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4 Citations (Scopus)
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Nematodes in a polar desert reveal the relative role of biotic interactions in the coexistence of soil animals

Caruso, T., Hogg, I. D., Nielsen, U. N., Bottos, E. M., Lee, C. K., Hopkins, DW., Cary, S. C., Barrett, J. E., Allan Green, T. G., Storey, B. C., Wall, D. H. & Adams, B. J., 2019, In : Communications biology. 2, 63.

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deserts
Nematoda
soil
animals
soil food webs

Nitrogen fertiliser interactions with urine deposit affect nitrous oxide emissions from grazed grasslands

Maire, JM., Krol, D., Pasquier, D., Cowan, N. J., Skiba, U. M., Rees, RM., Reay, D. S., Lanigan, G. J. & Richards, K. G., 6 Dec 2019, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 290, 106784.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nitrous oxide
urine
nitrogen fertilizers
grasslands
grassland
3 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Nitrogen use efficiency and nitrous oxide emissions from five UK fertilised grasslands

Cardenas, LM., Bhogal, A., Chadwick, DR., McGeough, K., Misselbrook, T., Rees, RM., Thorman, RE., Watson, CJ., Williams, JR., Smith, KA. & Calvet, S., 15 Apr 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 661, p. 696 - 710 15 p.

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nutrient use efficiency
nitrous oxide
grasslands
calcium ammonium nitrate
dicyandiamide
4 Citations (Scopus)

Non-additive responses of soil C and N to rice straw and hairy vetch (Vicia villosa roth L) mixtures in a paddy soil

Zhou, G., Cao, W., Bai, J., Xu, C., Zeng, N., Gao, S. & Rees, RM., 1 Mar 2019, In : Plant and Soil. 436, 1-2, p. 229-244 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

straw
rice
soil
global warming
greenhouse gas
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Not all saponins have a greater antiprotozoal activity than their related sapogenins

Ramos-Morales, E., Lyons, L., de la Fuente, G., Braganca, R. & Newbold, C. J., Jul 2019, In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 366, 13, fnz144.

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Sapogenins
Saponins
Rumen
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Novel picornavirus in lambs with severe encephalomyelitis

Forth, L. F., Scholes, S. F. E., Pesavento, P. A., Jackson, K., Mackintosh, A., Carson, A., Howie, F., Schlottau, K., Wernike, K., Pohlmann, A., Höper, D. & Beer, M., May 2019, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 25, 5, p. 963-967 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Picornaviridae
Encephalomyelitis
Metagenomics
Encephalitis
Neurologic Manifestations

Nutritional strategies to reduce methane emissions from cattle: effects on meat eating quality and retail shelf life of loin steaks

Richardson, I., Duthie, C-A., Hyslop, JJ., Rooke, JA. & Roehe, R., Jul 2019, In : Meat Science. 153, p. 51-57 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

loins (meat cut)
steaks
methane
shelf life
nitrates
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Odour conditioning of positive affective states: rats can learn to associate an odour with being tickled

Bombail, V., Jerome, N., Lam, H., Muszlak, S., Meddle, S. L., Lawrence, AB. & Nielsen, B. L., 12 Jun 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 6, e0212829.

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conditioned behavior
Odors
Rats
odors
rats

Oxygen regulates nitrous oxide production directly in agricultural soils

Song, X., Ju, X., Topp, CFE. & Rees, RM., 5 Nov 2019, In : Environmental Science & Technology. 53, 21, p. 12539-12547 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrous Oxide
agricultural soils
nitrous oxide
Soil
Oxygen
1 Citation (Scopus)

Perception and partnership: Developing forest resilience on private estates

Bowditch, E., McMorran, R., Bryce, R. & Smith, M., Feb 2019, In : Forestry Policy and Economics. 99, p. 110-122 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

upland region
ecosystem approach
private land
landownership
capacity building
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Performance evaluation of highly admixed Tanzanian smallholder dairy cattle using SNP derived kinship matrix

Mujibi, F. DN., Rao, J., Agaba, M., Nyambo, D., Cheruiyot, E. K., Kihara, A., Zgang, Y. & Mrode, RA., 26 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 10, 22 p., 375.

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Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Tanzania
Guernsey
Milk
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena

Phenotypic and genetic analysis of milk and serum element concentrations in dairy cows: analysis of milk and serum element concentrations

Denholm, SJ., Sneddon, A. A., McNeilly, T. N., Bashir, S., Mitchell, M. C. & Wall, E., Dec 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 102, 12, p. 11180-11192 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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milk analysis
genetic techniques and protocols
Milk
dairy cows
milk
2 Downloads (Pure)

Pig farmers’ willingness to pay for management strategies to reduce aggression between pigs

Peden, RSE., Akaichi, F., Camerlink, I., Boyle, L. & Turner, SP., 8 Nov 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 11, 22 p., e0224924.

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willingness to pay
Aggression
aggression
Animals
Swine
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Placing Rwanda’s agriculture boom: trust, women empowerment and policy impact in maize agricultural cooperatives

Meador, JE. & O'Brien, D. J., Aug 2019, In : Food Security. 11, 4, p. 869-880 12 p.

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Rwanda
agricultural cooperative
smallholder
empowerment
Agriculture

Playful pigs: early life play-fighting experience influences later life contest dynamics

Weller, J. E., Camerlink, I., Turner, SP., Farish, M. & Arnott, G., Dec 2019, In : Animal Behaviour. 158, p. 269-279

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fighting
pig
swine
weaning
Sus scrofa

Population genetic structure of Microdochium majus and Microdochium nivale associated with foot rot of cereals in the Czech Republic and adaptation to penthiopyrad

Matusinsky, P., Scobodova, L. L., Havis, ND., Hess, M. & Tvaruzek, L., 8 Sep 2019, In : European Journal of Plant Pathology. 155, 1, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microdochium
Monographella nivalis
Czech Republic
population genetics
snow molds

Post-glacial colonization of northern coastal habitat by bottlenose dolphins: A marine leading-edge expansion?

Nykänen, M., Kaschner, K., Dabin, W., Brownlow, A., Davison, N. J., Deaville, R., Garilao, C., Kesner-Reyes, K., Gilbert, M. T. P., Penrose, R., Islas-Villanueva, V., Wales, N., Ingram, S. N., Rogan, E., Louis, M. & Foote, A. D., 19 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Heredity. 110, 6, p. 662-674 13 p., esz039.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bottle-Nosed Dolphin
Ecosystem
Population
Ecotype
Ice Cover

Prediction of enteric methane production, yield and intensity of beef cattle using an intercontinental database

van Lingen, H., Niu, M., Kebreab, E., Valadares Filho, S., Rooke, JA., Duthie, C-A., Schwarm, A., Kreuzer, M., Hynd, P., Caetano, M., Eugène, M., Martin, C., McGee, M., O'Kiely, P., Hünerberg, M., McAllister, T., Berchielli, T., Messana, J., Peiren, N., Chaves, A. & 14 others, Charmley, E., Cole, A., Hales, K., Lee, S-S., Berndt, A., Reynolds, C., Crompton, L., Bayat, A-R., Yáñez-Ruiz, D., Yu, Z., Bannink, A., Dijkstra, J., Casper, D. & Hristov, A., 1 Nov 2019, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 283, 19 p., 106575.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

methane production
beef cattle
forage
methane
prediction
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Prioritising support for cost effective rare breed conservation using multi-criteria decision analysis

Wainwright, W., Vosough Ahmadi, B., McVittie, A., Simm, G. & Moran, D., 11 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 7, 110.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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rare breeds
multi-criteria decision making
breeds
farmed animal species
animal genetic resources

Quantitative trait loci mapping for lameness associated phenotypes in Holstein Friesian dairy cattle

Sánchez-Molano, E., Bay, V., Smith, R., Oikonomou, G. & Banos, G., 4 Oct 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 10, 926.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Quantitative Trait Loci
Hyperplasia
Digital Dermatitis
Dairying
Phenotype

Reaching rural: identifying implicit social networks in community development programmes

Meador, JE., May 2019, In : Journal of Rural Studies. 68, p. 285-295 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social network
community development
rural development
social capital
human capital
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Rearing undocked pigs on fully slatted floors using multiple types and variations of enrichment

Chou, J-Y., Drique, C. M. V., Sandercock, D. A., D'Eath, R. B. & O'Driscoll, K., 2 Apr 2019, In : Animals. 9, 4, 139.

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rearing
swine
tail
weaning
lesions (animal)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Re-designing organic grain legume cropping systems using systems agronomy

Reckling, M., Bergkvist, G., Watson, CA., Stoddard, F. & Bachinger, J., 3 Oct 2019, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 112, 13 p., 125951.

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agronomy
cropping systems
cropping practice
legumes
farmers

Reducing soil erosion in smallholder farming systems in east Africa through the introduction of different crop types

Muoni, T., Koomson, E., Öborn, I., Marohn, C., Watson, CA., Bergkvist, G., Barnes, AP., Cadisch, G. & Duncan, A., 17 Sep 2019, In : Experimental Agriculture.

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Calliandra
small-scale farming
Eastern Africa
soil erosion
Mucuna
40 Downloads (Pure)

Reduction of enteric methane emission in a commercial dairy farm by a novel feed supplement

Vranken, H., Suenkel, M., Hargreaves, PR., Chew, L. & Towers, E., 21 Jun 2019, In : Open Journal of Animal Sciences. 9, p. 286-296

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feed supplements
dairy farming
methane
Jersey
herds
1 Citation (Scopus)

Relationships between feeding behaviour, activity, dominance and feed efficiency in finishing beef steers

Haskell, MJ., Rooke, JA., Roehe, R., Turner, SP., Hyslop, JJ., Waterhouse, A. & Duthie, C-A., Jan 2019, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 210, p. 9-15 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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beef cattle
dominance (genetics)
feeding behavior
finishing
feed conversion

Relationships between play and responses to tickling in male juvenile rats

Hammond, TJH., Bombail, V., Nielsen, B. L., Meddle, S. L., Lawrence, AB. & Brown, S. M., Dec 2019, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 221, 104879.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ultrasonics
vocalization
ultrasonics
cages
rats

Resilience of soil functions to transient and persistent stresses is improved more by residue incorporation than the activity of earthworms

Shu, XS., Hallett, PD., Liu, M., Baggs, EM., Hu, F. & Griffiths, BS., Jul 2019, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 139, p. 10-14 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

earthworm
maize
denitrification
ammonia
soil
4 Downloads (Pure)

Revisiting cost vector effects in discrete choice experiments

Glenk, K., Meyerhoff, J., Akaichi, F. & Martin-Ortega, J., Aug 2019, In : Resource and Energy Economics. 57, p. 135-155 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Costs
Discrete choice experiment
Willingness-to-pay
Decision strategy
Choice experiment

Rhynchosporium leaf scald disease incidence: seed source and spatial pattern

Topp, CFE., Hughes, G., Nevison, IM., Butler, A., Oxley, S. & Havis, ND., Aug 2019, In : Plant Pathology. 68, 6, p. 1179-1187 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rhynchosporium
scald diseases
disease incidence
seeds
seed-borne diseases
4 Downloads (Pure)

Root and shoot phenology and root longevity of Norway spruce saplings grown at different soil temperatures

Kilpeläinen, J., Domisch, T., Lehto, T., Finér, L., Aphalo, P., Leinonen, I., Ryyppö, A. & Repo, T., Nov 2019, In : Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 49, 11, p. 1441-1452

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sapling
saplings
phenology
soil temperature
Picea abies
dairy farming
land use
biodiversity
feed rations
crops
6 Downloads (Pure)

Rumen bacterial community responses to DPA, EPA and DHA in cattle and sheep: a comparative in vitro study

Carreño, D., Toral, P. G., Pinloche, E., Belenguer, A., Yáñez-Ruiz, D. R., Hervás, G., McEwan, N. R., Newbold, C. J. & Frutos, P., 14 Aug 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 11857.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Rumen
Unsaturated Fatty Acids
Sheep
Lipids
Ruminococcus

Salivary IgA: A biomarker for resistance to Teladorsagia circumcincta and a new estimated breeding value

Fairlie-Clarke, K., Kaseja, K., Sotomaior, C., Brady, N., Moore, K. & Stear, M., May 2019, In : Veterinary Parasitology: X. 269, p. 16-20 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Teladorsagia circumcincta
breeding value
Immunoglobulin A
Breeding
biomarkers
1 Citation (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Slight changes in the chemical structure of haemanthamine greatly influence the effect of the derivatives on rumen fermentation in vitro

Ramos-Morales, E., Tibble-Howlings, J., Lyons, L., Ogbu, M. O., Murphy, P. J., Braganca, R. & Newbold, CJ., 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 7 p., 2440.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Rumen
Fermentation
Butyrates
Esterification
Methane
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Socialisation and its effect on play behaviour and aggression in the domestic pig (Sus scrofa)

Weller, J. E., Camerlink, I., Turner, SP., Farish, M. & Arnott, G., 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 4180.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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play activities
Sus scrofa
aggression
weaning
swine
2 Citations (Scopus)

Soil bacterial community structure and functional responses across a long-term mineral phosphorus (Pi) fertilisation gradient differ in grazed and cut grasslands

Randall, K., Creamer, R., Brennan, F., Clipson, N., Griffiths, BS., Storey, S. & Doyle, E., Jun 2019, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 138, p. 134-143 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

functional response
community structure
grassland
phosphorus
mineral
2 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Soil bacterial diversity is positively associated with air temperature in the maritime Antarctic

Dennis, P. G., Newsham, K. K., Rushton, S. P., O'Donnell, A. G. & Hopkins, D. W., 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 2686.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Soil
Air
Temperature
Ecosystem
16S Ribosomal RNA
1 Citation (Scopus)

Soil biota, carbon cycling and crop plant biomass responses to biochar in a temperate mesocosm experiment

McCormack, S. A., Ostle, N., Bardgett, R. D., Hopkins, DW., Pereira, M. G. & Vanbergen, A. J., Jul 2019, In : Plant and Soil. 440, 1-2, p. 341-356 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biochar
soil biota
crop plant
mesocosm
carbon

Soil compaction effects on grassland silage yields and soil structure under different levels of compaction over three years

Hargreaves, PR., Baker, K. L., Graceson, A., Bonnett, S., Ball, BC. & Cloy, JM., Sep 2019, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 109, 125916.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

silage
soil compaction
soil structure
compaction
grasslands
13 Citations (Scopus)

Soil nematode abundance and functional group composition at a global scale

van den Hoogen, J., Geisen, S., Routh, D., Ferris, H., Traunspurger, W., Wardle, D. A., de Goede, R. G. M., Adams, B. J., Ahmad, W., Andriuzzi, W. S., Bardgett, R. D., Bonkowski, M., Campos-Herrera, R., Cares, J. E., Caruso, T., de Brito Caixeta, L., Chen, X., Costa, S. R., Creamer, R., Mauro da Cunha Castro, J. & 50 others, Dam, M., Djigal, D., Escuer, M., Griffiths, B. S., Gutiérrez, C., Hohberg, K., Kalinkina, D., Kardol, P., Kergunteuil, A., Korthals, G., Krashevska, V., Kudrin, A. A., Li, Q., Liang, W., Magilton, M., Marais, M., Martín, J. A. R., Matveeva, E., Mayad, E. H., Mulder, C., Mullin, P., Neilson, R., Nguyen, T. A. D., Nielsen, U. N., Okada, H., Rius, J. E. P., Pan, K., Peneva, V., Pellissier, L., Carlos Pereira da Silva, J., Pitteloud, C., Powers, T. O., Powers, K., Quist, C. W., Rasmann, S., Moreno, S. S., Scheu, S., Setälä, H., Sushchuk, A., Tiunov, A. V., Trap, J., van der Putten, W., Vestergård, M., Villenave, C., Waeyenberge, L., Wall, D. H., Wilschut, R., Wright, D. G., Yang, J. I. & Crowther, T. W., 8 Aug 2019, In : Nature. 572, 7768, p. 194-198 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil
Arctic Regions
Food Chain
Climate
Biomass
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Specific weight of barley grains is determined by traits affecting packing efficiency and by grain density

Hoyle, A., Brennan, M., Jackson, G. & Hoad, SP., 30 Mar 2019, In : Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 99, 5, p. 2548-2555 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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barley
malting
malt
malting barley
market value
7 Downloads (Pure)

STOC free: An innovative framework to compare probability of freedom from infection in heterogeneous control programmes

van Roon, A. M., Santman-Berends, I. M. G. A., Graham, D., More, S. J., Nielen, M., Madouasse, A., Mercat, M., Fourichon, C., Gethmann, J., Frössling, J., Lindberg, A., Correia-Gomes, C., Gunn, GJ., Sauter-Louis, C., Henry, MK., van Duijn, L. & van Schaik, G., 26 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 6, 133.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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disease control programs
Bovine viral diarrhea virus
disease control
risk estimate
biosecurity
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Streptococcus canis are a single population infecting multiple animal hosts despite the diversity of the universally present M-like protein SCM

Pinho, M. D., Foster, G., Pomba, C., Machado, M. P., Baily, JL., Kuiken, T., Melo-Cristino, J. & Ramirez, M., 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, 10 p., 631.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Streptococcus canis
animals
proteins
genes
virulence
2 Downloads (Pure)

Sulfate and hydroxychloride trace minerals in poultry diets - comparative effects on egg production and quality in laying hens, and growth performance and oxidative stress response in broilers

Olukosi, O. A., Van Kuijk, S. J. A. & Han, Y., 1 Oct 2019, In : Poultry Science. 98, 10, p. 4961-4971 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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egg quality
laying hens
egg production
trace elements
growth performance
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Sustainable Diets in the UK—Developing a Systematic Framework to Assess the Environmental Impact, Cost and Nutritional Quality of Household Food Purchases

Wrieden, W., Halligan, J., Goffe, L., Barton, K. & Leinonen, I., 2019, In : Sustainability. 11, 18, 4974.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Nutrition
Environmental impact
purchase
environmental impact
diet

Syndromic surveillance by veterinary practitioners: a pilot study in the pig sector

Correia-Gomes, C., Henry, MK., Williamson, S., Irvine, R. M., Gunn, GJ., Woolfenden, N., White, M. EC. & Tongue, SC., May 2019, In : Veterinary Record. 184, 18, 556.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

veterinarians
swine
animal health
monitoring
industry

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

Barraclough, R., Shaw, D., Boyce, R., Haskell, MJ. & Macrae, A., 16 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dystocia
dystocia
parity (reproduction)
Parity
dairy cattle
Open Access
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Escherichia coli O157
cross-sectional studies
Cross-Sectional Studies
cattle
risk factors
8 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Prebiotics
nutrient utilization
Hordeum
prebiotics
Oligosaccharides