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The advantages of using cytospins of uterine lavage fluid for the diagnosis of equine endometritis

Marcos, R., Ribeiro, T., Santos, M., Correia-Gomes, C., Macedo, S., Guimarães, T., Blielbernicht, M., Caniatti, M. & Rocha, A., 21 May 2020, In : Theriogenology. 154, p. 143-151 9 p.

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The Association Between Play Fighting and Information Gathering during Subsequent Contests

Weller, J. E., Turner, S. P., Farish, M., Camerlink, I. & Arnott, G., 24 Jan 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 1, 1133.

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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 Science. 103, 1, p. 714-722 9 p.

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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.

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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.

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The equine gastrointestinal microbiome: impacts of weight-loss

Morrison, P. K., Newbold, J., Jones, E., Worgan, H. J., Grove-White, D. H., Dugdale, A. H., Barfoot, C., Harris, P. A. & Argo, C. M., 4 Mar 2020, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 16, 78.

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The evaluation of a participatory extension programme focused on climate friendly farming

Knook, J., Eory, V., Brander, M. & Moran, D., May 2020, In : Journal of Rural Studies. 76, p. 40-48 9 p.

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The global costs and benefits of expanding Marine Protected Areas

Brander, L., Van Beukering, P., Nijsten, L., McVittie, A., Baulcomb, C., Eppink, F. V. & van der Lelij, J. A. C., Jun 2020, In : Marine Policy. 116, 103953.

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The wild species genome ancestry of domestic chickens

Lawal, R. A., Martin, S. H., Vanmechelen, K., Vereijken, A., Silva, P., Al-Atiyat, R. M., Aljumaah, R. S., Mwacharo, J. M., Wu, D-D., Zhang, Y-P., Hocking, P. M., Smith, J., Wragg, D. & Hanotte, O., 12 Feb 2020, In : BMC Biology. 18, 1, 13.

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Towards country-specific nitrous oxide emission factors for manures applied to arable and grassland soils in the UK

Thorman, R. E., Nicholson, F. A., Topp, CFE., Bell, M., Cárdenas, L. M., Chadwick, D. R., Cloy, JM., Misselbrook, T. H., Rees, RM., Watson, C. J. & Williams, J. R., 12 May 2020, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 4, 62.

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Towards next generation “smart” tandem catalysts with sandwiched mussel-inspired layer switch

Wei, W., Thakur, V. K., Chew, Y. M. J. & Li, S., 18 May 2020, In : Materials Today Chemistry. 17, 100286.

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Transcriptome changes underlie alterations in behavioral traits in different types of chicken

Chen, S., Yan, C., Xiang, H., Xiao, J., Liu, J., Zhang, H., Wang, J., Liu, H., Zhang, X., Ou, M., Chen, Z., Li, W., Turner, S. P. & Zhao, X., 20 May 2020, In : Journal of Animal Science. 98, 6, p. 1-10 skaa167.

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Transferring the impacts of pilot-scale studies to other scales: Understanding the role of non-biophysical factors using field-based irrigation studies

Nicholas, G., Srinivasan, M. S., Beechener, S., Foote, J., Robson-Williams, M. & FitzHerbert, S., 30 Apr 2020, In : Agricultural Water Management. 233, 106075.

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Trough half empty – pregnant sows are fed under half of their ad libitum intake

Read, E., Baxter, E., Farish, M. & D'Eath, R., 1 May 2020, In : Animal Welfare. 29, 2, p. 151-162 12 p.

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Uninsured by choice? A choice experiment on long term care insurance

Akaichi, F., Costa-Font, J. & Frank, R., May 2020, In : Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 173, p. 422-434 13 p.

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Unravelling selection signatures in a single dog breed suggests recent selection for morphological and behavioural traits

Friedrich, J., Talenti, A., Strandberg, E., Haskell, MJ. & Wiener, P., 14 Apr 2020, In : Genetics and Genomics Next.

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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., Jun 2020, In : Animal. 14, 6, p. 1304-1312 9 p.

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Using genome resequencing to investigate racial structure, genetic diversity, sexual reproduction and hybridisation in the pine pathogen Dothistroma septosporum

Ennos, R., Sjokvist, E. S., Piotrowska, MJ., Riddell, C. & Hoebe, PN., Jun 2020, In : Fungal Ecology. 45, 100921.

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Vertisols and cambisols had contrasting short term greenhouse gas responses to crop residue management

Badagliacca, G., Rees, RM., Giambalvo, D. & Saia, S., 14 May 2020, In : Plant, Soil and Environment. 66, 5, p. 222-233 12 p.

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Welfare assessment and husbandry practices of working horses in Fiji

Fröhlich, N., Sells, P. D., Sommerville, R., Bolwell, C. F., Cantley, C., Martin, J. E., Gordon, S. J. G. & Coombs, T., 28 Feb 2020, In : Animals. 10, 3, 392.

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Xylanase and xylo- oligosaccharide prebiotic improve the growth performance and concentration of potentially prebiotic oligosaccharides in the ileum of broiler chickens

Craig, AC., Khattak, FM., Hastie, P., Bedford, M. R. & Olukosi, OA., Feb 2020, In : British Poultry Science. 61, 1, p. 70-78 9 p.

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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.

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A cost-benefit analysis of afforestation as a climate change adaptation measure to reduce flood risk

Dittrich, R., Ball, T., Wreford, A., Moran, D. & Spray, C. J., 11 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Flood Risk Management. 12, 4, e12482.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Assessing cetacean body condition: Is total lipid content in blubber biopsies a useful monitoring tool?

Kershaw, J. L., Brownlow, A., Ramp, C. A., Miller, P. J. O. & Hall, A. J., 6 Sep 2019, In : Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 29, S1, p. 271-282 12 p.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Changes in the carbon concentrations and other soil properties of some Scottish agricultural soils: Evidence from a resampling campaign

Lilly, A., Baggaley, N. J. & Edwards, A. C., 28 Dec 2019, In : Soil Use and Management. 36, p. 299-307 9 p.

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Citizen science evidence from the past century shows that Scottish rivers are warming

Pohle, I., Helliwell, R., Aube, C., Gibbs, S., Spencer, M. & Spezia, L., Apr 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 659, p. 53 - 65 13 p.

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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.

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