Claire Morgan-Davies

Dr, Mrs

  • Kirkton Farm

    FK20 8RU Crianlarich

    United Kingdom

19992022
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Research Output 1999 2019

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
2018
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 conferenceAbstract

profitability
sheep
labor
production technology
carbon

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 contribution

lambs
Turkey (country)
sheep
farmers
dairy sheep
2017

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 conferenceAbstract

2 Citations (Scopus)

Impacts of farmers' management styles on income and labour under alternative extensive land use scenarios

Morgan-Davies, C., Wilson, R. & Waterhouse, A., 24 May 2017, In : Agricultural Systems. 155, p. 168 - 178 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
labor
income
livestock
land use
farmers
8 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Impacts of using a precision livestock system targeted approach in mountain sheep flocks

Morgan-Davies, C., Lambe, NR., Wishart, H., Waterhouse, A., Kenyon, F., McBean, D. & McCracken, DI., 5 Dec 2017, In : Livestock Science. 208, p. 67 - 76 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
precision agriculture
ewes
flocks
livestock
mountains
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Liveweight loss associated with handling and weighing of grazing sheep

Wishart, H., Morgan-Davies, C., Stott, AW., Wilson, R. & Waterhouse, A., 20 Jun 2017, In : Small Ruminant Research. 153, p. 163 - 170 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
grazing
sheep
body weight
commercial farms
feeding level

Optimising use of labour at lambing time on outdoor sheep farms

Morgan-Davies, C. & Robertson, I., Apr 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

The application of a weight-based targeted selective wormer treatment (TST) strategy on hill and upland sheep flocks

Kenyon, F., Morgan-Davies, C., Lambe, NR., Wishart, H., Waterhouse, A., McBean, D. & McCracken, DI., Jul 2017, p. 891. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

10 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Worm control in livestock: bringing science to the field

Kenyon, F., Hutchings, F., Morgan-Davies, C., van Dijk, J. & Bartley, DJ., 21 Jul 2017, In : Trends in Parasitology. 33, 9, p. 669 - 677 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Livestock
Practice Guidelines
Parasitic Diseases
Anthelmintics
Agriculture
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

Restocking extensive mountain areas with young ewes - does origin matter?

Morgan-Davies, C., Morgan-Davies, J., Beaton, I., Kyle, J., Waterhouse, A. & McCracken, DI., 2016, In : Small Ruminant Research. 137, p. 99 - 108

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
ewes
flocks
mountains
grazing
animals
6 Citations (Scopus)

Viability of the Happy Factor TM targeted selective treatment approach on several sheep farms in Scotland

McBean, D., Nath, M., Lambe, NR., Morgan-Davies, C. & Kenyon, F., 2016, In : Veterinary Parasitology. 218, p. 22 - 30 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Scotland
viability
sheep
farms
anthelmintics
2015
9 Downloads (Pure)

EID and other technological advances in small ruminant research

Morgan-Davies, C., Wishart, H., Lambe, NR., Kenyon, F., McBean, D., Waterhouse, A. & McCracken, DI., 2015, In : International Animal Health Journal. 2, 4, p. 64 - 67 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
electronic identification
small ruminants
farmers
animal identification
traceability
4 Citations (Scopus)

Use or delight? History of conflicting hill land uses in Scotland - a review

Morgan-Davies, C., Wilson, R. & Waterhouse, A., 2015, In : Scottish Geographical Journal. 131, 2, p. 98 - 122 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
land use
history
hill farming
stakeholder
land

Worm control strategies with reduced reliance on anthelmintics

Houdijk, JGM. & Morgan-Davies, C., Feb 2015, p. 20 - 26. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

2014
4 Citations (Scopus)

Characterisation of extensive beef cattle systems: disparities between opinions, practice and policy

Morgan-Davies, J., Morgan-Davies, C., Pollock, ML., Holland, JP. & Waterhouse, A., 2014, In : Land Use Policy. 38, p. 707 - 718 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beef cattle
breeds
cattle
interviews
beef
3 Citations (Scopus)
sires
lambs
case studies
flocks
sheep

Improving the efficiency in hill ewes for a better climate

Morgan-Davies, C., Wishart, H., Lambe, NR., McLaren, A., Kenyon, F., McBean, D., Waterhouse, A. & Umstatter, C., Apr 2014, p. 241 - 244. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Planting woodland on a hill farm: potential impacts on income and land use

Morgan-Davies, C., Wilson, R., Waterhouse, A. & Holland, JP., Apr 2014, p. 237 - 240. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

2013
6 Citations (Scopus)

Reduced sheep grazing and biodiversity: a novel approach to selecting and measuring biodiversity

Pollock, ML., Holland, JP., Morgan-Davies, C., Morgan-Davies, J. & Waterhouse, A., 2013, In : Rangeland Ecology & Management. 66, 4, p. 387 - 400 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sheep
grazing
biodiversity
deer
prediction
2012
26 Citations (Scopus)

Characterisation of farmers' responses to policy reforms in Scottish hill farming areas

Morgan-Davies, C., Waterhouse, A. & Wilson, R., 2012, In : Small Ruminant Research. 102, 2-3, p. 96 - 107 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

farm area
farmers
farms
Scotland
sheep
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
2011
4 Citations (Scopus)

Structural assessment of the Scottish stratified sheep production system

Rodriguez-Ledesma, A., Waterhouse, A., Morgan-Davies, C. & Brulisauer, F., 2011, In : Small Ruminant Research. 100, p. 79 - 88 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

production technology
flocks
breeds
sheep
crossbreds
2010
22 Citations (Scopus)

Future of the hills of Scotland: Stakeholders' preferences for policy priorities

Morgan-Davies, C. & Waterhouse, A., 2010, In : Land Use Policy. 27, p. 387 - 398 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stakeholder
policy
land use
simulation
forestry
2008
25 Citations (Scopus)

Body condition score as an indicator of ewe survival under extensive conditions

Morgan-Davies, C., Waterhouse, A., Pollock, ML. & Milner, JM., 2008, In : Animal Welfare. 17, 1, p. 71 - 77 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
body condition
ewes
flocks
survival rate
winter
7 Citations (Scopus)
sheep
woodland
sustainability
land use
valley
2006
27 Citations (Scopus)

Farmers' opinions on welfare, health and production practices in extensive hill sheep flocks in Great Britain

Morgan-Davies, C., Waterhouse, A., Milne, CE. & Stott, AW., 2006, In : Livestock Science. 104, p. 268 - 277 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hill farming and environmental objectives: conflict or consensus?

Morgan-Davies, C., Waterhouse, A., Smyth, K., Pollock, ML., Davison, R. (ed.) & Galbraith, CA. (ed.), 2006, Farming, Forestry and the Natural Heritage: Towards a More Integrated Future. Davison, R. & Galbraith, CA. (eds.). Edinburgh, UK: Scottish Natural Heritage, p. 249 - 254 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Local area farming plans - a common reality for farmers and conservationists in the Scottish Highlands

Morgan-Davies, C., Waterhouse, A., Pollock, ML. & Smyth, K., 2006, In : Scottish Geographical Journal. 141, p. 385 - 400 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Sustainable hill and upland systems: what do people want the hills to deliver?

Morgan-Davies, C., Waterhouse, A. & Umstatter, C., 2006, In : International Journal of Biodiversity Science and Management. 2, p. 242 - 244 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1999

Silvi-pastoralism for the uplands of Scotland. A new approach to an old problem - the integration of farming and forestry

Hulbert, IAR., Waterhouse, A., Gordon, P. & Morgan-Davies, C., 1999, In : Scottish Forestry. 53(4), p. 231 - 235 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle