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  • Easter Bush, Roslin Institute Building

    EH25 9RG Midlothian

    United Kingdom

1993 …2022
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Research Output 1993 2019

1993
121 Citations (Scopus)

Muscle cellularity and postnatal growth in the pig

Dwyer, CM., Fletcher, JD. & Stickland, NC., 1993, In : Journal of Animal Science. 71, p. 3339 - 3343 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1994
17 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of maternal nutrition on muscle fibre number development in the porcine fetus and on subsequent postnatal growth

Dwyer, CM., Stickland, NC. & Fletcher, J., 1994, In : Journal of Animal Science. 72, p. 911 - 917 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1995

Effect of maternal undernutrition in early gestation on the develpment of fetal myofibres in the guinea pig

Dwyer, CM., Madgwick, AJ., Ward, S. & Stickland, NC., 1995, In : Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 7, p. 1285 - 1292 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1996
44 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of ewe and lamb genotype on gestation length, lambing ease and neonatal behaviour of lambs

Dwyer, CM., Lawrence, AB., Brown, HE. & Simm, G., 1996, In : Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 8, p. 1123 - 1129 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic selection for extensive conditions.

Simm, G., Conington, JE., Bishop, SC., Dwyer, CM. & Pattinson, SE., 1996, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 49, p. 47 - 59 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1997
10 Citations (Scopus)

Induction of maternal behaviour in non-pregnant, hormone-primed ewes

Dwyer, CM. & Lawrence, AB., 1997, In : Animal Science. 65, p. 403 - 408 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1998
81 Citations (Scopus)
64 Citations (Scopus)

Vocalisations between mother and young in sheep: Effects of breed and maternal experience

Dwyer, CM., McLean, KA., Deans, LA., Chirnside, J., Calvert, S. & Lawrence, AB., 1998, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 58, p. 105 - 119 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1999
30 Citations (Scopus)

Does the behaviour of the neonate influence the expression of maternal behaviour in sheep?

Dwyer, CM. & Lawrence, AB., 1999, In : Behaviour. 136, p. 367 - 389 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Citations (Scopus)
18 Citations (Scopus)

Physiological correlates of maternal-offspring behaviour in sheep: A factor analysis

Dwyer, CM., Dingwall, WS. & Lawrence, AB., 1999, In : Physiology and Behaviour. 67, p. 443 - 454 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2000
37 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of maternal genotype and behaviour on the behavioural development of their offspring in sheep

Dwyer, CM. & Lawrence, AB., 2000, In : Behaviour. 137, p. 1629 - 1654 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Citations (Scopus)

Maternal behaviour in domestic sheep (Ovis aries): constancy and change with maternal experience

Dwyer, CM. & Lawrence, AB., 2000, In : Behaviour. 137, p. 1391 - 1413 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2001
43 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of selection for lean tissue content on maternal and neonatal lamb behaviours in Scottish Blackface sheep

Dwyer, CM., Lawrence, AB. & Bishop, SC., 2001, In : Animal Science. 72, p. 555 - 571 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2003
99 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioural development in the neonatal lamb: effect of maternal and birth-related factors

Dwyer, CM., 2003, In : Theriogenology. 59, p. 1027 - 1050 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

85 Citations (Scopus)

Ewe-lamb bonding behaviours at birth are affected by maternal undernutrition in pregnancy

Dwyer, CM., Lawrence, AB., Bishop, SC. & Lewis, M., 2003, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 89, p. 123 - 136 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2004

Behaviour: maternal

Dwyer, CM., Pond, W. (ed.) & Bell, A. (ed.), 2004, Encyclopedia of Animal Science. Pond, W. & Bell, A. (eds.). New York, USA: Marcel Dekker, Taylor and Francis Books, p. 97 - 100 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

40 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic stress in sheep: assessment tools and their use in different management conditions

Dwyer, CM. & Bornett, HLI., 2004, In : Animal Welfare. 13, p. 293 - 304 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Citations (Scopus)

How has the risk of predation shaped the behavioural responses of sheep to fear and distress?

Dwyer, CM., 2004, In : Animal Welfare. 13, p. 269 - 281 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

92 Citations (Scopus)

Breed, litter and parity effects on placental weight and placentome number, and consequences for the neonatal behaviour of the lamb

Dwyer, CM., Calvert, SK., Farish, M., Donbavand, JE. & Pickup, HE., 2005, In : Theriogenology. 63, p. 1092 - 1110 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Frequency and cost of human intervention at lambing: an interbreed comparison

Dwyer, CM. & Lawrence, AB., 2005, In : Veterinary Record. 157, p. 101 - 104 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2006
69 Citations (Scopus)

Maintenance of body temperature in the neonatal lamb: effects of breed, birth weight, and litter size

Dwyer, CM. & Morgan, CA., 2006, In : Journal of Animal Science. 84, p. 1093 - 1101 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Citations (Scopus)

The perception of the welfare of sheep in extensive systems

Goddard, P., Waterhouse, A., Dwyer, CM. & Stott, AW., 2006, In : Small Ruminant Research. 62, p. 215 - 225 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007
15 Citations (Scopus)

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

25 Citations (Scopus)

Welfare assessment in extensive animal production systems: challenges and opportunities

Turner, SP. & Dwyer, CM., 2007, In : Animal Welfare. 16, p. 189 - 192 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008
47 Citations (Scopus)
11 Citations (Scopus)
maternal behavior
sheep breeds
parity (reproduction)
estradiol
ewes

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

2009
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

7 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

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
13 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Suffolk (sheep breed)
suckling
vigor
lambs
sheep
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

sheep
genotype
wool
animal welfare
flocks
2011
41 Citations (Scopus)

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

dairy heifers
calving
dairy cows
heifers
cows
10 Citations (Scopus)
Scottish Blackface
Suffolk (sheep breed)
breed differences
fetus
pregnancy
17 Citations (Scopus)
breed differences
ewes
lactation
Suffolk (sheep breed)
parturition
39 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

behavior change
calving
dairy cows
pregnancy
walking
12 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

13 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

Maternal Behavior
Pain
Physiological Stress
Psychological Stress
Siblings

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

dams (mothers)
malnutrition
mice
pregnancy
breasts
2012
46 Citations (Scopus)
maternal behavior
dams (mothers)
vigor
calving
pain
18 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

dystocia
vigor
lambs
sheep
genotype
14 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

Open Access
lambs
sheep
vigor
heritability
genetic correlation