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    EH25 9RG Midlothian

    United Kingdom

20062020

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2020

Sow behaviour and piglet weight gain after late cross-fostering in farrowing crates and pens

King, RL., Matheson, SM., Baxter, EM. & Edwards, SA., 8 Apr 2020, In : Animal. 3, p. 1-11 11 p.

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Trough half empty – pregnant sows are fed under half of their ad libitum intake

Read, E., Baxter, E., Farish, M. & D'Eath, R., 1 May 2020, In : Animal Welfare. 29, 2, p. 151-162 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Artificial rearing affects piglets pre-weaning behaviour, welfare and growth performance

Schmitt, O., O'Driscoll, K., Boyle, L. & Baxter, EM., Jan 2019, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 210, p. 16-25 10 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
31 Downloads (Pure)

Artificial rearing affects the emotional state and reactivity of pigs post-weaning

Schmitt, O., O'Driscoll, K., Baxter, EM. & Boyle, LA., 1 Nov 2019, In : Animal Welfare. 28, 4, p. 433-442 10 p.

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A single dose of fat-based energy supplement to light birth weight pigs shortly after birth does not increase their survival and growth

Schmitt, OS., Baxter, EM., Lawlor, P. G., Boyle, LA. & O'Driscoll, K., 9 May 2019, In : Animals. 9, 5, 227.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
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10 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Automatic early warning of tail biting in pigs: 3D cameras can detect lowered tail posture before an outbreak

D'Eath, RB., Jack, MC., Futro, A., Talbot, D., Zhu, Q., Barclay, D. & Baxter, EM., 4 Apr 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 4, 7 p., 0194524.

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19 Citations (Scopus)
19 Downloads (Pure)

Consistency is key: interactions of current and previous farrowing system on litter size and piglet mortality

King, RL., Baxter, EM., Matheson, SM. & Edwards, SA., 3 May 2018, In : Animal. 13, 1, p. 180 - 188 9 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
96 Downloads (Pure)

Early indicators of tail biting outbreaks in pigs

Wedin, M., Baxter, EM., Jack, MC., Futro, A. & D'Eath, RB., 30 Aug 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 208, p. 7 - 13 7 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)

Facial expression as a potential measure of both intent and emotion

Camerlink, I., Coulange, E., Farish, M., Baxter, EM. & Turner, SP., 4 Dec 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 9 p., 17602.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)

Nurse sow strategies in the domestic pig: I. Consequences for selected measures of sow welfare

Schmitt, O., Baxter, EM., Boyle, LA. & O'Driscoll, K., 10 Jul 2018, In : Animal. 13, 3, p. 580-589 10 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Nurse sow strategies in the domestic pig: II. Consequences for piglet growth, suckling behaviour and sow nursing behaviour

Schmitt, O., Baxter, EM., Boyle, LA. & O'Driscoll, K., 11 Jul 2018, In : Animal. 13, 3, p. 590-599 10 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Sow free farrowing behaviour: experiential, seasonal and individual variation

King, RL., Baxter, EM., Matheson, SM. & Edwards, SA., 24 Aug 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 208, p. 14 - 21 8 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

Temporary crate opening procedure affects immediate post-opening piglet mortality and sow behaviour

King, RL., Baxter, EM., Matheson, SM. & Edwards, SA., 7 May 2018, In : Animal. 13, 1, p. 189 - 197 9 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Towards on-farm pig face recognition using convolutional neural networks

Hansen, MF., Smith, M. L., Smith, LN., Salter, MG., Baxter, EM., Farish, M. & Grieve, B., 21 Mar 2018, In : Computers in Industry. 98, p. 145 - 152 8 p.

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36 Citations (Scopus)
23 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Comparable cortisol, heart rate and milk let-down in nurse sows and non-nurse sows

Amdi, C., Moustsen, VA., Oxholm, LC., Baxter, EM., Sorensen, G., Eriksson, KB., Diness, LH., Nielsen, MF. & Hansen, CF., 22 Feb 2017, In : Livestock Science. 198, p. 174 - 181 8 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)
2016

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

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9 Citations (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Achieving optimum performance in a loose-housed farrowing system for sows: the effects of space and temperature

Baxter, EM., Adeleye, OO., Jack, MC., Farish, M., Ison, SH. & Edwards, SA., 2015, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 169, p. 9 - 16 8 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)
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7 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)
2014

The influence of neonatal environment on piglet play behaviour and post-weaning social and cognitive development

Martin, JE., Ison, SH. & Baxter, EM., 2014, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 163, p. 69 - 79 11 p.

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31 Citations (Scopus)
22 Downloads (Pure)
2013

Estimating the economic impact of the adoption of novel non-crate sow farrowing systems in the UK

Cain, PJ., Guy, JG., Seddon, Y., Baxter, EM. & Edwards, SE., 1 Jan 2013, In : International Journal of Agricultural Management. 2, 2, p. 113 - 118 6 p.

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The welfare implications of large litter size in the domestic pig I: biological factors

Rutherford, KMD., Baxter, EM., D'Eath, RB., Turner, SP., Arnott, G., Roehe, R., Ask, B., Sandoe, P., Moustsen, VA., Thorup, F., Edwards, SA., Berg, P. & Lawrence, AB., May 2013, In : Animal Welfare. 22, p. 199 - 218 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

108 Citations (Scopus)

The welfare implications of large litter size in the domestic pig II: management factors

Baxter, EM., Rutherford, KMD., D'Eath, RB., Arnott, G., Turner, SP., Sandoe, P., Moustsen, VA., Thorup, F., Edwards, SA. & Lawrence, AB., May 2013, In : Animal Welfare. 22, p. 219 - 238 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Alternative farrowing accommodation: welfare and economic aspects of existing farrowing and lactation systems for pigs

Baxter, EM., Lawrence, AB. & Edwards, SA., Jan 2012, In : Animal. 6, 1, p. 96 - 117 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Citations (Scopus)

Economic evaluation of high welfare indoor farrowing systems for pigs

Guy, JH., Cain, PJ., Seddon, YM., Baxter, EM. & Edwards, SA., 2012, In : Animal Welfare. 21 (S1), p. 19 - 24 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

The weaker sex? The propensity for male-biased piglet mortality

Baxter, EM., Jarvis, S., Palarea-Albaladejo, J. & Edwards, SA., 2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, p. 9 - 6 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Animal welfare and economic optimisation of farrowing systems

Vosough Ahmadi, B., Stott, AW., Baxter, EM., Lawrence, AB. & Edwards, SA., 2011, In : Animal Welfare. 20, p. 57 - 67 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic and environmental effects on piglet survival and maternal behaviour of the farrowing sow

Baxter, EM., Jarvis, S., Sherwood, L., Farish, M., Roehe, R., Lawrence, AB. & Edwards, SA., 2011, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 130, 1-2, p. 28 - 41 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Alternative farrowing systems: design criteria for farrowing systems based on the biological needs of sows and piglets

Baxter, EM., Lawrence, AB. & Edwards, SA., 2010, In : Animal. p. 580 - 600 21 p.

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Genetic parameters of piglet survival and birth weight from a two-generation crossbreeding experiment under outdoor conditions designed to disentangle direct and maternal effects

Roehe, R., Shrestha, NP., Mekkawy, W., Baxter, EM., Knap, PW., Smurthwaite, KM., Jarvis, S., Lawrence, AB. & Edwards, SA., 2010, In : Journal of Animal Science. 88, 4, p. 1276 - 1285 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
25 Citations (Scopus)

'Subordination style' in pigs? The response of pregnant sows to mixing stress affects their offspring's behaviour and stress reactivity

Ison, SH., D'Eath, RB., Robson, SK., Baxter, EM., Ormandy, E., Douglas, AJ., Russell, JA., Lawrence, AB. & Jarvis, S., 2010, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 124, p. 16 - 27 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Genetic analyses of piglet survival and individual birth weight on first generation data of a selection experiment for piglet survival under outdoor conditions

Roehe, R., Shrestha, NP., Mekkawy, W., Baxter, EM., Knap, PW., Smurthwaite, KM., Jarvis, S., Lawrence, AB. & Edwards, SA., 2009, In : Livestock Science. 121, 2-3, p. 173 - 181 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)

Indicators of piglet survival in an outdoor farrowing system

Baxter, EM., Jarvis, S., Sherwood, L., Robson, SK., Ormandy, E., Farish, M., Smurthwaite, KM., Roehe, R., Lawrence, AB. & Edwards, SA., 2009, In : Livestock Science. 124, p. 266 - 276 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Investigating the behavioural and physiological indicators of neonatal survival in pigs

Baxter, EM., Jarvis, S., D'Eath, RB., Ross, DW., Robson, SK., Farish, M., Nevison, IM., Lawrence, AB. & Edwards, SA., 2008, In : Theriogenology. 69, 6, p. 773 - 783 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

146 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Programming the offspring of the pig by prenatal social stress: neuroendocrine activity and behaviour

Jarvis, S., Moinard, C., Robson, SK., Baxter, EM., Ormandy, E., Douglas, AJ., Seckl, JR., Russell, JA. & Lawrence, AB., 2006, In : Hormones and Behaviour. 49, p. 68 - 80 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

106 Citations (Scopus)