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This study aimed to contribute to increased knowledge of the potential of new cultivars to be used in dairy cattle grazing, comparing the milk yield and composition of Holstein cows (n=20) subjected to rotational grazing with palisade grass (Brachiaria brizantha Marandu) and HD364 grass (Brachiaria ...

Author(s)
Demski, J. B.; Miranda, M. S. de; Arcaro Junior, I.; Toledo, L. M. de; Gimenes, F. M. de A.; Ambrósio, L. A.; Rosini, E. C.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil
Citation
Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2013, 20, 2, Supl. 1, pp 70-71
Abstract

This study was conducted at Embrapa Beef Cattle, Campo Grande, MS, Brazil, during the summer and autumn of 2010 to estimate the DM intake by beef steers grazing Piatã palisadegrass managed at 3 grazing intensities of continuous stocking, represented by 15, 30 and 45 cm sward height. No sward height ...

Author(s)
Montagner, D. B.; Euclides, V. P. B.; Genro, T. C. M.; Nates, N. N.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia
Citation
Tropical Grasslands - Forrajes Tropicales, 2013, 1, 1, pp 106-108
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This report describes three outbreaks of dermatophilosis in Nelore calves in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Calves affected were aged between 5 and 90 days and were kept predominantly in pasture of Brachiaria brizantha. The morbidity and lethality percentage varied between 12,5% to 50% and 0% to 10%,...

Author(s)
Bacha, F. B.; Faccin, T. C.; Lima, S. C. de; Dalazen, G. T.; Leal, C. R. B.; Lemos, R. A. A. de
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil
Citation
Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2011, 18, 4, Supl. 3, pp 757-760
Abstract

Cattle herds from Brazil usually have about 170 million animals and their main food source is Brachiaria pastures. In beef cattle, weight loss or reduction in weight gain may be due to clinical and subclinical hepatic diseases. Saponins present in Brachiaria spp. may be the cause of liver damage....

Author(s)
Lima, F. G.; Ribeiro, C. dos S.; Andrade, D. di F.; Guimarães, V. Y.; Costa, G. L.; Rezende, M. L.; Assunção, P. C. F.; Neiva, J. N. de M.; Fioravanti, M. C. S.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Escola de Veterinária, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal Brasileira, 2009, 10, Supplement 1, pp 314-318
Abstract

This study evaluates the effect of peripartum mineral supplementation of Nelore cattle diets on ponderal performance of their offspring. A total of 153 heifers raised in a farm in the municipality of Tomé Açu, Pará, were assessed. They were randomly divided into three groups according to the type...

Author(s)
Viana, R. B.; Baruselli, M. S.; Monteiro, B. M.; Pancieri, M. S.; Bastos Junior, P. F. P.; Altieri, F.; Melo, P. M. A. de; Chaves, L. C.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Escola de Veterinária, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal Brasileira, 2009, 10, Supplement 1, pp 795-801
Abstract

From 2000 to 2009, eight cases of the nervous type of ketosis were diagnosed at CEDIVET. The animals (6 crossbreed and 2 zebu) were raised in farms located in the municipalities of Castanhal and San Francisco do Pará, Pará, and were extensively reared on Brachiaria brizantha pasture. Out of eight,...

Author(s)
Barbosa, J. D.; Silva e Silva, N. da; Pinheiro, C. P.; Silveira, J. A. S. da; Oliveira, C. H. S.; Oliveira, C. M. C.; Duarte, M. D.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Escola de Veterinária, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal Brasileira, 2009, 10, Supplement 1, pp 35-40

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