015, 70, 3, pp 117-131
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This study aimed to evaluate the effect of inclusion of low purity glycerin in the diet on the fatty acid composition of milk of crossbred cows. We used 15 crossbred Holstein × Zebu cows distributed in three Latin squares 5×5, the following treatments: control (no addition of glycerin in the diet); ...

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Meneses, M. de A.; Silva, F. F. da; Silva, R. R.; Schio, A. R.; Silva, G. M. da; Rodrigues, E. S. de O.; Porto Júnior, A. F.; Souza, D. D. de; Ponde, W. P. S. T. S.; Oliveira, J. S. O. de; Pimentel, L. R.
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Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2015, 36, 2, pp 971-984
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Records of somatic cell count (SCC) between February and December and the years 2007-2010, from cows from different genetic groups (Holstein), reared in a farm located in the city of Colatina - ES, were used. This study aimed to characterize the SCC, and evaluate whether it was influenced by...

Author(s)
Moscon, L. A.; Beltrame, R. T.; Rigo, T.; Quirino, C. R.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil
Citation
Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2011, 18, 4, Supl. 3, pp 1064-1067
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The preliminary results of a study conducted in Brazil to investigate the risk factors associated with the occurrence of mastitis in dairy herds were presented and discussed. The results indicated that the purchase of cattle was associated with higher incidence of mastitis as measured by tank...

Author(s)
Álvarez, J. C. E.; Cassoli, L. D.; Machado, P. F.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil
Citation
Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2013, 20, 2, Supl. 1, pp 76-77
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This study aimed to compare the contents of carotenoids and vitamin A in milk derived from cattle under agroecological or conventional management in milk production units located in western Santa Catarina during the 4 seasons. The contents of carotenoids and alpha-carotene did not vary between...

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Bento, L. L.; Moacyr, J. R.; Navarro, B. B.; Maraschin, M.; Machado Filho, L. C. P.; Kuhnen, S.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil
Citation
Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2013, 20, 2, Supl. 1, pp 80-81
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This article discusses the growth in national milk production during 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005 and 2010 in Brazil that highlights the number of cows milked, amount of litres of milk produced per year, amount of litres of milk per cow per year and the production of milk per cow per day of lactation...

Author(s)
Nardi Júnior, G. de; Santos, E. B. dos
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil
Citation
Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2013, 20, 2, Supl. 1, pp 216-217

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