Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1985 2020

2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

Organochlorine contaminants and reproductive implication in cetaceans: a case study of the common dolphin

Murphy, S., Law, R. J., Deaville, R., Barnett, J., Perkins, M. W., Brownlow, A., Penrose, R., Davison, NJ., Barber, J. L. & Jepson, P. D., Aug 2018, Marine Mammal Ecotoxicology: Impacts of Multiple Stressors on Population Health. Fossi, M. C. & Panti, C. (eds.). Academic Press, p. 3-38

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

cetacean
dolphin
organochlorine
PCB
pollutant

Peptide supplementation to nutrient-adequate diets enhanced internal egg quality during storage in hens at peak production

Olukosi, OA., Xiao, WW. & Jia, J., 30 Mar 2018, In : Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 98, 5, p. 1850-1855

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
egg quality
storage quality
Ovum
hens
peptides
3 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)

Perception vs practice: Farmer attitudes towards and uptake of IPM in Scottish spring barley

Stetkiewicz, S., Bruce, A., Burnett, FJ., Ennos, RA. & Topp, CFE., 26 May 2018, In : Crop Protection. 112, p. 96 - 102 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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farmers' attitudes
spring barley
integrated pest management
farmers
agronomists
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Periparturient behavior and physiology: further insight into the farrowing process for primiparous and multiparous sows

Ison, SH., Jarvis, S., Hall, SA., Ashworth, CJ. & Rutherford, KMD., 12 Jun 2018, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5, 122, 15 p., 122.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Pain
Parturition
Hydrocortisone
Swine
C-Reactive Protein

Perspectives on Prosociality and Business Activity

Whitfield, CW., 24 Nov 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Business activity
Nature
Cultural evolution
Prosocial behavior
Market forces
3 Citations (Scopus)

Piglet mortality and morbidity: Inevitable or unacceptable?

Baxter, E. M. & Edwards, S. A., 1 Jan 2018, Advances in Pig Welfare. Spinka, M. (ed.). Elsevier Inc., p. 73-100 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

morbidity
piglets
Morbidity
Mortality
death
12 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Plant genetic resources for food and agriculture: opportunities and challenges emerging from the science and information technology revolution

Halewood, M., Chiurugwi, T., Hamilton, RS., Kurtz, B., Marden, E., Welch, E., Michiels, F., Mozafari, J., Sabran, M., Patron, N., Kersey, P., Bastow, R., Dorius, S., Dias, S., McCouch, S. & Powell, W., 23 Jan 2018, In : New Phytologist. 217, 4, p. 1407 - 1419 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
genetic resource
information technology
sustainable development
agriculture
food

Population structure of red clover ecotypes collected from Europe and Asia

Jones, C., De Vega, J., Lloyd, D., Hegarty, M., Ayling, S., Powell, W. & Skøt, L., 26 Apr 2018, Breeding Grasses and Protein Crops in the Era of Genomics. Brazauskas, G., Statkeviciute, G. & Jonaviciene, K. (eds.). Springer, p. 20-26 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Trifolium pratense
ecotypes
population structure
introgression
geographical distribution
13 Citations (Scopus)

Positive welfare: What does it add to the debate over pig welfare?

Lawrence, A. B., Newberry, R. C. & Špinka, M., 2018, Advances in Pig Welfare. Elsevier Inc., p. 415-444 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Animal Welfare
animal welfare
Swine
swine
Animal Husbandry
31 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Predicting global killer whale population collapse from PCB pollution

Desforges, J-P., Hall, A., McConnell, B., Rosing-Asvid, A., Barber, J. L., Brownlow, A., De Guise, S., Eulaers, I., Jepson, P. D., Letcher, R. J., Levin, M., Ross, P. S., Samarra, F., Víkingson, G., Sonne, C. & Dietz, R., 28 Sep 2018, In : Science. 361, 6409, p. 1373-1376 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Killer Whale
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Population
Reproduction
Mammals
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Prediction of intramuscular fat content and shear force in Texel lamb loins using combinations of different X-ray computed tomography (CT) scanning techniques

Clelland, N., Bunger, L., McLean, KA., Knott, S., Matthews, K. & Lambe, NR., 6 Mar 2018, In : Meat Science. 140, p. 78 - 85 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Texel
intramuscular fat
loins
computed tomography
shears
7 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Pre-weaning environmental enrichment increases piglets' object play behaviour on a large scale commercial pig farm

Yang, C-H., Ko, H-L., Hofmann, LS., Llonch, L., Manteca, X., Camerlink, I. & Llonch, P., 14 Feb 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 202, p. 7 - 12 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
play activities
environmental enrichment
piglets
weaning
farms
1 Downloads (Pure)

Proportion of sewage sludge to soil influences the survival of Salmonella Dublin and Escherichia coli

Ellis, S., Tyrrel, S., O'Leary, E., Richards, K., Griffiths, BS. & Ritz, K., 27 Jan 2018, In : Clean - Soil, Air, Water. 46, 4, p. 1 - 7 7 p., 1800042.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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soil
sludge
microcosm
salmonella
sewage sludge

Qualitative comparison of BVDV control programmes in Europe to substantiate freedom from infection

van Roon, A., Santmann, I., Graham, D., More, S., Nielen, M., van Duijn, L., Mercat, M., Fourichon, C., Madouasse, A., Gethmann, J., Sauter-Louis, C., Frossling, J., Lindberg, A., Correia-Gomes, C., Gunn, GJ., Henry, MK. & van Schaik, G., Nov 2018, p. 141. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Reducing the consumer attitude-behaviour gap in animal welfare: the potential role of 'nudges'

Vigors, B., 5 Dec 2018, In : Animals. 8, 12, p. 232-254 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
consumer attitudes
farmed animal species
animal welfare
consumer behavior
consumer preferences
3 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship between metabolic status and behavior in dairy cows in week 4 of lactation

van Hoeij, RJ., Kok, A., Bruckmaier, RM., Haskell, MJ., Kemp, B. & van Knegsel, ATM., 26 Jul 2018, In : Animal. 13, 3, p. 640-648 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dairy cows
lactation
cows
somatotropin
dry matter intake

Relationships between responses to tickling, play behaviour and physical condition in male juvenile rats

Hammond, TJH., Brown, S. M., Meddle, S. L., Bombail, V. & Lawrence, AB., 2018, p. 65. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

play activities
hands
rats
animals
cages
7 Downloads (Pure)

Reliably colonising broiler chickens with Campylobacter spp. using a litter-based method

Sandilands, V., Whyte, F., Williams, LK., Wilkinson, TS., Sparks, NHC. & Humphrey, TJ., 21 Sep 2018, In : British Poultry Science. 59, 6, p. 698 - 702 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Campylobacter
broiler chickens
cecum
sowing
chickens
1 Downloads (Pure)

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) application for mapping nitrogen deposition over intensively grazed grassland

Maire, JM., Gibson-Poole, S., Cowan, N., Richards, K. G., Skiba, U. M., Rees, RM., Reay, D. S. & Lanigan, G. J., 4 Apr 2018, 20th EGU General Assembly, EGU2018, Proceedings from the conference held 4-13 April, 2018. Vol. 20. p. 10520

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

Open Access
File
aircraft
grassland
farm
urine
nitrogen
2 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Retailers' promotions: What role do they play in household food purchases by degree of deprivation?

Revoredo-Giha, C., Akaichi, F. & Leat, PMK., 14 May 2018, In : British Food Journal. 120, 5, p. 1028 - 1045 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Retailers
Deprivation
Purchase
Household
Food

Review of the effectiveness of current community ownership mechanisms and of options for supporting the expansion of community ownership in Scotland

McMorran, R., Lawrence, A., Glass, J., Hollingdale, J., McKee, A., Campbell, D. & Combe, M., 2018, Scottish Land Commission.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
community
commissioned research
act
sales
empowerment
6 Downloads (Pure)

Risk assessment of E.coli survival up to the grazing exclusion period after dairy slurry, cattle dung and biosolids application to grassland

Ashekuzzaman, SM., Richards, K., Ellis, S., Tyrrel, S., O'Leary, E., Griffiths, BS., Ritz, K. & Fenton, O., 10 Jul 2018, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 2, 34.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
biosolids
cattle manure
risk assessment
dairies
grasslands
17 Citations (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)

Risks and opportunities of increasing yields in organic farming: a review

Roos, E., Mie, A., Wivstad, M., Salomon, E., Johansson, B., Gunnarsson, S., Wallenbeck, A., Hoffmann, R., Nilsson, U., Sundberg, C. & Watson, CA., 27 Feb 2018, In : Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 38, 2, 21 p., 14.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
organic production
farm profitability
adverse effects
pest control
animal welfare
2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Robustness and sensitivity of a blueprint for on-farm estimation of dairy cow energy balance

Thorup, VM., Chagunda, MGG., Fischer, A., Weisbjerg, MR. & Friggens, NC., 5 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 7, p. 6002 - 6018 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
energy balance
dairy cows
cows
farms
Holstein

Role of wildlife in the epidemiology of Mycobacterium bovis

Fox, NJ., Hutchings, MR. & Barrow, P., 2018, Bovine Tuberculosis. CABI Publishing, p. 93-107 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mycobacterium bovis
epidemiology
wildlife
host range
indirect contact

Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2019

Hoad, SP., Dec 2018, SRUC. 5 p. (Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2019)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

File
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Sensitivity of the integrated Welfare Quality® scores to changing values of individual dairy cattle welfare measures

de Graaf, S., Ampe, B., Buijs, S., Andreasen, S., de Boyer des Roches, A., Haskell, MJ., Kirchner, M., Mounier, L., Radeski, M., Winckler, C., Bijttebier, J., Lauwers, L., Verbeke, W. & Tuyttens, F., 1 May 2018, In : Animal Welfare. 27, 2, p. 157 - 166 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
dairy cattle
thirst
methodology
lameness
dairy farming
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Sex differences in basal hypothalamic anorectic and orexigenic gene expression and the effect of quantitative and qualitative food restriction

Caughey, SD., Wilson, PW., Mukhtar, N., Brocklehurst, S., Reid, A., D'Eath, RB., Boswell, T. & Dunn, IC., 29 May 2018, In : Biology of Sex Differences. 9, 1, 20.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
gender differences
chickens
gene expression
fast growing strains
neuropeptides
1 Citation (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)

Short- and long-term effects of conventional and artificial rearing strategies on the health and performance of growing lambs

Belanche, A., Cooke, J., Jones, E., Worgan, HJ. & Newbold, CJ., 17 Aug 2018, In : Animal. 13, 4, p. 740-749

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
artificial rearing
long term effects
lambs
finishing
weaning
4 Downloads (Pure)

Signatures of selection in admixed dairy cattle in Tanzania

Cheruiyot, E. K., Bett, R. C., Amimo, J. O., Zhang, Y., Mrode, RA. & Mujibi, F. DN., 19 Dec 2018, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 9, 607.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Tanzania
dairy cattle
taurine
cattle
crossbreds
2 Citations (Scopus)

Simulating the impact of carbon taxes on greenhouse gas emission and nutrition in the UK

Revoredo-Giha, C., Chalmers, N. & Akaichi, F., 8 Jan 2018, In : Sustainability. 10, 1, p. 134 - 152 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
pollution tax
nutrition
greenhouse gas
nutrient
carbon
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Social network properties predict chronic aggression in commercial pig systems

Foister, S., Doeschl-Wilson, A., Roehe, R., Arnott, G., Boyle, L. & Turner, SP., 4 Oct 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 10, 18 p., e0205122.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
social networks
aggression
swine
risk groups
animal welfare
Open Access
economic impact
biodiversity
wage
land management
moor
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Sow free farrowing behaviour: experiential, seasonal and individual variation

King, RL., Baxter, EM., Matheson, SM. & Edwards, SA., 24 Aug 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 208, p. 14 - 21 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
farrowing
sows
piglets
farrowing pens
farrowing crates
6 Citations (Scopus)

Sow welfare in the farrowing crate and alternatives

Baxter, E. M., Andersen, I. L. & Edwards, S. A., 2018, Advances in Pig Welfare. Spinka, M. (ed.). Elsevier Inc., p. 27-72 45 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

farrowing crates
sows
piglets
Genetic Selection
Mothers
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Spatially explicit estimation of heat stress-related impacts of climate change on the milk production of dairy cows in the United Kingdom

Fodor, N., Foskolos, A., Topp, CFE., Moorby, JM., Pasztor, L. & Foyer, CH., 8 May 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 5, 18 p., e0197076.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
United Kingdom
heat stress
milk production
dairy cows
climate change
1 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Bovine Viral Diarrhea Viruses
Seroepidemiologic Studies
Antibodies
Sample Size
Statistical Distributions

Supporting better decisions across the nexus of water, energy and food through earth observation data: case of the Zambezi basin

Gomo, F. F., Macleod, C., Rowan, J., Yeluripati, J. & Topp, K., 1 Feb 2018, In : Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences. 376, p. 15-23 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
File
food
basin
energy
water
ecosystem service
12 Downloads (Pure)

Supporting human nutrition in Africa through the integration of new and orphan crops into food systems: Placing the work of the African Orphan Crops Consortium in context

Dawson, ID., Hendre, P., Powell, W., Sila, D., McMullin, S., Simons, T., Revoredo-Giha, C., Odeny, D. A., Barnes, AP., Graudal, L., Watson, CA., Hoad, SP., Burnett, FJ., Muchugi, A., Roshetko, J. M., Hale, I. L., Van Deynze, A., Mayes, S., Kindt, R., Prabhu, R. & 5 others, Cheng, S., Xu, X., Guarino, L., Shapiro, H. & Jamnadass, R., Feb 2018, Working Paper No. 276 ed., World Agroforestry United Nations, 42 p.

Research output: Working paper

Open Access
File
human nutrition
food crops
crops
Sub-Saharan Africa
hunger

Supporting UK malting barley with improved market intelligence on grain skinning

Hoad, S., Gilchrist, A., Glacken, L., Sladden, J., Crawford, CE. & Christie, A., Mar 2018, PR592 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 52 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

skinning
malting barley
markets
hulls
malting
2 Citations (Scopus)

Survey of dry cow management on UK commercial dairy farms

Fujiwara, M., Haskell, M. J., Macrae, A. I. & Rutherford, K. MD., 7 Sep 2018, In : Veterinary Record. 183, 9, 8 p., 297.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
dairy farming
cows
Milk
dry period (lactation)
farms
4 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Survival of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in retail pasteurised milk

Gerrard, ZE., Swift, BMC., Botsaris, G., Davidson, RS., Hutchings, MR., Huxley, JN. & Rees, CED., 9 Mar 2018, In : Food Microbiology. 74, p. 57 - 63 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Mycobacterium avium
pasteurized milk
paratuberculosis
milk
somatic cells

SusSheP - how to increase sustainability and profitability of European sheep production

Morgan-Davies, C., Creighton, P., Boman, I. A., Blichfeldt, T., Krogenaes, A., Lambe, NR., Wall, E., Padiou, T., Diskin, M., Meade, K. G., McHugh, N., Druart, X. & Fair, S., 2018, p. 251.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

profitability
sheep
labor
production technology
carbon
4 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

Temperament and dominance relate to feeding behaviour and activity in beef cattle: implications for performance and methane emissions

Llonch, P., Somarriba, M., Duthie, C-A., Troy, SM., Roehe, R., Rooke, JA., Haskell, MJ. & Turner, SP., 2 Apr 2018, In : Animal. 12, 12, p. 2639 - 2648 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
temperament
beef cattle
dominance (genetics)
methane
feeding behavior
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Temporary crate opening procedure affects immediate post-opening piglet mortality and sow behaviour

King, RL., Baxter, EM., Matheson, SM. & Edwards, SA., 7 May 2018, In : Animal. 13, 1, p. 189 - 197 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
crates
sows
piglets
farrowing
litters (young animals)

The British E.coli O157 in Cattle Study (BECS): more than just prevalence estimates - implications for veterinary public health

Tongue, SC., Henry, MK., Evans, J., Webster, C., McCann, CM., Humphry, RW., Reeves, A., Gunn, GJ., Innocent, GT., McKendrick I, J., Allison, L., Hanson, M., Dallman, T., Jenkins, C. & Chase-Topping, ME., Nov 2018, p. 369. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

The content and standardized ileal digestibility of crude protein and amino acids in rapeseed co-products fed to pigs

Kasprzak, M. M., Houdijk, J. G. M., Olukosi, O. A., Appleyard, H., Kightley, S. P. J., Carré, P., Sutton, T. & Wiseman, J., 1 Feb 2018, In : Livestock Science. 208, p. 22-27 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brassica rapa
rapeseed meal
coproducts
rapeseed
Swine
19 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

The contribution of cattle urine and dung to nitrous oxide emissions: quantification of country specific emission factors and implications for national inventories

Chadwick, DR., Cardenas, LM., Dhanoa, MS., Donovan, N., Misselbrook, T., Williams, JR., Thorman, RE., McGeough, KL., Watson, CJ., Bell, M., Anthony, SG. & Rees, RM., 24 Apr 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 635, p. 607 - 617 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
nitrous oxide
urine
cattle
grazing
livestock
4 Downloads (Pure)

The economics of peatland restoration

Glenk, K. & Martin-Ortega, J., 19 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy. 7, 4, p. 345 - 362 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
peatland
economics
ecosystem service
service provision
water retention
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

The effect of an isoflavonid-rich liquorice extract on fermentation, methanogenesis and the microbiome in the rumen simulation technique

Ramos-Morales, E., Rossi, G., Cattin, M., Jones, E., Braganca, R. & Newbold, C. J., 19 Jan 2018, In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 94, 3, fiy009.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Glycyrrhiza
Microbiota
Rumen
Fermentation
Methane