Dr. Daniela F R Bruno

Dairy Advisor
Cooperative Extension Fresno County
550 E. Shaw Avenue, Suite 210-B
(559) 241-7515
Fresno, CA 93710
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Also in:
Madera County
Kings County


Ph.D. Comparative Pathology, UC Davis. 2009
DVM Veterinary Medicine, The Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil. 2002


  • Communication Award: Team Newsletter
    Presented by National Association of County Agricultural Agents,  2020



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Peer Reviewed

  • Marques, T. C.; C. F. A., Lage; Bruno, D.R.; Fausak, E.D.; Endres, M.I.; Ferreira, F.C.; Lima, and F. S. (2023). Geographical trends for automatic milking systems research in non-pasture-based dairy farms: A scoping review. Journal of Dairy Science. 11:106, 7725-7736.
  • Bruno, D.R.; Cleale, R. M.; Jardon, G.; Short, T.; Mills, B.; Pedraza., and J. R. (2023). Outcomes after treatment of nonsevere Gram-negative clinical mastitis with ceftiofur hydrochloride for 2 or 5 days compared to negative control. Journal of Dairy Science.
  • Vieira, Jessica Marcela; Bruno, Daniela; I.Marcondes, Marcos; Ferreira, Fernanda C. (2022). Use of beef semen on dairy farms: a cross-sectional study on farmer's attitudes towards breeding strategies. Frontiers in Animal Science.
  • Lago, A.; Bruno, D. R.; Lopez-Benavides, M.; Leibowitz, S. (2016). Efficacy of a glycolic acid-based and an iodine-based post-milking barrier teat disinfectants for prevention of new intramammary infections in dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 99:9, 7467-7472. June.
  • Hemant Naikare, Daniela Bruno (2015). Development and Evaluation of a Novel Taqman Real-Time PCR Assay for Rapid Detection of Mycoplasma bovis: Comparison of Assay Performance with a Conventional PCR Assay and Another Taqman Real-Time PCR Assay. Veterinary Science. 2, 32-42.
  • Daniela R. Bruno, Paul V. Rossitto (2010). Differential levels of mRNA transcripts encoding immunologic mediators in mammary gland secretions from dairy cows with subclinical environmental Streptococci infections. Journal of Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 138, 15-24. November.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Silva-del-Rio, N.; Jardon, G.; Bruno, D. (2023). Distribution of navel size of newborn calves from 23 source dairies in California. Journal of Dairy Science. 106:1, 398.
  • Marques, T.; Lage, C.; Bruno, D.; Endres, M.; Ferreira, F.; Lima, F. (2023). Geographic trends in automatic milking systems: A scoping review. Journal of Dairy Science. 106:1, 423.
  • Silva-del-Rio, Noelia; Bruno, Daniela; Branco-Lopes, Rubia (2023). Improving Calf Health- A Holistic Extension Approach. Statewide ANR meeting.
  • Tonooka, Karen; Bruno, Daniela; ElAshmawy, W.; Aly, Sharif; Lehenbauer, and Terry (2023). The Prevalence of Mastitis Pathogens from Bulk Tank Milk Samples located in the Central Valley from 2009 to 2022. National Mastitis Council. January.
  • Amaro, F. X.; Ferreira, F.; Bruno, D. R.; Vassolo, D.; Vieira-Neto, A.; Piñeiro, J. M.; and Vyas, D. (2022). Nitrogen efficiency as performance indicator and its relationship with diet composition in commercial dairy herds. Journal of Dairy Science. 105:1, 26.
  • Pereira, J. M. V.; Teixeira, F. H. S.; Bruno, D.; Bruno, R.; Marcondes, M. I.; Ferreira, and F. C. (2021). Economics of reproductive strategies in Jersey herds. ADSA annual meeting, American Dairy Science Association. July.
  • Lage, C. F. A.; Bruno, D. R.; Endres, M. I.; Ferreira1, and F. C. (2021). Farmers’ perceptions on implementing automatic milking systems in large US dairies. ADSA annual meeting. July.
  • Amaro, F. X.; Vassolo, D.; Piñeiro, J. M.; Vieira-Neto, A.; Bruno, D. R.; Ferreira, F.; Vyas, and D. (2021). Nitrogen efficiency as potential performance indicator for commercial dairy herds. ADSA annual meeting, American Dairy Science Association. July.
  • Vidal, G.; Pereira, J. M. V.; Lage, C. F. de Assis; Bruno, D. R.; Tucker, C. B.; Silva-del-Rio, N.; Martínez-López, B.; Ferreira, and F. C. (2021). Predicting high somatic cell count cows at dry-off using behaviors measured with an ear-tag 3-axis accelerometer. ADSA annual meeting, American Dairy Science Association. July.
  • Daniela R. Bruno, Fernanda C. Ferreira (2021). Results of milk samples submitted for Mycoplasma spp examination from California dairies between 2009 and 2019. National Mastitis Council 2021 meeting proceeding. National Mastitis Council. January.
  • Pereira, Jessica M. V.; Bruno, Daniela; Marcondes, Marcos I.; Ferreira., and Fernanda (2020). Beef semen management practices in California dairy herds. ADSA annual meeting. American Dairy Science Association. June.
  • Bruno, D (2020). Case Report: An Epidemiological Investigation of a Clinical Mastitis Outbreak in a Commercial Jersey Dairy in the Central Valley of California. National Mastitis Council. January.
  • Bruno, Daniela; Grow, Holly Jean; Sutherland, Sandra; Lopez-Benavides, Mario (2018). Acids with sanitizing properties sustain acceptable cleaning and milk quality standards. National Mastitis Council.
  • D.R. Bruno, M.Lopez-Benavies (2018). Comparison of 3 navel dip products on prevention of navel umbilical inflammation. World Buiatrics Congress.
  • D.R. Bruno, M. Lopez-Benavides (2017). Germicidal activity of different germicides against spore-forming Bacillus cereus. National Mastitis Council.
  • D.R. Bruno, M. Lopez-Benavides (2016). Changes in teat condition observed when switching pre and post-milking teat disinfectants. National Mastitis Council.
  • Daniela Bruno, Mario Lopez-Benavides (2015). Efficacy of an Organic acid derivative compared to copper sulfate on prevention of new digital dermatitis infections. Lameness in Ruminants.
  • Hemant Naikare, Daniela Bruno (2012). TaqMan real-time PCR based detection of Mycoplasma bovis. AAVLD meeting.
  • Hemant Naikare, Alesia Reinisch (2010). Culture and Real-time PCR based diagnosis of bovine Tritrichomoniasis. AAVLD meeting.
  • D.F.R. Bruno, R.G.S Bruno (2010). Cytokine gene expression patterns of milk from healthy bovine mammary glands in late and early lactation. American Dairy Science Association Meeting.
  • Bruno, Daniela Resende (2010). Dry Cow Mastitis and Immunotherapy: The use of natural body defenses. Progressive Dairyman Magazine. 24:4.
  • Bruno, Daniela Resende; Sprowls, Robert (2010). Metabolic Profiling in Dairy Cattle. Texas Veterinary Medical and Diagnostic Laboratory website.
  • R.G.S. Bruno, A.C. Denicol (2009). Effect of Progesterone Insert During Presynchronization Program on Reproductive Responses of Dairy Cows. American Dairy Science Association Meeting.
  • D.F. Resende, K. Glenn (2009). Microbiology Results of Milk Samples from California Dairies Received between 1999 and 2008. American Dairy Science Association Meeting.
  • A. Kenyon, D.F. Resende (2009). Prototheca Mastitis Outbreak Investigation in Lactating Jersey Cows. American Dairy Science Association Meeting.
  • Resende, D.F.; Bruno, R.G.S.; P.V.Rossitto, J.Cullor (2007). Results of milk samples submitted for Mycoplasma spp examination from California dairies between 1999 and 2005. American Dairy Science Association Meeting.
  • Bruno, R.G. S.; Filho, M.F. Sa; Resende, D.F.; Lima, F (2007). The effect of uterine infection of ceftiofur in the immediate postpartum on uterine health in dairy Cows. American Dairy Science Association Meeting.

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