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Belief in pigs' capacity to suffer: an assessment of pig farmers, veterinarians, students and citizens

Peden, RSE., Camerlink, I., Boyle, LA., Loughnan, S., Akaichi, F. & Turner, SP., 17 Jan 2020, In : Anthrozoös. 33, 1, p. 21-36

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterinarians
veterinarians
students
farmer
Swine

Exploring the attitudes of backyard poultry keepers to health and biosecurity

Correia-Gomes, C. & Sparks, NHC., Jan 2020, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 174, 9 p., 104812.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biosecurity
Poultry
poultry
Health
Birds
5 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic analyses of live weight and carcass composition traits in purebred Texel, Suffolk and Charollais lambs

Fitzmaurice, SF., Conington, JE., Fetherstone, N., Pabiou, T., McDermott, K., Wall, E., Banos, G. & McHugh, N., 7 Jan 2020, In : Animal. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Suffolk (sheep breed)
Texel
carcass composition
weaning weight
purebreds
4 Downloads (Pure)
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greenhouse gas emissions
Spain
Gases
Fats
lipids

Mineral status, metabolism and performance of dairy heifers receiving a combined trace element bolus and out-wintered on perennial ryegrass, kale or fodder beet

Atkins, N., Bleach, E., Mackenzie, S., Hargreaves, PR. & Sinclair, L., Jan 2020, In : Livestock Science. 231, 103865.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

forage beets
Lolium
kale
Beta vulgaris
dairy heifers
1 Citation (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Re-designing organic grain legume cropping systems using systems agronomy

Reckling, M., Bergkvist, G., Watson, CA., Stoddard, F. & Bachinger, J., Jan 2020, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 112, 13 p., 125951.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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agronomy
cropping systems
cropping practice
legumes
farmers

The behavior of dairy cattle in late gestation: effects of parity and dystocia

Barraclough, R., Shaw, D., Boyce, R., Haskell, MJ. & Macrae, A., Jan 2020, In : Journal of Dairy Research. 103, 1, p. 714-722 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dystocia
dystocia
parity (reproduction)
Parity
dairy cattle

The effect of behavioural indicators of calf discomfort following routine procedures on cow maternal care

Turner, SP., McIlvaney, K., Donbavand, JE. & Turner, M., Jan 2020, In : Animals. 10, 1, 87.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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pain
Mothers
calves
cows
Pain

The ENHANCED MAGNAPORTHE RESISTANCE 1 locus affects Ramularia leaf spot development in barley

McGrann, G. R. D., Miller, S. & Havis, N. D., 1 Jan 2020, In : European Journal of Plant Pathology. 156, 1, p. 123-132 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Magnaporthe
leaf spot
Ramularia
Cygnus
barley

Using animal‐mounted sensor technology and machine learning to predict time-to-calving in beef and dairy cows

Miller, G. A., Mitchell, MA., Barker, ZE., Giebel, K., Codling, E., Amory, J., Michie, C., Davison, C., Tachtatzis, C., Andonovic, I. & Duthie, C-A., 13 Jan 2020, In : Animal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

artificial intelligence
beef cows
sensors (equipment)
calving
dairy cows
2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

A bio-economic model for cost analysis of alternative management strategies in beef finishing systems

Kamilaris, C., Dewhurst, RJ., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Crosson, P. & Alexander, P., 26 Nov 2019, In : Agricultural Systems. 102713.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bioeconomic models
cost analysis
finishing
beef
forage
18 Downloads (Pure)

A case of cutaneous toxigenic Corynebacterium ulcerans likely acquired from a domestic dog

Othieno, R., Mark, K., Etherson, M., Foster, G., Murray, S., Kalima, P., Fry, N., Cameron, C. & Strachan, J., 3 Jun 2019, In : Access Microbiology. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Corynebacterium
Dogs
Skin
Diphtheria Toxoid
Diphtheria
2 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Advantages of social skills for contest resolution

Camerlink, I., Turner, SP., Farish, M. & Arnott, G., 29 May 2019, In : Royal Society Open Science. 6, 5, 181456.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Aptitude
Wounds and Injuries
Costs and Cost Analysis
Animal Welfare
Socialization
3 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

A multi-kingdom study reveals the plasticity of the rumen microbiota in response to a shift from non-grazing to grazing diets in sheep

Belanche, A., Kingston-Smith, A. H., Griffith, G. W. & Newbold, C. J., 11 Feb 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, 17 p., 122.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Microbiota
Rumen
Sheep
Diet
Fermentation
1 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of genome-wide DNA arrays reveals the genomic population structure and diversity in autochthonous Greek goat breeds

Michailidou, S., Tsangaris, G. T., Tzora, A., Skoufos, I., Banos, G., Argiriou, A. & Arsenos, G., 12 Dec 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 12, e0226179.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Metagenomics
goat breeds
Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis
Goats
Farms

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
1 Citation (Scopus)

A parsimonious software sensor for estimating the individual dynamic pattern of methane emissions from cattle

Munoz-Tamayo, R., Ramirez Agudelo, JF., Dewhurst, RJ., Miller, G., Vernon, T. & Kettle, H., Jun 2019, In : Animal. 13, 6, p. 1180-1187 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Methane
Sensors
Time measurement
Beef
Bins
3 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)

Artificial rearing affects piglets pre-weaning behaviour, welfare and growth performance

Schmitt, O., O'Driscoll, K., Boyle, L. & Baxter, EM., Jan 2019, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 210, p. 16-25 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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artificial rearing
piglets
growth performance
weaning
lesions (animal)

Artificial rearing affects the emotional state and reactivity of pigs post-weaning

Schmitt, O., O'Driscoll, K., Baxter, EM. & Boyle, LA., 1 Nov 2019, In : Animal Welfare. 28, 4, p. 433-442 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

artificial rearing
weaning
weanlings
swine
testing
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

A single dose of fat-based energy supplement to light birth weight pigs shortly after birth does not increase their survival and growth

Schmitt, OS., Baxter, EM., Lawlor, P. G., Boyle, LA. & O'Driscoll, K., 9 May 2019, In : Animals. 9, 5, 227.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Birth Weight
birth weight
piglets
Swine
Fats
7 Downloads (Pure)

A study of traveller horse owners' attitudes to horse care and welfare using an equine body condition scoring system

Rowland, M., Coombs, T. & Connor, M., 12 Apr 2019, In : Animals. 9, 4, 162.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Horses
body condition
horses
Practice Management
horsemanship

A web survey application of real choice experiments

Liebe, U., Glenk, K., von Mayer-Hofer, M. & Spiller, A., Dec 2019, In : Journal of Choice Modelling. 33, 100150.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Choice experiment
Web survey
Payment
Food consumption
Priming
2 Citations (Scopus)

A wetland ecosystem service assessment tool: development and application in a tropical peatland in Uganda

Langan, C., Farmer, J., Rivington, M., Novo, P. & Smith, J. U., Aug 2019, In : Ecological Indicators. 103, p. 434-445 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

peatlands
Uganda
peatland
ecosystem service
ecosystem services
8 Downloads (Pure)

Back to the future: rethinking the socioecological systems underlying high nature value farmlands

Lomba, Â., Moreira, F., Klimek, S., Jongman, R., Sullivan, C., Moran, J., Poux, X., Honrado, JP., Pinto-Correia, T., Plieninger, T. & McCracken, DI., 9 Dec 2019, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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farmland values
farming systems
agricultural land
farming system
ecosystem services
1 Citation (Scopus)

Bacterial community composition and diversity respond to nutrient amendment but not warming in a maritime Antarctic soil

Newsham, K. K., Tripathi, B. M., Dong, K., Yamamoto, N., Adams, J. M. & Hopkins, D. W., Nov 2019, In : Microbial Ecology. 78, 4, p. 974-984 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bacterial communities
community composition
warming
soil bacteria
open-top chamber
1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Beyond 'hobby farming': towards a typology of non-commercial farming

Sutherland, L-A., Barlagne, C. & Barnes, AP., Sep 2019, In : Agriculture and Human Values. 36, 3, p. 475-493 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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recreation
farming systems
farmers
farms
Scotland
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Biotic interactions are an unexpected yet critical control on the complexity of an abiotically driven polar ecosystem

Lee, C. K., Laughlin, D. C., Bottos, E. M., Caruso, T., Joy, K., Barrett, J. E., Brabyn, L., Nielsen, U. N., Adams, B. J., Wall, D. H., Hopkins, D. W., Pointing, S. B., McDonald, I. R., Cowan, D. A., Banks, J. C., Stichbury, G. A., Jones, I., Zawar-Reza, P., Katurji, M., Hogg, I. D. & 4 others, Sparrow, A. D., Storey, B. C., Allan Green, T. G. & Cary, S. C., 15 Feb 2019, In : Communications biology. 2, 62.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Ecosystem
Biota
Structural Models
Biodiversity
Proxy
4 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

BrAPI - an application programming interface for plant breeding applications

Selby, P., Abbeloos, R., Backlund, J. E., Basterrechea Salido, M., Bauchet, G., Benites-Alfaro, O., Birkett, C., Calaminos, V. C., Carceller, P., Cornut, G., Vasques Costa, B., Edwards, J. D., Finkers, R., Gao, S. Y., Ghaffar, M., Glaser, P., Guignon, V., Hok, P., Kilian, A., König, P. & 30 others, Lagare, J. E. B., Lange, M., Laporte, M-A., Larmande, P., LeBauer, D., Lyon, D., Marshall, D., Matthews, D., Milne, I., Mistry, N., Morales, N., Mueller, L., Neveu, P., Papoutsoglou, E., Pearce, B., Perez-Masias, I., Pommier, C., Ramirez-Gonzalez, R. H., Rathore, A., Raquel, A. M., Raubach, S., Rife, T., Robbins, K., Rouard, M., Sarma, C., Scholz, U., Sempéré, G., Shaw, P., Simon, R. & Soldevilla, N., 15 Oct 2019, In : Bioinformatics (Oxford, England). 35, 20, p. 4147-4155 9 p., btz190.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Application programming interfaces (API)
Breeding
Programming
Specifications
Plant Breeding
1 Citation (Scopus)

Can community interventions change resilience? Fostering perceptions of individual and community resilience in rural places

Markantoni, M., Steiner, AA. & Meador, JE., 15 Mar 2019, In : Community Development Journal. 50, 2, p. 238-255 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

resilience
community
local participation
rural community
enabling state
1 Citation (Scopus)

Causes of mortality and lesions observed post mortem in European moles (Talpa europaea) in Cornwall, south-west England: Disease in wildlife or exotic species

Simpson, V. R., Davison, N. J. & Dagleish, M. P., Feb 2019, In : Journal of Comparative Pathology. 167, p. 18-25 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Talpa europaea
wildlife diseases
lesions (animal)
England
Parasitic Diseases
Open Access
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Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
Dietary Proteins
Microbiota
pig
4 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Animal Welfare
communication (human)
animal welfare
Communication
farmers
11 Downloads (Pure)

Clinical, pathological, and laboratory diagnoses of diseases of harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena), live stranded on the Dutch and adjacent coasts from 2003 to 2016

van Elk, C. E., van de Bildt, M. WG., van Run, P. RWA., Bunskoek, P., Meerbeek, J., Foster, G., Osterhaus, A. DME. & Kuiken, T., 30 Oct 2019, In : Veterinary Research. 50, 17 p., 88.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Phocoena
Phocoena phocoena
Clinical Laboratory Techniques
disease diagnosis
Aspergillosis
Astragalus sinicus
Astragalus
paddy soils
milk
straw
1 Citation (Scopus)
willingness to pay
consumer preferences
cognition
Willingness-to-pay
Conjoint analysis
2 Citations (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Metagenome
Protein Databases
Microbiota
Rumen
Enzymes
1 Citation (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Conceptual framework underpinning management of soil health - supporting site-specific delivery of sustainable agro-ecosystems

Stockdale, EA., Griffiths, BS., Hargreaves, PR., Bhogal, A., Crotty, FV. & Watson, CA., May 2019, In : Food and Energy Security. 8, 2, 18 p., e00158.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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conceptual framework
ecosystem
soil
health
landscape ecology
1 Citation (Scopus)

Conservation contracts for supplying Farm Animal Genetic Resources (FAnGR) conservation services in Romania

Wainwright, W., Glenk, K., Akaichi, F. & Moran, D., 1 Jun 2019, In : Livestock Science. 224, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

animal genetic resources
Romania
germplasm conservation
farmed animal species
rare breeds
3 Downloads (Pure)

Considering appropriate replication in the design of animal social network studies

Smith, LA., Swain, DL., Innocent, GT., Nevison, I. & Hutchings, MR., 10 May 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 7208.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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social networks
social behavior
animals
cattle
testing
4 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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nutrition information
organic foods
auctions
animal welfare
meat

Crop straw incorporation interacts with N fertilizer on N2O emissions in an intensively cropped farmland

Xu, C., Han, X., Ru, S., Cardenas, LM., Rees, RM., Wu, D., Wu, W. & Meng, F., 1 May 2019, In : Geoderma. 341, p. 129-137 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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straw
agricultural land
fertilizer
crop
soil
14 Downloads (Pure)

Current situations of animal data recording, dairy improvement infrastructure, human capacity and strategic issues affecting dairy production in sub-Saharan Africa

Opoola, O., Mrode, R., Banos, G., Ojango, J., Banga, C., Simm, G. & Chagunda, M. G. G., Jul 2019, In : Tropical Animal Health and Production. 51, 6, p. 1699-1705 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Africa South of the Sahara
Livestock
Breeding
Milk
Capacity Building
1 Citation (Scopus)

Data for life cycle assessment of legume biorefining for alcohol: Data article - refers to: Just the tonic! Legume biorefining for alcohol has the potential to reduce Europe's protein deficit and mitigate climate change, Environment International, Volume 130, September 2019, 104870

Lienhardt, T., Black, K., Saget, S., Costa, M., Chadwick, D., Rees, RM., Williams, M., Spillane, C., Iannetta, P., Walker, G. & Styles, D., Aug 2019, In : Data in Brief. 25, 104242.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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biorefining
life cycle assessment
coproducts
alcohols
legumes
Dairy products
Labels
food
dairy product
Food
2 Downloads (Pure)

Desirable BUGS in models of infectious diseases

Auzenbergs, M., Correia-Gomes, C., Economou, T., Lowe, R. & O'Reilly, K. M., Dec 2019, In : Epidemics. 29, 100361.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Communicable Diseases
Markov Chains
Software
Linear Models
Monte Carlo Method

Detecting temporal changes in the extent of High Nature Value farmlands: the case-study of Entre-Douro-e-Minho Region, Portugal

Lomba, Â., Buchadas, A., Corbelle-Rico, E., Jongman, R. & McCracken, DI., 18 Dec 2019, In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 195, 103726.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

agricultural land
nature conservation
farming system
European Union
persistence
1 Citation (Scopus)

Detection of extended‐spectrum β‐lactam, AmpC and carbapenem resistance in Enterobacteriaceae in beef cattle in Great Britain in 2015

Velasova, M., Smith, RP., Lemma, F., Horton, R. A., Duggett, N., Evans, J., Tongue, SC., Anjum, M. F. & Randall, L., 1 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 126, 4, p. 1081-1095 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Lactams
Carbapenems
Enterobacteriaceae
beta-Lactamases
Escherichia coli
1 Citation (Scopus)

Detection of Neospora caninum DNA in cases of bovine and ovine abortion in the South-West of Scotland

Bartley, P. M., Guido, S., Mason, C., Stevenson, H., Chianini, F., Carty, H., Innes, E. A. & Katzer, F., Jun 2019, In : Parasitology. 146, 7, p. 979-982 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neospora
abortion (animals)
Neospora caninum
Scotland
Sheep
4 Downloads (Pure)

Determining priority welfare issues for cats in the United Kingdom using expert consensus

Rioja-Lang, F., Bacon, H., Connor, M. & Dwyer, CM., 2 Nov 2019, In : Veterinary Record Open. 6, 1, e000365.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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United Kingdom
Consensus
Cats
cats
Pain Management
1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Development and quality of barley husk adhesion correlates with changes in caryopsis cuticle biosynthesis and composition

Brennan, M., Hedley, P. E., Topp, CFE., Morris, J., Ramsay, L., Mitchell, S., Shepherd, T., Thomas, W. & Hoad, SP., 24 May 2019, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 10, 672.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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hulls
adhesion
skinning
barley
biosynthesis