Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1976 2020

3 Citations (Scopus)

An empirical analysis of U.K. milk contract prices 2004-2016

Costa-Font, M. & Revoredo-Giha, C., 26 Nov 2017, In : Agribusiness. 34, 1, p. 112 - 141 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Milk
Empirical analysis
Market factors
Contract manufacturing
Dairy
Open Access
File
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
Ampicillin
Population
Parasitology
Nalidixic Acid

An ergonomic evaluation of a perchery system - can OWAS be used.

Scott, GB. & Lambe, NR., 1995, In : Applied Ergonomics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

An estimate of the prevalence of enzootic abortion in ewes.

Leonard, C., Caldow, GL. & Gunn, GJ., 1993, In : Veterinary Record. 113, p. 180 - 183 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

An ethological approach to determining housing requirements of gamebirds in raised laying units

Matheson, SM., Donbavand, JE., Sandilands, V., Pennycott, T. & Turner, SP., 2015, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 165, p. 17 - 24 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

cages
birds
Phasianus colchicus
breeding
industry

A network analysis of methane and feed conversion genes in the rumen microbial community

Browne, F., Wang, H., Zheng, H., Roehe, R., Dewhurst, R. J. & Walsh, P., 2016, 2016 Ieee International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (Bibm).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

An evaluation of an enzyme/inoculant preparation as an additive for grass silage offered to dairy cows in combination with three levels of concentrate supplementation

Smith, EJ., Henderson, AR., Oldham, JD., Whitaker, DA., Aitchison, K., Anderson, DH. & Kelly, JM., 1993, In : Animal Production. 56, p. 301 - 310 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

An evaluation of confocal microscopy for the study of starch granule enzymic digestion

Lynn, A. & Cochrane, MP., 1997, In : Starch/Starke. 49(3), p. 106 - 111 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

An evaluation of mattresses and mats in two dairy units

Chaplin, SJ., Tierney, G., Stockwell, C., Logue, DN. & Kelly, M., 1999, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 66, p. 263 - 272 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

An evaluation of some breeding options in beef herds in the UK.

Lowman, BG., Scott, NA. & Scott, PR., 1994, In : Veterinary Record. 135, p. 9 - 12 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

An evaluation of the drop-disc technique for measurements of herbage production in ryegrass for silage

Douglas, JT. & Crawford, CE., 1994, In : Grass and Forage Science. 49, p. 252 - 255 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

An evaluation of the potential of fibre crops in Europe.

Booth, EJ., Batchelor, SE. & Walker, KC., 1996, In : Journal of the American Oil Chemists Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

An evaluation of the use of cisapride in horses with chronic grass sickness (Equine dysautonomia)

Milne, EM., Doxey, DL., Woodman, MP., Cuddeford, D. & Pearson, RA., 1996, In : British Veterinary Journal. 154, p. 537 - 549 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A new record in the northern range of the Dusky Shrew, Sorex isodon, in Norway

McDevitt, RM., Hays, GC. & Hayes, JP., 1994, In : Journal of Zoological Society of London. p. 868 - 687 180 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A new species of Agabus from south-west Portugal (Coleoptera: Carabidae)

Foster, GN. & Bilton, DT., 1997, In : Koleopterologische Rundschau. 67, p. 113 - 118 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A new species of Rhithrodytes Bamuel (Coleoptera : Dytiscidae) from Portugal.

Foster, GN., 1992, In : Aquatic Insects. 14, p. 249 - 253 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

An ex ante ecological economic assessment of the benefits arising from marine protected areas designation in the UK

Hussain, SS., Winrow-Giffin, A., Moran, D., Robinson, LA., Fofana, A., Paramor, OAL. & Frid, CLJ., 2010, In : Ecological Economics. 69, p. 828 - 838 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ecological economics
valuation
protected area
discount rate
methodology
3 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

An ex-ante economic appraisal of Bluetongue virus incursions and control strategies

Fofana, A., Toma, L., Moran, D., Gunn, GJ., Szmaragd, C. & Stott, AW., 2016, In : Journal of Agricultural Science. 154, 1, p. 118 - 135

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Bluetongue virus
economic valuation
Scotland
vaccination
bluetongue
17 Citations (Scopus)

An experimental plant for testing methods of treating dilute farm effluents and dirty water

Moir, SE., Svoboda, IF., Sym, G., Clark, J., McGechan, MB. & Castle, K., 2005, In : Biosystems Engineering. 90, p. 349 - 355 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

104 Citations (Scopus)

An exploration of the drivers to bio-security collective action among a sample of UK cattle and sheep farmers

Heffernan, C., Nielsen, L., Thomson, K. & Gunn, GJ., 2008, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 87, p. 358 - 372 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Downloads (Pure)

Angiosperm symbioses with non-mycorrhizal fungal partners enhance N acquisition from ancient organic matter in a warming maritime Antarctic

Hill, P. W., Broughton, R., Bougoure, J., Havelange, W., Newsham, K. K., Grant, H., Murphy, D. V., Clode, P., Ramayah, S., Marsden, K. A., Quilliam, R. S., Roberts, P., Brown, C., Read, D. J., DeLuca, T. H., Bardgett, R. D., Hopkins, DW. & Jones, D. L., Dec 2019, In : Ecology Letters. 22, 12, p. 2111-2119 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
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symbiosis
vascular plant
angiosperm
vascular plants
moss

An image analysis evaluation of compaction in grassland

Koppi, AJ., Douglas, JT. & Moran, CJ., 1992, In : Journal of Soil Science. 43, p. 15 - 25 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Animal boredom: understanding the tedium of confined lives

Wemelsfelder, F. & McMillan, F. (ed.), 2005, Mental health and well-being in animals. McMillan, F. (ed.). Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing Ltd, p. 79 - 91 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Animal breeding and genetics / Traditional animal breeding

Lambe, NR., Simm, G., Jensen, WK. (ed.), Devine, C. (ed.) & Dikeman, M. (ed.), 2004, Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences. Jensen, WK., Devine, C. & Dikeman, M. (eds.). Uppsala, Sweden: Elsevier Academic Press, p. 11 - 19 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

50 Citations (Scopus)

Animal economics: assessing the motivation of female laboratory rabbits to reach a platform, social contact and food

Seaman, SC., Waran, NK., Mason, G. & D'Eath, RB., 2008, In : Animal Behaviour. 75, p. 31 - 42 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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greenhouse gases
animal health
methane
parasitism
nitrous oxide

Animal health and welfare issues arising in organic ruminant production systems

Athanasiadou, S., Arsenos, G., Kyriazakis, I., Kyriazakis, I. (ed.) & Zervas, G. (ed.), 2001, Organic Meat and Milk from Ruminants. Kyriazakis, I. & Zervas, G. (eds.). Wageningen, Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 39 - 56 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Downloads (Pure)

Animal health surveillance in Scotland in 2030: using scenario planning to develop strategies in the context of 'Brexit'

Boden, LA., Auty, HK., Reeves, A., Rydevik, G., Bessell, P. & McKendrick, IJ., 27 Nov 2017, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 4, 201

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
stakeholder
livestock
surveillance
animal health
planning

Animal-mounted sensor technology to predict ‘time to calving’ in beef and dairy cows

Miller, G. A., Mitchell, MA., Barker, ZE., Giebel, K., Codling, E., Amory, J. & Duthie, C-A., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

beef cows
sensors (equipment)
calving
dairy cows
animals
1 Citation (Scopus)

Animal personality in the management and welfare of pigs

O'Malley, C., Turner, SP., D'Eath, RB., Steibel, J., Bates, R., Ernst, C. & Siegford, J., Sep 2019, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 218, 104821.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

Personality
Swine
swine
animals
physiological response

Animal studies in Scotland

Synge, BA., Stewart, SC. (ed.) & Flint, HJ. (ed.), 2000, E.Coli O157 in Farm Animals. Stewart, SC. & Flint, HJ. (eds.). Wallingford, UK: CABI Publishing, p. 91 - 98 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

19 Citations (Scopus)

Animal welfare and economic optimisation of farrowing systems

Vosough Ahmadi, B., Stott, AW., Baxter, EM., Lawrence, AB. & Edwards, SA., 2011, In : Animal Welfare. 20, p. 57 - 67 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Animal welfare education - can MOOCs contribute?

MacKay, JRD., Langford, FM. & Waran, N., 2014, In : Veterinary Record. 175, i, p. 1 - 2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

online courses
animal behavior
animal welfare
education
26 Citations (Scopus)

An immunohistochemical study of the localization and developmental expression of ghrelin and its functional receptor in the ovine placenta

Harrison, JL., Adam, CL., Brown, YA., Wallace, JM., Aitken, RP., Lea, RG. & Miller, DW., 2007, In : Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology. 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

An improved method for measuring soil N2O fluxes using a quantum cascade laser with a dynamic chamber

Cowan, NJ., Famulari, D., Levy, PE., Anderson, M., Bell, MJ., Rees, RM., Reay, DS. & Skiba, UM., 2014, In : European Journal of Soil Science. 65, 5, p. 643 - 652 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
laser
soil
method
measuring
gas
1 Citation (Scopus)

An innovative approach to integrated training for smallholder dairying

Chagunda, MGG., Munthali, DP., Gondwe, TN., Wood, B. & Roberts, DJ., 2014, In : Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension. 20, 4, p. 413 - 428 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malawi
milk production
animal breeding
farmers
food security

An innovative surveillance analysis tool for outcome-based comparison of freedom from infection in heterogeneous control programmes

Santmann, I., Fourichon, C., Madouasse, A., Mercat, M., More, S., Graham, D., Gethmann, J., Sauter-Louis, C., Frossling, J., Lindberg, A., Correia-Gomes, C., Gunn, GJ., Henry, MK., Nielen, M., van Roon, A., van Duijn, L. & van Schaik, G., Nov 2018, p. 142. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

An integrated approach to assessing the viability of eradicating BVD in Scottish beef suckler herds

McCormick, BJJ., Stott, AW., Brulisauer, F., Vosough Ahmadi, B. & Gunn, GJ., 2009, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 142, p. 129 - 136 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Functional analysis
Nutrition
Benchmarking
Learning systems
Nitrates

An interdisciplinary approach for studying greenhouse gases at the landscape scale

Sitaula, BK., Warner, WS., Bakken, LR., Hargreaves, KJ., Klemedtsson, L., Sitaula, JIB., Christensen, S., Prieme, A. & Ball, BC., 1995, In : Norwegian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 9(3-4), p. 189 - 209 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)

An investigation into climate change scepticism among farmers

Islam, MM., Barnes, AP. & Toma, L., Jun 2013, In : Journal of Environmental Psychology. 34, p. 137 - 150 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate change
agricultural extension
environmental values
livestock farming
environmental economics
3 Citations (Scopus)

An investigation into drop sizes of essential oils using different dropper types

Svoboda, KP., Ruzickova, G., Allan, R. & Hampson, JB., 2001, In : International Journal of Aromatherapy. 10(3/4), p. 99 - 103 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Citations (Scopus)

An investigation into the causation of chewing behaviour in growing pigs: the role of exploration and feeding motivation

Day, JEL., Kyriazakis, I. & Lawrence, AB., 1996, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 48, p. 47 - 59 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

abnormal behavior
straw
toys
swine
weanlings
13 Citations (Scopus)

An investigation into the relationship between water beetle (Coleoptera) distribution and land cover in Scotland and northeast England

Eyre, MD., Foster, GN., Luff, ML. & Staley, JR., 2003, In : Journal of Biogeography. 30, p. 1835 - 1849 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

An investigation of factors associated with the prevalence of vercytotoxin producing escherichia coli O157 shedding in Scottish beef cattle

Gunn, GJ., McKendrick, IJ., Ternent, HE., Thomson-Carter, F., Foster, G. & Synge, BA., 2007, In : Veterinary Journal. 174, p. 554 - 564 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

An investigation of the changes in sites of milk storage in the bovine udder over 2 lactation cycles

DEWHURST, RJ. & KNIGHT, CH., 1993, In : Animal Production. 57, p. 379-384

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

An in vitro method using bovine granulosa cells for assaying the neutralising capacity of antibodies to pregnant mare's serum gonadotrophin.

Kuran, M., Hutchinson, JSM. & Broadbent, PJ., 1995, In : Animal Science. 60, p. 1 -

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

737 Citations (Scopus)

An n-alkane proxy for the sedimentary input of submerged/floating freshwater aquatic macrophytes

Ficken, KJ., Li, B., Swain, DL. & Eglinton, G., 2000, In : Organic Geochemistry. 31, p. 745 - 749 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle