• Easter Bush, Roslin Institute Building

    EH25 9RG Midlothian

    United Kingdom

1993 …2020

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Research Output

2020

Determining a welfare prioritization for horses using a Delphi method

Rioja-Lang, F., Connor, M., Bacon, H. & Dwyer, CM., 9 Apr 2020, In : Animals. 10, 4, 16 p., 647.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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2 Downloads (Pure)

Prioritisation of animal welfare issues in the UK using expert consensus

Rioja-Lang, F., Bacon, H., Connor, M. & Dwyer, CM., 5 Jul 2020, In : Veterinary Record. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Prioritization of Farm Animal Welfare Issues Using Expert Consensus

Rioja-Lang, F. C., Connor, M., Bacon, H. J., Lawrence, A. B. & Dwyer, C. M., 10 Jan 2020, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 6, 495.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)
2019

How can we assess positive welfare in ruminants?

Mattiello, S., Battini, M., De Rosa, G., Napolitano, F. & Dwyer, C., 2 Oct 2019, In : Animals. 9, 10, 27 p., 758.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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5 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Rabbit welfare: determining priority welfare issues for pet rabbits using a modified Delphi method

Rioja-Lang, F., Bacon, H., Connor, M. & Dwyer, CM., 21 Nov 2019, In : Veterinary Record Open. 6, e000363.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
4 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
2018

What is needed to improve sheep productivity in EU and Turkey?

Beltran de Heredia, I., Ruiz, R. J., Morgan-Davies, C., Dwyer, CM., Keady, T. W. J., Carta, A., Gavojdian, D., Ocak, S., Corbiere, F. & Gautier, JM., 2018, Book of Abstracts of the 69th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 24. p. 211

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2017

Evaluation of animal-based indicators for use in a welfare assessment protocol for sheep

Richmond, SE., Wemelsfelder, F., de Heredia, IB., Ruiz, R., Canali, E. & Dwyer, CM., 11 Dec 2017, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 4, 210

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
11 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

Hens vary their vocal repertoire and structure when anticipating different types of reward

McGrath, N., Dunlop, R., Dwyer, CM., Burman, O. & Phillips, CJC., 8 Jul 2017, In : Animal Behaviour. 130, p. 79 - 96 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
4 Citations (Scopus)
23 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of maternal stress and nutrition on behavioural and physiological outcomes in young lambs

Rooke, JA., Arnott, G., Dwyer, CM. & Rutherford, KMD., 1 Nov 2017, In : Animal Welfare. 26, 4, p. 403 - 415 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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12 Downloads (Pure)

Reproductive management (including impacts of prenatal stress on offspring development)

Dwyer, CM., Ferguson, D. (ed.), Lee, C. (ed.) & Fisher, A. (ed.), 2017, Advances in Sheep Welfare. Ferguson, D., Lee, C. & Fisher, A. (eds.). Woodhead Publishing, Vol. 1. p. 131 - 152 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)
2016

Does the anticipatory behaviour of chickens communicate reward quality?

McGrath, N., Burman, O., Dwyer, CM. & Phillips, CJC., 31 Aug 2016, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 184, p. 80 - 90 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
6 Citations (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)

Epigenetics and developmental programming of welfare and production traits in farm animals

Sinclair, KD., Rutherford, KMD., Wallace, JM., Brameld, JM., Stoger, R., Alberio, R., Sweetman, D., Gardner, DS., Perry, VEA., Adam, CL., Ashworth, CJ., Robinson, JE. & Dwyer, CM., 21 Jul 2016, In : Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 28, 10, p. 1443 - 1478 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
31 Citations (Scopus)
36 Downloads (Pure)

Positive and negative gestational handling influences placental traits and mother-offspring behavior in dairy goats

Baxter, EM., Mulligan, J., Hall, SA., Donbavand, JE., Palme, R., Aldujaili, E., Zanella, AJ. & Dwyer, CM., 2016, In : Physiology and Behavior. 157, p. 129 - 138

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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9 Citations (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Ewes direct most maternal attention towards lambs that show the greatest pain-related behavioural responses

Futro, A., Maslowska, K. & Dwyer, CM., 28 Jul 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 7, p. 2 - 0 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Improving neonatal survival in small ruminants: science into practice

Dwyer, CM., Conington, JE., Corbiere, F., Holmoy, IH., Muri, K., Nowak, R., Rooke, JA., Vipond, J. & Gautier, J-M., 2015, In : Animal. 10, 3, p. 449 - 459

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
36 Citations (Scopus)
84 Downloads (Pure)

Opinion paper: Is there a role for breeding for welfare improvement?

Turner, SP., Conington, JE. & Dwyer, CM., 2015, In : Animal. 9, 8, p. 1265 - 1267 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Pen size and parity effects on maternal behaviour of Small-Tail Han sheep

Lv, S-J., Yang, Y., Dwyer, CM. & Li, F-K., 2015, In : Animal. 9, 7, p. 1195 - 1202 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
2 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

The importance of the gestation period for welfare of lambs: maternal stressors and lamb vigour and wellbeing

Rooke, JA., Arnott, G., Dwyer, CM. & Rutherford, KMD., 2015, In : Journal of Agricultural Science. 153, 3, p. 497 - 519 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
17 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)
2014

Administration of a NSAID (meloxicam) affects lying behaviour after caesarean section in beef cows

Barrier, AC., Coombs, TM., Dwyer, CM., Haskell, MJ. & Goby, L., 2014, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 155, p. 28 - 33 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Maternal behaviour and lamb survival: from neuroendocrinology to practical application

Dwyer, CM., Jan 2014, In : Animal. 8, 1, p. 102 - 112 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Farm characteristics in Slovene wolf habitat related to attacks on sheep

van Liere, D., Dwyer, CM., Jordan, D., Premik-Banic, A., Valencic, A., Kompan, D. & Siard, N., Feb 2013, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 144, p. 46 - 56 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Stillbirth in dairy calves is influenced independently by dystocia and body shape

Barrier, AC., Mason, C., Dwyer, CM., Haskell, MJ. & Macrae, AI., Aug 2013, In : Veterinary Journal. 197, 2, p. 220 - 223 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
2012
49 Citations (Scopus)

Factors affecting dystocia and offspring vigour in different sheep genotypes

Dwyer, CM. & Bunger, L., 2012, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 103, p. 257 - 264 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic parameters for fitness and neonatal behavior traits in sheep

Matheson, SM., Bunger, L. & Dwyer, CM., 2012, In : Behavior Genetics. 42, 6, p. 899 - 911 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Interactions between profit and welfare on extensive sheep farms

Stott, AW., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Dwyer, CM., Kupiec, B., Morgan-Davies, C., Milne, CE., Ringrose, S., Goddard, P., Phillips, K. & Waterhouse, A., 2012, In : Animal Welfare. 21(S1), p. 57 - 64 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
17 Citations (Scopus)

Pain in lambs castrated at 2 days using novel smaller and tighter rubber rings without and with local anaesthetic

Molony, V., Kent, JE., Vinuela-Fernandez, I., Anderson, C. & Dwyer, CM., 2012, In : Veterinary Journal. 193, p. 81 - 86 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Parturition progress and behaviours in dairy cows with calving difficulty

Barrier, AC., Haskell, MJ. & Dwyer, CM., 2012, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 139, 3-4, p. 209 - 218 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Short communication: Survival, growth to weaning, and subsequent fertility of live-born dairy heifers after a difficult birth

Barrier, AC., Dwyer, CM., MacRae, AI. & Haskell, MJ., 2012, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 95, p. 6750 - 6754 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of dystocia on dairy calf health, welfare, performance and survival

Barrier, AC., Haskell, MJ., Birch, S., Bagnall, A., Bell, DJ., Dickinson, JW., MacRae, AI. & Dwyer, CM., 2012, In : Veterinary Journal. 195, p. 86 - 90 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

Behavioural predictors of the start of normal and dystocic calving in dairy cows and heifers

Miedema, HM., Cockram, MS., Dwyer, CM. & MacRae, AI., 2011, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 132, p. 14 - 19 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Citations (Scopus)
10 Citations (Scopus)
18 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in the behaviour of dairy cows during the 24h before normal calving compared with behaviour during late pregnancy

Miedema, HM., Cockram, MS., Dwyer, CM. & MacRae, AI., 2011, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 131, p. 8 - 14 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Citations (Scopus)

Development and validation of on-farm behavioural scoring systems to assess birth assistance and lamb vigour

Matheson, S., Rooke, JA., McIlvaney, K., Jack, MC., Ison, S., Bunger, L. & Dwyer, CM., 2011, In : Animal. p. 776 - 783 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Ewes are more attentive to their offspring experiencing pain but not stress

Hild, S., Clark, CCA., Dwyer, CM., Murrell, JC., Mendl, JC. & Zanella, AJ., 2011, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 132, p. 114 - 120 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of gestational undernutrition on maternal weight change and fetal weight in lines of mice selected for different growth characteristics

Dwyer, CM., Moinard, C., McIlvaney, KM., Morgan, CA. & Bunger, L., 2011, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 105, 4, p. 539 - 548 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010

Differential effects of maternal undernutrition between days 1 and 90 of pregnancy on ewe and lamb performance and lamb parasitism in hill or lowland breeds

Rooke, JA., Houdijk, JGM., McIlvaney, K., Ashworth, CJ. & Dwyer, CM., 2010, In : Journal of Animal Science. 88, 12, p. 3833 - 3842 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic parameters for birth difficulty, lamb vigour and lamb suckling ability in Suffolk sheep

Macfarlane, JM., Matheson, SM. & Dwyer, CM., 2010, In : Animal Welfare. 19 (S), p. 99 - 105 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Selection for easier managed sheep

Conington, JE., Collins, J. & Dwyer, CM., 2010, In : Animal Welfare. 19, p. 83 - 92 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Assessing the welfare challenges to out-wintered pregnant suckler cows

Morgan, CA., McIlvaney, K., Dwyer, CM. & Lawrence, AB., 2009, In : Animal. p. 1167 - 1174 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of late pregnancy supplementation of ewes with vitamin E on lamb vigour

Rooke, JA., Matheson, S., Ison, S., Jack, MC., Ashworth, CJ. & Dwyer, CM., 2009, In : Animal. p. 1555 - 1561 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

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

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
37 Citations (Scopus)
2008
51 Citations (Scopus)
11 Citations (Scopus)

The economics of sheep welfare

Milne, CE., Stott, AW., Santarossa, JM. & Dwyer, CM. (ed.), 2008, The Welfare of Sheep. Dwyer, CM. (ed.). Springer Science & Business Media, p. 325 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The welfare of neonatal lamb

Dwyer, CM., 2008, In : Small Ruminant Research. 76, p. 31 - 41 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007

Effects of cobalt/vitamin B12 status in ewes on ovum development and lamb viability at birth

Mitchell, LM., Robinson, JJ., Watt, RG., McEvoy, TG., Ashworth, CJ., Rooke, JA. & Dwyer, CM., 2007, In : Reproduction and Fertility Development. 19, p. 553 - 562 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)