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    EH9 3JG Edinburgh

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1989 …2020

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2020

Effect of age and the individual on the gastrointestinal bacteriome of ponies fed a high-starch diet

Morrison, P. K., Newbold, J., Jones, E., Worgan, H. J., Grove-White, D. H., Dugdale, A. H., Barfoot, C., Harris, P. A. & Argo, C. M., May 2020, In : PLoS ONE. 15, 5, 22 p., e0232689.

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Energy metabolism of the equine cumulus oocyte complex during in vitro maturation

Lewis, N., Hinrichs, K., Leese, H. J., McG. Argo, C., Brison, D. R. & Sturmey, R., 26 Feb 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 1, 3493.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

The equine gastrointestinal microbiome: impacts of weight-loss

Morrison, P. K., Newbold, J., Jones, E., Worgan, H. J., Grove-White, D. H., Dugdale, A. H., Barfoot, C., Harris, P. A. & Argo, C. M., 4 Mar 2020, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 16, 78.

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2018

Comparison of NIRS and wet chemistry methods for the nutritional analysis of haylages for horses

Harris, PA., Nelson, S., Carslake, HB., Argo, CM., Wolf, R., Fabri, FB., Brolsma, KM., van Oostrum, MJ. & Ellis, AD., 4 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 71, p. 13 - 20 8 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Insulinaemic and glycaemic responses to three forages in ponies

Carslake, H. B., Argo, C. M. G., Pinchbeck, G. L., Dugdale, A. H. A. & McGowan, C. M., May 2018, In : Veterinary Journal. 235, p. 83-89 7 p.

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Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

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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10 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)

The impact of early life nutrition and housing on growth and reproduction in dairy cattle

Curtis, G., Argo, C. M. G., Jones, D. & Grove-White, D., Feb 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 2, e0191687.

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Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Body fat of stock-type horses predicted by rump fat thickness and deuterium oxide dilution and validated by near-infrared spectroscopy of dissected tissues

Ferjak, E. N., Cavinder, C. A., Burnett, D. D., Argo, C. M. & Dinh, T. T. N., Oct 2017, In : Journal of Animal Science. 95, 10, p. 4344-4351 8 p.

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Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in the total fecal bacterial population in individual horses maintained on a restricted diet over 6 weeks

Dougal, K., Harris, P. A., Girdwood, S. E., Creevey, C. J., Curtis, G. C., Barfoot, C. F., Argo, C. M. & Newbold, C. J., 11 Aug 2017, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 8, 1502.

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Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

EQUIFAT: A novel scoring system for the semi-quantitative evaluation of regional adipose tissues in Equidae

Morrison, PM., Harris, P., Maltin, C., Grove-White, D. & Argo, CM., 15 Mar 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 3, e0173753.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

Perceptions of obesity and management practices in a UK population of leisure-horse owners and managers

Morrison, PK., Harris, P. A., Maltin, C. A., Grove-White, D., Barfoot, C. F. & Argo, CM., Jun 2017, In : Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 53, p. 19-29 10 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Impact of feeding and housing systems on disease incidence in dairy calves

Curtis, G. C., Argo, C. M., Jones, D. & Grove-White, D. H., 17 Nov 2016, In : Veterinary Record. 179, 20, 512.

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Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Considerations for the use of restricted, soaked grass hay diets to promote weight loss in the management of equine metabolic syndrome and obesity

Argo, C. M., Dugdale, A. H. A. & McGowan, C. M., Nov 2015, In : Veterinary Journal. 206, 2, p. 170-7 8 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Equine obesity: Beyond the equine metabolic syndrome

Argo, C., 25 Sep 2015, In : Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica. 57, 1, K2.

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Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Impact of water-soaking on the nutrient composition of UK hays

Mack, S. J., Dugdale, A. H., Argo, C. M., Morgan, R. A. & McGowan, C. M., 27 Mar 2014, In : The Veterinary Record. 174, 18, p. 452

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Post-mortem stability of RNA in skeletal muscle and adipose tissue and the tissue-specific expression of myostatin, perilipin and associated factors in the horse

Morrison, PK., Bing, C., Harris, P., Maltin, C., Grove-White, D. & Argo, CM., 23 Jun 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 6, e100810.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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Preliminary investigation into a potential role for myostatin and its receptor (ActRIIB) in lean and obese horses and ponies

Morrison, PK., Bing, C., Harris, P., Maltin, C., Grove-White, D. & Argo, CM., 12 Nov 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 11, e112621.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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2013

Dietary restriction in combination with a nutraceutical supplement for the management of equine metabolic syndrome in horses

McGowan, C. M., Dugdale, A. H., Pinchbeck, G. L. & Argo, C. M. G., 1 May 2013, In : Veterinary Journal. 196, 2, p. 153-159 7 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)

Feeding the dairy calf up till weaning - Is it time to re-think?

Grove-White, D., Curtis, G. & Argo, C., 19 Aug 2013, In : Cattle Practice. 21, PART1, p. 58-61 4 p.

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Strong stability and host specific bacterial community in faeces of ponies

Blackmore, T. M., Dugdale, A., Argo, C. M., Curtis, G., Pinloche, E., Harris, P. A., Worgan, H. J., Girdwood, S. E., Dougal, K., Newbold, C. J. & McEwan, N. R., Sep 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 9, e75079.

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Open Access
23 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Body condition scoring as a predictor of body fat in horses and ponies

Dugdale, A. H. A., Grove-White, D., Curtis, G. C., Harris, P. A. & Argo, C. M. C. G., 1 Nov 2012, In : Veterinary Journal. 194, 2, p. 173-178 6 p.

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43 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of some respiratory and glycolytic inhibitors on mitochondrial functionality in bovine semen

Shahani, S. K., Revell, S. G., Argo, C. M. G. & Murray, R. D., 23 Aug 2012, In : Open Andrology Journal. 4, 1, p. 12-20 9 p.

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Open Access

Weight loss resistance: A further consideration for the nutritional management of obese Equidae

Argo, C. M. C. G., Curtis, G. C., Grove-White, D., Dugdale, A. H. A., Barfoot, C. F. & Harris, P. A., 1 Nov 2012, In : Veterinary Journal. 194, 2, p. 179-188 10 p.

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48 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Assessment of body fat in the pony: Part I. Relationships between the anatomical distribution of adipose tissue, body composition and body condition

Dugdale, A. H. A., Curtis, G. C., Harris, P. A. & Argo, C. M., 1 Sep 2011, In : Equine Veterinary Journal. 43, 5, p. 552-561 10 p.

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41 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of body fat in the pony: Part II. Validation of the deuterium oxide dilution technique for the measurement of body fat

Dugdale, A. H. A., Curtis, G. C., Milne, E., Harris, P. A. & Argo, C. M., 1 Sep 2011, In : Equine Veterinary Journal. 43, 5, p. 562-570 9 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of lameness, subclinical mastitis and loss of body condition on the reproductive performance of dairy cows

Peake, K. A., Biggs, A. M., Argo, C. M., Smith, R. F., Christley, R. M., Routly, J. E. & Dobson, H., 1 Mar 2011, In : Veterinary Record. 168, 11, 1 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of season and body condition on appetite, body mass and body composition in ad libitum fed pony mares

Dugdale, A. H. A., Curtis, G. C., Cripps, P. J., Harris, P. A. & Argo, C. M. G., 1 Dec 2011, In : Veterinary Journal. 190, 3, p. 329-337 9 p.

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39 Citations (Scopus)

Voluntary ingestion of wood shavings by obese horses under dietary restriction.

Curtis, G. C., Barfoot, C. F., Dugdale, A. H. A., Harris, P. A. & Argo, C. M. G., Oct 2011, In : The British journal of nutrition. 106 Suppl 1, p. S178-182

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13 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Comparison of two, practical weight loss protocols for the managementv of overweight and obese horses and ponies

Curtis, G. C., Barfoot, C. F., Dugdale, A. H. A., Harris, P. A., Grove-White, D. & Argo, C. M. G., 1 Dec 2010, In : EAAP Scientific Series. 128, 1, 1 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of dietary restriction on body condition, composition and welfare of overweight and obese pony mares

Dugdale, A. H. A., Curtis, G. C., Cripps, P., Harris, P. A. & Argo, M. M., 1 Oct 2010, In : Equine Veterinary Journal. 42, 7, p. 600-610 11 p.

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82 Citations (Scopus)

Height measurement in horses and ponies: Optimising standard protocols

Curtis, G. C., Grove-White, D., Ellis, R. N. W. & Argo, C. M., 24 Jul 2010, In : Veterinary Record. 167, 4, p. 127-133 7 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Mid-piece length of spermatozoa in different cattle breeds and its relationship to fertility

Shahani, S. K., Revell, S. G., Argo, C. G. & Murray, R. D., 12 Oct 2010, In : Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences. 13, 16, p. 802-808 7 p.

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Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of intra-uterine devices on the reproductive physiology and behaviour of pony mares

Argo, C. M. & Turnbull, E. B., 1 Oct 2010, In : Veterinary Journal. 186, 1, p. 39-46 8 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of the deuterium oxide (D2O) dilution method for the measurement of body fat content in living ponies

Dugdale, A., Curtis, G., Harris, P. A., Milne, E. & Argo, C. M. G., 1 Dec 2010, In : EAAP Scientific Series. 128, 1, p. 235-236 2 p.

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2004

Comparison of calorimetry and the doubly labelled water technique for the measurement of energy expenditure in Equidae

Fuller, Z., Maltin, C. A., Milne, E., Mollison, G. S., Cox, J. E. & Argo, C. M. G., 1 Apr 2004, In : Animal Science. 78, 2, p. 293-303 11 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
2002

Adaptive changes in the appetite, growth and feeding behaviour of pony mares offered ad libitum access to a complete diet in either a pelleted or chaff-based form

McG Argo, C., Cox, J. E., Lockyer, C. & Fuller, Z., 19 Aug 2002, In : Animal Science. 74, 3, p. 517-528 12 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Changes in plasma gonadotrophin and prolactin concentrations following castration of the pony stallion

Collingsworth, M. G. R., Fuller, Z., Cox, J. E. & McG. Argo, C., 15 Mar 2001, In : Theriogenology. 55, 5, p. 1171-1180 10 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Photoperiodic entrainment of seasonal changes in the appetite, feeding behaviour, growth rate and pelage of pony colts

Fuller, Z., Cox, J. E. & Argo, C. M. G., Feb 2001, In : Animal Science. 72, 1, p. 65-74 10 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Seasonal changes in reproductive and pelage status during the initial 'quiescent' and first 'active' breeding seasons of the peripubertal pony colt

Argo, C. M. G., Collingsworth, M. G. R. & Cox, J. E., Feb 2001, In : Animal Science. 72, 1, p. 55-64 10 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
1999

Seasonal changes of metabolism and appetite in Soay rams

Argo, C. M. G., Smith, J. S. & Kay, R. N. B., 1 Aug 1999, In : Animal Science. 69, 1, p. 191-202 12 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)
1994

Successful embryo transfer following artificial insemination of superovulated fallow deer (Dama dama)

Jabbour, H. N., Marshall, V. S., Argo, C. M., Hooton, J. & London, A. S. I., 1 Jan 1994, In : Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 6, 2, p. 181-185 5 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Superovulation in red deer (Cervus elaphus) and Pere David's deer (Elaphurus davidianus), and fertilization rates following artificial insemination with Pere David's deer semen

Argo McG., C., Jabbour, H. N., Goddard, P. J., Webb, R. & Loudon, A. S. I., 1 Jan 1994, In : Journal of Reproduction and Fertility. 100, 2, p. 629-636 8 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)
1992
Open Access
13 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of melatonin on pulsatile release of luteinizing hormone in female lambs

Rajkumar, R. R., Argo, C. M. & Rodway, R. G., 1 Jan 1992, In : Hormone and Metabolic Research. 24, 5, p. 229-232 4 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
1991

Effect of constant-release melatonin implants on the onset of oestrous activity and on reproductive performance in the ewe

Durotoye, L. A., Rajkumar, R., Argo, C. M., Nowak, R., Webley, G. E., McNeil, M. E., Graham, N. B. & Rodway, R. G., Jun 1991, In : Animal Production. 52, 3, p. 489-497 9 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of oral melatonin treatment on the seasonal physiology of pony stallions.

Argo, C. M., Cox, J. E. & Gray, J. L., 1991, In : Journal of reproduction and fertility. Supplement. 44, p. 115-125 11 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)
1989

Fertility of ewes given either melatonin or progestogen sponges

Rajkumar, R. R., Argo, C. M. & Rodway, R. G., 1 Jan 1989, In : Veterinary Record. 124, 9, p. 215-217 3 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)