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Genetic analyses of live weight and carcass composition traits in purebred Texel, Suffolk and Charollais lambs

Fitzmaurice, SF., Conington, JE., Fetherstone, N., Pabiou, T., McDermott, K., Wall, E., Banos, G. & McHugh, N., 7 Jan 2020, In : Animal. 11 p.

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Suffolk (sheep breed)
Texel
carcass composition
weaning weight
purebreds

The behavior of dairy cattle in late gestation: effects of parity and dystocia

Barraclough, R., Shaw, D., Boyce, R., Haskell, MJ. & Macrae, A., Jan 2020, In : Journal of Dairy Research. 103, 1, p. 714-722 9 p.

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Dystocia
dystocia
parity (reproduction)
Parity
dairy cattle

The Effect of Behavioural Indicators of Calf Discomfort Following Routine Procedures on Cow Maternal Care

Turner, SP., McIlvaney, K., Donbavand, JE. & Turner, M., 6 Jan 2020, In : Animals. 10, 1

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pain
Mothers
calves
cows
Pain
2019
2 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Advantages of social skills for contest resolution

Camerlink, I., Turner, SP., Farish, M. & Arnott, G., 29 May 2019, In : Royal Society Open Science. 6, 5, 181456.

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Aptitude
Wounds and Injuries
Costs and Cost Analysis
Animal Welfare
Socialization
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Analysis of genome-wide DNA arrays reveals the genomic population structure and diversity in autochthonous Greek goat breeds

Michailidou, S., Tsangaris, G. T., Tzora, A., Skoufos, I., Banos, G., Argiriou, A. & Arsenos, G., 12 Dec 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 12, e0226179.

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Metagenomics
goat breeds
Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis
Goats
Farms

An investigation into the effectiveness of compressed straw blocks in reducing abnormal behaviour in growing pigs

Haigh, A., Yun-Chou, J. & O'Driscoll, K., 1 Nov 2019, In : Animal. 13, 11, p. 2576-2585 10 p.

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abnormal behavior
straw
toys
swine
weanlings
3 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)

Artificial rearing affects piglets pre-weaning behaviour, welfare and growth performance

Schmitt, O., O'Driscoll, K., Boyle, L. & Baxter, EM., Jan 2019, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 210, p. 16-25 10 p.

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artificial rearing
piglets
growth performance
weaning
lesions (animal)

Artificial rearing affects the emotional state and reactivity of pigs post-weaning

Schmitt, O., O'Driscoll, K., Baxter, EM. & Boyle, LA., 1 Nov 2019, In : Animal Welfare. 28, 4, p. 433-442 10 p.

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artificial rearing
weaning
weanlings
swine
testing
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

A single dose of fat-based energy supplement to light birth weight pigs shortly after birth does not increase their survival and growth

Schmitt, OS., Baxter, EM., Lawlor, P. G., Boyle, LA. & O'Driscoll, K., 9 May 2019, In : Animals. 9, 5, 227.

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Birth Weight
birth weight
piglets
Swine
Fats
5 Downloads (Pure)

A study of traveller horse owners' attitudes to horse care and welfare using an equine body condition scoring system

Rowland, M., Coombs, T. & Connor, M., 12 Apr 2019, In : Animals. 9, 4, 162.

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Horses
body condition
horses
Practice Management
horsemanship
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Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
Dietary Proteins
Microbiota
pig
4 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)
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Animal Welfare
communication (human)
animal welfare
Communication
farmers
3 Downloads (Pure)

Considering appropriate replication in the design of animal social network studies

Smith, LA., Swain, DL., Innocent, GT., Nevison, I. & Hutchings, MR., 10 May 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 7208.

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social networks
social behavior
animals
cattle
testing
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Current situations of animal data recording, dairy improvement infrastructure, human capacity and strategic issues affecting dairy production in sub-Saharan Africa

Opoola, O., Mrode, R., Banos, G., Ojango, J., Banga, C., Simm, G. & Chagunda, M. G. G., Jul 2019, In : Tropical Animal Health and Production. 51, 6, p. 1699-1705 7 p.

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Africa South of the Sahara
Livestock
Breeding
Milk
Capacity Building
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Determining priority welfare issues for cats in the United Kingdom using expert consensus

Rioja-Lang, F., Bacon, H., Connor, M. & Dwyer, CM., 2 Nov 2019, In : Veterinary Record Open. 6, 1, e000365.

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United Kingdom
Consensus
Cats
cats
Pain Management
15 Downloads (Pure)

Development and validation of a multiplex fluorescent microsphere immunoassay assay for detection of porcine cytokines

Hall, SA., Ison, SH., Owles, C., Coe, J., Sandercock, DA. & Zanella, AJ., 2019, In : MethodsX. 6, p. 1218-1227 10 p.

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Microspheres
Immunoassay
Assays
Swine
Cytokines
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Development of a fixed list of terms for the Qualitative Behavioural Assessment of shelter dogs

Arena, L., Wemelsfelder, F., Messori, S., Ferri, N. & Barnard, S., 4 Oct 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 10, e0212652.

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Animals
Surgical Instruments
Dogs
dogs
Health

Discriminating spontaneous locomotor play of dairy calves using accelerometers

Grossbacher, V., Bučková, K., Lawrence, AB., Spinka, M. & Winckler, C., 20 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 103, 2, p. 1866-1873 8 p.

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dairy calves
Discriminant Analysis
calves
bucks
Individuality

Empirical and dynamic approaches for modelling the yield and N content of European grasslands

Dellar, M., Topp, CFE., Pardo, G., del Prado, A., Fitton, N., Holmes, D., Banos, G. & Wall, E., 1 Dec 2019, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 122, 104562.

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grassland
modeling
Dynamic models
climatic region
Nitrogen
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Energy profiling of dairy cows from routine milk mid-infrared analysis: Energy Profiling From MIR Spectra

Smith, SL., Denholm, SJ., Coffey, MP. & Wall, E., Dec 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 102, 12, p. 11169-11179 11 p.

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Energy Intake
Milk
dairy cows
milk
prediction

Estimation of indirect social genetic effects for skin lesion count in group-housed pigs by quantifying behavioral interactions

Angarita Barajas, B. K., Cantet, R. J. C., Wurtz, K., O'Malley, C., Siegford, J., Ernst, C., Turner, SP. & Steibel, J. P., 3 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Animal Science. 97, 9, p. 3658-3668 11 p.

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Genetic Models
skin lesions
Swine
Skin
swine
9 Downloads (Pure)
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Aptitude
Low Birth Weight Infant
Weaning
Swine
Reward
2 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Farmer perceptions of pig aggression compared to animal-based measures of fight outcome

Peden, RSE., Camerlink, I., Boyle, L. A., Akaichi, F. & Turner, SP., 10 Jan 2019, In : Animals. 9, 1, p. 22 - 37 16 p., 22.

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aggression
farmers
swine
animals
lesions (animal)
1 Citation (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Farmer-preferred traits in smallholder dairy farming systems in Tanzania

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

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Tanzania
dairy farming
farming systems
farmers
feed requirements
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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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food waste
primary productivity
Milk
milk
Food
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Forensic microbiology reveals that Neisseria animaloris infections in harbour porpoises follow traumatic injuries by grey seals

Foster, G., Whatmore, A. M., Dagleish, M. P., Malnick, H., Gilbert, M. J., Begeman, L., Macgregor, S. K., Davison, N. J., Roest, H. J., Jepson, P., Howie, F., Muchowski, J., Brownlow, A. C., Wagenaar, J. A., Kik, M. JL., Deaville, R., Doeschate, M. T. I. T., Barley, J., Hunter, L. & IJsseldijk, L. L., 1 Dec 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 14338.

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Phocoena
Earless Seals
Neisseria
Microbiology
Bites and Stings

Genetic analysis of novel phenotypes for farm animal resilience to weather variability

Sánchez-Molano, E., Kapsona, VK., Ilska-Warner, JJ., Desire, S., Conington, JE., Mucha, S. & Banos, G., 12 Nov 2019, In : BMC Genetics. 20, 84.

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Domestic Animals
Weather
Phenotype
Climate Change
Goats
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Genetic and genomic analyses underpin the feasibility of concomitant genetic improvement of milk yield and mastitis resistance in dairy sheep

Banos, G., Clark, EL., Bush, S. J., Dutta, P., Bramis, G., Arsenos, G., Hume, DA. & Psifidi, A., 25 Nov 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 11, e0214346.

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dairy sheep
Dairies
Mastitis
genetic improvement
mastitis
3 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic dissection of complex behaviour traits in German Shepherd dogs

Friedrich, J., Strandberg, E., Arvelius, P., Sánchez-Molano, E., Pong-Wong, R., Hickey, J., Haskell, MJ. & Wiener, P., 14 Oct 2019, In : Heredity. 123, 6, p. 746-758 13 p.

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Dissection
Dogs
Behavioral Research
Genetic Structures
Genome-Wide Association Study
1 Citation (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic evaluation of test day milk yields from smallholder dairy production systems in Kenya using genomic relationships: genetic evaluation in smallholder dairy cattle

Ojango, JMK., Mrode, RA., Rege, JEO., Mujibi, F. DN., Strucken, EM., Gibson, J., Okeyo, M. & Mwai, O., Jun 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 102, 6, p. 5266-5278 13 p.

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Kenya
genetic relationships
dairy cattle
milk yield
milk production

Genetic parameters of colostrum traits in Holstein dairy cows

Soufleri, A., Banos, G., Panousis, N., Fletouris, D., Arsenos, G. & Valergakis, GE., Dec 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 102, 12, p. 11225-11232 8 p.

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colostrum
Holstein
dairy cows
calving
total solids
5 Downloads (Pure)

Genome-wide diversity and demographic dynamics of Cameroon goats and their divergence from east African, north African, and Asian conspecifics

Tarekegn, G., Wouobeng, P., Simo Jaures, K., Mrode, RA., Edea, Z., Liu, B., Zhang, W., Okeyo, M., Dessie, T., Tesfaye, K., Strandberg, E., Berglund, B., Mutai, C., Osama, S., Tassew Wolde, A., Birungi, J., Djikeng, A. & Meutchieye, F., 19 Apr 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 4, e0214843.

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Cameroon
Mitochondrial DNA
Goats
demographic statistics
Genes

High-starch diets alter equine faecal microbiota and increase behavioural reactivity

Bulmer, L. S., Murray, J. A., Burns, N. M., Garber, A., Wemelsfelder, F., McEwan, N. R. & Hastie, P. M., 9 Dec 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 18621.

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Microbiota
Starch
Horses
Diet
Bacteroidetes

Impact of polymorphisms at the PRNP locus on the performance of dairy goats reared under low-input pastoral farming systems

Vouraki, S., Gelasakis, A. I., Ekateriniadou, L. V., Banos, G. & Arsenios, G., 1 May 2019, In : Small Ruminant Research. 174, p. 77-82 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dairy goats
udders
farming systems
genetic polymorphism
loci
1 Citation (Scopus)

Infrared thermography of agonistic behaviour in pigs

Boileau, A., Farish, M., Turner, SP. & Camerlink, I., Oct 2019, In : Physiology and Behavior. 210, 112637.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agonistic Behavior
Swine
Temperature
Hot Temperature
Controlled Environment

Investigation of relationship between vitamin D status and reproductive fitness in Scottish hill sheep

Zhou, PZ., McEvoy, TG., Gill, A. C., Lambe, NR., Morgan-Davies, C., Hurst, E., Sargison, ND. & Mellanby, R. J., 4 Feb 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1162.

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vitamin D
Scottish Blackface
ewes
25-hydroxycholecalciferol
sheep
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Multi-step tail biting outbreak intervention protocols for pigs housed on slatted floors

Chou, JY., O'Driscoll, K., D'Eath, RB., Sandercock, DA. & Camerlink, I., 20 Aug 2019, In : Animals. 9, 8, 582.

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Disease Outbreaks
Tail
tail
Swine
swine
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Odour conditioning of positive affective states: rats can learn to associate an odour with being tickled

Bombail, V., Jerome, N., Lam, H., Muszlak, S., Meddle, S. L., Lawrence, AB. & Nielsen, B. L., 12 Jun 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 6, e0212829.

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conditioned behavior
Odors
Rats
odors
rats
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Performance evaluation of highly admixed Tanzanian smallholder dairy cattle using SNP derived kinship matrix

Mujibi, F. DN., Rao, J., Agaba, M., Nyambo, D., Cheruiyot, E. K., Kihara, A., Zgang, Y. & Mrode, RA., 26 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 10, 22 p., 375.

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Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Tanzania
Guernsey
Milk
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena

Phenotypic and genetic analysis of milk and serum element concentrations in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., Sneddon, A. A., McNeilly, T. N., Bashir, S., Mitchell, M. C. & Wall, E., Dec 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 102, 12, p. 11180-11192 13 p.

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genetic techniques and protocols
Milk
dairy cows
milk
blood serum
2 Downloads (Pure)

Pig farmers’ willingness to pay for management strategies to reduce aggression between pigs

Peden, RSE., Akaichi, F., Camerlink, I., Boyle, L. & Turner, SP., 8 Nov 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 11, 22 p., e0224924.

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willingness to pay
Aggression
aggression
Animals
Swine

Playful pigs: early life play-fighting experience influences later life contest dynamics

Weller, J. E., Camerlink, I., Turner, SP., Farish, M. & Arnott, G., Dec 2019, In : Animal Behaviour. 158, p. 269-279 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fighting
pig
swine
weaning
Sus scrofa

Quantitative trait loci mapping for lameness associated phenotypes in Holstein Friesian dairy cattle

Sánchez-Molano, E., Bay, V., Smith, R., Oikonomou, G. & Banos, G., 4 Oct 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 10, 926.

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Quantitative Trait Loci
Hyperplasia
Digital Dermatitis
Dairying
Phenotype
1 Citation (Scopus)

Rabbit welfare: determining priority welfare issues for pet rabbits using a modified Delphi method

Rioja-Lang, F., Bacon, H., Connor, M. & Dwyer, CM., 21 Nov 2019, In : Veterinary Record Open. 6, e000363.

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Pets
pets
rabbits
Rabbits
methodology
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Rearing undocked pigs on fully slatted floors using multiple types and variations of enrichment

Chou, J-Y., Drique, C. M. V., Sandercock, D. A., D'Eath, R. B. & O'Driscoll, K., 2 Apr 2019, In : Animals. 9, 4, 139.

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rearing
swine
tail
weaning
lesions (animal)
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

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

Relationships between play and responses to tickling in male juvenile rats

Hammond, TJH., Bombail, V., Nielsen, B. L., Meddle, S. L., Lawrence, AB. & Brown, S. M., Dec 2019, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 221, 104879.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ultrasonics
vocalization
ultrasonics
cages
rats
1 Citation (Scopus)

Salivary IgA: A biomarker for resistance to Teladorsagia circumcincta and a new estimated breeding value

Fairlie-Clarke, K., Kaseja, K., Sotomaior, C., Brady, N., Moore, K. & Stear, M., May 2019, In : Veterinary Parasitology: X. 269, p. 16-20 5 p.

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Teladorsagia circumcincta
breeding value
Immunoglobulin A
Breeding
biomarkers
2 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Socialisation and its effect on play behaviour and aggression in the domestic pig (Sus scrofa)

Weller, J. E., Camerlink, I., Turner, SP., Farish, M. & Arnott, G., 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 4180.

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play activities
Sus scrofa
aggression
weaning
swine
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The effect of straw, rope, and Bite-Rite treatment in weaner pens with a tail biting outbreak

Lahrmann, H., Faustrup, J., Hansen, C., D'Eath, RB., Nielsen, J. & Forkman, B., 17 Jun 2019, In : Animals. 9, 6, 365.

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ropes
Bites and Stings
weanlings
Disease Outbreaks
Tail