Dairy Research Centre

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    DG1 4AS Dumfries

    United Kingdom

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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.

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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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Development of biodegradable agar-agar/gelatin-based superabsorbent hydrogel as an efficient moisture-retaining agent

Chaudhary, J., Thakur, S., Sharma, M., Gupta, V. K. & Thakur, V. K., Jun 2020, In : Biomolecules. 10, 6, p. 1-13 13 p., 939.

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Fabrication of efficient CuO / graphitic carbon nitride based heterogeneous photo-Fenton like catalyst for degradation of 2, 4 dimethyl phenol

Sharma, K., Raizada, P., Hosseini-Bandegharaei, A., Thakur, P., Kumar, R., Thakur, V. K., Nguyen, V. H. & Pardeep, S., 16 Jun 2020, In : Process Safety and Environmental Protection. 142, p. 63-75 13 p.

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Facile synthesis and extended visible light activity of oxygen and sulphur co-doped carbon nitride quantum dots modified Bi2MoO6 for phenol degradation

Kumar, A., Raizada, P., Singh, P., Hosseini-Bandegharaei, A. & Thakur, V. K., 15 Jun 2020, In : Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry. 397, 112588.

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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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Needle-free electrospinning of nanofibrillated cellulose and graphene nanoplatelets based sustainable poly (butylene succinate) nanofibers

Neibolts, N., Platnieks, O., Gaidukovs, S., Barkane, A., Thakur, V. K., Filipova, I., Mihai, G., Zelca, Z., Yamaguchi, K. & Enachescu, M., 20 Jun 2020, In : Materials Today Chemistry. 17, 100301.

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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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Smart bilayer polymer reactor with cascade/non-cascade switching catalyst characteristics

Wei, W., Xiao, P., Thakur, V. K., Chianella, I. & Li, S., 6 May 2020, In : Materials Today Chemistry. 17, 100279.

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Sustainable tetra pak recycled cellulose / Poly(Butylene succinate) based woody-like composites for a circular economy

Platnieks, O., Barkane, A., Ijudina, N., Gaidukova, G., Thakur, V. K. & Gaidukovs, S., 30 May 2020, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 270, 122321.

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Towards next generation “smart” tandem catalysts with sandwiched mussel-inspired layer switch

Wei, W., Thakur, V. K., Chew, Y. M. J. & Li, S., 18 May 2020, In : Materials Today Chemistry. 17, 100286.

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Z-scheme photocatalytic dye degradation on AgBr/Zn(Co)Fe2O4 photocatalysts supported on nitrogen-doped graphene

Chnadel, N., Dutta, V., Sharma, S., Raizada, P., Sonu, Hosseini-Bandegharaei, A., Kumar, R., Singh, P. & Thakur, V. K., 1 Jun 2020, In : Materials Today Sustainability. 9, 100043.

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2019

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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2018
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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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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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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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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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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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Forage quality declines with rising temperatures, with implications for livestock production and methane emissions

Lee, M. A., Davis, A. P., Chagunda, M. GG. & Manning, P., 26 Mar 2017, In : Biogeosciences. 14, 6, p. 1403-1417 15 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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Relative emissions intensity of dairy production systems: employing different functional units in life-cycle assessment

Ross, SA., Topp, CFE., Ennos, RA. & Chagunda, MGG., 10 Feb 2017, In : Animal. 11, 8, p. 1381 - 1388 8 p.

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The contribution of previous lameness events and body condition score to the occurrence of lameness in dairy herds: a study of two herds

Randall, LV., Green, MJ., Green, LE., Chagunda, MGG., Mason, C., Archer, SC. & Huxley, JN., 23 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 2, p. 1311 - 1324 14 p.

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2016

Lameness in dairy heifers: impacts of hoof lesions present around first calving on future lameness, milk yield and culling risk

Randall, LV., Green, MJ., Chagunda, MGG., Mason, C., Green, LE. & Huxley, JN., 11 Sep 2016, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 133, p. 52 - 63 12 p.

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Linking bone development on the caudal aspect of the distal phalanx with lameness during life

Newsome, R., Green, MJ., Bell, NJ., Chagunda, MGG., Mason, CS., Rutland, CS., Sturrock, CJ., Whay, HR. & Huxley, JN., 6 Apr 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 99, 6, p. 4512 - 4525 14 p.

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Live and inactivated Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium stimulate similar but distinct transcriptome profiles in bovine macrophages and dendritic cells

Jensen, K., Gallagher, I. J., Kaliszewska, A., Zhang, C., Abejide, O., Gallagher, M. P., Werling, D. & Glass, E. J., 22 Mar 2016, In : Veterinary Research. 47, 1, 46.

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Method specific calibration corrects for DNA extraction method effects on relative telomere length measurements by quantitative PCR

Seeker, LA., Holland, R., Underwood, S., Fairlie, J., Psifidi, A., Ilska, JJ., Bagnall, A., Whitelaw, B., Coffey, MP., Banos, G. & Nussey, DH., 10 Oct 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11 (10), e0164046

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Modelling phosphorus efficiency within diverse dairy farming systems - pollutant and non-renewable resource?

March, MD., Toma, L., Stott, AW. & Roberts, DJ., 1 Jun 2016, In : Ecological Indicators. 69, p. 667 - 676 10 p.

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Positioning smallholder farmers in the dairy innovation system in Malawi: a perspective of actors and their roles

Chindime, S., Kibwika, P. & Chagunda, MGG., 16 Aug 2016, In : Outlook on Agriculture. 45, 3, p. 143 - 150 8 p.

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