Dairy Research Centre

  • Glencaple Road, SRUC Crichton Royal Farm

    DG1 4AS Dumfries

    United Kingdom

Research Output

2020

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., Apr 2020, In : Agricultural Systems. 180, 102713.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A knowledge-driven network-based analytical framework for the identification of rumen metabolites

Wang, M., Wang, H., Zheng, H., Dewhurst, R. J. & Roehe, R., Jul 2020, In : IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience. 19, 3, p. 518-526 9 p.

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Effect of timing of a calcium salt supplement containing palmitic and oleic acids on production responses of early lactation dairy cows

Pineda, A., de Souza, J., Newbold, JR., Kirkland, R. M. & Lock, A. L., 23 Jun 2020, p. 69. 1 p.

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Identification of complex rumen microbiome interaction within diverse functional niches as mechanisms affecting the variation of methane emissions in bovine

Martinez Alvaro, M., Auffret, MD., Stewart, R. D., Dewhurst, RJ., Duthie, C-A., Rooke, JA., Wallace, R. J., Shih, B., Freeman, T. C., Watson, M. & Roehe, R., 17 Apr 2020, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 11, 659.

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Mineral status, metabolism and performance of dairy heifers receiving a combined trace element bolus and out-wintered on perennial ryegrass, kale or fodder beet

Atkins, N., Bleach, E., Mackenzie, S., Hargreaves, PR. & Sinclair, L., Jan 2020, In : Livestock Science. 231, 103865.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance to Detect Rumen Metabolites Associated with Enteric Methane Emissions from Beef Cattle

Bica, R., Palarea-Albaladejo, J., Kew, W., Uhrin, D., Pacheco, D., Macrae, A. & Dewhurst, RJ., 27 Mar 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 5578.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing enteric methane emissions from dairy-beef steers with a blend of essential oils

Miller, G. A., Bowen, J. M., Zweifel, B. & Dewhurst, RJ., Mar 2020, p. 044.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

2019

A knowledge driven mutual information-based analytical framework for the identification of rumen metabolites

Wang, M., Zheng, H., Wang, H., Dewhurst, R. J. & Roehe, R., Nov 2019, Proceedings - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, BIBM 2019. Yoo, I., Bi, J. & Hu, X. T. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 255-260 6 p. 8983182. (Proceedings - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, BIBM 2019).

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1 Citation (Scopus)

A Phylogeny-aware Feature Ranking for Classification of Cattle Rumen Microbiome

Wassan, J. T., Zheng, H., Wang, H., Browne, F., Walsh, P., Manning, T., Dewhurst, R. & Roehe, R., Nov 2019, Proceedings - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, BIBM 2019. Yoo, I., Bi, J. & Hu, X. T. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1900-1906 7 p. 8983040. (Proceedings - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, BIBM 2019).

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Conceptual framework underpinning management of soil health - supporting site-specific delivery of sustainable agro-ecosystems

Stockdale, EA., Griffiths, BS., Hargreaves, PR., Bhogal, A., Crotty, FV. & Watson, CA., May 2019, In : Food and Energy Security. 8, 2, 18 p., e00158.

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Effect of antibiotic treatments on dairy cow methane production, milk yield and dry matter intake

Hargreaves, PR., March, MD. & Dewhurst, RJ., 9 Apr 2019, Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science: Animal Science Fit for the Future. 1 ed. Vol. 10. 1 p. 85. (Advances in Animal Biosciences).

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Farmer-preferred traits in smallholder dairy farming systems in Tanzania

Chawala, AR., Banos, G., Peters, A. & Chagunda, M., Jul 2019, In : Tropical Animal Health and Production. 51, 6, p. 1337-1344 8 p.

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Food waste in primary production: Milk loss with mitigation potentials

March, MD., Toma, L., Thompson, B. & Haskell, MJ., 12 Nov 2019, In : Frontiers in Nutrition. 6, 9 p., 173.

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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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Identification of the rumination in cattle using support vector machines with motion-sensitive bolus sensors

Hamilton, A., Davison, C., Tachtatzis, C., Andonovic, I., Michie, C., Ferguson, HJ., Somerville, L. & Jonsson, N. N., 7 Mar 2019, In : Sensors. 19, 5, 1165.

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Impact of Mootral Ruminant© on methane emissions and performance on Dairy Cows in real farm conditions

Hargreaves, PR., Sunkel, M. & Towers, E., 5 Sep 2019, p. 126. 1 p.

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Improving grass silage production with Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF): agronomics, system design and economics

Hargreaves, PR., Peets, S., Chamen, WCT., White, DR., Misiewicz, PA. & Godwin, RJ., 15 Apr 2019, In : Precision Agriculture. 20, 2, p. 260-277 18 p.

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Novel statistical methods to improve analysis of laser methane detector data

Brocklehurst, S., Hargreaves, PR. & March, MD., Apr 2019, Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science: Animal Science Fit for the Future. 1 ed. Vol. 10. 1 p. 157. (Advances in Animal Biosciences).

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Postmortem observations on rumen wall histology and gene expression and ruminal and caecal content of beef cattle fattened on barley-based rations: Postmortem ruminal findings in beef cattle

Jonsson, N. N., Ferguson, HJ., Koh-Tan, H. H. C., McCartney, C. A., Cernat, R. C., Strachan, E. M., Thomson, W., Snelling, T. J., Harvey, C. D., Andonovic, I., Michie, C. & Wallace, R. J., 26 Dec 2019, In : Animal. p. 1-14

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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.

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Reduction of enteric methane emission in a commercial dairy farm by a novel feed supplement

Vranken, H., Suenkel, M., Hargreaves, PR., Chew, L. & Towers, E., 21 Jun 2019, In : Open Journal of Animal Sciences. 9, p. 286-296

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Review: Soil compaction and controlled traffic farming in arable and grass cropping systems

Antille, DL., Peets, S., Galambošová, J., Botta, GF., Rataj, V., Macak, M., Tullbery, JN., Chamen, WCT., White, DR., Misiewicz, PA., Hargreaves, PR., Bienvenido, JF. & Godwin, RJ., 14 May 2019, In : Agronomy Research. 17, 3, p. 653-682 30 p.

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Soil compaction effects on grassland silage yields and soil structure under different levels of compaction over three years

Hargreaves, PR., Baker, K. L., Graceson, A., Bonnett, S., Ball, BC. & Cloy, JM., Sep 2019, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 109, 125916.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal stability of the rumen microbiota in beef cattle, and response to diet and supplements

Snelling, T. J., Auffret, MD., Duthie, C-A., Stewart, R. D., Watson, M., Dewhurst, RJ., Roehe, R. & Walker, A. W., 19 Nov 2019, In : Animal Microbiome. 1, 16, p. 1-14 14 p., 16.

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The effects of a composite chronic stress treatment on fear responses and attention bias in beef cattle

Somarriba Soley, M. A. S., Lonis, W., Roehe, R., Macrae, A., Dewhurst, RJ., Duthie, C-A., Haskell, MJ. & Turner, SP., 5 Aug 2019, p. 142. 1 p.

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2018
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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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Bovine telomere dynamics and the association between telomere length and productive lifespan

Seeker, LA., Ilska, JJ., Psifidi, A., Wilbourn, RV., Underwood, SL., Fairlie, J., Holland, R., Froy, H., Salvo-Chirnside, E., Bagnall, A., Whitelaw, B., Coffey, MP., Nussey, DH. & Banos, G., 24 Aug 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 12748.

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Environmental and economic trade-offs of milk production systems

March, MD., Alexander, P. & Roberts, DJ., May 2018.

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Genome-wide associations of immune-associated traits in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Banos, G., Tolkamp, A., Coe, JE., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., Feb 2018.

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Immune-associated traits measured in milk of Holstein-Friesian cows as proxies for blood serum measurements

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., 29 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 11, p. 10248 - 10258 11 p.

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Longitudinal changes in telomere length and associated genetic parameters in dairy cattle analysed using random regression models

Seeker, LA., Ilska, JJ., Psifidi, A., Wilbourn, RV., Underwood, SL., Fairlie, J., Holland, R., Froy, H., Bagnall, A., Whitelaw, B., Coffey, MP., Nussey, DH. & Banos, G., 13 Feb 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 2, 3 p., e0192864.

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Modelling interventions to mitigate production loss due to Fasciola hepatica in key UK cattle sectors

Tongue, SC., Correia-Gomes, C., Eze, IJ., Henry, MK., McCann, CM., Stott, AW. & Milne, CE., Nov 2018, p. 125. 1 p.

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Not all risks are equal

Milne, CE., Liu, J. & Butler, A., 1 Jun 2018, In : International Journal of Agricultural Management. 7, 1, p. 1-9

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Review: Selecting for improved feed efficiency and reduced methane emissions in dairy cattle

Lovendahll, P., Difford, G. F., Li, B., Chagunda, M. G. G., Huhtanen, P., Lidauer, M. H., Lassen, J. & Lund, P., 1 Dec 2018, In : Animal. 12, s2, p. S336-S349

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Robustness and sensitivity of a blueprint for on-farm estimation of dairy cow energy balance

Thorup, VM., Chagunda, MGG., Fischer, A., Weisbjerg, MR. & Friggens, NC., 5 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 7, p. 6002 - 6018 17 p.

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2017
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A quantitative analysis of attitudes and behaviours concerning sustainable parasite control practices from Scottish sheep farmers

Jack, C., Hotchkiss, E., Sargison, ND., Toma, L., Milne, CE. & Bartley, DJ., 14 Feb 2017, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 139, Part B, p. 134 - 145 12 p.

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Association between body energy content in the dry period and post calving production disease status in dairy cattle

Smith, GL., Friggens, NC., Ashworth, CJ. & Chagunda, MGG., 15 Feb 2017, In : Animal. 11, 9, p. 1590 - 1598 9 p.

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A time-series of methane and carbon dioxide production from dairy cows during a period of dietary transition

Lee, MA., Todd, A., Sutton, MA., Chagunda, MGG., Roberts, DJ. & Rees, RM., 30 Sep 2017, In : Cogent Environmental Science. 3, 1385693.

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Determinants of sustainable innovation performance by smallholders dairy farmers in Malawi

Chindime, S., Kibwika, P. & Chagunda, MGG., 14 Sep 2017, In : Cogent Food and Agriculture. 3, 1379292.

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Epidemics and control of early & late blight, 2015 & 2016 in Europe

Schepers, H., Hausladen, H., Hansen, JG., Bain, RA. & et, A., May 2017, p. 11 - 32. 22 p.

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Estimating genetic and phenotypic parameters of cellular immune-associated traits in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., 26 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 4, p. 1 - 2 2 p.

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Financial evaluation of Holstein Friesian strains within composite and housed UK dairy systems

March, MD., Shalloo, L., Roberts, DJ. & Ryan, W., 28 Mar 2017, In : Livestock Science. 200, p. 14 - 22 9 p.

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