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Colin Mason

Mr

  • St. Marys Industrial Estate, Dumfries Vet Centre

    DG1 1DX Dumfries

    United Kingdom

20032020
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Research Output 2003 2019

2019

Detection of Neospora caninum DNA in cases of bovine and ovine abortion in the South-West of Scotland

Bartley, P. M., Guido, S., Mason, C., Stevenson, H., Chianini, F., Carty, H., Innes, E. A. & Katzer, F., Jun 2019, In : Parasitology. 146, 7, p. 979-982 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Neospora
abortion (animals)
Neospora caninum
Scotland
Sheep

Monitoring of activity and feeding behaviour for early detection of respiratory disease in pre-weaned calves

Bowen, J. M., Miller, G. A., Mason, CS., Bell, DJ., Haskell, MJ. & Duthie, C-A., 9 Apr 2019. 2 p.

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respiratory tract diseases
feeding behavior
calves
monitoring
anti-infective agents
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

The use of infrared thermography for detecting digital dermatitis in dairy cattle: What is the best measure of temperature and foot location to use?

Harris-Bridge, G., Young, L., Handel, I., Farish, M., Mason, C., Mitchell, MA. & Haskell, MJ., 28 May 2018, In : Veterinary Journal. 237, p. 26 - 33 8 p.

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thermography
dermatitis
dairy cattle
image analysis
lameness
2017
9 Citations (Scopus)

A prospective cohort study of digital cushion and corium thickness. Part 1: Associations with body condition, lesion incidence, and proximity to calving

Newsome, RF., Green, MJ., Bell, NJ., Bollard, NJ., Mason, CS., Whay, HR. & Huxley, JN., 21 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 6, p. 4745 - 4758 14 p.

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Dermis
Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies
Incidence
Hoof and Claw
8 Citations (Scopus)

A prospective cohort study of digital cushion and corium thickness. Part 2: Does thinning of the digital cushion and corium lead to lameness and claw horn disruption lesions?

Newsome, RF., Green, MJ., Bell, NJ., Bollard, NJ., Mason, CS., Whay, HR. & Huxley, JN., 21 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 6, p. 4759 - 4771 13 p.

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Hoof and Claw
Dermis
Horns
Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies
1 Citation (Scopus)

Randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effect of foot trimming before and after first calving on subsequent lameness episodes and productivity in dairy heifers

Mahendran, SA., Huxley, JN., Chang, Y-M., Burnell, M., Barrett, DC., Whay, HR., Blackmore, T., Mason, CS. & Bell, NJ., 17 Jan 2017, In : The Veterinary Journal. 220, p. 105 - 110 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

dairy heifers
lameness
calving
Foot
Randomized Controlled Trials
1 Citation (Scopus)

The contribution of previous lameness events and body condition score to the occurrence of lameness in dairy herds: a study of two herds

Randall, LV., Green, MJ., Green, LE., Chagunda, MGG., Mason, C., Archer, SC. & Huxley, JN., 23 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 2, p. 1311 - 1324 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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dairy herds
lameness
body condition
herds
cows
2016
10 Citations (Scopus)

Lameness in dairy heifers: impacts of hoof lesions present around first calving on future lameness, milk yield and culling risk

Randall, LV., Green, MJ., Chagunda, MGG., Mason, C., Green, LE. & Huxley, JN., 11 Sep 2016, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 133, p. 52 - 63 12 p.

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culling (animals)
dairy heifers
hooves
lameness
lesions (animal)
11 Citations (Scopus)

Linking bone development on the caudal aspect of the distal phalanx with lameness during life

Newsome, R., Green, MJ., Bell, NJ., Chagunda, MGG., Mason, CS., Rutland, CS., Sturrock, CJ., Whay, HR. & Huxley, JN., 6 Apr 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 99, 6, p. 4512 - 4525 14 p.

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skeletal development
phalanges
lameness
locomotion
cows
11 Citations (Scopus)

Recovery of chronically lame dairy cows following treatment for claw horn lesions: a randomised controlled trial

Thomas, HJ., Remnant, JG., Bollard, NJ., Burrows, A., Whay, HR., Bell, NJ., Mason, C. & Huxley, JN., 25 Jan 2016, In : Veterinary Record. 178, 5, p. 116 - 122 7 p.

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Hoof and Claw
Shoes
Horns
Plastics
Randomized Controlled Trials
2015
12 Citations (Scopus)

Claw length recommendations for dairy cow foot trimming

Archer, SC., Newsome, R., Dibble, H., Sturrock, CJ., Chagunda, MGG., Mason, CS. & Huxley, JN., 2015, In : Veterinary Record. 177, 9, p. 222 - 226 5 p.

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claws
dairy cows
hooves
Holstein
cows
25 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of treatments for claw horn lesions in dairy cows in a randomized controlled trial

Thomas, HJ., Miguel-Pacheco, GG., Bollard, NJ., Archer, SC., Bell, NJ., Mason, C., Maxwell, OJR., Remnant, JG., Sleeman, P., Whay, HR. & Huxley, JN., 13 May 2015, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 98, 7, p. 4477 - 4486 10 p.

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claws
lesions (animal)
dairy cows
sole ulcers
ketoprofen
7 Citations (Scopus)

High prevalence and diversity of bovine astroviruses in the faeces of healthy and diarrhoeic calves in South West Scotland

Sharp, CP., Gregory, WF., Mason, C., deC Bronsvoort, BM. & Beard, PM., 6 May 2015, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 178, p. 70 - 76 7 p.

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Bovine astrovirus
Astroviridae
Scotland
feces
calves
38 Citations (Scopus)

Low body condition predisposes cattle to lameness: an 8-year study of one dairy herd

Randall, LV., Green, MJ., Chagunda, MGG., Mason, C., Archer, SC., Green, LE. & Huxley, JN., 2015, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 98, 6, p. 3766 - 3777 12 p.

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dairy herds
lameness
body condition
cattle
cows
2014

An update on the treatment of claw horn lesions in cattle

Huxley, JN., Archer, SC., Atkinson, OCD., Bell, NJ., Berry, E. A., Bollard, N., Dean, R. S., Mason, C., Maxwell, O., Miguel Pacheco, G., Potterton, S. L., Remnant, J., Sleeman, P., Thomas, HJ. & Whay, H. R., 2014, In : Cattle Practice. 22, p. 189-192 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

claws
lameness
lesions (animal)
dairy cattle
sole ulcers
24 Citations (Scopus)

The use of in-depth interviews to understand the process of treating lame dairy cows from the farmers' perspective

Horseman, S. V., Roe, E. J., Huxley, J. N., Bell, N. J., Mason, C. S. & Whay, H. R., May 2014, In : Animal Welfare. 23, 2, p. 157-165 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

lameness
interviews
dairy cows
farmers
cows
2013
6 Citations (Scopus)

Stillbirth in dairy calves is influenced independently by dystocia and body shape

Barrier, AC., Mason, C., Dwyer, CM., Haskell, MJ. & Macrae, AI., 2013, In : Veterinary Journal. 197, 2, p. 220 - 223 4 p.

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Open Access
dairy calves
dystocia
fetal death
anthropometric measurements
calves
2003

Congenital abnormalities in calves associated with maternal hypovitaminosis A

Mason, CS., Buxton, D. & Gartside, JF., 2003, In : Veterinary Record. 153, p. 213 - 214 2 p.

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