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Joanne Conington

Dr

  • Easter Bush, Roslin Institute Building

    EH25 9RG Midlothian

    United Kingdom

1995 …2022

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Research Output

2020

Genetic analyses of live weight and carcass composition traits in purebred Texel, Suffolk and Charollais lambs

Fitzmaurice, SF., Conington, JE., Fetherstone, N., Pabiou, T., McDermott, K., Wall, E., Banos, G. & McHugh, N., May 2020, In : Animal. 14, 5, p. 899-909 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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18 Downloads (Pure)
2019

Genetic analysis of novel phenotypes for farm animal resilience to weather variability

Sánchez-Molano, E., Kapsona, VK., Ilska-Warner, JJ., Desire, S., Conington, JE., Mucha, S. & Banos, G., 12 Nov 2019, In : BMC Genetics. 20, 84.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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The genetics of tooth loss and longevity in Scottish Blackface hill ewes

McLaren, A., Conington, JE., Boman, I. A., Pabiou, T., McHugh, N., Waterhouse, A. & Lambe, NR., 10 Apr 2019, Animal Science Fit for the Future - Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science. 1 ed. Edinburgh: Cambridge University Press, Vol. 10. p. 124 1 p. 124

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

Towards value-based marketing of UK lamb

Lambe, NR., Clelland, N., Smith, E., Yates, J., Draper, J. & Conington, JE., 30 Aug 2019, Proceedings of the 70th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, August 2019, Ghent, Belgium. Commitee, S. (ed.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 25. p. 221 1 p.

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

2018
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2 Citations (Scopus)
31 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Genetic aspects of ewe longevity and fertility traits in Lleyn and Dorset sheep

McLaren, A., Kaseja, K., Moore, KL., Mucha, S., Boon, S. & Conington, JE., Apr 2017, p. 101. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Genetic Solutions

Dominik, S., Smith, J., Conington, JE., Daetwyler, H., Olesen, I., Bunter, K., Ferguson, D. (ed.), Lee, C. (ed.) & Fisher, A. (ed.), 2017, Advances in Sheep Welfare. Ferguson, D., Lee, C. & Fisher, A. (eds.). Woodhead Publishing, Vol. 1. p. 107 - 130 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Genome-wide association study of conformation and milk yield in mixed-breed dairy goats

Mucha, S., Mrode, R., Coffey, MP., Kizilaslan, M., Desire, S. & Conington, JE., 28 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 3, p. 2213 - 2225 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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5 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

Pseudopregnancy and aseasonal breeding in dairy goats - genetic basis of fertility and impact on lifetime productivity

Desire, S., Mucha, S., Coffey, MP., Mrode, R., Broadbent, J. & Conington, JE., 1 Dec 2017, In : Animal. 12, 9, p. 1799 - 1806 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Genetic aspects of conformation in dairy goats

Mucha, S., McLaren, A., Mrode, R., Coffey, MP., Rus, M., Broadbent, J. & Conington, JE., 1 Feb 2016, In : Goat Veterinary Society Journal. 32, p. 37 - 43 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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9 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic parameters of lamb survival for Dorset, Lleyn and Texel sheep

McLaren, A., Mucha, S., Kaseja, K., Moore, KL., Boon, S. & Conington, JE., Apr 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

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9 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Genomic application in sheep and goat breeding

Rupp, R., Mucha, S., Larroque, H., McEwan, J. & Conington, JE., 2016, In : Animal Frontiers. 6, 1, p. 39 - 44

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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27 Citations (Scopus)
123 Downloads (Pure)

Investigating the measurement of feed efficiency in sheep

Lambe, NR., Bunger, L., Conington, JE., Moore, KL. & Coffey, MP., 6 Apr 2016, Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science, April 2016, Chester: Advances in Animal Biosciences. Animal Science for a sustainable future. 1 ed. Vol. 7. 1 p.

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

2015

Estimation of genomic breeding values for milk yield in UK dairy goats

Mucha, S., Mrode, R., MacLaren-Lee, I., Coffey, MP. & Conington, JE., 2015, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 98, 11, p. 3 - 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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18 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic parameters for conformation traits in dairy goats

Mucha, S., McLaren, A., Mrode, R., Coffey, MP. & Conington, JE., Aug 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Genome-wide association study of footrot in Texel sheep

Mucha, S., Bunger, L. & Conington, JE., 2015, In : Genetics, Selection, Evolution. 47, p. 35 - 44 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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13 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Improving neonatal survival in small ruminants: science into practice

Dwyer, CM., Conington, JE., Corbiere, F., Holmoy, IH., Muri, K., Nowak, R., Rooke, JA., Vipond, J. & Gautier, J-M., 2015, In : Animal. 10, 3, p. 449 - 459

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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36 Citations (Scopus)
77 Downloads (Pure)

Opinion paper: Is there a role for breeding for welfare improvement?

Turner, SP., Conington, JE. & Dwyer, CM., 2015, In : Animal. 9, 8, p. 1265 - 1267 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

The effects of different farm environments on the performance of Texel sheep

McLaren, A., Brotherstone, S., Lambe, NR., Conington, JE., Mrode, R. & Bunger, L., 2015, In : Animal. 9, 10, p. 1624 - 1634 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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5 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Using genomic technology to reduce mastitis in meat sheep

McLaren, A., Sawday, W., Mucha, S., Yates, J., Coffey, MP. & Conington, JE., Aug 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

2014
3 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental sensitivity of Texel sheep estimated using reaction norms

McLaren, A., Brotherstone, S., Lambe, NR., Conington, JE., Mrode, R. & Bunger, L., Apr 2014, p. 92. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

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12 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Estimation of genomic breeding values for milk yield in UK dairy goats

Mucha, S., Mrode, R., Coffey, MP. & Conington, JE., Apr 2014, p. 196. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Estimation of genomic breeding values for milk yield in UK dairy goats

Mucha, S., Mrode, R., Coffey, MP. & Conington, JE., Aug 2014, p. 338. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Genetic improvement of hill sheep – Impacts on profitability and greenhouse gas emissions

Lambe, NR., Wall, E., Ludemann, CI., Bunger, L. & Conington, JE., 2014, In : Small Ruminant Research. 120, 1, p. 27 - 34 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of intramuscular fat levels in Texel lamb loins using X-ray computed tomography scanning

Clelland, N., Bunger, L., McLean, KA., Conington, JE., Maltin, C., Knott, S. & Lambe, NR., 2014, In : Meat Science. 98, 2, p. 263 - 271 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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14 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Investigation into the presence of genotype by environment interactions (G x E) in Scottish Blackface lamb traits

McLaren, A., Lambe, NR., Brotherstone, S., Conington, JE., Mrode, R. & Bunger, L., 2012, In : Small Ruminant Research. 105, 1-3, p. 46 - 52 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Breeding for reduced methane emissions in extensive UK sheep systems

Cottle, DJ. & Conington, JE., 2011, In : Journal of Agricultural Science. 150, 5, p. 570 - 583 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Implications of host genetic variation on the risk and prevalence of infectious diseases transmitted through the environment

Doeschl-Wilson, AB., Davidson, RS., Conington, JE., Roughsedge, T., Hutchings, MR. & Villanueva, B., 2011, In : Genetics. 188, p. 683 - 693 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Breeding for behavioural change in farm animals: practical, economic and ethical considerations

D'Eath, RB., Conington, JE., Lawrence, AB., Olsson, IAS. & Sandoe, P., 2010, In : Animal Welfare. 19, p. 17 - 27 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations (Scopus)

Characterisation of white line degeneration in sheep and evidence for genetic influences on its occurrence

Conington, JE., Nicoll, L., Mitchell, S. & Bunger, L., 2010, In : Veterinary Research Communications. 34, 5, p. 481 - 489 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic aspects of resistance to ovine footrot

Raadsma, HW., Conington, JE., Bishop, SC. (ed.), Axford, RFE. (ed.), Nicholas, FW. (ed.) & Owen, JB. (ed.), 2010, Breeding for disease resistance in farm animals. Bishop, SC., Axford, RFE., Nicholas, FW. & Owen, JB. (eds.). CABI Publishing, p. 251 - 276 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Selection for easier managed sheep

Conington, JE., Collins, J. & Dwyer, CM., 2010, In : Animal Welfare. 19, p. 83 - 92 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2009

A genetic epidemiological model to describe resistance to an endemic bacterial disease in livestock: application to footrot in sheep

Nieuwhof, GJ., Conington, JE. & Bishop, SC., 2009, In : Genetics Selection Evolution. 41, 19, p. 1 - 12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Breeding for resistance to footrot - the use of hoof lesion scoring to quantify footrot in sheep

Conington, JE., Hosie, BD., Nieuwhof, GJ. & Bishop, SC., 2008, In : Veterinary Research Communications. p. 1 - 7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
26 Citations (Scopus)

Breeding for resistance to mastitis in United Kingdom sheep, a review and an economic appraisal

Conington, JE., Cao, G., Stott, AW. & Bunger, L., 2008, In : Veterinary Record. 162, p. 369 - 376 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
22 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic and phenotypic aspects of foot lesion scores in sheep of different breeds and ages

Nieuwhof, GJ., Conington, JE., Bunger, L., Haresign, W. & Bishop, SC., 2008, In : Animal. 2, 9, p. 1289 - 1296 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Relationships between lamb carcass quality traits measured by X-ray computed tomography and current UK hill sheep breeding goals

Lambe, NR., Conington, JE., Bishop, SC., McLean, KA., Bunger, L., McLaren, A. & Simm, G., 2008, In : Animal. 2, p. 36 - 43 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
7 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Analyses of lamb survival of Scottish Blackface sheep

Sawalha, RM., Conington, JE., Brotherstone, S. & Villanueva, B., 2007, In : Animal. 1, p. 151 - 157 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

80 Citations (Scopus)

Associations of polymorphisms of the ovine prion protein gene with growth, carcass, and computerized tomography traits in Scottish Blackface lambs

Sawalha, RM., Brotherstone, S., Man, WYN., Conington, JE., Bunger, L., Simm, G. & Villanueva, B., 2007, In : Journal of Animal Science. 85, p. 632 - 640 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Industry benefits from recent genetic progress in sheep and beef populations

Amer, PR., Nieuwhof, GJ., Pollott, GE., Roughsedge, T., Conington, JE. & Simm, G., 2007, In : Animal. 1, p. 1414 - 1426 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Lambs with scrapie susceptible genotypes have higher postnatal survival

Sawalha, RM., Brotherstone, S., Conington, JE. & Villanueva, B., 2007, In : PLoS ONE. 11, p. 1 - 5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)
2006

In-vivo prediction of internal fat weight in Scottish Blackface lambs, using computer tomography

Lambe, NR., Conington, JE., McLean, KA., Navajas, EA., Fisher, AV., Simm, G. & Bunger, L., 2006, In : Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics. 123, p. 105 - 113 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Testing selection indices for sustainable hill sheep production - lamb growth and carcass traits

Conington, JE., Bishop, SC., Lambe, NR., Bunger, L. & Simm, G., 2006, In : Animal Science. 82, p. 445 - 453 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)