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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 1995 2019

2019

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

2018
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
sheep meat
udders
marker-assisted selection
genetic relationships
mastitis
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

1 Citation (Scopus)

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

3 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

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

Open Access
File
dairy goats
single nucleotide polymorphism
milk yield
udders
legs
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 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

Open Access
File
pseudopregnancy
kidding
dairy goats
genetic correlation
milk yield
2016
6 Downloads (Pure)

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

Open Access
File
dairy goats
profitability
herds
milk

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

6 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
body conformation
dairy goats
milk yield
teats
lactation
21 Citations (Scopus)
45 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
File
marker-assisted selection
genotyping
goats
genomics
sheep
2015
14 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

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
File
kidding
dairy goats
breeding value
milk yield
genomics

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

13 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

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
File
Texel
footrot
genetic polymorphism
sheep
linkage disequilibrium
28 Citations (Scopus)
24 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

Open Access
File
small ruminants
lambs
neonatal mortality
colostrum
low birth weight
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

neonatal mortality
swine
livestock and meat industry
animal products
breeding
5 Citations (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

Open Access
File
Texel
flocks
sheep
farms
farm surveys

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)
sires
lambs
case studies
flocks
sheep

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

8 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
dairy goats
milk yield
lactation
kidding
milk

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

3 Citations (Scopus)

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

greenhouse gas emissions
profitability
genetic improvement
ewes
sheep
14 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

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

Open Access
File
Texel
intramuscular fat
loins
computed tomography
X-radiation
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Suffolk (sheep breed)
methane production
methane
carbon markets
feed intake
2012
7 Citations (Scopus)

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
Scottish Blackface
lambs
farms
genotype
birth weight
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

methane
carbon markets
sheep
methane production
breeding
22 Citations (Scopus)

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

2010
35 Citations (Scopus)

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

12 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

hooves
sheep
Texel
transmission electron microscopy
cell membranes
3 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

5 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

sheep
genotype
wool
animal welfare
flocks
2009
17 Citations (Scopus)

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

2008
25 Citations (Scopus)

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
22 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
20 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

8 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

7 Citations (Scopus)
2007
77 Citations (Scopus)

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

13 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

20 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

15 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

2006
17 Citations (Scopus)

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

16 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

2005
6 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic relationships between seasonal tissue levels in Scottish Blackface ewes and lamb growth traits

Lambe, NR., Brotherstone, S., Young, MJ., Conington, JE. & Simm, G., 2005, In : Animal Science. 81, p. 11 - 21 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2004
48 Citations (Scopus)

A bioeconomic approach to derive economic values for pasture-based sheep genetic improvement programs

Conington, JE., Bishop, SC., Waterhouse, A. & Simm, G., 2004, In : Journal of Animal Science. 82, p. 1290 - 1304 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Breeding and animal welfare: practical and theoretical advantages of multi-trait selection

Lawrence, AB., Conington, JE. & Simm, G., 2004, In : Animal Welfare. 13, p. 191 - 196 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Seasonal changes in tissue weights in Scottish blackface ewes over multiple production cycles

Lambe, NR., Simm, G., Young, MJ., Conington, JE. & Brotherstone, S., 2004, In : Animal Science. 79, p. 373 - 385 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle