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Immune-associated traits measured in milk of Holstein-Friesian cows as proxies for blood serum measurements

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., 29 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 11, p. 10248 - 10258 11 p.

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Impact of genetic selection for increased cattle resistance to bovine tuberculosis on disease transmission dynamics

Raphaka, K., Sanchez-Molano, E., Tsairidou, S., Anacleto, O., Glass, EJ., Woolliams, JA., Doeschl-Wilson, A. & Banos, G., 1 Oct 2018, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5, 14 p., 237.

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In-field assessment of an arabinoxylan polymer on disease control in spring barley

Ratsep, J., Havis, ND., Loake, GJ., Walters, DR. & McGrann, GRD., 30 Mar 2018, In : Crop Protection. 109, p. 102 - 109 8 p.

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Influencing factors and incentives on the intention to adopt precision agricultural technologies within arable farming systems

Barnes, AP., Soto, I., Eory, V., Beck, B., Balafoutis, AT., Sanchez, B., Vangeyte, J., Fountas, S., van der Wal, T. & Gomez-Barbero, M., 26 Dec 2018, In : Environmental Science and Policy. 93, p. 66 - 74 9 p.

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Integrated control of potato late blight: predicting the combined efficacy of host resistance and fungicides

Ritchie, F., Bain, RA., Lees, A., Boor, T. & Paveley, N., 25 May 2018, In : Plant Pathology. 67, 8, p. 1784 - 1791 8 p.

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Integrated farm management for sustainable agriculture: lessons for knowledge exchange and policy

Rose, D., Sutherland, W., Barnes, AP., Borthwick, FA., Ffoulkes, C., Moorby, J., Nicholas-Davies, P., Hall, C., Twining, S. & Dicks, L., 19 Dec 2018, In : Land Use Policy. 81, p. 834 - 842 9 p.

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Inter-individual differences in contamination profiles as tracer of social group association in stranded sperm whales

Schnitzler, JG., Pinzone, M., Autenrieth, M., van Neer, A., IJsseldijk, LL., Barber, JL., Deaville, R., Jepson, P., Brownlow, A., Schaffeld, T., Thome, J-P., Tiedemann, R., Das, K. & Siebert, U., 19 Jul 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, p. 3 - 6 4 p., 10958.

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Introgression of exotic Cervus (nippon and canadensis) into red deer (Cervus elaphus) populations in Scotland and the English Lake District

Smith, SL., Senn, HV., Perez-Espona, S., Wyman, MT., Heap, E. & Pemberton, JM., 22 Jan 2018, In : Ecology and Evolution. 8, 4, p. 2122 - 2134 13 p.

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Lateralization influences contest behaviour in domestic pigs

Camerlink, I., Menneson, S., Turner, SP., Farish, M. & Arnott, G., 14 Aug 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 9 p., 12116.

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Lessons learned from teaching multiple Massive Open Online Courses in veterinary education

MacKay, JRD., Paterson, J., Sandilands, V., Waran, NK., Lancaster, B. & Hughes, K., 10 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice. 6, 2, p. 22 - 40 19 p.

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Litter chemistry influences earthworm effects on soil carbon loss and microbial carbon acquisition

Zheng, Y., Wang, S., Bonkowski, M., Chen, X., Griffiths, BS., Hu, F. & Liu, M., 29 May 2018, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 123, p. 105 - 114 10 p.

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Longitudinal changes in telomere length and associated genetic parameters in dairy cattle analysed using random regression models

Seeker, LA., Ilska, JJ., Psifidi, A., Wilbourn, RV., Underwood, SL., Fairlie, J., Holland, R., Froy, H., Bagnall, A., Whitelaw, B., Coffey, MP., Nussey, DH. & Banos, G., 13 Feb 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 2, 3 p., e0192864.

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Long term benefits on social behaviour after early life socialization of piglets

Camerlink, I., Farish, M., D'Eath, RB., Arnott, G. & Turner, SP., 29 Oct 2018, In : Animals. 8, 11, p. 192 - 203 12 p., 192.

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MAGpy: a reproducible pipeline for the downstream analysis of metagenome-assembled genomes (MAGs)

Stewart, R. D., Auffret, M., Snelling, T. J., Roehe, R. & Watson, M., 10 Nov 2018, In : Bioinformatics. 3 p., bty905.

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My land? Your land? Scotland? - Understanding sectoral similarities and differences in Scottish land use visions

Valluri-Nitsch, C., Metzger, MJ., McMorran, R. & Price, MF., 15 Feb 2018, In : Regional Environmental Change. 18, 3, p. 803 - 816 14 p.

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Nitrous oxide emissions increase exponentially when optimum nitrogen fertilizer rates are exceeded in the North China plain

Song, X., Liu, M., Ju, X., Gao, B., Su, F., Chen, X. & Rees, RM., 6 Nov 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 21, p. 12504 - 12513 10 p.

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Not all risks are equal

Milne, CE., Liu, J. & Butler, A., 1 Jun 2018, In : International Journal of Agricultural Management. 7, 1, p. 1-9

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Not just fat: investigating the proteome of cetacean blubber tissue

Kershaw, JL., Botting, CH., Brownlow, A. & Hall, AJ., 1 Sep 2018, In : Conservation Physiology. 6, 1, 15 p.

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Not one Brexit: how local context and social processes influence policy analysis

Ge, J., Polhill, JG., Matthews, KB., Miller, DG. & Spencer, M., 17 Dec 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 12, 31 p., e0208451.

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Nurse sow strategies in the domestic pig: I. Consequences for selected measures of sow welfare

Schmitt, O., Baxter, EM., Boyle, LA. & O'Driscoll, K., 10 Jul 2018, In : Animal. 13, 3, p. 580-589 10 p.

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Nurse sow strategies in the domestic pig: II. Consequences for piglet growth, suckling behaviour and sow nursing behaviour

Schmitt, O., Baxter, EM., Boyle, LA. & O'Driscoll, K., 11 Jul 2018, In : Animal. 13, 3, p. 590-599 10 p.

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On farm evaluation of a novel mechanical cervical dislocation device for poultry

Martin, JE., Sandilands, V., Sparrey, J., Baker, L. & McKeegan, DEF., 10 Jan 2018, In : Animals. 8, 1, 15 p., 10.

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Optimising ex situ genetic resource collections for European livestock conservation

de Oliveira Silva, R., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Hiemstra, SJ. & Moran, D., 11 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics. 136, 1, p. 63 - 73 11 p.

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Peptide supplementation to nutrient-adequate diets enhanced internal egg quality during storage in hens at peak production

Olukosi, OA., Xiao, WW. & Jia, J., 30 Mar 2018, In : Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 98, 5, p. 1850-1855

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Perception vs practice: Farmer attitudes towards and uptake of IPM in Scottish spring barley

Stetkiewicz, S., Bruce, A., Burnett, FJ., Ennos, RA. & Topp, CFE., 26 May 2018, In : Crop Protection. 112, p. 96 - 102 7 p.

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Periparturient behavior and physiology: further insight into the farrowing process for primiparous and multiparous sows

Ison, SH., Jarvis, S., Hall, SA., Ashworth, CJ. & Rutherford, KMD., 12 Jun 2018, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5, 122, 15 p., 122.

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Phenological changes of the most commonly sampled ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) species in the UK environmental change network

Pozsgai, G., Baird, J., Littlewood, N. A., Pakeman, R. J. & Young, M. R., 1 Jun 2018, In : International Journal of Biometeorology. 62, 6, p. 1063-1074 12 p.

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Predicting global killer whale population collapse from PCB pollution

Desforges, J-P., Hall, A., McConnell, B., Rosing-Asvid, A., Barber, J. L., Brownlow, A., De Guise, S., Eulaers, I., Jepson, P. D., Letcher, R. J., Levin, M., Ross, P. S., Samarra, F., Víkingson, G., Sonne, C. & Dietz, R., 28 Sep 2018, In : Science. 361, 6409, p. 1373-1376 4 p.

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Prediction of intramuscular fat content and shear force in Texel lamb loins using combinations of different X-ray computed tomography (CT) scanning techniques

Clelland, N., Bunger, L., McLean, KA., Knott, S., Matthews, K. & Lambe, NR., 6 Mar 2018, In : Meat Science. 140, p. 78 - 85 8 p.

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Pre-weaning environmental enrichment increases piglets' object play behaviour on a large scale commercial pig farm

Yang, C-H., Ko, H-L., Hofmann, LS., Llonch, L., Manteca, X., Camerlink, I. & Llonch, P., 14 Feb 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 202, p. 7 - 12 6 p.

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Proportion of sewage sludge to soil influences the survival of Salmonella Dublin and Escherichia coli

Ellis, S., Tyrrel, S., O'Leary, E., Richards, K., Griffiths, BS. & Ritz, K., 27 Jan 2018, In : Clean - Soil, Air, Water. 46, 4, p. 1 - 7 7 p., 1800042.

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Reducing the consumer attitude-behaviour gap in animal welfare: the potential role of 'nudges'

Vigors, B., 5 Dec 2018, In : Animals. 8, 12, p. 232-254 23 p.

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Relationship between metabolic status and behavior in dairy cows in week 4 of lactation

van Hoeij, RJ., Kok, A., Bruckmaier, RM., Haskell, MJ., Kemp, B. & van Knegsel, ATM., 26 Jul 2018, In : Animal. 13, 3, p. 640-648 9 p.

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Reliably colonising broiler chickens with Campylobacter spp. using a litter-based method

Sandilands, V., Whyte, F., Williams, LK., Wilkinson, TS., Sparks, NHC. & Humphrey, TJ., 21 Sep 2018, In : British Poultry Science. 59, 6, p. 698 - 702 5 p.

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Retailers' promotions: What role do they play in household food purchases by degree of deprivation?

Revoredo-Giha, C., Akaichi, F. & Leat, PMK., 14 May 2018, In : British Food Journal. 120, 5, p. 1028 - 1045 18 p.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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