Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1985 2020

2019
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Animals
Surgical Instruments
Dogs
dogs
Health
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Differentially expressed mRNAs, proteins and miRNAs associated to energy metabolism in skeletal muscle of beef cattle identified for low and high residual feed intake

Carvalho, E. B., Gionbelli, M. P., Rodrigues, R. TS., Bonilha, S. FM., Newbold, C. J., Guimarães, S. EF., Silva, W., Verardo, L. L., Silva, F. F., Detmann, E. & Duarte, M. S., 17 Jun 2019, In : BMC Genomics. 20, 1, 501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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MicroRNAs
Energy Metabolism
Skeletal Muscle
Messenger RNA
Proteins

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dairy calves
Discriminant Analysis
calves
bucks
Individuality
1 Citation (Scopus)

Dissection of ramularia leaf spot disease by integrated analysis of barley and Ramularia collo-cygni transcriptome responses

Sjokvist, E., Lemcke, R., Kamble, M., Turner, F., Blaxter, M., Havis, N. H. D., Lyngkjær, M. F. & Radutoiu, S., 1 Feb 2019, In : Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 32, 2, p. 176-193 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

leaf spot
Ramularia
Cygnus
Hordeum
Transcriptome

Does consumption of symbolic narrative facilitate the formation of brand community?

Whitfield, C., 7 Jun 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Brand community

Does size really matter? Sustainable development outcomes from different scales of land ownership

Thomson, S., Glass, J. & McMorran, R., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Land Reform in Scotland: History, Law and Policy - Scotland's Land. Combe, M., Glass, J. & Tindley, A. (eds.). Edinburgh University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

7 Downloads (Pure)

Drone technology: enhancing potato trials analysis

Gibson-Poole, S., 30 Jan 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

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Eristalis tenax
potatoes
precision agriculture
complement
growing season

Economic valuation of ecosystem goods and services: a review for decision makers

Tinch, R., Beaumont, N., Sunderland, T., Ozdemiroglu, E., Barton, D., Bowe, C., Borger, T., Burgess, P., Cooper, N., Faccioli, M., Failler, P., Gkolemi, I., Kumar, R., Longo, A., McVittie, A., Morris, J., Park, J., Ravenscroft, N., Schaafsma, M., Vause, J. & 1 others, Ziv, G., 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy. 8, 4, p. 359-378

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Decision maker
Economic valuation
Ecosystem
Economic theory
Advocacy

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).

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

methane production
dry matter intake
methane
milk yield
dairy cows
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blood chemistry
egg quality
stocking rate
tryptophan
hens

Effect of replacing soybean meal with urea or encapsulated nitrate with or without elemental sulfur on nitrogen digestion and methane emissions in feedlot cattle

Rebelo, L., Cabeza Luna, I., Messana, J., Araujo, R., Simioni, T., Granja-Salcedo, Y., Vito, E., Lee, C., Lee, C., Teixeira, I., Rooke, JA. & Berchielli, T., 1 Nov 2019, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 257, 114293.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

feedlots
methane
soybean meal
nonprotein nitrogen
sulfur

Effects of the nitrification inhibitor DMPP (3,4-dimethylpyrazole phosphate) on gross N transformation rates and N2O emissions

Zhu, G., Ju, X., Zhang, J., Muller, C., Rees, RM., Thorman, R. & Sylvester-Bradley, R., Aug 2019, In : Biology and Fertility of Soils. 55, 6, p. 603-615 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrification
nitrification inhibitors
nitrous oxide
nitrification
inhibitor

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Energy Intake
Milk
dairy cows
milk
prediction
Open Access
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Estimating the soil N2O emission intensity of croplands in northwest Europe

Myrgiotis, VM., Williams, M., Rees, RM. & Topp, CFE., 18 Apr 2019, In : Biogeosciences. 16, 8, p. 1641-1655 15 p., bg-2018-490.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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soil emission
crop
biogeochemistry
uncertainty analysis
agricultural ecosystem

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genetic Models
skin lesions
Swine
Skin
swine
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Evaluating the efficacy of independent versus simultaneous management strategies to address ecological and genetic threats to population viability

Trask, A., Fenn, S., Bignal, E., McCracken, DI., Monaghan, P. & Reid, J., Oct 2019, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 56, 10, p. 2264-2273 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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viability
inbreeding
translocation
inbreeding depression
conservation management

Evaluation of the nutritive value of legume alternatives to soybean meal for broiler chickens

Olukosi, OA., Walker, RL. & Houdijk, JGM., Nov 2019, In : Poultry Science. 98, 11, p. 5778-5788 11 p., pez374.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soybean meal
legumes
nutritive value
broiler chickens
digestibility
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Open Access
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Aptitude
Low Birth Weight Infant
Weaning
Swine
Reward

Explored and unexplored topics in mountain livestock farming scientific literature

Zuliani, A., Arsenos, G., Bernués, A., Cozzi, G., Dovc, P., Gauly, M., Holand, O., Martin, B., Morgan-Davies, C., Schneider, M. K. & Zollitsch, W., 2019, Book of Abstracts of the 70th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. S. C. (ed.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 25. p. 614 1 p.

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

livestock
farming systems
mountains
landscape management
livelihood
2 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Exploring temporality in socio-ecological resilience through experiences of the 2015-16 El Niño across the Tropics

Whitfield, S., Beauchamp, E., Boyd, D., Burslem, D., Byg, A., Colledge, F., Cutler, M., Didena, M., Dougill, A., Foody, G., Godbold, J., Hazenbosch, M., Hirons, M., Speranza, C., Jew, E., Lacambra, C., Mkwambisi, D., Moges, A., Morel, A., Morris, R. & 8 others, Novo, P., Rueda, M., Smith, H., Solan, M., Spencer, T., Thornton, A., Touza, J. & White, P., 1 Mar 2019, In : Global Environmental Change. 55, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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climate
learning
ecosystem response
historical perspective
vulnerability
11 Citations (Scopus)
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Exploring the adoption of precision agricultural technologies: a cross regional study of EU farmers

Barnes, AP., Soto, I., Eory, V., Beck, B., Balafoutis, A., Sanchez, B., Vangeyte, J., Fountas, S., van der Wal, T. & Gomez-Barbero, M., Jan 2019, In : Land Use Policy. 80, p. 163 - 174 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Agricultural technology
Regional studies
Farmers
Productivity
Nutrients

Exploring the attitudes of backyard poultry keepers to health and biosecurity

Correia-Gomes, C. & Sparks, NHC., 4 Nov 2019, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 174, 9 p., 104812.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biosecurity
Poultry
poultry
Health
Birds
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Exploring the landscape of livestock ‘Facts’

Salmon, G. R., MacLeod, M., Claxton, J. R., Pica Ciamarra, U., Robinson, T., Duncan, A. & Peters, A. R., 31 Oct 2019, In : Global Food Security. 100329.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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Livestock
Farms
livestock
income
role play

Exploring the longitudinal dynamics of herd BVD antibody test results using model-based clustering

Eze, JI., Innocent, G. T., Adam, KE., Huntley, SJ. & Gunn, GJ., 6 Aug 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 11353.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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bovine viral diarrhea
herds
antibodies
cattle
testing
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Farmer perceptions of legumes and their functions in smallholder farming systems in east Africa

Muoni, T., Barnes, AP., Öborn, I., Watson, CA., Bergkvist, G., Shiluli, M. & Duncan, A. J., 2019, In : International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability. 17, 3, p. 205-218 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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small-scale farming
Eastern Africa
legumes
farming systems
farmers
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Tanzania
dairy farming
farming systems
farmers
feed requirements
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Farmers’ uptake of animal health and welfare technological innovations. Implications for animal health policies

Liu, J., Toma, L., Barnes, AP. & Stott, AW., 20 Nov 2019, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 6, p. 1-10 10 p., 410.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Inventions
health policy
Animal Welfare
Health Policy
animal health
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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food waste
primary productivity
Milk
milk
Food
1 Citation (Scopus)

Food waste prevention along the food supply chain: a multi-actor approach to identify effective solutions

Diaz-Ruiz, R., Costa-Font, M., López-i-Gelats, F. & Gil, J. M., Oct 2019, In : Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 149, p. 249-260 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

food supply
food
stakeholder
waste prevention
Supply chain
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Phocoena
Earless Seals
Neisseria
Microbiology
Bites and Stings
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Framework for estimating indirect costs in animal health using time series analysis

Barratt, AS., Rich, K. M., Eze, JI., Porphyre, T., Gunn, GJ. & Stott, AW., 2019, Proceedings of the 2nd ISESSAH Conference 2018. Vol. 6. 18 p. 190. (Frontiers in Veterinary Science).

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

Open Access
File
Foot-and-Mouth Disease
Costs and Cost Analysis
Health
Animal Diseases
Disease Outbreaks

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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dairy sheep
Dairies
Mastitis
genetic improvement
mastitis

Genetic and genomic dairy cattle evaluations in developing countries

Mrode, RA., 27 Sep 2019, Advances in Breeding of Dairy Cattle. van der Werf, J. & Pryce, J. (eds.). Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

breeding value
sires
dairy cattle
developing countries
farmers

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Dissection
Dogs
Behavioral Research
Genetic Structures
Genome-Wide Association Study
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Kenya
genetic relationships
dairy cattle
milk yield
milk production

Genetic influences on intra-uterine growth retardation of piglet and management interventions for low birth weight piglets

Edwards, S. A., Matheson, SM. & Baxter, EM., 14 Nov 2019, Nutrition of Hyperprolific Sows. Libro Novus, p. 141-166

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

colostrum
Holstein
dairy cows
calving
total solids
1 Citation (Scopus)

Genome-wide association studies pathway-based meta-analysis for residual feed intake in beef cattle

Duarte, D. A. S., Newbold, C. J., Detmann, E., Silva, F. F., Freitas, P. H. F., Veroneze, R. & Duarte, M. S., Apr 2019, In : Animal Genetics. 50, 2, p. 150-153 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genome-Wide Association Study
Meta-Analysis
methylcrotonoyl-CoA carboxylase
Methylmalonyl-CoA Decarboxylase
Aldehyde Oxidase
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Cameroon
Mitochondrial DNA
Goats
demographic statistics
Genes
1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
marker-assisted selection
developing countries
crossbreds
genomics
cattle
1 Citation (Scopus)

Gross N transformation rates and related N2O emissions in Chinese and UK agricultural soils

Zhu, G., Song, X., Ju, X., Zhang, J., Muller, C., Sylvester-Bradley, R., Thorman, R., Bingham, IJ. & Rees, RM., 20 May 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 666, p. 176-186 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

agricultural soil
soil
nitrification
rate
soil nitrogen

HbA1c determination from HemaSpot™ blood collection devices: comparison of home prepared dried blood spots with standard venous blood analysis

Hall, JM., Fowler, CF., Barrett, F., Humphry, RW., Van Drimmelen, M. & MacRury, SM., 16 Aug 2019, In : Diabetic Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Appointments and Schedules
Equipment and Supplies
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography
Clinical Studies
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Microbial Genes
Rumen
Appetite
Microbiota
Growth
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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rumination
sensors (equipment)
collars
cattle
ear tags

Impact of animal breeding on GHG emissions and farm economics

MacLeod, M., Leinonen, I., Wall, E., Houdijk, JGM., Eory, V., Burns, JB., Vosough Ahmadi, B. & Gomez-Barbero, M., 17 Sep 2019, EUR 29844 EN ed. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg: European Commission. 48 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
animal breeding
economics
farms
breeding

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.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

methane
ruminants
dairy cows
Jersey
farms