• Easter Bush, Roslin Institute Building

    EH25 9RG Midlothian

    United Kingdom

1993 …2020

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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.

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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.

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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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)
2019

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.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
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

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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.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
23 Downloads (Pure)
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.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
13 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

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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.

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Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
3 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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
11 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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)

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

25 Citations (Scopus)
2006

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

70 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

48 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

99 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

15 Citations (Scopus)
2004

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

41 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

53 Citations (Scopus)
2003

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

107 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

89 Citations (Scopus)