Beef & Sheep Research Centre

Research Output 1993 2019

2019

A bio-economic model for cost analysis of alternative management strategies in beef finishing systems

Kamilaris, C., Dewhurst, RJ., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Crosson, P. & Alexander, P., 23 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Agricultural Systems.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bioeconomic models
cost analysis
finishing
beef
forage

Animal-mounted sensor technology to predict ‘time to calving’ in beef and dairy cows

Miller, G. A., Mitchell, MA., Barker, ZE., Giebel, K., Codling, E., Amory, J. & Duthie, C-A., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

beef cows
sensors (equipment)
calving
dairy cows
animals

A parsimonious software sensor for estimating the individual dynamic pattern of methane emissions from cattle

Munoz-Tamayo, R., Ramirez Agudelo, JF., Dewhurst, RJ., Miller, G., Vernon, T. & Kettle, H., Jun 2019, In : Animal. 13, 6, p. 1180-1187 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Methane
Sensors
Time measurement
Beef
Bins
1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Metagenome
Protein Databases
Microbiota
Rumen
Enzymes
18 Downloads (Pure)

Identification of rumen microbial genes involved in pathways linked to appetite, growth and feed conversion efficiency in cattle

Lima, J., Auffret, M., Stewart, R. D., Dewhurst, RJ., Duthie, C-A., Snelling, T. J., Walker, A. W., Freeman, T. C., Watson, M. & Roehe, R., 8 Aug 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 10, 701.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Microbial Genes
Rumen
Appetite
Microbiota
Growth
soil gas
greenhouse gases
greenhouse gas emissions
agricultural soils
Gas emissions
2 Downloads (Pure)
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respiratory tract diseases
feeding behavior
calves
monitoring
anti-infective agents

Nutritional strategies to reduce methane emissions from cattle: effects on meat eating quality and retail shelf life of loin steaks

Richardson, I., Duthie, C-A., Hyslop, JJ., Rooke, JA. & Roehe, R., Jul 2019, In : Meat Science. 153, p. 51-57 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

loins (meat cut)
steaks
methane
shelf life
nitrates
11 Downloads (Pure)

Opportunities and challenges for real-time management (RTM) in extensive livestock systems

Waterhouse, A., Holland, JP., McLaren, A., Arthur, R., Duthie, C-A., Kodam, S. & Wishart, HM., Aug 2019, Precision Livestock Farming '19. Proceedings of the European Conference in Precision Livestock Farming.. p. 20-26 155

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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time management
livestock
sensors (equipment)
information management
collars
Open Access
greenhouse gas emissions
Scotland
livestock
agriculture
breeds

Prediction of enteric methane production, yield and intensity of beef cattle using an intercontinental database

van Lingen, H., Niu, M., Kebreab, E., Valadares Filho, S., Rooke, JA., Duthie, C-A., Schwarm, A., Kreuzer, M., Hynd, P., Caetano, M., Eugène, M., Martin, C., McGee, M., O'Kiely, P., Hünerberg, M., McAllister, T., Berchielli, T., Messana, J., Peiren, N., Chaves, A. & 14 others, Charmley, E., Cole, A., Hales, K., Lee, S-S., Berndt, A., Reynolds, C., Crompton, L., Bayat, A-R., Yáñez-Ruiz, D., Yu, Z., Bannink, A., Dijkstra, J., Casper, D. & Hristov, A., 1 Nov 2019, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 283, 19 p., 106575.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

methane production
beef cattle
forage
methane
prediction

Prediction of methane emissions in sheep using computed tomography (CT) measurements of rumen volume

Lambe, NR., Miller, G. A., McLean, KA., Gordon, J. & Dewhurst, RJ., Apr 2019, p. 152.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

1 Citation (Scopus)

Relationships between feeding behaviour, activity, dominance and feed efficiency in finishing beef steers

Haskell, MJ., Rooke, JA., Roehe, R., Turner, SP., Hyslop, JJ., Waterhouse, A. & Duthie, C-A., Jan 2019, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 210, p. 9-15 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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beef cattle
dominance (genetics)
feeding behavior
finishing
feed conversion
3 Citations (Scopus)

The sensitivity of soil organic carbon pools to land management varies depending on former tillage practices

Miller, G., Rees, RM., Griffiths, BS., Ball, BC. & Cloy, JM., 1 Jun 2019, In : Soil and Tillage Research. 189, p. 236-242 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

land management
tillage
organic carbon
soil
particulate organic matter
34 Downloads (Pure)

Using 3D imaging and machine learning to predict liveweight and carcass characteristics of live finishing beef cattle

Miller, G. A., Hyslop, JJ., Barclay, D., Edwards, A., Thompson, W. & Duthie, C-A., 1 May 2019, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 3, 30.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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artificial intelligence
carcass characteristics
beef cattle
finishing
image analysis
2018
10 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Addressing global ruminant agricultural challenges through understanding the rumen microbiome: past, present and future

Huws, SA., Creevey, C., Oyama, LB., Mizrahi, I., Denman, SE., Popova, M., Munoz-tamayo, R., Forano, E., Waters, SM., Hess, M., Tapio, I., Smidt, H., Krizsan, S., Yanez-Ruiz, DR., Belanche, A., Guan, LL., Gruninger, RJ., McAllister, T., Newbold, J., Roehe, R. & 17 others, Dewhurst, RJ., Snelling, TJ., Watson, M., Suen, G., Hart, E., Kingston-Smith, A., Scollan, N., Do Prado, RM., Pilau, E., Mantovani, HC., Attwood, GT., Edwards, JE., McEwan, N., Morrison, S., Mayorga, O., Elliott, C. & Morgavi, DP., 25 Sep 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, p. 21-61 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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ruminants
rumen
livestock
microorganisms
animal breeding

An integrative framework for functional analysis of cattle rumen microbiomes

Wassan, J. T., Zheng, H., Browne, F., Bowen, J. M., Walsh, P., Roehe, R., Dewhurst, RJ., Palu, C., Kelly, B. & Wang, H., 12 Mar 2018, Proceedings of 2018 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1854 1860 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Functional analysis
Nutrition
Benchmarking
Learning systems
Nitrates
60 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Assembly of 913 microbial genomes from metagenomic sequencing of the cow rumen

Stewart, RD., Auffret, MD., Warr, A., Wiser, AH., Press, MO., Langford, KW., Liachko, I., Snelling, TJ., Dewhurst, RJ., Walker, AW., Roehe, R. & Watson, M., 28 Feb 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 870.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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rumen
cows
genome
carbohydrate metabolism
cattle
1 Citation (Scopus)

Assessment of circadian rhythm of activity combined with random regression model as a novel approach to monitoring sheep in an extensive system

Sarout, BNM., Waterhouse, A., Duthie, C-A., Poli, CHEC., Haskell, MJ., Berger, A. & Umstatter, C., 28 Jun 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 207, p. 26 - 38 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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circadian rhythm
sheep
ewes
monitoring
sensors (equipment)

Beef Monitor: tracking beef cattle growth and predicting carcass characteristics of live animals

Miller, G. A., Hyslop, JJ., Ross, DW., Troy, SM., Barclay, D., Edwards, A., Thomson, W. & Duthie, C-A., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

carcass characteristics
beef cattle
beef
monitoring
carcass weight

Beef Monitor: tracking beef cattle growth and predicting carcass characteristics of live animals

Miller, G. A., Hyslop, JJ., Ross, DW., Barclay, D., Edwards, A., Thomson, W., Troy, SM. & Duthie, C-A., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

carcass characteristics
beef cattle
beef
monitoring
slaughterhouses

Data driven disease detection – an example in dairy calves

Bowen, J. M., Miller, G. A., Duthie, C-A., Bell, DJ., Mason, CS. & Haskell, MJ., 19 Nov 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

7 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Effect of biochar produced from different biomass sources and at different process temperatures on methane production and ammonia concentrations in vitro

Cabeza, I., Waterhouse, A., Sohi, S. & Rooke, JA., 2 Jan 2018, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 237, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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biochar
methane production
ammonia
biomass
temperature

Effects of dietary nitrate and lipid supplementation on the rumen microbiota associated with methane production

Bowen, J. M., Cormican, P., Lister, S. J., McCabe, M. S., Roehe, R. & Dewhurst, RJ., 9 Apr 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Medicago
Lolium
Rumen
Diet
Poaceae
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluation of reticuloruminal pH measurements from individual cattle: sampling strategies for the assessment of herd status

Jonsson, N. N., Kleen, J. L., Wallace, R. J., Andonovic, I., Michie, C., Farish, M., Mitchell, MA., Duthie, C-A., Jensen, D. B. & Denwood, M. J., 14 Nov 2018, In : Veterinary Journal. 243, p. 26 - 32 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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herds
cattle
ruminal acidosis
sampling
milking
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Fat accretion measurements strengthen the relationship between feed conversion efficiency and nitrogen isotopic discrimination while rumen microbial genes contribute little

Meale, SJ., Auffret, MD., Watson, M., Morgavi, DP., Cantalapiedra-Hijar, G., Duthie, C-A., Roehe, R. & Dewhurst, RJ., 1 Mar 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 7 p., 3854.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Microbial Genes
Rumen
Nitrogen
Fats
Nitrates
10 Citations (Scopus)

Identification, comparison and validation of robust rumen microbial biomarkers for methane emissions using diverse Bos taurus breeds and basal diets

Auffret, MD., Stewart, R., Dewhurst, RJ., Duthie, C-A., Rooke, JA., Wallace, RJ., Freeman, TC., Snelling, TJ., Watson, M. & Roehe, R., 9 Jan 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 8, 15 p., 2642.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Rumen
Methane
Biomarkers
Diet
Metagenomics
relative abundance
methane
cattle
microbial community
bovine
2 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

MAGpy: a reproducible pipeline for the downstream analysis of metagenome-assembled genomes (MAGs)

Stewart, R. D., Auffret, M., Snelling, T. J., Roehe, R. & Watson, M., 10 Nov 2018, In : Bioinformatics. 3 p., bty905.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Metagenome
Genome
Computational Biology
Metagenomics
Databases
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Social network properties predict chronic aggression in commercial pig systems

Foister, S., Doeschl-Wilson, A., Roehe, R., Arnott, G., Boyle, L. & Turner, SP., 4 Oct 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 10, 18 p., e0205122.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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social networks
aggression
swine
risk groups
animal welfare
4 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Temperament and dominance relate to feeding behaviour and activity in beef cattle: implications for performance and methane emissions

Llonch, P., Somarriba, M., Duthie, C-A., Troy, SM., Roehe, R., Rooke, JA., Haskell, MJ. & Turner, SP., 2 Apr 2018, In : Animal. 12, 12, p. 2639 - 2648 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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temperament
beef cattle
dominance (genetics)
methane
feeding behavior
1 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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kale
liveweight gain
sowing date
dry matter intake
body condition
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)

Aggressive behaviour at regrouping is a poor predictor of chronic aggression in stable social groups

Turner, SP., Nevison, IM., Desire, S., Camerlink, I., Roehe, R., Ison, SH., Farish, M., Jack, MC. & D'Eath, RB., 10 Feb 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 191, p. 98 - 106 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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aggression
lesions (animal)
swine
avoidance behavior
skin lesions
3 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Animal health and greenhouse gas intensity: the paradox of periparturient parasitism

Houdijk, JGM., Tolkamp, BJ., Rooke, JA. & Hutchings, MR., 18 May 2017, In : International Journal for Parasitology. 47, 10-11, p. 633 - 641 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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greenhouse gases
animal health
methane
parasitism
nitrous oxide
2 Citations (Scopus)

Breeding for pig welfare: opportunities and challenges

Turner, SP., Camerlink, I., Baxter, EM., D'Eath, RB., Desire, S., Roehe, R. & Spinka, M. (ed.), 2017, Advances in Pig Welfare: Herd and Flock Welfare. Spinka, M. (ed.). Woodhead Publishing, p. 399 - 414 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

7 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Compositional mixed modelling of methane emissions and ruminal volatile fatty acids from individual cattle and multiple experiments

Palarea-Albaladejo, J., Rooke, JA., Nevison, IM. & Dewhurst, RJ., 8 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Animal Science. 95, 6, p. 2467 - 2480 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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volatile fatty acids
methane
cattle
butyrates
concentrates
6 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring multi-objective trade-offs in the design space of a waste heat recovery system

Mokhtar, M., Burns, S., Ross, DW. & Hunt, I., 17 Mar 2017, In : Applied Energy. 195, p. 114 - 124 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Waste heat utilization
Clustering algorithms
Evolutionary algorithms
Waste heat
Visualization

Genetic aspects of ewe longevity and fertility traits in Lleyn and Dorset sheep

McLaren, A., Kaseja, K., Moore, KL., Mucha, S., Boon, S. & Conington, JE., Apr 2017, p. 101. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

4 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of maternal stress and nutrition on behavioural and physiological outcomes in young lambs

Rooke, JA., Arnott, G., Dwyer, CM. & Rutherford, KMD., 1 Nov 2017, In : Animal Welfare. 26, 4, p. 403 - 415 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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ewes
lambs
nutrition
sheep
optimal nutrition
7 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Integrated metagenomic analyses of the rumen microbiome of cattle reveals key biological mechanisms associated with methane traits

Wang, H., Zheng, H., Browne, F., Roehe, R., Dewhurst, RJ., Engel, F., Hemmje, M., Lu, X. & Walsh, P., 9 Jun 2017, In : Methods. 124, p. 108 - 119 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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methane
rumen
cattle
genes
methane production
36 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Invited review: Large-scale indirect measurements for enteric methane emissions in dairy cattle: a review of proxies and their potential for use in management and breeding decisions

Negussie, E., de Haas, Y., Dehareng, F., Dewhurst, RJ., Dijkstra, J., Gengler, N., Morgavi, DP., Soyeurt, H., van Gastelen, S., Yan, T. & Biscarini, F., 1 Feb 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 4, p. 2433 - 2453 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
methane
dairy cattle
breeding
rumen
infrared spectroscopy
3 Citations (Scopus)

Nitrogen isotopic fractionation as a biomarker for nitrogen use efficiency in ruminants: a meta analysis

Cantalapiedra-Hijar, G., Dewhurst, RJ., Cheng, L., Cabrita, ARJ., Fonseca, AJM., Noziere, P., Makowski, D., Fouillet, H. & Ortigues-Marty, I., 29 Dec 2017, In : Animal. 12, 9, p. 1827 - 1837 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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isotope fractionation
nutrient use efficiency
meta-analysis
ruminants
biomarkers

Physical location of black carbon in grassland soil and its implication for SOM modelling

Miller, G., Rees, RM., Griffiths, BS., Sohi, SP., Garnett, MH., Ascough, PL. & Cloy, JM., Sep 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

8 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of dietary addition of nitrate or increase in lipid concentrations, alone or in combination, on performance and methane emissions of beef cattle

Duthie, C-A., Troy, SM., Hyslop, JJ., Ross, DW., Roehe, R. & Rooke, JA., 13 Jul 2017, In : Animal. 12, 2, p. 280 - 287 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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beef cattle
methane
nitrates
lipids
dietary fat
5 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

The impact of divergent breed types and diets on methane emissions, rumen characteristics and performance of finishing beef cattle

Duthie, C-A., Haskell, MJ., Hyslop, JJ., Waterhouse, A., Wallace, RJ., Roehe, R. & Rooke, JA., 22 Feb 2017, In : Animal. 11, 10, p. 1762 - 1771 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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beef cattle
methane
finishing
rumen
breeds
19 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

The rumen microbiome as a reservoir of antimicrobial resistance and pathogenicity genes is directly affected by diet in beef cattle

Auffret, MD., Dewhurst, RJ., Duthie, C-A., Rooke, JA., Wallace, RJ., Freeman, TC., Stewart, R., Watson, M. & Roehe, R., 11 Dec 2017, In : Microbiome. 5, 159

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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beef cattle
antibiotic resistance
rumen
pathogenicity
diet
2016
6 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of methane emissions from beef cattle measured using methane hoods with those measured using respiration chambers

Troy, SM., Duthie, C-A., Ross, DW., Hyslop, JJ., Roehe, R., Waterhouse, A. & Rooke, JA., Jan 2016, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 211, p. 6 - 4 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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beef cattle
methane
breathing
nitrates
diet

Analysis of rumen microbial community in cattle through the integration of metagenomic and network-based approaches

Wang, H., Zheng, H., Browne, F., Roehe, R., Dewhurst, R. J., Engel, F., Hemmje, M. & Walsh, P., 2016, 2016 Ieee International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (Bibm).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter