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Laura Dixon


  • Auchincruvie Estate, SAC Consulting, JF Niven Building

    KA6 5HW Ayr

    United Kingdom

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birds Agriculture & Biology
Peptide YY Medicine & Life Sciences
feather pecking Agriculture & Biology
broiler breeders Agriculture & Biology
animal welfare Agriculture & Biology
Pancreatic Polypeptide Medicine & Life Sciences
wood shavings Agriculture & Biology
environmental enrichment Agriculture & Biology

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Projects 2016 2021

Research Output 2010 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Welfare assessment of novel on-farm killing methods for poultry

Martin, J. E., Sandilands, V., Sparrey, J., Baker, L., Dixon, L. M. & McKeegan, D. E. F., 22 Feb 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 2, e0212872.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Equipment and Supplies
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Pancreatic PYY but not PPY expression is responsive to short-term nutritional state and the pancreas constitutes the major site of PYY mRNA expression in chickens

Reid, AMA., Wilson, PW., Caughey, SD., Dixon, LM., D'Eath, RB., Sandilands, V., Boswell, T. & Dunn, IC., 8 Jul 2017, In : General and Comparative Endocrinology. 252, p. 226 - 235 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Peptide YY
Pancreatic Polypeptide
Messenger RNA
10 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Early experiences matter: a review of the effects of prenatal environment on offspring characteristics in poultry

Dixon, LM., Sparks, NHC. & Rutherford, KMD., 27 Nov 2015, In : Poultry Science. 95, 3, p. 489 - 499 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
life events
egg incubation
social environment
health status
6 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Measuring motivation for appetitive behaviour: food-restricted broiler breeder chickens cross a water barrier to forage in an area of wood shavings without food

Dixon, LM., Brocklehurst, S., Sandilands, V., Bateson, M., Tolkamp, BJ. & D'Eath, RB., 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 7 e102322

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
wood shavings
broiler breeders
5 Citations (Scopus)

Conditioned place preference or aversion as animal welfare assessment tools: limitations in their application

Dixon, LM., Sandilands, V., Bateson, M., Brocklehurst, S., Tolkamp, BJ. & D'Eath, RB., 2013, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 148, 1-2, p. 164 - 176 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

animal welfare
broiler breeders
food choices