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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

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.

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Methane
Sensors
Time measurement
Beef
Bins
7 Downloads (Pure)
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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.

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Microbial Genes
Rumen
Appetite
Microbiota
Growth
soil gas
greenhouse gases
greenhouse gas emissions
agricultural soils
Gas emissions

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

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
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.

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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.

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artificial intelligence
carcass characteristics
beef cattle
finishing
image analysis
2018
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.

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circadian rhythm
sheep
ewes
monitoring
sensors (equipment)
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.

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biochar
methane production
ammonia
biomass
temperature
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)
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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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temperament
beef cattle
dominance (genetics)
methane
feeding behavior
1 Downloads (Pure)
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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.

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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.

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greenhouse gases
animal health
methane
parasitism
nitrous oxide
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.

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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.

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Waste heat utilization
Clustering algorithms
Evolutionary algorithms
Waste heat
Visualization
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.

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methane
rumen
cattle
genes
methane production
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.

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isotope fractionation
nutrient use efficiency
meta-analysis
ruminants
biomarkers
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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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beef cattle
methane
breathing
nitrates
diet
8 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)
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temperament
observational studies
beef cattle
methane
creatine kinase
16 Citations (Scopus)

Automated monitoring of urination events from grazing cattle

Misselbrook, T., Fleming, H., Camp, V., Umstatter, C., Duthie, C-A., Nicoll, L. & Waterhouse, A., 18 Jun 2016, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 230, p. 191 - 198 8 p.

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urination
urine
grazing
monitoring
cattle
87 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Bovine host genetic variation influences rumen microbial methane production with best selection criterion for low methane emitting and efficiently feed converting hosts based on metagenomic gene abundance

Roehe, R., Dewhurst, RJ., Duthie, C-A., Rooke, JA., McKain, N., Ross, DW., Hyslop, JJ., Waterhouse, A., Freeman, TC., Watson, M. & Wallace, RJ., 2016, In : PLoS Genetics. 12, 2, p. 3 - 9 7 p.

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methane production
selection criteria
methane
rumen
genetic variation
6 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in feed intake during isolation stress in respiration chambers may impact methane emissions assessment

Llonch, P., Troy, SM., Duthie, C-A., Somarriba, M., Rooke, JA., Haskell, MJ., Roehe, R. & Turner, SP., 2016, In : Animal Production Science. 58, 6, p. 1011-1016

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Methane
methane
breathing
Respiration
feed intake
1 Citation (Scopus)

Microbial diversity in the digestive tract of two different breeds of sheep

Douglas, JL., Worgan, HJ., Easton, GL., Poret, L., Wolf, BT., Edwards, A., Davies, E., Ross, DW. & McEwan, NR., 28 Mar 2016, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 120, 5, p. 1382 - 1389 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sheep breeds
digestive tract
microbial communities
breeds
Suffolk (sheep breed)
29 Citations (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

Nitrate and inhibition of ruminal methanogenesis: microbial ecology, obstacles and opportunities for lowering methane emissions from ruminant livestock

Yang, C., Rooke, JA., Cabeza, I. & Wallace, RJ., 12 Feb 2016, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 7, 132

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microbial ecology
ruminant
methanogenesis
livestock
nitrite
5 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Prediction of reduction in aggressive behaviour of growing pigs using skin lesion traits as selection criteria

Desire, S., Turner, SP., D'Eath, RB., Doeschl-Wilson, AB., Lewis, CRG. & Roehe, R., 9 Feb 2016, In : Animal. 10, 8, p. 1243 - 1253

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skin lesions
selection criteria
breeding value
aggression
swine
2 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of dietary water soluble carbohydrate to nitrogen ratio on nitrogen partitioning and isotopic fractionation of lactating goats offered a high-nitrogen diet

Cheng, L., Edwards, GR., Dewhurst, RJ., Nicol, AM. & Pacheco, D., May 2016, In : Animal. 10, 5, p. 779 - 785 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

isotope fractionation
goats
carbohydrates
milk
nitrogen
2015
15 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of the phenotypic link between behavioural traits at mixing and increased long-term social stability in group-housed pigs

Desire, S., Turner, SP., D'Eath, RB., Doeschl-Wilson, AB., Lewis, CRG. & Roehe, R., 2015, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 166, p. 52 - 62 11 p.

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aggression
swine
animals
skin lesions
18 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Associative effects of ensiling mixtures of sweet sorghum and alfalfa on nutritive value, fermentation and methane characteristics

Zhang, SJ., Chaudhry, AS., Osman, A., Shi, CQ., Edwards, GR., Dewhurst, RJ. & Cheng, L., 2015, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 206, p. 29 - 38

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sweet sorghum
silage making
silage
methane
alfalfa
29 Citations (Scopus)

Effectiveness of nitrate addition and increased oil content as methane mitigation strategies for beef cattle fed two contrasting basal diets

Troy, SM., Duthie, C-A., Hyslop, JJ., Roehe, R., Ross, DW., Wallace, RJ., Waterhouse, A. & Rooke, JA., 2015, In : Journal of Animal Science. 93, 4, p. 1815 - 1823 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cattle feeds
beef cattle
methane
concentrates
lipid content
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of feed intake and genetics on tissue nitrogen-15 enrichment and feed conversion efficiency in sheep

Cheng, L., Logan, CM., Dewhurst, RJ., Hodge, S., Zhou, H. & Edwards, GR., 2015, In : Journal of Animal Science. 93, 12, p. 5849 - 5855

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wool
liveweight gain
feed conversion
feed intake
blood plasma

Effects of supplementing a mixed diet with echium (Echium plantagineum) oil on methanogenesis in a rumen simulation system

Amaro, P., Maia, MRG., Dewhurst, RJ., Fonseca, AJM. & Cabrita, ARJ., 2015, In : Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences. 24, 1, p. 3 - 10 8 p.

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Echium plantagineum
Echium
methane production
rumen
oils
6 Citations (Scopus)
skin lesions
carcass characteristics
aggression
feed conversion
swine
14 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of adding nitrate or increasing the lipid content of two contrasting diets on blood methaemoglobin and performance of two breeds of finishing beef steers

Duthie, C-A., Rooke, JA., Troy, SM., Hyslop, JJ., Ross, DW., Waterhouse, A. & Roehe, R., 2015, In : Animal. 10, 5, p. 786 - 795 10 p.

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beef cattle
finishing
lipid content
nitrates
breeds
5 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Methane emissions from two breeds of beef cows offered diets containing barley straw with either grass silage or brewers' grains

Duthie, C-A., Rooke, JA., Hyslop, JJ. & Waterhouse, A., 2015, In : Animal. 9, 10, p. 1680 - 1687 8 p.

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brewers grains
barley straw
beef cows
grass silage
methane
3 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
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zoos
mating systems
inbreeding
herds
kinship
1 Downloads (Pure)
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brewers grains
barley straw
beef cows
grass silage
weaning weight