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The objective of this work by evaluating consumption, production and processing of milk from cows fed diets containing increasing levels of urea. 8 cows were used 7/8 Holstein/Gir Dairy in two 4×4 Latin squares, each square composed of four diets, four cows and four experimental periods. Diets were ...

Author(s)
Aguiar, A. C. R. de; Oliveira, C. R.; Caldeira, L. A.; Rocha Júnior, V. R.; Oliveira, S. de J.; Soares, C.; Silva, D. A.; Menezes, J. C. de; Borges, L. D. A.
Publisher
Faculdade de Veterinaria, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Ciência Veterinária, 2013, 20, 1, pp 37-42
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
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The effects of an increase of the concentrate level in the diets of dairy cows fed sugarcane were studied. The experiment was done on the Paulistinha farm, in Macarani - BA city, Brazil, in July to September 2006. 16 Holstein × zebu crossbred cows were used, distributed in four Latin squares 4×4....

Author(s)
Costa, L. T.; Silva, F. F. da; Veloso, C. M.; Pires, A. J. V.; Rocha Neto, A. L.; Bonomo, P.; Mendes, F. B. L.; Oliveira, J. S.; Azevedo, S. T.; Silva, V. L. da
Publisher
Escola de Medicina Veterinária, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Saude e Producao Animal, 2009, 10, 4, pp 1019-1031
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

Five crossbred dairy cows were used in a 5×5 Latin square design in order to evaluate the effects of diets based on sugar cane and elephant grass and corn silages on nutrients intake and digestibility, as well as on milk production and composition. The evaluated diets were: 60% of sugar cane+40%...

Author(s)
Oliveira, I. S. de; Cabral, L. da S.; Zervoudakis, J. T.; Abreu, J. G. de; Rodrigues, R. C.; Morenz, M. J. F.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2011, 23, 11, pp 224
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

An account is given of various aspects affecting the performance of cows in small herds in Brazil and the possibilities of its improvement. These include tick control, the avoidance of residual traces of antibiotics in milk, faeces management at the farm, pasture management, the management of dairy ...

Author(s)
Torres, R. de A.; Machado, J. R. C.; Mundim, P. M.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Estratégias de manejo e alimentação visando a melhoria da pecuária leiteira familiar das Regiões Sul e Centro-Sul Fluminense, 2007, pp 84 pp.
Abstract

Twenty-one papers are presented from a regional meeting of dairy farmers in the Campo das Vertentes region, Minas Gerais, Brazil, held on 13 December 2006. Papers described the basic principles of producing milk of high quality, health risks related to milk of poor quality, somatic cell counts and...

Author(s)
Antunes, A. J.; Cruz, A. C. da; Coutinho, A. C.; Rosa, A. J. de C.; Carvalho, A. da C.; Rodrigues, C. do C.; Pereira, C. M.; Ribeiro, C. G.; Souza, C. E. de; Campos, E. M. G.; Cruz, F. O.; Soares, F. P.; Silva, F. C. da; Macêdo, G. A. R.; Reis, H. A.; Pereira, I. F. A.; Lima, I. B. de; Abreu, J. C. de; Rezende, J. B.; Lima, J. R. F. de; Almeida e Silva, L. H. de; Lopes, L. B.; Salum, L. J. B.; Magalhães, L. L. de; Mendes, L. C. R. (et al)
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Qualidade e eficiência na produção de leite, 2006, pp 284 pp.
Abstract

The objective of this trial was to economically compare a sugarcane plus soybean meal diet with diets containing sugarcane supplemented with increasing levels of a 9:1 premix of urea and ammonium sulphate (0.4, 0.8% and 1.2%). Cows were maintained in tie stalls and were fed ad libitum twice a day....

Author(s)
Rangel, A. H. do N.; Campos, J. M. de S.; Brito, A. F. de; Braga, A. P.; Lima, R. N. de
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Citation
Caatinga, 2008, 21, 2, pp 73-75

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