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    EH25 9RG Midlothian

    United Kingdom

1993 …2022
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4 Citations (Scopus)

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

meloxicam
cesarean section
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
beef cows
cows
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

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

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
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

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
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

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)

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

5 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

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
chickens
laying hens
hens
animal care
pecking
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

46 Citations (Scopus)
maternal behavior
dams (mothers)
vigor
calving
pain
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

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

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

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

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

7 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

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
sheep
animals
thirst
gait
posture
40 Citations (Scopus)
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

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
2 Downloads (Pure)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
pain
ewes
lambs
scrotum
rubber
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
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

wolves
sheep
farms
habitats
fences
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

47 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

Suffolk (sheep breed)
suckling
vigor
lambs
sheep
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
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

3 Citations (Scopus)
9 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
dust bathing
hens
vocalization
Gallus gallus
animal behavior
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

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

16 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
profits and margins
ewes
sheep
farms
labor
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

31 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

Neuroendocrinology
Maternal Behavior
Mothers
Oxytocin
Pregnancy
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

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

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

neonatal mortality
swine
livestock and meat industry
animal products
breeding
7 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

Rubber
Local Anesthetics
Pain
Scrotum
Castration
11 Citations (Scopus)
maternal behavior
sheep breeds
parity (reproduction)
estradiol
ewes
22 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

childbirth
calving
dairy cows
cows
calves
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

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
maternal behavior
parity (reproduction)
ewes
tail
sheep
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

7 Citations (Scopus)
3 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
File
Goats
Mothers
Pregnancy
Therapeutics
Maternal Behavior
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