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The aim if this study was to determine the prevalence of Fasciola hepatica in cattle at the slaughterhouse of the municipality of Une, Cundinamarca, Colombia. Sample size was calculated based on the slaughter rate of 2013 plus 6% increase (n=142). Adult parasites were collected from the biliary...

Author(s)
Giraldo Forero, J. C.; Díaz Anaya, A. M.; Pulido Medellín, M. O.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Citation
Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP), 2016, 27, 4, pp 751-757
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Introduction: Bovine fascioliasis causes important economic losses, estimated at COP$ 12,483 billion per year; its prevalence is 25% in dairy cattle. Parasitological techniques are required for it diagnosis. The Dennis technique, modified in 2002, is the one used in Colombia, but its sensitivity,...

Author(s)
Correa, S.; Martínez, Y. L.; López, J. L.; Velásquez, L. E.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogotá, Colombia
Citation
Biomédica, 2016, 36, Suppl. 1, pp 64-68
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This special issue contains 13 articles from a set of activities in 2016 which highlight the work of the veterinarians and related profession in the rural areas. Topics discussed are: analysis of milk production profitability according to variation in the carbohydrate source used in the...

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Universidad de la Salle, Bogota, Colombia
Citation
Revista de Medicina Veterinaria, 2017, No.34, Suplemento, pp 7-180
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The possible relationship between the source of drinking water, manure management and the risk of exposure to the liver trematode Fasciola hepatica has been assessed among dairy cows from Central Colombia. Individual samples of faeces and blood were obtained from 374 cattle, which were analyzed...

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Bonilla, R.; Miguélez, S.; Sanchís, J.; Arroyo, F. L.; Ramírez, M.; Hernández, J. A.; Francisco, R.; Paz Silva, A.; Sánchez-Andrade, R.; Arias, M. S.
Publisher
Asociación Interprofesional para el Desarrollo Agrario, Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
XVI Jornadas sobre Producción Animal, 19 y 20 de mayo de 2015, Zaragoza, España. Tomo I & II, 2015, pp 182-184
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A cross sectional study was undertaken to determine the prevalence and intensity of parasitic infections in dairy cattle in the high tropics of Colombia. A total of 1003 rectal samples were collected from dairy cows at 29 farms between May and June 2014 to represent the number of farms, age groups, ...

Author(s)
Chaparro, J. J.; Ramírez, N. F.; Villar, D.; Fernandez, J. A.; Londoño, J.; Arbeláez, C.; López, L.; Aristizabal, M.; Badel, J.; Palacio, L. G.; Olivera, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Parasite Epidemiology and Control, 2016, 1, 2, pp 124-130
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Fasciolosis is a parasitic disease that affects ruminants, horses, pigs and other species; it is the cause of significant economic losses and can also parasitize humans. In this research, the frequency of the disease using three detection methods in twenty-six farms, located in the municipalities...

Author(s)
Giraldo Pinzón, E.; Pérez Cárdenas, J.; Aguilar Marín, S.; Linares Villalba, S.
Publisher
Universidad de Ciencias Aplicadas y Ambientales, Bogata, Colombia
Citation
Revista U.D.C.A. Actualidad & Divulgación Científica, 2016, 19, 1, pp 139-148
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This report shows the results from the characterization of the biophysical and socioeconomical dimensions, from the production systems of 16 rural counties from three municipalities in the Province of Garcia Rovira, department of Santander, Colombia, elaborated using a systemic approach. These...

Author(s)
García C., C. H.; Uribe, N.; Jairo Peinado, J.; Serrano N., C. A.
Publisher
Veterinaria Organizacion S.L., Malaga, Spain
Citation
REDVET, 2013, 14, 11B, pp 111327B
Abstract

These proceedings presents abstracts of papers from the XLI Meeting of the Mexican Association of Animal Production and Food Security, AC and VII National Meeting on Agriculture and Pasture Systems, held in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico last 02 to 04 Jul 2014. Topics of papers focused on agro and...

Author(s)
Martínez-Loperena, R.; Ayala-Burgos, A.; Solorio-Sánchez, J.; Castelán-Ortega, O.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2014, 17, 2, pp 325-435
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When contaminated water is used to wash the udders of dairy cattle and milking utensils, raw milk may become contaminated with pathogens. Washing with high quality water is essential to reduce the microbial contamination of milk. Furthermore, the wastewater generated in dairy herds also contains...

Author(s)
Rodríguez, D. C.; Pino, N.; Peñuela, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2012, 427/428, pp 314-318
Abstract

Some Paramphistomidae (Trematoda: Digenea) parasitize the digestive system of economically important ruminants worldwide. Two species of these flukes have been recorded in cattle from the Caribbean Coast and eastern plains of Colombia. The objective of this study was to determine the frequency of...

Author(s)
López, L. P.; Romero, J.; Velásquez, L. E.
Publisher
Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
Citation
Revista Colombiana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2008, 21, 1, pp 9-18

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