Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1976 2020

2 Citations (Scopus)

A wetland ecosystem service assessment tool: development and application in a tropical peatland in Uganda

Langan, C., Farmer, J., Rivington, M., Novo, P. & Smith, J. U., Aug 2019, In : Ecological Indicators. 103, p. 434-445 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

peatlands
Uganda
peatland
ecosystem service
ecosystem services
10 Downloads (Pure)

Back to the future: rethinking the socioecological systems underlying high nature value farmlands

Lomba, Â., Moreira, F., Klimek, S., Jongman, R., Sullivan, C., Moran, J., Poux, X., Honrado, JP., Pinto-Correia, T., Plieninger, T. & McCracken, DI., 9 Dec 2019, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
farmland values
farming systems
agricultural land
farming system
ecosystem services
1 Citation (Scopus)

Bacterial community composition and diversity respond to nutrient amendment but not warming in a maritime Antarctic soil

Newsham, K. K., Tripathi, B. M., Dong, K., Yamamoto, N., Adams, J. M. & Hopkins, D. W., Nov 2019, In : Microbial Ecology. 78, 4, p. 974-984 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bacterial communities
community composition
warming
soil bacteria
open-top chamber
32 Citations (Scopus)

Bacterial penetration of the recently oviposited shell of hens' eggs

Sparks, N., May 1985, In : Australian Veterinary Journal. 62, 5, p. 169-170

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Balancing the animal welfare, farm profitability, human health and environmental outcomes of sheep ectoparasite control in Scottish flocks

Milne, CE., Dalton, GE. & Stott, AW., 2008, In : Livestock Science. 118, p. 20 - 33 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Barleys grown as cultivar mixtures compared with blends made before and after malting, for effects on malting performance

Swanston, JS., Newton, AC., Hoad, SP. & Spoor, W., 2005, In : Journal of the Institute of Brewing. 111, p. 144 - 152 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)

Bayesian analysis of genetic associations of skin lesions and behavioural traits to identify genetic components of individual aggressiveness in pigs

Turner, SP., Roehe, R., Mekkawy, W., Farnworth, MJ. & Knap, PW., 2008, In : Behavior Genetics. 38, 1, p. 67 - 75 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
skin lesions
Bayesian theory
aggression
swine
lesions (animal)
17 Citations (Scopus)

Bayesian meta-analysis of the effect of fasting, transport and lairage times on four attributes of pork meat quality

Salmi, B., Trefan, L., Bunger, L., Doeschl-Wilson, AB., Bidanel, JP., Terlouw, C. & Larzul, C., Mar 2012, In : Meat Science. 90, p. 584 - 589 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lairage
drip loss
meta-analysis
meat quality
pork
4 Citations (Scopus)

B chromosomes are associated with redistribution of genetic recombination towards lower recombination chromosomal regions in perennial ryegrass

Harper, J., Phillips, D., Thomas, A., Gasior, D., Evans, C., Powell, W., King, J., King, I., Jenkins, G. & Armstead, I., 21 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 69, 8, p. 1861 - 1871 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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genetic recombination
Lolium perenne
crossing over
pollen
diploidy
1 Citation (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Beached bachelors: an extensive study on the largest recorded sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus mortality event in the North Sea

IJsseldijk, LL., van Neer, A., Deaville, R., Begeman, L., van de, B., van den Brand, JMA., Brownlow, A., Czeck, R., Dabin, W., ten Doeschate, M., Herder, V., Herr, H., IJzer, J., Jauniaux, T., Jensen, LF., Jepson, PD., Jo, WK., Lakemeyer, J., Lehnert, K., Leopold, MF. & 8 others, Osterhaus, A., Perkins, MW., Piatkowski, U., Prenger-Berninghoff, E., Pund, R., Wohlsein, P., Grone, A. & Siebert, U., 7 Aug 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 8, 20 p., 0201221.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
whale
stranding
sperm
mortality
animal

Bean starch concentrates as home grown alternative to soya bean meal in grower and finisher pig diets

Smith, LA., Concalves dos Reis, B., Olukosi, OA. & Houdijk, JGM., Apr 2015, p. 173. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

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
8 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioral and physiological responses of primiparous sows to mixing with older, unfamiliar sows

Ison, SH., Donald, RD., Jarvis, S., Robson, SK., Lawrence, AB. & Rutherford, KMD., 2014, In : Journal of Animal Science. 92, 4, p. 1647 - 1655 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gilts
physiological response
sows
cortisol
posture

Behaviour, social interactions and lesion scores of group-housed sows in relation to floor space allowance

Weng, RC., Edwards, SA. & English, PR., 1997, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 59, p. 307 - 316 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Behaviour: maternal

Dwyer, CM., Pond, W. (ed.) & Bell, A. (ed.), 2004, Encyclopedia of Animal Science. Pond, W. & Bell, A. (eds.). New York, USA: Marcel Dekker, Taylor and Francis Books, p. 97 - 100 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

13 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Behavioural, brain and cardiac responses to hypobaric hypoxia in broiler chickens

Martin, JE., Christensen, K., Vizzier-Thaxton, Y., Mitchell, MA. & McKeegan, DEF., 23 Apr 2016, In : Physiology and Behavior. 163, p. 25 - 36 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
atmospheric pressure
hypoxia
broiler chickens
electroencephalography
brain
11 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Behavioural adaptation to a short or no dry period with associated management in dairy cows

Kok, A., van Hoeij, RJ., Tolkamp, BJ., Haskell, MJ., van Knegsel, ATM., de Boer, IJM. & Bokkers, EAM., 7 Nov 2016, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 186, p. 7 - 15 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
dry period (lactation)
dairy cows
calving
cows
early lactation

Behavioural and physiological changes following tail injury in pigs: an insight from the FareWellDock project

Di Giminiani, P., Sandercock, DA., Malcolm, E., Leach, M. & Edwards, SA., 13 Mar 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

8 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioural and physiological measures following treadmill exercise as potential indicators to evaluate fatigue in sheep

Cockram, MS., Murphy, E., Ringrose, S., Wemelsfelder, F., Miedema, HM. & Sandercock, DA., Sep 2012, In : Animal. 6, 9, p. 1491 - 1502 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

exercise equipment
exercise
sheep
animal transport
electromyography

Behavioural and physiological methods to evaluate fatigue in sheep following treadmill exercise

Cockram, M., Murphy, E., Ringrose, S., Wemelsfelder, F., Miedema, H. & Sandercock, DA., 31 Jul 2001. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

exercise equipment
exercise
sheep
methodology
electromyography
66 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioural development in groups of pen-housed pullets in relation to genetic strain, age and food form

Savory, CJ. & Mann, JS., 1997, In : British Poultry Science. 38, p. 38 - 47 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

99 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioural development in the neonatal lamb: effect of maternal and birth-related factors

Dwyer, CM., 2003, In : Theriogenology. 59, p. 1027 - 1050 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

Behavioural differences between weaner pigs with intact and docked tails

Paoli, MA., Lahrmann, HP., Jensen, T. & D'Eath, RB., 1 May 2016, In : Animal Welfare. 25, 2, p. 287 - 296 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
feeder pigs
tail
swine
posture
tail docking
46 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioural predictors of the start of normal and dystocic calving in dairy cows and heifers

Miedema, HM., Cockram, MS., Dwyer, CM. & MacRae, AI., 2011, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 132, p. 14 - 19 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dairy heifers
calving
dairy cows
heifers
cows
6 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioural response of wheat bulb fly (Delia coarctata, Diptera: Anthomyiidae) larvae to the primary plant metabolite carbon dioxide

Rogers, C. D., Evans, KA., Parker, JP. & Pappa, V., Dec 2013, In : Bulletin of Entomological Research. 103, 6, p. 675-682

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delia coarctata
Anthomyiidae
bulbs
carbon dioxide
metabolites

Behavioural responses of linyphiid spiders (Araneae, Linyphiidae) towards pitfall traps.

Topping, CJ., 1993, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 68, p. 287 - 293 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioural responses to different floor space allowances in small groups of laying hens

Savory, CJ., Jack, MC. & Sandilands, V., 2006, In : British Poultry Science. 47, p. 12 - 124 113 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Behavioural strategies used by parasitized and non-parasitized sheep to aviod ingestion of gastro-intestinal nematodes associated with faeces.

Hutchings, MR., Kyriazakis, I., Anderson, DH., Gordon, IJ. & Coop, RL., 1998, In : Animal Science. 67, p. 97 - 106 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Behaviour and productivity of sows and piglets in a family system and in farrowing crates.

Arey, DS. & Sancha, SE., 1995, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 50, p. 135 - 145 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Behaviour and shelter use by outdoor sows

Buckner, LJ., Edwards, SA. & Bruce, JM., 1997, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)
70 Citations (Scopus)

Behaviour of 3-week weaned pigs in Straw-Flow, deep straw and flatdeck housing systems

Kelly, HRC., Bruce, JM., English, PR., Fowler, VR. & Edwards, SA., 2000, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 68, p. 269 - 280 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

Behaviour of food restricted broilers during rearing and lay-effects of an alternative feeding method

Sandilands, V., Tolkamp, BJ. & Kyriazakis, I., 2005, In : Physiology and Behaviour. 85, p. 115 - 123 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Behaviour of isolated piglets before and after tooth clipping, grinding or sham-grinding

Sinclair, A. RL., Tallet, C., Renouard, A., Brunton, P. J., D'Eath, R. B., Sandercock, DA. & Prunier, A., 15 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

grinding
piglets
teeth
litters (young animals)
ears
8 Citations (Scopus)

Behaviour of laying hens negotiating perches at different heights

Lambe, NR., Scott, GB. & Hitchcock, D., 1997, In : Animal Welfare. 6, p. 29 - 41 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)
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farrowing crates
farrowing
gilts
Aggression
piglets
28 Citations (Scopus)

Behaviour of young growing pigs in a resident-intruder test designed to measure aggressiveness

D'Eath, RB. & Pickup, HE., 2002, In : Aggressive Behaviour. 28, p. 401 - 415 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Being rural in a digital age

Rusten, G., Skerratt, S., Rusten, G. (ed.) & Skerratt, S. (ed.), 2008, Information & Communication Technologies in rural society: Being rural in a digital age. Rusten, G. & Skerratt, S. (eds.). Abingdon, UK: Routledge, p. 1 - 17 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Belief in pigs' capacity to suffer: an assessment of pig farmers, veterinarians, students and citizens

Peden, RSE., Camerlink, I., Boyle, LA., Loughnan, S., Akaichi, F. & Turner, SP., 17 Jan 2020, In : Anthrozoös. 33, 1, p. 21-36 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterinarians
veterinarians
students
farmer
Swine
25 Citations (Scopus)

Beneficial effects of a high fibre diet on oocyte maturity and embryo survival in gilts

Ferguson, EM., Slevin, J., Hunter, MG., Edwards, SA. & Ashworth, CJ., 2007, In : Reproduction. 133, p. 433 - 439 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Beneficial effects of plant volatile oils on the retinal lipid during ageing

Recsan, Z., Pagliuca, G., Penzes, L., Noble, RC., Deans, L. & Piretti, M., 1995, In : Proceedings of the Nutrition Society. 54, p. 3 - 1 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)

Beneficial influences of arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi on the micropropagation of woody and fruit trees.

Harrier, LA., Taylor, J., Jain, S. (ed.) & Ishii, K. (ed.), 2003, Micropropagation of woody trees and fruits, Forestry Sciences. Jain, S. & Ishii, K. (eds.). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol. 50. p. 129 - 150 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Benefit of by-pass based protein supplementation on periparturient ewe performance

Houdijk, JGM., Apr 2014, p. 30. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

56 Citations (Scopus)

Benefits from marker-assisted selection under an additive polygenic gentic model

Villanueva, B., Pong-Wong, R., Fernandez, J. & Toro, MA., 2005, In : Journal of Animal Science. 83, p. 1747 - 1752 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Benefits transfer and low-flow alleviation: what lessons for environmental valuation in the UK?

Moran, D., 1999, In : Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 42(3), p. 425 - 436 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bentley abstract: Pain management in livestock: understanding the views of producers and veterinarians

Rutherford, KMD., Thompson, C. & Ison, S., Mar 2017, p. 198. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

9 Citations (Scopus)

Between- and within-breed variations of spine characteristics in sheep

Donaldson, CL., Lambe, NR., Maltin, CA., Knott, S. & Bunger, L., 1 Feb 2013, In : Journal of Animal Science. 91, 2, p. 995 - 1004 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Texel
spine (bones)
breeds
sheep
Scottish Blackface
1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Beyond 'hobby farming': towards a typology of non-commercial farming

Sutherland, L-A., Barlagne, C. & Barnes, AP., Sep 2019, In : Agriculture and Human Values. 36, 3, p. 475-493 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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recreation
farming systems
farmers
farms
Scotland