Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output

2019

Using 3D imaging and machine learning to predict liveweight and carcass characteristics of live finishing beef cattle

Miller, G. A., Hyslop, JJ., Barclay, D., Edwards, A., Thompson, W. & Duthie, C-A., 1 May 2019, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 3, 30.

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Using a typology to understand farmers' intentions towards following a nutrient management plan

Daxini, AD., Ryan, M., O'Donoghue, C., Barnes, AP. & Buckley, C., Jul 2019, In : Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 146, p. 280-290 11 p.

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Using citizen science to improve the knowledge of tick distribution in Scotland

Ribeiro, R., Eze, JI., Gunn, GJ., Gilbert, L., Macrae, A., Duncan, A., Reeves, A. & Auty, HK., 3 Oct 2019.

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Using experimental data to evaluate the effectiveness of tail biting outbreak intervention protocol

Chou, J-Y., O'Driscoll, K., D'Eath, R. B., Sandercock, DA. & Camerlink, I., Aug 2019. 1 p.

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Using imperfect data in predictive mapping of vectors: a regional example of Ixodes ricinus distribution

Ribeiro, R., Eze, JI., Gilbert, L., Wint, G. R. W., Gunn, GJ., Macrae, A., Medlock, J. M. & Auty, HK., 14 Nov 2019, In : Parasites and Vectors. 12, 13 p., 536.

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Using Qualitative Behaviour Assessment to investigate human-animal relationships in zoo-housed giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis)

Patel, F., Wemelsfelder, F. & Ward, S., 21 Jun 2019, In : Animals. 9, 6, 381.

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Variation in individual feed intake profiles recorded in group-housed lambs

Wishart, HM. & Lambe, NR., 9 Apr 2019, Advances in Animal Biosciences: Animal Science Fit for the Future. 1 ed. Cambridge University Press, Vol. 10. p. 21 1 p.

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Variation in light interception traits in European spring barley landraces

Florence, A., Ennos, RA., Hoad, SP. & Hoebe, PN., 1 Sep 2019, In : Field Crops Research. 241, 107549.

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Weakened growth of cropland N2O emissions in China associated with nationwide policy interventions

Shang, Z., Zhou, F., Smith, P., Saikawa, E., Ciais, P., Chang, J., Tian, H., Del Grosso, S., Ito, A., Chen, M., Wang, Q., Bo, Y., Cui, X., Castaldi, S., Juszczak, R., Kasimir, A., Magliulo, V., Medinets, S., Medinets, V., Rees, RM. & 2 others, Wohlfahrt, G. & Sebbatini, S., Nov 2019, In : Global Change Biology. 25, 11, p. 3706-3719 14 p.

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Weakly haemolytic variants of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae newly emerged in Europe belong to a distinct subclade with unique genetic properties

Card, R. M., La, T., Burrough, E. R., Ellis, R. J., Nunez-Garcia, J., Thomson, J. R., Mahu, M., Phillips, N. D., Hampson, D. J., Rohde, J. & Tucker, A. W., 7 Mar 2019, In : Veterinary Research. 50, 1, p. 21 21.

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Welfare assessment of novel on-farm killing methods for poultry

Martin, J. E., Sandilands, V., Sparrey, J., Baker, L., Dixon, L. M. & McKeegan, D. E. F., 22 Feb 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 2, e0212872.

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What agricultural practices are most likely to deliver "sustainable intensification" in the UK?

Dicks, LV., Rose, DC., Ang, F., Aston, S., Birch, ANE., Boatman, N., Bowles, EL., Chadwick, D., Dinsdale, A., Durham, S., Elliott, J., Firbank, L., Humphreys, S., Jarvis, P., Jones, D., Kindred, D., Knight, SM., Lee, MRF., Leifert, C., Lobley, M. & 20 others, Matthews, K., Midmer, A., Moore, M., Morris, C., Mortimer, S., Murray, TC., Norman, K., Ramsden, S., Roberts, DJ., Smith, LG., Soffe, R., Stoate, C., Taylor, B., Tinker, D., Topliff, M., Wallace, J., Williams, P., Wilson, P., Winter, M. & Sutherland, WJ., Feb 2019, In : Food and Energy Security. 8, 1, e00148.

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What can cetacean stranding records tell us? A study of UK and Irish cetacean diversity over the past 100 years

Coombs, E. J., Deaville, R., Sabin, R. C., Allan, L., O'Connell, M., Berrow, S., Smith, B., Brownlow, A., Doeschate, M. T., Penrose, R., Williams, R., Perkins, M. W., Jepson, P. D. & Cooper, N., 14 Oct 2019, In : Marine Mammal Science. 35, 4, p. 1527-1555 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

What is so positive about positive animal welfare? A critical review of the literature

Lawrence, AB., Vigors, B. & Sandoe, P., 11 Oct 2019, In : Animals. 9, 10, 19 p., 783.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

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When to kill a cull: factors affecting the success of culling wildlife for disease control

Prentice, J., Fox, NJ., Hutchings, MR., White, P., Davidson, RS. & Marion, G., 29 Mar 2019, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 16, 152, 20180901.

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Willingness to pay for improved irrigation water supply reliability: an approach based on probability density functions

Guerrero-Baena, M. D., Villanueva, AJ., Gomez-Limon, J. A. & Glenk, K., 20 May 2019, In : Agricultural Water Management. 217, p. 11-22 12 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Accuracy of genotype imputation in Labrador Retrievers

Friedrich, J., Antolin, R., Edwards, SM., Sanchez-Molano, E., Haskell, MJ., Hickey, JM. & Wiener, P., 5 Jul 2018, In : Animal Genetics. 49, 4, p. 303 - 311 9 p.

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Addressing global ruminant agricultural challenges through understanding the rumen microbiome: past, present and future

Huws, SA., Creevey, C., Oyama, LB., Mizrahi, I., Denman, SE., Popova, M., Munoz-tamayo, R., Forano, E., Waters, SM., Hess, M., Tapio, I., Smidt, H., Krizsan, S., Yanez-Ruiz, DR., Belanche, A., Guan, LL., Gruninger, RJ., McAllister, T., Newbold, J., Roehe, R. & 17 others, Dewhurst, RJ., Snelling, TJ., Watson, M., Suen, G., Hart, E., Kingston-Smith, A., Scollan, N., Do Prado, RM., Pilau, E., Mantovani, HC., Attwood, GT., Edwards, JE., McEwan, N., Morrison, S., Mayorga, O., Elliott, C. & Morgavi, DP., 25 Sep 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, p. 21-61 33 p.

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Addressing uncertainty in efficient mitigation of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions

Eory, V., Topp, CFE., Butler, A. & Moran, D., 30 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Agricultural Economics. 69, 3, p. 627 - 645 19 p.

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A framework for estimating society's economic welfare following the introduction of an animal disease: the case of Johne's disease

Barratt, AS., Arnoult, MH., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Rich, KM., Gunn, GJ. & Stott, AW., 6 Jun 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 6, 26 p., e0198436.

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After Brexit: 10 key questions for rural policy in Scotland

Atterton, J., Copus, A., Glass, J., Liddon, A., De Lima, P., McCracken, D., Moxey, A., Philip, L., Shortall, S. & Shucksmith, M., Jan 2018, Newcastle.

Research output: Book/Report/Policy BriefCommissioned report

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A mechanistic hydro-epidemiological model of liver fluke risk

Beltrame, L., Dunne, T., Vineer, H. R., Walker, J. G., Morgan, E. R., Vickerman, P., McCann, C. M., Williams, D. J. L. & Wagener, T., 31 Aug 2018, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 15, 145, 14 p.

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A meta-analysis on the effects of climate change on the yield and quality of European pastures

Dellar, M., Topp, CFE., Banos, G. & Wall, E., 7 Jul 2018, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 265, p. 413 - 420 8 p.

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A method to develop an effective animal welfare protocol: laboratory mice

Campos Luna, I., Wemelsfelder, F., Miller, A., Beard, A. & Leach, M. C., 2018, p. 44. 1 p.

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Analysis of temporal fecal microbiota dynamics in weaner pigs with and without exposure to enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli

Pollock, J., Gally, DL., Glendinning, L., Tiwari, R., Hutchings, MR. & Houdijk, JGM., 3 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Animal Science. 96, 9, p. 3777 - 3790 14 p.

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Analysis of the rumen microbiome and metabolome to study the effect of an antimethanogenic treatment applied in early life of kid goats

Abecia, L., Martinez-Fernandez, G., Waddams, K., Martin-Garcia, AI., Pinloche, E., Creevey, CJ., Denman, SE., Newbold, CJ. & Yanez-Ruiz, DR., 9 Oct 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, 2227.

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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.

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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

1 Citation (Scopus)

A potential new paradigm for exporters in food and drink branding

Whitfield, CW., 31 May 2018, p. 81. 3 p.

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Applying a process-based livestock model to predict spatial variation in agricultural nutrient flows in Scotland

Leinonen, I., Eory, V. & MacLeod, M., 23 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 209, p. 180 - 189 10 p.

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Applying soil health indicators to encourage sustainable soil use: the transition from scientific study to practical application

Griffiths, BS., Faber, J. & Bloem, J., 24 Aug 2018, In : Sustainability. 10, 9, 14 p., 3021.

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Archaea are the predominant and responsive ammonia oxidizing prokaryotes in a red paddy soil receiving green manures

Gao, S., Chang, D., Zou, C., Cao, W., Gao, J., Huang, J., Bai, J., Zeng, N., Rees, RM. & Thorup-Kristensen, K., 11 Jun 2018, In : European Journal of Soil Biology. 88, p. 27 - 35 9 p.

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Are smallholder farmers willing to pay for a flexible balloon biogas digester? Evidence from a case study in Uganda

Kabyanga, M., Balana, BB., Mugisha, J., Walekhwa, PN., Smith, J. & Glenk, K., 3 Feb 2018, In : Energy for Sustainable Development. 43, p. 123 - 129 7 p.

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Artificial selection for improved energy efficiency is reaching its limits in broiler chickens

Tallentire, C. W., Leinonen, I. & Kyriazakis, I., 1 Dec 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 1168.

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Assembly of 913 microbial genomes from metagenomic sequencing of the cow rumen

Stewart, RD., Auffret, MD., Warr, A., Wiser, AH., Press, MO., Langford, KW., Liachko, I., Snelling, TJ., Dewhurst, RJ., Walker, AW., Roehe, R. & Watson, M., 28 Feb 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 870.

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Assessing the economic impact of vaccine availability when controlling foot and mouth disease outbreaks

Porphyre, T., Rich, KM. & Auty, HK., 13 Mar 2018, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5, 47

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Assessing the greenhouse gas mitigation effect of removing bovine trypanosomiasis in Eastern Africa

MacLeod, M., Eory, V., Wint, W., Shaw, A., Gerber, PJ., Cecchi, G., Mattioli, R., Sykes, A. & Robinson, T., 18 May 2018, In : Sustainability. 10, 5, p. 1633 - 1647 15 p.

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Assessing the spatial distribution of Ixodes ricinus in Scotland using a Bayesian approach

Ribeiro, R., Eze, JI., Gunn, GJ., Gilbert, L., Macrae, A. & Auty, HK., 3 Dec 2018.

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Assessment of an educational intervention on the knowledge of Indian vets to animal welfare and euthanasia

Rayner, EL., Otter, I., Bacon, H., Gamble, L., Walters, H. & Langford, FM., 2018, p. 85. 1 p.

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Assessment of circadian rhythm of activity combined with random regression model as a novel approach to monitoring sheep in an extensive system

Sarout, BNM., Waterhouse, A., Duthie, C-A., Poli, CHEC., Haskell, MJ., Berger, A. & Umstatter, C., 28 Jun 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 207, p. 26 - 38 13 p.

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Association of milk MIR-derived body energy traits with fertility parameters in cows

Smith, SL., Coffey, MP. & Wall, E., Feb 2018.

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Association of plasma microRNA expression with age, genetic background and functional traits in dairy cattle

Ioannidis, J., Sanchez-Molano, E., Psifidi, A., Donadeu, FX. & Banos, G., 28 Aug 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 12955.

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Associations between oxytocin receptor gene polymorphisms, empathy towards animals and implicit associations towards animals

Connor, M., Lawrence, AB. & Brown, SM., 14 Aug 2018, In : Animals. 8, 8, p. 140 - 149 10 p., 140.

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A study of associations between gastric ulcers and the behaviour of finisher pigs

Rutherford, KMD., Thompson, CS., Thomson, JR., Lawrence, AB., Nielsen, EO., Busch, ME., Haugegaard, S. & Sandoe, P., 29 Mar 2018, In : Livestock Science. 212, p. 45 - 51 7 p.

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A sum of incidentals or a structural problem? The true nature of food waste in the metropolitan region of Barcelona

Diaz-Ruiz, R., Costa-Font, M., Lopez-i-Gelats, F. & Gil, JM., 17 Oct 2018, In : Sustainability. 10, 10, 19 p., 3730.

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Automatic early warning of tail biting in pigs: 3D cameras can detect lowered tail posture before an outbreak

D'Eath, RB., Jack, MC., Futro, A., Talbot, D., Zhu, Q., Barclay, D. & Baxter, EM., 4 Apr 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 4, 7 p., 0194524.

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