Bos indicus


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Noun1.Bos indicus - any of several breeds of Indian cattleBos indicus - any of several breeds of Indian cattle; especially a large American heat and tick resistant greyish humped breed evolved in the Gulf States by interbreeding Indian cattle and now used chiefly for crossbreeding
Bos, genus Bos - wild and domestic cattle; in some classifications placed in the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini
bovine - any of various members of the genus Bos
zebu - domesticated ox having a humped back and long horns and a large dewlap; used chiefly as a draft animal in India and east Asia
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Breed-associated resistance to tick infestation in Bos indicus and their crosses with Bos taurus.
In addition, it has been observed than sperm head from Bos indicus bulls are smaller than those form Bos taurus bulls or their crossbred [5, 34, 42].
Besides the aforementioned merits, Bos indicus especially, the non-descript has problems related to reproductive and productive traits (Turner, 1980).
En el municipio de Arauca, Colombia, se explota la produccion ganadera del sistema de doble proposito mediante la introduccion de razas lecheras Bos taurus, como la Holstein, Pardo Suizo y Ayrshire, las cuales se han cruzado con la poblacion Bos indicus (cebu) existente, produciendo genotipos con alta proporcion de genes cebu (Salamanca, 2008).
De igual forma, se ha reportado que animales de cruces entre Bos taurus x Bos indicus en iguales condiciones a las indicadas anteriormente, tienen un incremento notorio que varia entre 5 y 50% de tiempo en pastoreo en potreros que poseen cobertura arborea mayor al 23% (16) (Tabla 1).
Thus, this study aimed to evaluate follicular growth, diameter of the pre-ovulatory follicle and CL, as well as ovulation rate in bos indicus cows submitted to an estrous synchronization protocol associated with eCG for eight consecutive times.
Prevalence of bovine tuberculosis and severity of its pathology was reported higher in Bos taurus and crossbreds as compared to Bos indicus cattle (8).
Plasma antimullerian hormone as a predictor of ovarian antral follicular population in Bos indicus (Nelore) and Bos taurus (Holstein) heifers.
Aging allows for a significant improvement in tenderness, and this procedure can be advantageous from the qualitative point of view, especially when it comes to animals with a greater Bos indicus genetic composition (Maggioni et al.
El grupo clasificado como Bos Indicus (subpoblacion 1, Cuadro 1) estuvo conformado mayormente por animales reportados como de tipo "cebu' y algunas razas presentes en numeros muy reducidos, tales como la Indubrasil, Gyr o Nellore.
New strategies are geared towards the intensification of the traditional off-pasture finishing system, as well as the introduction of Continental breeds crossed with Bos indicus type of cattle (Almanza, 2007; Peel et al.
Tenderness traits are moderately heritable and tend to track with cattle of certain genetic origin, with Bos taurus (temperate climate) cattle having a greater propensity for tender meat compared with Bos indicus (tropical climate or zebu) cattle.