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Abstract

Methods of preventing disease in cattle other than vaccination are discussed, with particular reference to detailed monitoring of herds, reduction in animal stress, and a multi-factorial approach to cow health which takes account of the environment, the farm, the type of housing, nutrition, farming ...

Author(s)
Brito, J. R. F.
Publisher
Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (EMBRAPA), Brasília, Brazil
Citation
Sanidade do gado leiteiro., 1996, pp 31-33
Abstract

An overview presented in the form of an 'A-Z' guide of the preventive measures which may be taken to reduce the incidence of mastitis in dairy cows. The importance of good nutrition, maintenance of optimum animal health and good milking practices is stressed.

Author(s)
Brito, J. R. F.; Paiva e Brito, M. A. V.; Ribeiro, M. T.; Veiga, V. M. O.
Publisher
Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (EMBRAPA), Brasília, Brazil
Citation
Sanidade do gado leiteiro., 1996, pp 7-14
Abstract

Antibiotic and vermifuge residues in milk and the reasons why these may be a problem are discussed. The following areas are covered: development of drug resistance in organisms; negative impact on the protective effects of intestinal microflora in humans; allergic reactions in humans; and negative...

Author(s)
Paiva e Brito, M. A. V.; Chaves, T. P.
Publisher
Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (EMBRAPA), Brasília, Brazil
Citation
Sanidade do gado leiteiro., 1996, pp 63-70
Abstract

This Brazilian dairy extension manual covers all aspects of milk production including animal health (tick control), calf rearing techniques and management, management of heifers, milking techniques and hygiene, and milk composition and quality. A chapter on milk quality payment compares schemes...

Author(s)
Brito, J. R. F.; Dias, J. C.
Publisher
Centro Nacional de Pesquisa Gado de Leite, EMBRAPA, Juiz de Fora, Brasil
Citation
A qualidade do leite., 1998, pp 98 pp.
Abstract

Samples of bulk tank milk from 33 herds collected at a dairy processing plant were cultured to detect mastitis pathogens. Somatic cell counts (SCC) were made on a Fossomatic 90. Two and 3 weekly consecutive samples were obtained from 13 and 12 herds, respectively. Only one sample was examined from...

Author(s)
Brito, M. A. V. P.; Brito, J. R. F.; Souza, H. M. de; Vargas, O. L.
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 1998, 18, 1, pp 39-44
Abstract

A total of 3012 milk samples from 760 Holstein or Holstein-Zebu cows from 15 herds were used. The California mastitis test (CMT) was carried out and the somatic cell count (SCC) was done using a Fossomatic 90 machine. The mean values of SCC (×1000 cells/ml) obtained for CMT scores were 1 (79.9), 2...

Author(s)
Brito, J. R. F.; Caldeira, G. A. V.; Verneque, R. S.; Brito, M. A. V. P.
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 1997, 17, 2, pp 49-53
Abstract

This booklet comprises a collection of 5 papers covering: milk production in Brazil, control of bovine mastitis, Brazilian publications on mastitis and the economic benefits of mastitis control programmes. The papers were presented at a workshop on mastitis control held in October 1994 in Juiz de...

Publisher
Centro Nacional de Pesquisa de Leite, EMBRAPA, Coronel Pacheco, Brazil
Citation
Controle integrado da mastite bovina., 1996, pp 111 pp.
Abstract

The teat skin is one of the main sources of microbial contamination of raw milk as well as a source of mastitis infection. This study assessed the microbial load of the teat skin following the application of the different practices for preparing the udder, including the use of calf suckling to...

Author(s)
Brito, J. R. F.; Paiva e Brito, M. A. V.; Verneque, R. da S.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2000, 30, 5, pp 847-850
Abstract

6315 milk samples collected from all mammary quarters of 1609 lactating cows from 48 herds in the regions of Zona da Mata and Campo das Vertentes, Minas Gerais State, Brazil, were examined. At sampling, the udders were clinically examined and milk from all mammary quarters were evaluated by...

Author(s)
Brito, M. A. V. P.; Brito, J. R. F.; Ribeiro, M. T.; Veiga, V. M. O.
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 1999, 51, 2, pp 129-135
Abstract

The California Mastitis Test showed abnormal milk from 338 of 866 cows tested in 20 herds in an area of Pernambuco. The herds were mostly cross-bred, with predominance of zebu, though some were Holstein-Friesian. Bacteriological tests showed udder infection in 275 of the cows (32%). The commonest...

Author(s)
Harrop, M. H. V.; Pereira, L. J. G.; Brito, J. R. F.; Mello, A. M. B. de
Citation
Pesquisa Agropecuaria Brasileira, Serie Veterinaria, 1975, 10, 8, pp 65-67

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