Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

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2000
161 Citations (Scopus)

Microbial protein supply from the rumen

Dewhurst, RJ., Davies, DR. & Merry, RJ., May 2000, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 85, 1-2, p. 1-21

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

microbial proteins
rumen
protein synthesis
rumen fermentation
diagnostic techniques
2002
112 Citations (Scopus)

A review of Brucella sp. infection of sea mammals with particular emphasis on isolates from Scotland

Foster, G., MacMillan, AP., Godfroid, J., Howie, F., Ross, HM., Cloeckaert, A., Reid, RJ., Brew, S. & Patterson, IAP., 2002, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 90, 1-4, p. 563 - 580 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Brucella
Scotland
mammals
infection
seals
2003
267 Citations (Scopus)
dairy cattle
milk yield
displaced abomasum
individual feeding
cows
2004
42 Citations (Scopus)

Priming the dairy cow for lactation: a review of dry cow feeding strategies

Friggens, NC., Andersen, JB., Larsen, T., Aaes, O. & Dewhurst, RJ., 2004, In : Animal Research. 53, 6, p. 453-473

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

cow feeding
dry period (lactation)
feeding methods
dairy cows
lactation
2006
30 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of the effects of synchronising the availability of N and energy on rumen function and production responses of dairy cows - a review

Cabrita, ARJ., Dewhurst, RJ., Abreu, JMF. & Fonseca, AJM., Feb 2006, In : Animal Research. 55, 1, p. 1-24

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

rumen fermentation
ingredients
dairy cows
energy
feeding frequency
389 Citations (Scopus)

Factors affecting odd- and branched-chain fatty acids in milk: a review

Vlaeminck, B., Fievez, V., Cabrita, ARJ., Fonseca, AJM. & Dewhurst, RJ., Dec 2006, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 131, 3-4, p. 389-417

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

odd chain fatty acids
branched chain fatty acids
milk
rumen bacteria
rumen fermentation
2007
22 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating resource use efficiencies in organic agriculture: a review of budgeting approaches used

Topp, C. F. E., Stockdale, E. A., Watson, C. A. & Rees, R. M., 1 Dec 2007, In : Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 87, 15, p. 2782-2790 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Organic Agriculture
Agriculture
organic production
farming systems
Food
2009
310 Citations (Scopus)

Application of near infrared reflectance spectroscopy to predict meat and meat products quality: a review

Prieto, N., Roehe, R., Lavin, P., Batten, G. & Andres, S., 2009, In : Meat Science. 83, 2, p. 175 - 186 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
near-infrared spectroscopy
meat products
product quality
reflectance
meat
16 Citations (Scopus)

Biological indicators of soil quality in organic farming systems

Stockdale, EA. & Watson, CA., 2009, In : Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 24, 4, p. 308 - 318 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
organic production
soil quality
farming systems
nutrients
soil fertility
45 Citations (Scopus)

Farmer perspectives and practices regarding water pollution control programmes in Scotland

Barnes, AP., Willock, J., Hall, C. & Toma, L., 2009, In : Agricultural Water Management. 96, 12, p. 1715 - 1722 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
water pollution
pollution control
nitrate
slurry
water management

Nutritional consequencies on the outcome of parasitic challenges on small ruminants

Athanasiadou, S., Kyriazakis, I., Giannenas, I. & Papachristou, TG., 2009, In : Options Mediterraneenes. 85, p. 29 - 40 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
171 Citations (Scopus)
46 Downloads (Pure)

Role of fatty acids in energy provision during oocyte maturation and early embryo development

Sturmey, RG., Reis, A., Leese, HJ. & McEvoy, TG., 2009, In : Reproduction in Domestic Animals. 44, s3, p. 50 - 58 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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maturation
embryo
fatty acid
lipid
energy

The impact of in utero nutritional programming on small ruminant performances

Ashworth, CJ., Dwyer, CM., McEvoy, TG., Rooke, JA. & Robinson, JJ., 2009, In : Options Mediterraneenes. 85, p. 337 - 349 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
33 Citations (Scopus)

Welfare of sheep: providing for welfare in an extensive environment

Dwyer, CM., 2009, In : Small Ruminant Research. 86, 1-3, p. 14 - 21 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
sheep
animals
farmers
farmers' attitudes
predators
2010
75 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the productivity function of soils: a review

Mueller, L., Schindler, U., Mirschel, W., Shepherd, TG., Ball, BC., Helming, K., Rogasik, J., Eulenstein, F. & Wiggering, H., 2010, In : Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 30, 3, p. 601 - 614 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

Models of biological nitrogen fixation of legumes. a review

Lu, Y., Wu, L., Baddeley, JA. & Watson, CA., 2010, In : Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 31, 1, p. 155 - 172 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
nitrogen fixation
legumes
simulation models
crops
biological models
19 Citations (Scopus)

The application of food safety interventions in primary production of beef and lamb: a review

Adam, K. & Brulisauer, F., 2010, In : International Journal of Food Microbiology. 141, p. S43 - S52

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
food safety
beef
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli
lambs
Mycobacterium avium
14 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
human nutrition
dietary minerals
livestock
meat
milk
2011
22 Citations (Scopus)

Eggshell pigments - from formation to deposition

Sparks, NHC., 2011, In : Avian Biology Research. 4, 4, p. 162 - 167 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
egg shell
protoporphyrin
pigments
uterus
birds
11 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Livestock production and greenhouse gas emissions: defining the problem and specifying solutions

Moran, D. & Wall, E., 2011, In : Animal Frontiers. 1, 1, p. 19 - 25 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
livestock production
greenhouse gas emissions
farming systems
alternative farming
animal welfare
18 Citations (Scopus)

Meta-analysis of the effects of dietary vitamin E supplementation on alpha-tocopherol concentration and lipid oxidation in pork

Trefan, L., Bunger, L., Bloom-Hansen, J., Rooke, JA., Salmi, B., Larzul, C., Terlouw, C. & Doeschl-Wilson, A., 2011, In : Meat Science. 87, 4, p. 305 - 314 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
meta-analysis
alpha-tocopherol
pork
vitamin E
lipid peroxidation
2012
33 Citations (Scopus)

A review of the development and use of video image analysis (VIA) for beef carcass evaluation as an alternative to the current EUROP system and other subjective systems

Craigie, CR., Navajas, EA., Purchas, RW., Maltin, CA., Bunger, L., Hoskin, SO., Ross, DW., Morris, ST. & Roehe, R., 2012, In : Meat Science. 92, 4, p. 307 - 318 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
carcass evaluation
beef carcasses
image analysis
joints (wood)
livestock and meat industry
21 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
gestation period
calves
dystocia
cattle
social environment

Environmental enrichment and practical applications for welfare in production agriculture

Dixon, LM., 2012, In : CAB Reviews. 7, 033, p. 1 - 18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
environmental enrichment
agriculture
animals
foraging
hides and skins
1 Downloads (Pure)

Non CO2 greenhouse gas sources from managed and natural soils - fluxes and mitigation

Skiba, U., Rees, RM., Siong, J. & Sentian, J., 2012, In : Journal of Oil Palm and the Environment. 3, p. 107 - 113 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
nitrous oxide
greenhouse gas
mitigation
methane
soil
293 Citations (Scopus)

No-till in northern, western and south-western Europe: a review of problems and opportunities for crop production and the environment

Soane, BD., Ball, BC., Arvidsson, J., Basch, G., Moreno, F. & Roger-Estrade, J., 2012, In : Soil and Tillage Research. 118, p. 66 - 87 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Western European region
no-tillage
crop production
drilling
plowing
22 Citations (Scopus)

Status of dairy cow management and fertility in smallholder farms in Malawi

Banda, LJ., Kamwanja, LA., Chagunda, MGG., Ashworth, CJ. & Roberts, DJ., 2012, In : Tropical Animal Health and Production. 44, 4, p. 715 - 727 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
small farms
Malawi
dairy cows
farmers
dairies
12 Citations (Scopus)

Using soil and plant properties and farm management practices to improve the micronutrient composition of food and feed

Watson, CA., Oborn, I., Edwards, AC., Dahlin, AS., Eriksson, J., Lindstrom, BEM., Linse, L., Owens, K., Topp, CFE. & Walker, RL., 2012, In : Journal of Geochemical Exploration. 121, p. 15 - 24 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
feed composition
food composition
farm management
dietary minerals
soil
2013
18 Citations (Scopus)

A review to inform understanding of the use of food safety messages on food labels

Hall, C. & Osses, F., Jul 2013, In : International Journal of Consumer Studies. 37, p. 422 - 432 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Food Safety
Food
Food Handling
Foodborne Diseases
Cooking

A systematic review of the environmental impacts of GM crop cultivation as reported from 2006 to 2011

Knox, OGG., Hall, C., McVittie, A., Walker, RL. & Knight, B., Jun 2013, In : Food and Nutrition Sciences. 4, p. 28 - 44 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
systematic review
environmental impact
innovation adoption
production economics
genetic engineering
25 Citations (Scopus)

Nitrous oxide mitigation in UK agriculture

Rees, RM., Baddeley, JA., Bhogal, A., Ball, BC., Chadwick, DR., MacLeod, M., Lilly, A., Pappa, VA., Thorman, RE., Watson, CA. & Williams, JR., 2013, In : Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 59, p. 3 - 15 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

greenhouse gases
nitrous oxide
greenhouse gas
mitigation
agriculture
13 Citations (Scopus)

Opportunities and challenges in the use of the Laser Methane Detector to monitor enteric methane emissions from ruminants

Chagunda, MGG., Jun 2013, In : Animal. 7, s2, p. 394 - 400 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

methane
detectors
ruminants
monitoring
spectroscopy

What have been the farm-level economic impacts of the global cultivation of GM crops?

Hall, C., Knight, B., Ringrose, S. & Knox, OGG., 2013, In : Collaboration for Environmental Evidence. 11-002, p. 1 - 45 45 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2014
26 Citations (Scopus)

Ammonia and odour emissions from UK pig farms and nitrogen leaching from outdoor pig production: a review

Webb, J., Broomfield, M., Jones, SK. & Donovan, B., 1 Feb 2014, In : Science of the Total Environment. 470-471, p. 865 - 875 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

odor emissions
leaching
ammonia
farms
swine

Animal welfare education - can MOOCs contribute?

MacKay, JRD., Langford, FM. & Waran, N., 2014, In : Veterinary Record. 175, i, p. 1 - 2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

online courses
animal behavior
animal welfare
education
21 Citations (Scopus)

Applying ethological and health indicators to practical animal welfare assessment

Wemelsfelder, F. & Mullan, S., 2014, In : OIE Scientific and Technical Review. 33, 1, p. 111 - 120 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
animal welfare
animals
animal well-being
emotions
quality of life
78 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

First 20 years of DNDC (DeNitrification DeComposition): model evolution

Gilhespy, SL., Anthony, S., Cardenas, L., Chadwick, D., del Prado, A., Li, C., Misselbrook, T., Rees, RM., Salas, W., Sanz-Cobena, A., Smith, P., Tilston, EL., Topp, CFE., Vetter, S. & Yeluripati, JB., 2014, In : Ecological Modelling. 292, p. 51 - 62 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
denitrification
decomposition
transparency
forest ecosystem
rice
49 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic selection for temperament traits in dairy and beef cattle

Haskell, MJ., Simm, G. & Turner, SP., 21 Oct 2014, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 5, 368

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
temperament
beef cattle
dairy cattle
selection index
economic valuation
207 Citations (Scopus)
22 Downloads (Pure)

Improving intercropping: a synthesis of research in agronomy, plant physiology and ecology

Brooker, RW., Bennett, AE., Cong, W-F., Daniell, TJ., George, TS., Hallet, PD., Hawes, C., Iannetta, PPM., Jones, HG., Karley, AJ., Li, L., McKenzie, BM., Pakeman, RJ., Paterson, E., Schob, C., Shen, J., Squire, G., Watson, CA., Zhang, C., Zhang, F. & 2 others, Zhang, J. & White, PJ., 2014, In : New Phytologist. 206, 1, p. 107 - 117 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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plant ecology
agronomy
plant physiology
intercropping
synthesis
1 Citation (Scopus)
soil carbon
soil
land use change
land management
management practice
5 Citations (Scopus)

Nitrous oxide, climate change and agriculture

Skiba, UM. & Rees, RM., 2014, In : CAB Reviews. 9

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

nitrous oxide
agriculture
climate change
fertilizer
food production
18 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Pain management in the neonatal piglet during routine management procedures. Part 2: Grading the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations

O'Connor, A., Anthony, R., Bergamasco, L., Coetzee, J., Gould, S., Johnson, AK., Karriker, LA., Marchant-Forde, JN., Martineau, GS., McKean, J., Millman, ST., Niekamp, S., Pajor, EA., Rutherford, KMD., Sprague, M., Sutherland, M., von Borell, E. & Dzikamunhenga, RS., 13 Jun 2014, In : Animal Health Research Reviews. 15, 1, p. 39 - 62 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
piglets
pain
castration
lidocaine
anesthesia
67 Citations (Scopus)

Polyphenol compounds in the chicken/animal diet: from the past to the future

Surai, P. F., Feb 2014, In : Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition. 98, 1, p. 19-31 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Polyphenols
Chickens
polyphenols
Antioxidants
antioxidant activity
174 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Potential of legume-based grassland - livestock systems in Europe: a review

Luscher, A., Mueller-Harvey, I., Soussana, JF., Rees, RM. & Payraud, JL., 2014, In : Grass and Forage Science. 69, 2, p. 206 - 228 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
legumes
livestock
grasslands
forage legumes
livestock production
6 Citations (Scopus)

Selection for 'environmental fit' from existing domesticated species

Lawrence, AB. & Wall, E., 2014, In : Revue Scientifique et Technique de L'OIE. 33, 1, p. 171 - 179 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

animal breeding
breeding
farmed animal species
milk yield
animals
45 Citations (Scopus)

The status of tularemia in Europe in a one-health context: a review

Hestvik, G., Warns-Petit, E., Smith, LA., Fox, NJ., Uhlhorn, H., Artois, M., Hannant, D., Hutchings, MR., Mattsson, R., Yon, L. & Gavier-Widen, D., 30 Sep 2014, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 143, 10, p. 2137 - 2160 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Tularemia
Francisella tularensis
Health
Arthropod Vectors
Bacteria
2015
3 Citations (Scopus)

An ethological approach to determining housing requirements of gamebirds in raised laying units

Matheson, SM., Donbavand, JE., Sandilands, V., Pennycott, T. & Turner, SP., 2015, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 165, p. 17 - 24 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

cages
birds
Phasianus colchicus
breeding
industry
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Assessment of completeness of reporting in intervention studies using livestock: an example from pain mitigation interventions in neonatal piglets

O'Connor, A., Anthony, R., Bergamasco, L., Coetzee, JF., Dzikamunhenga, RS., Johnson, AK., Karriker, LA., Marchant-Forde, JN., Martineau, GP., Millman, ST., Pajor, EA., Rutherford, KMD., Sprague, M., Sutherland, MA., von Borell, E. & Webb, SR., 2015, In : Animal. 10, 4, p. 660 - 670

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
Livestock
Animal Welfare
Pain
Guidelines
Aptitude
23 Citations (Scopus)

Cattle trypanosomosis: the diversity of trypanosomes and implications for disease epidemiology and control

Auty, HK., Torr, SJ., Michoel, T., Jayaraman, S. & Morrison, LJ., 2015, In : Revue Scientifique et Technique de I'OIE. 34, 2, p. 587 - 598

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
trypanosomiasis
epidemiology
cattle diseases
cattle
control methods
32 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Causes of keel bone damage and their solutions in laying hens

Harlander-Matauschek, A., Rodenburg, TB., Sandilands, V., Tobalske, BW. & Toscano, MJ., 2015, In : World's Poultry Science Journal. 71, 3, p. 461 - 472 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
keel bone
laying hens
battery cages
genetic lines
Switzerland