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Consistency is key: interactions of current and previous farrowing system on litter size and piglet mortality

King, RL., Baxter, EM., Matheson, SM. & Edwards, SA., 3 May 2018, In : Animal. 13, 1, p. 180 - 188 9 p.

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Copper and zinc sources and levels of zinc inclusion influence growth performance, tissue trace mineral content and carcass yield of broiler chickens

Olukosi, OA., van Kuijk, S. & Han, Y., 3 Jul 2018, In : Poultry Science. 97, 11, p. 3891 - 3898 8 p.

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Crossing boundaries for cetacean conservation: setting research priorities to guide management of harbour porpoises

IJsseldijk, LL., ten Doeschate, MTI., Davison, NJ., Grone, A. & Brownlow, AC., Sep 2018, In : Marine Policy. 95, p. 77 - 84 8 p.

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Dairy cows under experimentally-induced Escherichia coli mastitis show negative emotional states assessed through Qualitative Behaviour Assessment

de Boyers des Roches, A., Lussert, A., Faure, M., Herry, V., Rainard, P., Durand, D., Wemelsfelder, F. & Foucras, G., 20 Jun 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 206, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

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Dehorning and welfare indicators in beef cattle - a meta analysis

Canozzi, MEA., Mederos, A., Turner, SP., Manteca, X., McManus, C., Menegassi, SRO. & Barcellos, JOJ., 30 May 2018, In : Animal Production Science. 59, 5, p. 801-814

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Demographic quantification of carbon and nitrogen dynamics associated with root turnover in white clover

Scott, GD., Baddeley, JA., Watson, CA. & Robinson, D., 11 Jan 2018, In : Plant, Cell and Environment. 41, 9, p. 2045 - 2056 12 p.

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Diazotroph abundance and community structure are reshaped by straw return and mineral fertilizer in rice-rice-green manure rotation

Yang, L., Bai, J., Zeng, N., Zhou, X., Liao, Y., Lu, Y., Rees, RM., Nie, J. & Cao, W., 26 Dec 2018, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 136, p. 11-20 10 p.

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Do community empowerment and enabling state policies work in practice? Insights from a community development intervention in rural Scotland

Markantoni, M., Steiner, A., Meador, JE. & Farmer, J., 6 Nov 2018, In : Geoforum. 97, p. 142 - 154 13 p.

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Early indicators of tail biting outbreaks in pigs

Wedin, M., Baxter, EM., Jack, MC., Futro, A. & D'Eath, RB., 30 Aug 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 208, p. 7 - 13 7 p.

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Early intervention with enrichment can prevent tail biting outbreaks in weaner pigs

Lahrmann, HP., Hansen, CF., D'Eath, RB., Busch, ME., Nielsen, JP. & Forkman, B., 23 Jun 2018, In : Livestock Science. 214, p. 272 - 277 6 p.

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Early socialisation as a strategy to increase piglets' social skills in intensive farming conditions

Salazar, LC., Ko, H-L., Yang, C-H., Llonch, L., Manteca, X., Camerlink, I. & Llonch, P., 19 Jun 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 206, p. 25 - 31 7 p.

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Effect of biochar produced from different biomass sources and at different process temperatures on methane production and ammonia concentrations in vitro

Cabeza, I., Waterhouse, A., Sohi, S. & Rooke, JA., 2 Jan 2018, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 237, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

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Effect of dietary fat to starch content on fecal microbiota composition and activity in dogs

Schauf, S., de la Fuente, G., Newbold, CJ., Salas-Mani, A., Torre, C., Abecia, L. & Castrillo, C., 27 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Animal Science. 96, 9, p. 3684 - 3698 15 p.

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Effect of phytase on growth performance, phytate degradation and gene expression of myo-inositol transporters in the small intestine, liver and kidney of 21 day old broilers

Walk, CL., Bedford, MR. & Olukosi, OA., 12 Feb 2018, In : Poultry Science. 97, 4, p. 1155 - 1162 8 p.

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Effects of awareness on farmers' compliance with diffuse pollution mitigation measures: a conditional process modelling

Okumah, M., Martin-Ortega, J. & Novo, P., 22 Aug 2018, In : Land Use Policy. 76, p. 36 - 45 10 p.

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Effects of feed allowance and indispensable amino acid reduction on feed intake, growth performance and carcass characteristics of growing pigs

Schiavon, S., Bona, M. D., Carcò, G., Carraro, L., Bunger, L. & Gallo, L., 5 Apr 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 4, e0195645.

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Environmentally enriched pigs have transcriptional profiles consistent with neuroprotective effects and reduced microglial activity

Brown, SM., Bush, SJ., Summers, KM., Hume, DA. & Lawrence, AB., 17 May 2018, In : Behavioural Brain Research. 350, p. 6 - 15 10 p.

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Evaluation of PCR primers targeting the groEL gene for the specific detection of Streptococcus agalactiae in the context of aquaculture

Leigh, WJ., Zadoks, RN., Jaglarz, A., Costa, JZ., Foster, G. & Thompson, KD., 22 May 2018, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 125, 3, p. 666 - 674 9 p.

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Evaluation of reference lactation length in Chios dairy sheep

Basdagianni, Z., Sinapis, E. & Banos, G., 26 Apr 2018, In : Animal. 13, 1, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

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Evaluation of reticuloruminal pH measurements from individual cattle: sampling strategies for the assessment of herd status

Jonsson, N. N., Kleen, J. L., Wallace, R. J., Andonovic, I., Michie, C., Farish, M., Mitchell, MA., Duthie, C-A., Jensen, D. B. & Denwood, M. J., 14 Nov 2018, In : Veterinary Journal. 243, p. 26 - 32 7 p.

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Facial expression as a potential measure of both intent and emotion

Camerlink, I., Coulange, E., Farish, M., Baxter, EM. & Turner, SP., 4 Dec 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 9 p., 17602.

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Factors influencing farmer willingness to reduce aggression between pigs

Peden, RSE., Akaichi, F., Camerlink, I., Boyle, LA. & Turner, SP., 22 Dec 2018, In : Animals. 9, 1, p. 6-24 19 p.

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Factors influencing the prevalence of animal cruelty during adolescence

Connor, M., Currie, C. & Lawrence, AB., 30 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Interpersonal Violence. p. 1-24

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Farmers' spending on variable inputs tends to maximise crop yields, not profit

Reader, MA., Revoredo-Giha, C., Lawrence, RJ., Hodge, ID. & Lang, BGA., 1 Jun 2018, In : International Journal of Agricultural Management. 7, 1, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

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Fat accretion measurements strengthen the relationship between feed conversion efficiency and nitrogen isotopic discrimination while rumen microbial genes contribute little

Meale, SJ., Auffret, MD., Watson, M., Morgavi, DP., Cantalapiedra-Hijar, G., Duthie, C-A., Roehe, R. & Dewhurst, RJ., 1 Mar 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 7 p., 3854.

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Financial vulnerability of dairy farms challenged by Johne's disease to changes in farm payment system

Shrestha, S., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Barratt, AS., Thomson, SG. & Stott, AW., 18 Dec 2018, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5, 9 p., 316.

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First isolation of Brucella pinnipedialis and detection of Brucella antibodies from bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus)

Foster, G., Nymo, IH., Kovacs, KM., Beckmen, KB., Brownlow, AC., Baily, JL., Dagleish, MP., Muchowski, J., Perrett, LL., Tryland, M., Lydersen, C., Godfroid, J., McGovern, B. & Whatmore, AM., 22 Mar 2018, In : Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 128, 1, p. 13 - 20 8 p.

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Food supply and bioenergy production within the global cropland planetary boundary

Henry, RC., Engström, K., Olin, S., Alexander, P., Arneth, A. & Rounsevell, MDA., 22 Mar 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 3, e0194695.

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Forensic use of the genomic relationship matrix to validate and discover livestock pedigrees

Moore, KL., Vilela, C., Kaseja, K., Mrode, R. & Coffey, MP., 20 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Animal Science. 97, 1, p. 35-42 8 p.

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From welcome culture to welcome limits? Uncovering preference changes over time for sheltering refugees in Germany

Liebe, U., Meyerhoff, J., Kroesen, M., Chorus, C. & Glenk, K., 1 Aug 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 8, p. 1 - 6 6 p., 0199923.

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Frontiers in climate smart food systems: outlining the research space

Whitfield, S., Challinor, AJ. & Rees, RM., 31 Jan 2018, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 2, 2.

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Genetic profile of scrapie codons 146, 211 and 222 in the PRNP gene locus in three breeds of dairy goats

Vouraki, S., Gelasakis, AI., Alexandri, P., Boukouvala, E., Ekateriniadou, LV., Banos, G. & Arsenos, G., 7 Jun 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 6, 7 p., 0198819.

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Genome-based discovery of polyketide-derived secondary metabolism pathways in the barley pathogen Ramularia collo-cygni

Dussart, F., Douglas, R., Sjokvist, E., Hoebe, PN., Spoel, SH. & McGrann, GRD., 20 Jul 2018, In : Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 31, 9, p. 962 - 975 14 p.

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Genome-wide association analyses based on a multiple-trait approach for modeling feed efficiency

Lu, Y., Vandehaar, MJ., Spurlock, DM., Weigel, KA., Armentano, LE., Connor, EE., Coffey, MP., Veerkamp, RF., de Haas, Y., Staples, CR., Wang, Z., Hanigan, MD. & Tempelman, RJ., 1 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 4, p. 3140 - 3154 15 p.

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Genome-wide patterns of homozygosity provide clues about the population history and adaptation of goats

Bertolini, F., Cardoso, T. F., Marras, G., Nicolazzi, E. L., Rothschild, M. F., Amills, M. & AdaptMap consortium, 19 Nov 2018, In : Genetics Selection Evolution. 50, 1, p. 59

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Genomic diversity and population structure of three autochthonous Greek sheep breeds assessed with genome-wide DNA arrays

Michailidou, S., Tsangaris, G., Fthenakis, GC., Tzora, A., Skoufos, I., Karkabounas, SC., Banos, G., Argiriou, A. & Arsenos, G., 25 Jan 2018, In : Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 293, 3, p. 753 - 768 16 p.

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Geostatistical models using remotely-sensed data predict savanna tsetse decline across the interface between protected and unprotected areas in Serengeti, Tanzania

Lord, JS., Torr, SJ., Auty, HK., Brock, PM., Byamunga, M., Hargrove, JW., Morrison, LJ., Mramba, F., Vale, GA. & Stanton, MC., 15 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 55, 4, p. 1997 - 2007 11 p.

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Grain legume yields are as stable as other spring crops in long-term experiments across northern Europe

Reckling, M., Döring, TF., Bergkvist, G., Stoddard, FL., Watson, CA., Seddig, S., Chmielewski, F-M. & Bachinger, J., 2 Nov 2018, In : Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 38, 6, 10 p., 63.

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Grand challenges in sustainable intensification and ecosystem services

Firbank, LG., Attwood, S., Eory, V., Gadanakis, Y., Lynch, JM., Sonnino, R. & Takahashi, T., 28 Mar 2018, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 2, 7.

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Histological assessment of β-amyloid precursor protein immunolabelled rectal biopsies aids diagnosis of equine grass sickness

Jago, R. C., Scholes, S., Mair, T. S., Pearson, G. R., Pirie, R. S., Handel, I., Milne, E. M., Coyle, F. & Mcgorum, B. C., Jan 2018, In : Equine Veterinary Journal. 50, 1, p. 22-28 7 p.

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Host-specific differences in the response of cultured macrophages to Campylobacter jejuni capsule and O-methyl phosphoramidate mutants

Kim, S., Vela, A., Clohisey, SM., Athanasiadou, S., Kaiser, P., Stevens, MP. & Vervelde, L., 9 Jan 2018, In : Veterinary Research. 49, 10 p., 3.

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Identification, comparison and validation of robust rumen microbial biomarkers for methane emissions using diverse Bos taurus breeds and basal diets

Auffret, MD., Stewart, R., Dewhurst, RJ., Duthie, C-A., Rooke, JA., Wallace, RJ., Freeman, TC., Snelling, TJ., Watson, M. & Roehe, R., 9 Jan 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 8, 15 p., 2642.

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Identification and rapid mapping of a gene conferring broad-spectrum late blight resistance in the diploid potato species Solanum verrucosum through DNA capture technologies

Chen, X., Lewandowska, D., Armstrong, M. R., Baker, K., Lim, T. Y., Bayer, M., Harrower, B., McLean, K., Jupe, F., Witek, K., Lees, A. K., Jones, J. D., Bryan, G. J. & Hein, I., 1 Jun 2018, In : Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 131, 6, p. 1287-1297 11 p.

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Identifying urine patches on intensively managed grassland using aerial imagery captured from remotely piloted aircraft systems

Maire, J., Gibson-Poole, S., Cowan, N., Reay, DS., Richards, KG., Skiba, U., Rees, RM. & Lanigan, GJ., 25 Apr 2018, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 2, 10.

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