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2020

A Meta-analysis Describing the Effects of the Essential oils Blend Agolin Ruminant on Performance, Rumen Fermentation and Methane Emissions in Dairy Cows

Belanche, A., Newbold, J., Morgavi, D. P., Bach, A., Zweifel, B. & Yáñez-Ruiz, D. R., 3 Apr 2020, In : Animals. 10, 4, 620.

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Effect of age and the individual on the gastrointestinal bacteriome of ponies fed a high-starch diet

Morrison, P. K., Newbold, J., Jones, E., Worgan, H. J., Grove-White, D. H., Dugdale, A. H., Barfoot, C., Harris, P. A. & Argo, C. M., May 2020, In : PLoS ONE. 15, 5, 22 p., e0232689.

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The equine gastrointestinal microbiome: impacts of weight-loss

Morrison, P. K., Newbold, J., Jones, E., Worgan, H. J., Grove-White, D. H., Dugdale, A. H., Barfoot, C., Harris, P. A. & Argo, C. M., 4 Mar 2020, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 16, 78.

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2019

A multi-kingdom study reveals the plasticity of the rumen microbiota in response to a shift from non-grazing to grazing diets in sheep

Belanche, A., Kingston-Smith, A. H., Griffith, G. W. & Newbold, C. J., 11 Feb 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, 17 p., 122.

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Biotic interactions are an unexpected yet critical control on the complexity of an abiotically driven polar ecosystem

Lee, C. K., Laughlin, D. C., Bottos, E. M., Caruso, T., Joy, K., Barrett, J. E., Brabyn, L., Nielsen, U. N., Adams, B. J., Wall, D. H., Hopkins, D. W., Pointing, S. B., McDonald, I. R., Cowan, D. A., Banks, J. C., Stichbury, G. A., Jones, I., Zawar-Reza, P., Katurji, M., Hogg, I. D. & 4 others, Sparrow, A. D., Storey, B. C., Allan Green, T. G. & Cary, S. C., 15 Feb 2019, In : Communications Biology. 2, 62.

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BrAPI - an application programming interface for plant breeding applications

Selby, P., Abbeloos, R., Backlund, J. E., Basterrechea Salido, M., Bauchet, G., Benites-Alfaro, O., Birkett, C., Calaminos, V. C., Carceller, P., Cornut, G., Vasques Costa, B., Edwards, J. D., Finkers, R., Gao, S. Y., Ghaffar, M., Glaser, P., Guignon, V., Hok, P., Kilian, A., König, P. & 30 others, Lagare, J. E. B., Lange, M., Laporte, M-A., Larmande, P., LeBauer, D., Lyon, D., Marshall, D., Matthews, D., Milne, I., Mistry, N., Morales, N., Mueller, L., Neveu, P., Papoutsoglou, E., Pearce, B., Perez-Masias, I., Pommier, C., Ramirez-Gonzalez, R. H., Rathore, A., Raquel, A. M., Raubach, S., Rife, T., Robbins, K., Rouard, M., Sarma, C., Scholz, U., Sempéré, G., Shaw, P., Simon, R. & Soldevilla, N., 15 Oct 2019, In : Bioinformatics (Oxford, England). 35, 20, p. 4147-4155 9 p., btz190.

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Differentially expressed mRNAs, proteins and miRNAs associated to energy metabolism in skeletal muscle of beef cattle identified for low and high residual feed intake

Carvalho, E. B., Gionbelli, M. P., Rodrigues, R. TS., Bonilha, S. FM., Newbold, C. J., Guimarães, S. EF., Silva, W., Verardo, L. L., Silva, F. F., Detmann, E. & Duarte, M. S., 17 Jun 2019, In : BMC Genomics. 20, 1, 501.

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Genome-wide association studies pathway-based meta-analysis for residual feed intake in beef cattle

Duarte, D. A. S., Newbold, C. J., Detmann, E., Silva, F. F., Freitas, P. H. F., Veroneze, R. & Duarte, M. S., Apr 2019, In : Animal Genetics. 50, 2, p. 150-153 4 p.

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Mapping the H2 resistance effective against Globodera pallida pathotype Pa1 in tetraploid potato

Strachan, S. M., Armstrong, M. R., Kaur, A., Wright, K. M., Lim, T. Y., Baker, K., Jones, J., Bryan, G., Blok, V. & Hein, I., Apr 2019, In : TAG. Theoretical and applied genetics. Theoretische und angewandte Genetik. 132, 4, p. 1283-1294 12 p.

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Maternal versus artificial rearing shapes the rumen microbiome having minor long-term physiological implications

Belanche, A., Yáñez-Ruiz, D. R., Detheridge, A. P., Griffith, G. W., Kingston-Smith, A. H. & Newbold, C. J., Nov 2019, In : Environmental Microbiology. 21, 11, p. 4360-4377 18 p.

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Nematodes in a polar desert reveal the relative role of biotic interactions in the coexistence of soil animals

Caruso, T., Hogg, I. D., Nielsen, U. N., Bottos, E. M., Lee, C. K., Hopkins, DW., Cary, S. C., Barrett, J. E., Allan Green, T. G., Storey, B. C., Wall, D. H. & Adams, B. J., 2019, In : Communications Biology. 2, 63.

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Not all saponins have a greater antiprotozoal activity than their related sapogenins

Ramos-Morales, E., Lyons, L., de la Fuente, G., Braganca, R. & Newbold, C. J., Jul 2019, In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 366, 13, fnz144.

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Rumen bacterial community responses to DPA, EPA and DHA in cattle and sheep: a comparative in vitro study

Carreño, D., Toral, P. G., Pinloche, E., Belenguer, A., Yáñez-Ruiz, D. R., Hervás, G., McEwan, N. R., Newbold, C. J. & Frutos, P., 14 Aug 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 11857.

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Slight changes in the chemical structure of haemanthamine greatly influence the effect of the derivatives on rumen fermentation in vitro

Ramos-Morales, E., Tibble-Howlings, J., Lyons, L., Ogbu, M. O., Murphy, P. J., Braganca, R. & Newbold, CJ., 21 Feb 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 7 p., 2440.

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Soil bacterial diversity is positively associated with air temperature in the maritime Antarctic

Dennis, P. G., Newsham, K. K., Rushton, S. P., O'Donnell, A. G. & Hopkins, D. W., 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 2686.

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2018

Analysis of the rumen microbiome and metabolome to study the effect of an antimethanogenic treatment applied in early life of kid goats

Abecia, L., Martinez-Fernandez, G., Waddams, K., Martin-Garcia, AI., Pinloche, E., Creevey, CJ., Denman, SE., Newbold, CJ. & Yanez-Ruiz, DR., 9 Oct 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, 2227.

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Characterisation of the ruminal fermentation and microbiome in lambs supplemented with hydrolysable and condensed tannins

Salami, S., Valenti, B., Bella, M., Luciano, G., O'Grady, M., Kerry, J., Jones, E., Priolo, A. & Newbold, CJ., 10 Apr 2018, In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 94, 5, p. 1 - 9 9 p.

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Comparison of NIRS and wet chemistry methods for the nutritional analysis of haylages for horses

Harris, PA., Nelson, S., Carslake, HB., Argo, CM., Wolf, R., Fabri, FB., Brolsma, KM., van Oostrum, MJ. & Ellis, AD., 4 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 71, p. 13 - 20 8 p.

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Effect of dietary fat to starch content on fecal microbiota composition and activity in dogs

Schauf, S., de la Fuente, G., Newbold, CJ., Salas-Mani, A., Torre, C., Abecia, L. & Castrillo, C., 27 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Animal Science. 96, 9, p. 3684 - 3698 15 p.

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Reliably colonising broiler chickens with Campylobacter spp. using a litter-based method

Sandilands, V., Whyte, F., Williams, LK., Wilkinson, TS., Sparks, NHC. & Humphrey, TJ., 21 Sep 2018, In : British Poultry Science. 59, 6, p. 698 - 702 5 p.

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Short- and long-term effects of conventional and artificial rearing strategies on the health and performance of growing lambs

Belanche, A., Cooke, J., Jones, E., Worgan, HJ. & Newbold, CJ., 17 Aug 2018, In : Animal. 13, 4, p. 740-749

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The effect of an isoflavonid-rich liquorice extract on fermentation, methanogenesis and the microbiome in the rumen simulation technique

Ramos-Morales, E., Rossi, G., Cattin, M., Jones, E., Braganca, R. & Newbold, C. J., 19 Jan 2018, In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 94, 3, fiy009.

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The equine gastrointestinal microbiome: impacts of age and obesity

Morrison, PM., Newbold, CJ., Jones, E., Worgan, H. J., Grove-White, D. H., Dugdale, A. H., Barfoot, C., Harris, P. A. & Argo, C. M., 7 Dec 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, 13 p., 3017.

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Welfare risks of repeated application of on-farm killing methods for poultry

Martin, JE., Sandercock, DA., Sandilands, V., Sparrey, J., Baker, L., Sparks, NHC. & McKeegan, DEF., 15 Mar 2018, In : Animals. 8, 3, p. 39 - 52 14 p., 39.

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2017

Agricultural diversification as an adaptation strategy

López Noriega, I., Dawson, I. K., Vernooy, R., Köhler-Rollefson, I. & Halewood, M., 6 Jun 2017, In : Agriculture for Development. 30, p. 25-28 4 p.

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Phenotypic and genetic parameters for selected production and reproduction traits of Mpwapwa cattle in low-input production systems

Chawala, AR., Banos, G., Komwihangilo, DM., Peters, A. & Chagunda, MGG., 5 May 2017, In : South African Journal of Animal Science. 47, 3, p. 307 - 319 13 p.

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2016

Production and dose determination of the Infection and Treatment Method (ITM) Muguga cocktail vaccine used to control East Coast fever in cattle

Patel, E., Mwaura, S., Kiara, H., Morzaria, S., Peters, A. & Toye, P., 1 Mar 2016, In : Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases. 7, 2, p. 306-314 9 p.

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The economic impact of eradicating peste des petits ruminants: A Benefit-Cost Analysis

Jones, B. A., Rich, K. M., Mariner, J. C., Anderson, J., Jeggo, M., Thevasagayam, S., Cai, Y., Peters, A. R. & Roeder, P., 22 Feb 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 2, e0149982.

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The opportunity to eradicate peste des petits ruminants

Mariner, J. C., Jones, B. A., Rich, K. M., Thevasagayam, S., Anderson, J., Jeggo, M., Cai, Y., Peters, A. R. & Roeder, P. L., 1 May 2016, In : Journal of Immunology. 196, 9, p. 3499-506 8 p.

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2015

Genome-wide transcriptomic analysis identifies pathways affected by the infusion of Clostridium perfringens culture supernatant in the duodenum of broilers in situ

Athanasiadou, S., Russell, KM., Kaiser, P., Kanellos, T., Burgess, STG., Mitchell, MA., Clutton, E., Naylor, SW., Low, CJ., Hutchings, MR. & Sparks, NHC., 2015, In : Journal of Animal Science. 93, 6, p. 3152 - 3163 12 p.

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Response of the rumen archaeal and bacterial populations to anti-methanogenic organosulphur compounds in continuous-culture fermenters

Martínez-Fernández, G., Abecia, L., Martín-García, A. I., Ramos-Morales, E., Denman, S. E., Newbold, C. J., Molina-Alcaide, E. & Yáñez-Ruiz, D. R., Aug 2015, In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 91, 8, p. fiv079

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Superoxide dismutase SodB is a protective antigen against Campylobacter jejuni colonisation in chickens

Chintoa-Uta, C., Cassady-Cain, RL., Al-Haideri, H., Watson, E., Kelly, DJ., Smith, DGE., Sparks, NHC., Kaiser, P. & Stevens, MP., 17 Nov 2015, In : Vaccine. 33, 46, p. 6206 - 6211 6 p.

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2014

Association between digesta pH, body weight and nutrient utilization in chickens of different body weights and at different ages

Dono, ND., Sparks, NHC. & Olukosi, OA., 2014, In : Journal of Poultry Science. 51, 2, p. 180 - 184 5 p.

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The barley genome sequence assembly reveals three additional members of the CslF (1,3;1,4)-β-glucan synthase gene family

Schreiber, M., Wright, F., MacKenzie, K., Hedley, P. E., Schwerdt, J. G., Little, A., Burton, R. A., Fincher, G. B., Marshall, D., Waugh, R. & Halpin, C., 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 3, e90888.

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2013

Construction of reference chromosome-scale pseudomolecules for potato: integrating the potato genome with genetic and physical maps

Sharma, S. K., Bolser, D., de Boer, J., Sønderkær, M., Amoros, W., Carboni, M. F., D'Ambrosio, J. M., de la Cruz, G., Di Genova, A., Douches, D. S., Eguiluz, M., Guo, X., Guzman, F., Hackett, C. A., Hamilton, J. P., Li, G., Li, Y., Lozano, R., Maass, A., Marshall, D. & 25 others, Martinez, D., McLean, K., Mejía, N., Milne, L., Munive, S., Nagy, I., Ponce, O., Ramirez, M., Simon, R., Thomson, S. J., Torres, Y., Waugh, R., Zhang, Z., Huang, S., Visser, R. G. F., Bachem, C. W. B., Sagredo, B., Feingold, S. E., Orjeda, G., Veilleux, R. E., Bonierbale, M., Jacobs, J. M. E., Milbourne, D., Martin, D. M. A. & Bryan, G. J., 6 Nov 2013, In : G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 3, 11, p. 2031-47 17 p.

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Early postnatal immunisation against gonadotrophin-releasing hormone induces a high but differential immune response in heifer calves

Hernandez-Medrano, JH., Williams, RW., van Drunen Littel-van den Hurk, S., Peters, AR., Hannant, D., Campbell, BK. & Webb, R., Oct 2013, In : Research in Veterinary Science. 95, 2, p. 472 - 479 8 p.

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Thermal nociception as a measure of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug effectiveness in broiler chickens with articular pain

Caplen, G., Baker, L., Hothersall, B., McKeegan, DEF., Sandilands, V., Sparks, NHC., Waterman-Pearson, AE. & Murrell, JC., Dec 2013, In : Veterinary Journal. 198, 3, p. 616 - 619 4 p.

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2012

Comparative efficacy of different supplements used to reduce heat stress in broilers

Khattak, FM., Acamovic, T., Sparks, NHC., Pasha, TN., Joiya, MH., Hayat, Z. & Ali, Z., 2012, In : Pakistan Journal of Zoology. 44, 1, p. 31 - 41 11 p.

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Persistent environmental reservoirs on farms as risk factors for Campylobacter in commercial poultry

Ellis-Iversen, J., Ridley, A., Morris, V., Sowa, A., Harris, J., Atterbury, R., Sparks, NHC. & Allen, V., 2012, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 140, p. 916 - 924 9 p.

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2011

Assessing leg health in chickens using a force plate and gait scoring: how many birds is enough?

Sandilands, V., Brocklehurst, S., Sparks, NHC., Baker, L., McGovern, R., Thorp, B. & Pearson, D., 2011, In : Veterinary Record. 168, p. 77 - 82 6 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Aversion of chickens to various lethal gas mixtures

Sandilands, V., Raj, ABM., Baker, L. & Sparks, NHC., 2011, In : Animal Welfare. 20, 2, p. 253 - 262 10 p.

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Changes in broiler chick tissue concentrations of lipid-soluble antioxidants immediately post-hatch

Karadas, F., Surai, PF. & Sparks, NHC., 2011, In : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A. 160, p. 68 - 71 4 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Physiological responses of laying hens during wholehouse killing with carbon dioxide

McKeegan, DEF., Sparks, NHC., Sandilands, V., Demmers, TGM., Boulcott, P. & Wathes, CM., 2011, In : British Poultry Science. p. 645 - 657 13 p.

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2010

Use of liquid carbon dioxide for whole house gassing of poultry and welfare implications for the birds

Sparks, NHC., Sandilands, V., Raj, ABM., Turney, E., Pennycott, T. & Voas, A., 2010, In : Veterinary Record. 167, p. 403 - 407 5 p.

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2009

Considerations for Scottish soil monitoring in the European context

Alders, AI., Hough, RC., Towers, W., Black, HIJ., Ball, BC., Griffiths, BS., Hopkins, DW., Lilly, A., McKenzie, BM., Rees, RM., Sinclair, A., Watson, CA. & Campbell, CD., 2009, In : European Journal of Soil Science. 60, p. 833 - 843 11 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Histamine release factor from Dermanyssus gallinae (De Geer): characterization and in vitro assessment as a protective antigen

Bartley, K., Nisbet, AJ., Offer, JE., Sparks, NHC., Wright, HW. & Huntley, JF., 2009, In : International Journal for Parasitology. 39, 4, p. 447 - 456 10 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Providing laying hens with perches: fulfilling behavioural needs butcausing injury?

Sandilands, V., Moinard, C. & Sparks, NHC., 2009, In : British Poultry Science. 50(4), p. 395 - 406 12 p.

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69 Citations (Scopus)

Shell formation and function and its role in incubation

Sparks, NHC., 2009, In : Avian Biological Research. 2, p. 47 - 53 7 p.

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The testing of antibodies raised against poultry red mite antigens in an in vitro feeding assay; preliminary screen for vaccine candidates

Wright, HW., Bartley, K., Nisbet, AJ., McDevitt, RM., Sparks, NHC., Brocklehurst, S. & Huntley, JF., 2009, In : Experimental and Applied Acarology. 48, p. 81 - 91 11 p.

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