Claire Morgan-Davies

Dr, Mrs

  • Kirkton Farm

    FK20 8RU Crianlarich

    United Kingdom

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Personal profile

Research interests

I'm a livestock systems scientist, with a focus on extensive livestock production, particularly in hill and mountain areas.

My current interests include:

  • use of technology on extensive farms (EID & Precision Livestock Farming)
  • assessment of farm labour and its role on farm viability
  • uptake and knowledge exchange with farming industry
  • sustainable intensification in the hills, land abandonment and hill farming economic viability.

Personal profile

I am one of the editors of ANIMAL, Livestock Farming Systems - Precision Livestock Farming

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Edinburgh




Master, Cranfield University


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Projects 2016 2021

Research Output 1999 2019

Investigation of relationship between vitamin D status and reproductive fitness in Scottish hill sheep

Zhou, PZ., McEvoy, TG., Gill, A. C., Lambe, NR., Morgan-Davies, C., Hurst, E., Sargison, ND. & Mellanby, R. J., 4 Feb 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1162.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Scottish Blackface

Comparison of pre-lambing metabolic profiles of Scottish Blackface and Lleyn twin-bearing ewes farmed together in a Scottish hill environment

Zhou, PZ., Sargison, ND., Lambe, NR., Morgan-Davies, C. & McEvoy, TG., Apr 2018, p. 53.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review

Open Access

SusSheP - how to increase sustainability and profitability of European sheep production

Morgan-Davies, C., Creighton, P., Boman, I. A., Blichfeldt, T., Krogenaes, A., Lambe, NR., Wall, E., Padiou, T., Diskin, M., Meade, K. G., McHugh, N., Druart, X. & Fair, S., 2018, p. 251.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

production technology

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 contributionResearchpeer-review

Turkey (country)
dairy sheep

Evaluating precision management of sheep in a hill farming system

Morgan-Davies, C., Lambe, NR., Waterhouse, A., Kenyon, F., McBean, D., Wishart, H., McLaren, A. & McCracken, DI., Jul 2017, p. 892. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review



Activities 2019 2019

  • 1 Editorial work

Animal (Journal)

Claire Morgan-Davies (Member of editorial board)
2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work