Bos taurus


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Related to Bos taurus: Bos mutus
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Noun1.Bos taurus - domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or ageBos taurus - domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen"
calf - young of domestic cattle
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
ox - an adult castrated bull of the genus Bos; especially Bos taurus
stirk - yearling heifer or bullock
bullock, steer - castrated bull
bull - uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle
cow, moo-cow - female of domestic cattle: "`moo-cow' is a child's term"
beef, beef cattle - cattle that are reared for their meat
Welsh Black, Welsh - a breed of dual-purpose cattle developed in Wales
red poll - hornless short-haired breed of beef and dairy cattle
Africander - tall large-horned humped cattle of South Africa; used for meat or draft
dairy cattle, dairy cow, milch cow, milcher, milk cow, milker - cattle that are reared for their milk
Devon - red dual-purpose cattle of English origin
grade - a variety of cattle produced by crossbreeding with a superior breed
boeuf, beef - meat from an adult domestic bovine
herd - a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
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Genetic variants in interferon gamma (IFN-g) gene are associated with resistance against ticks in Bos taurus and Bos indicus.
Tick loads in Bos taurus cattle grazing in two contrasting production systems
Nas ultimas decadas, tem-se verificado uma intensa utilizacao de programas de inseminacao artificial em tempo fixo (IATF), os quais minimizam os impactos da deteccao de estro e do anestro posparto, caracteristicos dos programas de inseminacao artificial (IA) convencional em femeas Bos taurus indicus (BARUSELLI et al.
Fertility of Bos indicus and Bos indicus x Bos taurus crossbred cattle after estrus synchronization.
2010), encontraron IEP superiores en diferentes rebanos Bos taurus bajo condiciones de tropico.
En el campo experimental se trabajo con 42 animales Criollo Rio Limon (n = 42) y en la finca comercial con 11 de tipo Brahman (Bos indicus), 27 cruces de 1/2 Bos taurus x 1/2 tipo Brahman y 27 animales con predominancia de Bos taurus (Holstein, Pardo Suizo y Carora).
En los ambientes tropicales la utilizacion del cruzamiento de ganado Bos taurus x Bos indicus es una herramienta de gran utilidad para mejorar los indices productivos de un establecimiento.
La produccion de leche no puede basarse exclusivamente en razas europeas y menos en cebuinas; por esta razon, se buscan cruces que sean sinergicos para encontrar las bondades tanto del Bos taurus como del Bos indicus (Heterosis).
3), en cruces de ganados Bos indicus x Bos taurus, identificaron varios QTL en el BTA5 relacionados con caracteristicas de crecimiento (peso al nacimiento) en la region de 30 a 70 cM y de la composicion de las canales (area del ojo del lomo y peso de la canal en caliente) a los 29-74 cM.