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The study was conducted to evaluate the effect of calving month on pregnancy rate and weaning weight of Nelore calves during the calving season. 91 Nelore cows, three and ten years old, from Experimental Farm Capim Branco, Uberlandia, Minas Gerias, Brazil, were used in the study between August 2008 ...

Author(s)
Carneiro, L. C.; Silva, J. C. do C.; Mendes, G. P.; Ferreira, I. C.; Santos, R. M. dos
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2012, 40, 2, pp 1030
Abstract

This study was conducted to develop equations to predict chemical composition of head, limbs, hide and blood in cattle. A database containing 335 animals from 10 trials, with 221 Nellore, 38 Nellore-Simmental and 76 Nellore-Angus (96 steers, 118 heifers and 121 bulls) animals was used. Models were...

Author(s)
Costa e Silva, L. F.; Marcondes, M. I.; Valadares Filho, S. de C.; Ribeiro, A. M. F.; Prados, L. F.; Nascimento, F. B.; Gionbelli, M. P.; Santos, R. M. dos
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia, Viçosa, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 2012, 41, 8, pp 1907-1914