• Kirkton Farm

    FK20 8RU Crianlarich

    United Kingdom

19992022
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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

20062013

UniLaSalle

19901995

Master, Cranfield University

19941995

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Projects 2016 2022

Research Output 1999 2019

Explored and unexplored topics in mountain livestock farming scientific literature

Zuliani, A., Arsenos, G., Bernués, A., Cozzi, G., Dovc, P., Gauly, M., Holand, O., Martin, B., Morgan-Davies, C., Schneider, M. K. & Zollitsch, W., 2019, Book of Abstracts of the 70th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. S. C. (ed.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 25. p. 614 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

livestock
farming systems
mountains
landscape management
livelihood

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 journalArticle

Open Access
File
vitamin D
Scottish Blackface
ewes
25-hydroxycholecalciferol
sheep

Performance, longevity and financial impacts of removing productive ewes early from mountain flocks

Wishart, HM., Morgan-Davies, C., Waterhouse, A. & McCracken, DI., 2019, Book of Abstracts of the 70th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. S. C. (ed.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 25. p. 428 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

economic impact
ewes
flocks
mountains
culling (animals)

Potential of Precision Livestock Farming in small ruminant farming systems

Morgan-Davies, C., Gautier, J-M., Gonzalez-Garcia, E., Halachmi, I., Caja, G., Grova, L., Molle, G., Kenyon, F., Lagriffoul, G., Schmoelzl, S., Wishart, HM., Waterhouse, A. & McCracken, DI., 2019, Book of Abstract of the 70th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. S. C. (ed.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 25. p. 132 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

precision agriculture
small ruminants
farming systems
monitoring
labor

SusSheP - sustainable sheep production in Europe

Morgan-Davies, C., Kyle, J. K., Creighton, P., Boman, I. A., Lambe, NR., McLaren, A., Wishart, HM., Krogenaes, A., Wall, E., Pabiou, T., Diskin, M., Meade, KG., McHugh, N., Parreno, L., Druart, X. & Fair, S., 2019, Book of Abstracts of the 70th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. S. C. (ed.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 25. p. 352 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

ewes
artificial insemination
sheep
labor
Ireland

Prizes

Theaters
Farms
Animals

Activities 2019 2019

  • 1 Editorial work
  • 1 Membership of committee

EAAP (External organisation)

Claire Morgan-Davies (Member)
Aug 2019 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

Animal (Journal)

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

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work