• Easter Bush, Roslin Institute Building

    EH25 9RG Midlothian

    United Kingdom

1993 …2020

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1993

Muscle cellularity and postnatal growth in the pig

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

125 Citations (Scopus)
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, JM., 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

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

44 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

34 Citations (Scopus)
1997

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

10 Citations (Scopus)
1998
84 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

66 Citations (Scopus)
1999

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

31 Citations (Scopus)
41 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

19 Citations (Scopus)
2000

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

38 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

62 Citations (Scopus)
2001

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

44 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)
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)

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)
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)
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)
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

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)
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)
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

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)