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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.

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biosolids
cattle manure
risk assessment
dairies
grasslands
2 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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energy balance
dairy cows
cows
farms
Holstein
1 Citation (Scopus)
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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.

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dairy cattle
thirst
methodology
lameness
dairy farming
1 Citation (Scopus)
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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.

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gender differences
chickens
gene expression
fast growing strains
neuropeptides
1 Citation (Scopus)
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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

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artificial rearing
long term effects
lambs
finishing
weaning
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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.

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Tanzania
dairy cattle
taurine
cattle
crossbreds
3 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.

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pollution tax
nutrition
greenhouse gas
nutrient
carbon
4 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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social networks
aggression
swine
risk groups
animal welfare
1 Citation (Scopus)
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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.

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farrowing
sows
piglets
farrowing pens
farrowing crates
3 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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United Kingdom
heat stress
milk production
dairy cows
climate change
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Bovine Viral Diarrhea Viruses
Seroepidemiologic Studies
Antibodies
Sample Size
Statistical Distributions
5 Citations (Scopus)
8 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.

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Mycobacterium avium
pasteurized milk
paratuberculosis
milk
somatic cells
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.

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temperament
beef cattle
dominance (genetics)
methane
feeding behavior
2 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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crates
sows
piglets
farrowing
litters (young animals)

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.

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Brassica rapa
rapeseed meal
coproducts
rapeseed
Swine
19 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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nitrous oxide
urine
cattle
grazing
livestock
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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.

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peatland
economics
ecosystem service
service provision
water retention
1 Citation (Scopus)
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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.

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Glycyrrhiza
Microbiota
Rumen
Fermentation
Methane
3 Citations (Scopus)
risk perception
food
communication
effect
waste reduction
3 Downloads (Pure)
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kale
liveweight gain
sowing date
dry matter intake
body condition
1 Citation (Scopus)
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The equine gastrointestinal microbiome: impacts of age and obesity

Morrison, PM., Newbold, CJ., Jones, E., Worgan, H. J., Grove-White, D. H., Dugdale, A. H., Barfoot, C., Harris, P. A. & Argo, C. M., 7 Dec 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, 13 p., 3017.

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Horses
Metabolome
Obesity
Phenotype
Bacteroidetes

The expansion and changing cropping pattern of rapeseed production and biodiesel manufacturing in Poland

Klepacka, AM., Florkowski, WJ. & Revoredo-Giha, C., 5 Oct 2018, In : Renewable Energy. 133, p. 156 - 165 10 p.

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biodiesel
rapeseed
cropping systems
Poland
manufacturing
2 Citations (Scopus)

The feasibility of using low density marker panels for genotype imputation and genomic prediction of crossbred dairy cattle of East Africa

Aliloo, H., Mrode, R., Okeyo, AM., Ni, G., Goddard, ME. & Gibson, JP., 1 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 10, p. 9108 - 9127 20 p.

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Eastern Africa
dairy cattle
crossbreds
genomics
prediction
1 Citation (Scopus)

The interaction between behavioural traits and demographic and management factors in German Shepherd dogs

Friedrich, J., Arvelius, P., Strandberg, E., Polgar, Z., Wiener, P. & Haskell, MJ., 5 Dec 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 211, p. 67-76 10 p.

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German Shepherd
demographic statistics
dogs
lifestyle
Sweden
63 Citations (Scopus)
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The madness of microbiome: attempting to find consensus "best practice" for 16S microbiome studies

Pollock, J., Glendinning, L., Wisedchanwet, T. & Watson, M., 2 Feb 2018, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 84, 7, e02627-17.

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Microbiota
rRNA Genes
Practice Guidelines
6 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

The role of agricultural intensification in Brazil's Nationally Determined Contribution on emissions mitigation

de Oliveira Silva, R., Barioni, LG., Pellegrino, GQ. & Moran, D., 3 Feb 2018, In : Agricultural Systems. 161, p. 102-112 11 p.

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agricultural intensification
deforestation
mitigation
livestock farming
development strategy
19 Citations (Scopus)
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The translation of animal welfare research into practice: the case of mixing aggression between pigs

Peden, RSE., Turner, SP., Boyle, LA. & Camerlink, I., 10 Mar 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 204, p. 1 - 9 9 p.

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animal welfare
translation (genetics)
aggression
swine
industry
9 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

The use of biogeochemical models to evaluate mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions from managed grasslands

Sándor, R., Ehrhardt, F., Brilli, L., Carozzi, M., Recous, S., Smith, P., Snow, V., Soussana, J-F., Dorich, CD., Fuchs, K., Fitton, N., Gongadze, K., Klumpp, K., Liebig, M., Martin, R., Merbold, L., Newton, PCD., Rees, RM., Rolinski, S. & Bellocchi, G., 12 Jun 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 642, p. 292 - 306 15 p.

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greenhouse gas
mitigation
grassland
animal
grazing
4 Citations (Scopus)
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The use of infrared thermography for detecting digital dermatitis in dairy cattle: What is the best measure of temperature and foot location to use?

Harris-Bridge, G., Young, L., Handel, I., Farish, M., Mason, C., Mitchell, MA. & Haskell, MJ., 28 May 2018, In : Veterinary Journal. 237, p. 26 - 33 8 p.

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thermography
dermatitis
dairy cattle
image analysis
lameness
15 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Towards on-farm pig face recognition using convolutional neural networks

Hansen, MF., Smith, M. L., Smith, LN., Salter, MG., Baxter, EM., Farish, M. & Grieve, B., 21 Mar 2018, In : Computers in Industry. 98, p. 145 - 152 8 p.

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Face recognition
Farms
Animals
Neural networks
Computer aided manufacturing
22 Citations (Scopus)

Transformation in a changing climate: a research agenda

Fazey, I., Moug, P., Allen, S., Beckmann, K., Blackwood, D., Bonaventura, M., Burnett, K., Danson, M., Falconer, R., Gagnon, A. S., Harkness, R., Hodgson, A., Holm, L., Irvine, K. N., Low, R., Lyon, C., Moss, A., Moran, C., Naylor, L., O'Brien, K. & 4 others, Russell, S., Skerratt, S., Rao-Williams, J. & Wolstenholme, R., 3 Apr 2018, In : Climate and Development. 10, 3, p. 197-217 21 p.

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climate
social science and humanities
art
social science
social justice
4 Citations (Scopus)

TYPLEX® Chelate, a novel feed additive, inhibits Campylobacter jejuni biofilm formation and cecal colonization in broiler chickens

Khattak, FM., Paschalis, V., Green, M., Houdijk, JGM., Soultanas, P. & Mahdavi, J., 1 Apr 2018, In : Poultry Science. 97, 4, p. 1391 - 1399 9 p.

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feed additives
Campylobacter jejuni
chelates
biofilm
broiler chickens
1 Citation (Scopus)
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methane
livestock
parasites
dry matter intake
helminths
7 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Use of different wood types as environmental enrichment to manage tail biting in docked pigs in a commercial fully-slatted system

Chou, J-Y., D'Eath, RB., Sandercock, DA., Waran, N., Haigh, A. & O'Driscoll, K., 7 Apr 2018, In : Livestock Science. 213, p. 19 - 27 9 p.

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environmental enrichment
tail
swine
lesions (animal)
Picea
2 Citations (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)

Using qualitative behaviour assessment (QBA) to explore the emotional state of horses and its association with human-animal relationship

Minero, M., Dalla Costa, E., Dai, F., Canali, E., Barbieri, S., Zanella, A., Pascuzzo, R. & Wemelsfelder, F., 16 Apr 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 204, p. 53 - 59 7 p.

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Horses
Farms
Animal Behavior
Leisure Activities
Principal Component Analysis
3 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Value landscapes and their impact on public water policy preferences

Schulz, C., Martin-Ortega, J. & Glenk, K., Nov 2018, In : Global Environmental Change. 53, p. 209 - 224 16 p.

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water
water economics
household survey
economic development
river basin

Variant O89 O-antigen of E.coli is associated with group 1 capsule loci and multidrug resistance

Harris, S., Piotrowska, MJ., Goldstone, RJ., Qi, R., Foster, G., Dobrindt, U., Madec, J-Y., Valat, C., Rao, FV. & Smith, DGE., 31 Aug 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, AUG, 17 p., 2026.

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O Antigens
Multiple Drug Resistance
Capsules
Escherichia coli
Polysaccharides
15 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Waves of endemic foot-and-mouth disease in eastern Africa suggest feasibility of proactive vaccination approaches

Casey-Bryars, M., Reeve, R., Bastola, U., Knowles, N. J., Auty, H., Bachanek-Bankowska, K., Fowler, V. L., Fyumagwa, R., Kazwala, R., Kibona, T., King, A., King, D. P., Lankester, F., Ludi, A. B., Lugelo, A., Maree, F. F., Mshanga, D., Ndhlovu, G., Parekh, K., Paton, D. J. & 7 others, Perry, B., Wadsworth, J., Parida, S., Haydon, D. T., Marsh, T. L., Cleaveland, S. & Lembo, T., 6 Aug 2018, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 2, 9, p. 1449-1457 9 p.

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foot and mouth disease
vaccination
foot-and-mouth disease
Eastern Africa
livestock
4 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Welfare risks of repeated application of on-farm killing methods for poultry

Martin, JE., Sandercock, DA., Sandilands, V., Sparrey, J., Baker, L., Sparks, NHC. & McKeegan, DEF., 15 Mar 2018, In : Animals. 8, 3, p. 39 - 52 14 p., 39.

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poultry
farms
neck
birds
European Union
10 Citations (Scopus)

Which factors influence farmers' intentions to adopt nutrient management planning?

Daxini, A., O'Donoghue, C., Ryan, M., Buckley, C., Barnes, AP. & Daly, K., 27 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 224, p. 350 - 360 11 p.

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Farmers
Influence factors
Planning
Nutrients
Perceived behavioral control
4 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

WTI and Brent futures pricing structure

Scheitrum, DP., Carter, CA. & Revoredo-Giha, C., 26 Apr 2018, In : Energy Economics. 72, p. 462 - 469 8 p.

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Futures pricing
Structural breaks
Pricing
Benchmark
Commodities
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Accounting for the assimilative capacity of water systems in Scotland

Novo, P., 26 Jul 2017, In : Water. 9, 8, p. 559 - 571 13 p.

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ecosystem service
water footprint
land management
arsenic
water treatment
2 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

A comparison of farm-level greenhouse gas calculators in their application on beef production systems

Sykes, AJ., Topp, CFE., Wilson, RM., Reid, G. & Rees, RM., 22 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 164, p. 398 - 409 12 p.

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production system
greenhouse gas
farm
mitigation
carbon footprint
2 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptation, resilience and CAP reform: a comparison of crofts and livestock farms in Scotland

Sutherland, L-A., Hopkins, J., Toma, L., Barnes, AP. & Matthews, K., 26 Jul 2017, In : Scottish Geographical Journal. 133, 3-4, p. 192 - 213 22 p.

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Scotland
livestock
farms
subsidies
farmers
8 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)
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sustainability
food
soil
soil quality
organic farming
7 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Aggressive behaviour at regrouping is a poor predictor of chronic aggression in stable social groups

Turner, SP., Nevison, IM., Desire, S., Camerlink, I., Roehe, R., Ison, SH., Farish, M., Jack, MC. & D'Eath, RB., 10 Feb 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 191, p. 98 - 106 9 p.

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aggression
lesions (animal)
swine
avoidance behavior
skin lesions
5 Citations (Scopus)
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livestock
decision making
economics
agriculture
livestock farming
4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

A meta-analysis of cortisol concentration, vocalization, and average daily gain associated with castration in beef cattle

Canozzi, MEA., Mederos, A., Manteca, X., Turner, SP., McManus, C., Zago, D. & Barcellos, JOJ., 20 Jul 2017, In : Research in Veterinary Science. 114, p. 430 - 443 14 p.

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Castration
Hydrocortisone
Meta-Analysis
Pain
Orchiectomy
3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of bovine viral diarrhoea virus: Biobank and sequence database to support eradication in Scotland

Russell, GC., Grant, DM., Lycett, S., Bachofen, C., Caldow, GL., Burr, PD., Davie, K., Ambrose, N., Gunn, GJ. & Zadoks, RN., 6 Apr 2017, In : Veterinary Record. 180, 18, p. 447 - 452 6 p.

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Untranslated Regions
Bovine Viral Diarrhea Viruses
Bovine viral diarrhea virus
Scotland
Databases
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms variation associated with important economic and computed tomography measured traits in Texel sheep

Garza Hernandez, D., Mucha, S., Banos, G., Kaseja, K., Moore, KL., Lambe, NR., Yates, J. & Bunger, L., 17 Oct 2017, In : Animal. 12, 5, p. 915 - 922 8 p.

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Texel
computed tomography
single nucleotide polymorphism
sheep
economics