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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...

Author(s)
Carvalho, G. A. de; Salman, A. K. D.; Cruz, P. G. da; Silva, F. R. F. da; Halfen, J.; Schmitt, E.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA), Manaus, Brazil
Citation
Acta Amazonica, 2018, 48, 3, pp 191-196
AbstractFull Text

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 ...

Author(s)
Mello, A. C. T. de; Carnevalli, R. A.; Shiratsuchi, L. S.; Carneiro e Pedreira, B.; Lopes, L. B.; Xavier, D. B.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2017, 47, 2, pp e20160316
AbstractFull Text

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...

Author(s)
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.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2016, 26, 6, pp 1582-1588
Abstract

Brazil is an agricultural country, with 190 Mha of pastures sustaining 209 million cattle. Fewer than 10% of the cattle are fattened in feedlots, whereas cattle reared on pastures have a competitive advantage for export, eliminating the risks presented by the mad cow disease (bovine spongiform...

Author(s)
Jank, L.; Barrios, S. C.; Valle, C. B. do; Simeão, R. M.; Alves, G. F.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Crop & Pasture Science, 2014, 65, 11, pp 1132-1137
Abstract

The aim of this work was to analyse the population of aerobe and anaerobe facultative Gram-negative rod-shaped in the ruminal fluid of dairy cattle and calves fed with different sources of tropical forage. Samples of ruminal fluid were collected from 30 cows fed with sorghum silage, 32 cows fed...

Author(s)
Freitas, C. E. S.; Almeida, P. N. M.; Duarte, E. R.; Abrão, F. O.; Careli, R.; Geraseev, L. C.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2014, 46, 3, pp 457-462
AbstractFull Text

The objective of this study was to evaluate the correlation between intake and ingestive behavior of crossbred heifers in grazing tropical. The experiment was conducted on the Princesa do Mateiro Farm, in the city of Ribeirão do Largo, Bahia. A total of 20 heifers with genetic makeup 5/8 dairy...

Author(s)
Santana Junior, H. A.; Silva, R. R.; Carvalho, G. G. P.; Silva, F. F.; Trindade Junior, G.; Pinheiro, A. A.; Rodrigues, E. S. O.; Abreu Filho, G.; Santana, E. O. C.; Mendes, F. B. L.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2013, 34, 6, pp 2963-2976
Abstract

This study evaluated the seasonal effects of micromineral concentrations in Brachiaria brizantha cv. Marandu pastures on small- and medium-sized farms in the micro regions of Castanhal and the area of Uruará, State of Pará, Brazil. Forage was collected at the end of the dry (November, 1998) and the ...

Author(s)
Maneschy, R. Q.; Cardoso, E. da C.; Veiga, J. B. da; McDowell, L. R.
Publisher
Grace Publications Network, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 2005, 4, 1, pp 123-125

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