zebu

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zebu

a group of breeds of humped cattle, including Indian, East and West African, and most breeds of South-East Asian cattle. Origin of the Chinese Yellow, Sanga and Brahman. Includes Africander, Sahiwal, Sindhi and many others.
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The short estrus duration with a tendency to show heat signs at night in Bos indicus cows compared to Bos taurus also limits the possibility of efficient heat detection and AI (Pinheiro et al.
Para el analisis de la informacion se trabajo solo con animales que tenian predominio Bos indicus, teniendo en cuenta su apariencia externa segun lo recomendado por algunos autores (Lopez y Vaccaro, 2002; Sheen y Riesco, 2002).
Los rangos de temperatura ambiental reportados como de confort para animales de tipo Bos taurus van de 0 a 20[grados]C y para Bos indicus de 10 a 27[grados]C, con 70% de humedad ambiental en ambos casos, aunque se reportan diferencias entre razas, edad, estado fisiologico, sexo y variaciones individuales (29).
Bos taurus and Bos indicus (Sahiwal) calves respond differently to infection with Theileria annulata and produce markedly different levels of acute phase proteins.
Physical and chemical characteristics of frozen ground beef and aged beef meat from Bos indicus steers supplemented with a-tocopherol acetate.
En los sistemas ganaderos de Costa Rica las razas criollas lecheras se utilizan principalmente para establecer cruces con Bos Taurus, en especial Holstein y Jersey, y/o Bos indicus con la finalidad de obtener adaptabilidad y resistencia al medio (Vilaboa et al.
Todas as racas asiaticas e africanas foram consideradas como zebuinos Bos indicus, com excecao da N'Dama, morfologicamente considerada como Bos taurus, existente em alguns paises do Oeste da Africa como Gambia, Guine, Guine-Bissau, Nigeria e Senegal.
Rugaimukamu, Breed-associated resistance to tick infestation in Bos indicus and their crosses with Bos taurus.
A review of reproductive performance of female Bos indicus (Zebu) cattle.
Acquisition and expression of resistance by Bos indicus and Bos indicus x Bos Taurus calves to Ambyloma americanum infestation.