Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output

2017

Quantifying the effects of cuttlebones and an abrasive beak blunting object on beak shape and pecking force in two breeds of laying hens

Morrissey, KLH., Widowski, TM., Brocklehurst, S. & Sandilands, V., Apr 2017, p. 21 - 22. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Ramularia leaf spot: a newly important threat to barley production

McGrann, GRD. & Havis, ND., 28 Apr 2017, In : Outlooks on Pest Management. 28, 2, p. 65 - 69 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effect of foot trimming before and after first calving on subsequent lameness episodes and productivity in dairy heifers

Mahendran, SA., Huxley, JN., Chang, Y-M., Burnell, M., Barrett, DC., Whay, HR., Blackmore, T., Mason, CS. & Bell, NJ., 17 Jan 2017, In : The Veterinary Journal. 220, p. 105 - 110 6 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Rearing system affects prevalence of keel-bone damage in laying hens: a longitudinal study of four consecutive flocks

Casey-Trott, TM., Guerin, MT., Sandilands, V., Torrey, S. & Widowski, TM., 21 Mar 2017, In : Poultry Science. 96, 7, p. 2029 - 2039 11 p.

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Refinement of passive nematode recovery from cotton growing high clay content Australian vertisols

Knox, O. G. G. & Griffiths, B. S., 1 Mar 2017, In : Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 48, 3, p. 316-325 10 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Relationships of cellular immune-associated traits with health, fertility and production in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., Apr 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Relative emissions intensity of dairy production systems: employing different functional units in life-cycle assessment

Ross, SA., Topp, CFE., Ennos, RA. & Chagunda, MGG., 10 Feb 2017, In : Animal. 11, 8, p. 1381 - 1388 8 p.

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Report of the Control Strategies Subgroup meeting on 17 May 2017

Bain, RA. & Kennedy, C., May 2017, p. 195 - 202. 8 p.

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Reproductive management (including impacts of prenatal stress on offspring development)

Dwyer, CM., Ferguson, D. (ed.), Lee, C. (ed.) & Fisher, A. (ed.), 2017, Advances in Sheep Welfare. Ferguson, D., Lee, C. & Fisher, A. (eds.). Woodhead Publishing, Vol. 1. p. 131 - 152 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Responses of rice paddy micro-food webs to elevated CO2 are modulated by nitrogen fertilization and crop cultivars

Hu, Z., Zhu, C., Chen, X., Bonkowski, M., Griffiths, BS., Chen, F., Zhu, J., Hu, S., Hu, F. & Liu, M., 17 Jul 2017, In : Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 114, p. 104 - 113 10 p.

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Role of Schmallenberg virus infection in congenital malformations in ruminants in Scotland in spring 2017

Brülisauer, F., Scholes, S., Caldow, G. L., Rocchi, M., Dagleish, M. P. & Chianini, F., 30 Sep 2017, In : Veterinary Record. 181, 13, p. 341-343 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

5 Citations (Scopus)

Scottish farmers' intentions to afforest land in the context of farm diversification

Hopkins, J., Sutherland, L-A., Ehlers, M-H., Matthews, K., Barnes, AP. & Toma, L., 28 Jan 2017, In : Forest Policy and Economics. 78, p. 122 - 132 11 p.

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Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2018

Hoad, SP., Dec 2017, 5 p. (Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2018)

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Serotypes and Spa types of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae isolates from British pigs (1987 to 2015)

McNeil, M., Gerber, P. F., Thomson, J., Williamson, S. & Opriessnig, T., 3 May 2017, In : Veterinary Journal. 225, p. 13-15 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

6 Citations (Scopus)

Social and economic aspects of aquatic animal health

Adam, KE. & Gunn, GJ., 1 Apr 2017, In : Revue Scientifique et Technique de I'OIE. 36, 1, p. 323 - 329 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Soil protistology rebooted: 30 fundamental questions to start with

Geisen, S., Mitchell, E., Bonkowski, M., Wilkinson, D., Adl, S., Lara, E., Brown, M., Fiore-Donno, AM., Heger, T., Jassey, V., Krashevska, V., Ekelund, F., Lahr, D., Anderson, OR., Bass, D., Belbahri, L., Berney, C., Blandenier, Q., Charman, D., Chatzinotas, A. & 27 others, Clarholm, M., Dunthorn, M., Feest, A., Fernandez-Parra, L., Foissner, W., Fournier, B., Griffiths, BS., Hajek, M., Helder, J., Jousset, A., Koller, R., Kumar, S., La Terza, A., Lamentowicz, M., Singer, D., Marcisz, K., Mazei, Y., Mulot, M., Payne, R., Ronn, R., Santos, S., Seppey, C., Smirnov, A., Spiegel, F., Winding, A., Gentekaki, E. & Walochnik, J., 13 Apr 2017, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 111, p. 94 - 103 10 p.

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Spatially explicit demand for afforestation

Sagebiel, J., Glenk, K. & Meyerhoff, J., 12 Feb 2017, In : Forest Policy and Economics. 78, p. 190 - 199 10 p.

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Species-dependent response to the influence of adaptation length during assay for metabolisable energy of cereal grains employing the difference method

Olukosi, OA., Adedokun, SA. & Agboola, JO., 24 Jun 2017, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 231, p. 111 - 118 8 p.

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Sustainable intensification of agriculture: impacts on sustainable soil management

Rees, RM., Griffiths, BS., McVittie, A., Ginzky, H. (ed.), Dooley, E. (ed.), Heuser, IL. (ed.), Kasimbazi, E. (ed.), Markus, T. (ed.) & Qin, T. (ed.), 2017, International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy 2017. Ginzky, H., Dooley, E., Heuser, IL., Kasimbazi, E., Markus, T. & Qin, T. (eds.). Springer, Vol. 2. p. 7 - 16 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Sustainable intensification of Brazilian livestock production through optimized pasture restoration

de Oliveira Silva, R., Barioni, LG., Hall, JAJ., Moretti, AC., Veloso, RF., Alexander, P., Crespolini, M. & Moran, D., 20 Feb 2017, In : Agricultural Systems. 153, p. 201 - 211 11 p.

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Sustainable pig production: finding solutions and making choices

Lawrence, AB. & Baxter, EM., 25 Aug 2017, The Meat Crisis: Developing More Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption. D'Silva, J. & Webster, J. (eds.). 2 ed. United Kingdom: Routledge, p. 171-185

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Tail docking and biting: painful consequences

Sandercock, DA., Di Giminiani, P., Edwards, S. & Valros, A., 5 Feb 2017, FareWellDock Consortium 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Tail docking - are the effects longer lasting than a short sharp shock?

Sandercock, DA., Jul 2017, Scotland's Rural College (SRUC). 1 p. (PIGe:newsletter)

Research output: Book/Report/Policy BriefCommissioned report

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Tail posture predicts tail biting outbreaks at pen level in weaner pigs

Lahrmann, HP., Hansen, CF., D'Eath, RB., Busch, ME. & Forkman, B., 13 Dec 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 200, p. 29 - 35 7 p.

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The application of a weight-based targeted selective wormer treatment (TST) strategy on hill and upland sheep flocks

Kenyon, F., Morgan-Davies, C., Lambe, NR., Wishart, H., Waterhouse, A., McBean, D. & McCracken, DI., Jul 2017, p. 891. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

The assessment of landscape expressivity: a free choice profiling approach

Harding, SP., Burch, SE. & Wemelsfelder, F., 23 Jan 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 1, e0169507.

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The contribution of previous lameness events and body condition score to the occurrence of lameness in dairy herds: a study of two herds

Randall, LV., Green, MJ., Green, LE., Chagunda, MGG., Mason, C., Archer, SC. & Huxley, JN., 23 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 2, p. 1311 - 1324 14 p.

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The effect of dietary addition of nitrate or increase in lipid concentrations, alone or in combination, on performance and methane emissions of beef cattle

Duthie, C-A., Troy, SM., Hyslop, JJ., Ross, DW., Roehe, R. & Rooke, JA., 13 Jul 2017, In : Animal. 12, 2, p. 280 - 287 8 p.

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The effect of microbial challenge on the intestinal proteome of broiler chickens

O'Reilly, EL., Burchmore, RJ., Sparks, NHC. & Eckersall, PD., 30 May 2017, In : Proteome Science. 15, 10.

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The effect of post-farrowing ketoprofen on sow feed intake, nursing behaviour and piglet performance

Ison, SH., Jarvis, S., Ashworth, CJ. & Rutherford, KMD., 2 Jun 2017, In : Livestock Science. 202, p. 115 - 123

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The evidential basis of decision making in plant disease management

Hughes, G., 10 May 2017, In : Annual Review of Phytopathology. 55, p. 41 - 59 19 p.

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The genetic and biological basis of feed efficiency in mid-lactation Holstein dairy cows

Hardie, LC., VandeHaar, MJ., Tempelman, RJ., Weigel, KA., Armentano, LE., Wiggans, GR., Veerkamp, RF., de Haas, Y., Coffey, MP., Connor, EE., Hanigan, MD., Staples, C., Wang, Z., Dekkers, JCM. & Spurlock, DM., 23 Aug 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 11, p. 9061 - 9075 15 p.

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The genetics of antibody response to paratuberculosis in dairy cattle

Pritchard, TC., Mrode, R., Coffey, MP., Bond, K. & Wall, E., 10 May 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 7, p. 5541 - 5549 9 p.

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The genomic architecture of mastitis resistance in dairy sheep

Banos, G., Bramis, G., Bush, SJ., Clark, EL., McCulloch, MB., Smith, J., Schulze, G., Arsenos, G., Hume, DA. & Psifidi, A., 16 Aug 2017, In : BMC Genomics. 18, 624, 624.

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The greenhouse gas abatement potential of productivity improving measures applied to cattle systems in a developing region.

Salmon, GR., Marshall, K., Tebug, SF., Missohou, A., Robinson, T. & MacLeod, M., 27 Sep 2017, In : Animal. 12, 4, p. 844 - 852 9 p.

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The impact of divergent breed types and diets on methane emissions, rumen characteristics and performance of finishing beef cattle

Duthie, C-A., Haskell, MJ., Hyslop, JJ., Waterhouse, A., Wallace, RJ., Roehe, R. & Rooke, JA., 22 Feb 2017, In : Animal. 11, 10, p. 1762 - 1771 10 p.

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The influence of experience on contest assessment strategies

Camerlink, I., Turner, SP., Farish, M. & Arnott, G., 3 Nov 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 14492

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The influence of oil extraction process of different rapeseed varieties on the ileal digestibility of crude protein and amino acids in broiler chickens

Kasprzak, MM., Houdijk, JGM., Olukosi, OA., Appleyard, H., Kightley, SPJ., Carre, P. & Wiseman, J., 24 Mar 2017, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 227, p. 68 - 74 7 p.

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The need for standardisation: exemplified by a description of the diversity, community structure and ecological indices of soil nematodes

Griffiths, BS., de Groot, GA., Laros, I., Stone, DG. & Geisen, S., 22 Dec 2017, In : Ecological Indicators. 87, p. 43 - 46 4 p.

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The nitrogen, carbon and greenhouse gas budget of a grazed, cut and fertilised temperate grassland

Jones, SK., Helfter, C., Anderson, M., Coyle, M., Campbell, C., Famulari, D., Di Marco, C., van Dijk, N., Tang, YS., Topp, CFE., Kiese, R., Kindler, R., Siemens, J., Schrumpf, M., Kaiser, K., Nemitz, E., Levy, PE., Rees, RM., Sutton, MA. & Skiba, UM., 24 Apr 2017, In : Biogeosciences. 14, 8, p. 2069 - 2088 20 p.

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The paradox of water abundance in Mato Grosso, Brazil

Schulz, C. & Ioris, AAR., 4 Oct 2017, In : Sustainability. 9, 10, p. 1796 - 1813 18 p.

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The rumen microbiome as a reservoir of antimicrobial resistance and pathogenicity genes is directly affected by diet in beef cattle

Auffret, MD., Dewhurst, RJ., Duthie, C-A., Rooke, JA., Wallace, RJ., Freeman, TC., Stewart, R., Watson, M. & Roehe, R., 11 Dec 2017, In : Microbiome. 5, 159.

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The use of oral fluids to monitor key pathogens in porcine respiratory disease complex

Hernandez-Garcia, J., Robben, N., Magnee, D., Eley, T., Dennis, I., Kayes, SM., Thomson, JR. & Tucker, AW., 5 Apr 2017, In : Porcine Health Management. 3, 7.

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To make cultivar resistance durable spray fungicide

Carolan, K., Bain, RA., Lees, A., Cooke, D., Ritchie, F. & Paveley, N., May 2017, p. 237 - 238. 2 p.

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Trained-user opinion about Welfare Quality® measures and integrated scoring of dairy cattle welfare

de Graaf, S., Ampe, B., Winckler, C., Radeski, M., Mounier, L., Kirchner, MK., Haskell, MJ., van Eerdenburg, FJCM., Boyer des Roches, A., Andreasen, SN., Bijttebier, J., Lauwers, L., Verbeke, W. & Tuyttens, FAM., 29 May 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 8, p. 6376 - 6388 13 p.

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Understanding adolescents' categorisation of animal species

Connor, M. & Lawrence, AB., 30 Aug 2017, In : Animals. 7, 9, p. 65 - 80 16 p.

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Understanding and application of learning theory in UK-based equestrians

Brown, SM. & Connor, M., 7 Nov 2017, In : Anthrozoös. 30, 4, p. 565 - 579 15 p.

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Understanding effects of multiple farm management practices on barley performance

Nkurunziza, L., Chongtham, IR., Watson, CA., Marstorp, H., Oborn, I., Bergkvist, G. & Bengtsson, J., 28 Jul 2017, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 90, p. 43 - 52 10 p.

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Up-regulation of IGF-1 in the frontal cortex of piglets exposed to an environmentally enriched arena

Brown, SM., Peters, R. & Lawrence, AB., 24 Feb 2017, In : Physiology and Behavior. 173, p. 285 - 292 8 p.

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