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The relationship between the indices of thermal comfort and internal temperature in lactating cows was evaluated in Rondônia, western Amazonia in a 2×2 crossover trial carried out with eight Girolando cows, 1/2 Holstein × 1/2 Gyr (n=4) and 3/4 Holstein × 1/4 Gyr (n=4), grazing palisade grass...

Carvalho, G. A. de; Salman, A. K. D.; Cruz, P. G. da; Silva, F. R. F. da; Halfen, J.; Schmitt, E.
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA), Manaus, Brazil
Acta Amazonica, 2018, 48, 3, pp 191-196
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Trees in the production systems can effectively reduce hot weather-induced stress in the Brazilian Midwest. High temperatures cause changes in animals daily routine, and trees into pastures can promote benefits. The aim of this research was to evaluate the behavior of dairy heifers in silvopastoral ...

Mello, A. C. T. de; Carnevalli, R. A.; Shiratsuchi, L. S.; Carneiro e Pedreira, B.; Lopes, L. B.; Xavier, D. B.
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Ciência Rural, 2017, 47, 2, pp e20160316
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of protein-energy or mineral supplementation on the digestibility and productive performance of steers in the post-weaning phase on pasture during the wet-dry season transition. Twenty-two Holstein-Zebu crossbred steers with an average initial...

Brandão, R. K. C.; Carvalho, G. G. P.; Silva, R. R.; Dias, D. L. S.; Guimaraes, J. O.; Lins, T. O. J. D'A.; Pereira, M. M. S.; Carvalho, V. M.; Lisboa, M. M.; Barroso, D. S.; Rufino, L. M. A.
Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum, Lahore, Pakistan
JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2016, 26, 6, pp 1582-1588

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