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Joanne Conington

Dr

  • Easter Bush, Roslin Institute Building

    EH25 9RG Midlothian

    United Kingdom

19952020

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2020

Breeding strategies for animal resilience to weather variation in meat sheep

Sánchez-Molano, E., Kapsona, VV., Oikonomou, S., McLaren, A., Lambe, NR., Conington, JE. & Banos, G., 7 Oct 2020, In : BMC Genetics. 21, 116.

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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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
22 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.

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2 Downloads (Pure)
2018
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3 Citations (Scopus)
43 Downloads (Pure)
2017

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.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
12 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.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
9 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.

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10 Downloads (Pure)
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13 Citations (Scopus)
6 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

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30 Citations (Scopus)
126 Downloads (Pure)
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

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20 Citations (Scopus)
4 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.

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13 Citations (Scopus)
15 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.

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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.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)
2014
3 Citations (Scopus)
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12 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

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.

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4 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.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
5 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.

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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.

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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.

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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

38 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.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Selection for easier managed sheep

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

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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

20 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.

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Open Access
27 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.

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Open Access
23 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

9 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.

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82 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.

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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.

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21 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.

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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.

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16 Citations (Scopus)
2005

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

6 Citations (Scopus)
2004

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

52 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.

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24 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

6 Citations (Scopus)
2003

A genetic analysis of wool characteristics and lamb performance traits in Scottish blackface sheep

Conington, JE. & Murphy, A., 2003, In : Animal Science. 77, p. 355 - 362 8 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Body composition changes in Scottish blackface ewes during one annual production cycle

Lambe, NR., Young, MJ., Brotherstone, S., Kvame, T., Conington, JE., Kolstad, K. & Simm, G., 2003, In : Animal Science. 76, p. 211 - 219 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of total body tissue weights in Scottish blackface ewes using computed tomography scanning

Lambe, NR., Young, MJ., McLean, KA., Conington, JE. & Simm, G., 2003, In : Animal Science. 76, p. 191 - 197 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

A genetic analysis of maternal behaviour score in Scottish Blackface sheep

Lambe, NR., Conington, JE., Bishop, SC., Waterhouse, A. & Simm, G., 2001, In : Animal Science. 72, p. 415 - 425 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-trait selection indexes for sustainable UK hill sheep production.

Conington, JE., Bishop, SC., Grundy, B., Waterhouse, A. & Simm, G., 2001, In : Animal Science. 73, p. 413 - 423 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Citations (Scopus)
2000

Fox predation as a cause of lamb mortality on hill farms

White, PCL., Groves, HL., Savery, J., Conington, JE. & Hutchings, MR., 2000, In : Veterinary Record. 147, p. 33 - 37 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
1998

A comparision of growth and carcass traits in Scottish Blackface lambs sired by genetically lean or fat rams

Conington, JE., Bishop, SC., Waterhouse, A. & Simm, G., 1998, In : Animal Science. 67, p. 299 - 309 11 p.

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1996

Genetic selection for extensive conditions.

Simm, G., Conington, JE., Bishop, SC., Dwyer, CM. & Pattinson, SE., 1996, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 49, p. 47 - 59 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

Genotype X environment interactions for early growth and ultrasonic measurements in hill sheep.

Bishop, SC., Conington, JE., Waterhouse, A. & Simm, G., 1996, In : Animal Science. 62, p. 271 - 277 7 p.

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