• Kirkton Farm

    FK20 8RU Crianlarich

    United Kingdom

19952020
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Research Output 1995 2019

2019

Investigation of relationship between vitamin D status and reproductive fitness in Scottish hill sheep

Zhou, PZ., McEvoy, TG., Gill, A. C., Lambe, NR., Morgan-Davies, C., Hurst, E., Sargison, ND. & Mellanby, R. J., 4 Feb 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1162.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
vitamin D
Scottish Blackface
ewes
25-hydroxycholecalciferol
sheep

Prediction of methane emissions in sheep using computed tomography (CT) measurements of rumen volume

Lambe, NR., Miller, G. A., McLean, KA., Gordon, J. & Dewhurst, RJ., Apr 2019, p. 152.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

SusSheP - sustainable sheep production in Europe

Morgan-Davies, C., Kyle, J. K., Creighton, P., Boman, I. A., Lambe, NR., McLaren, A., Wishart, HM., Krogenaes, A., Wall, E., Pabiou, T., Diskin, M., Meade, KG., McHugh, N., Parreno, L., Druart, X. & Fair, S., 2019, Book of Abstracts of the 70th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. S. C. (ed.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 25. p. 352 1 p.

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

ewes
artificial insemination
sheep
labor
Ireland

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

Variation in individual feed intake profiles recorded in group-housed lambs

Wishart, HM. & Lambe, NR., 9 Apr 2019, Advances in Animal Biosciences: Animal Science Fit for the Future. 1 ed. Cambridge University Press, Vol. 10. p. 21 1 p.

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

lambs
feed intake
sheep
feed conversion
ear tags
2018
Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
sheep meat
udders
marker-assisted selection
genetic relationships
mastitis
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Prediction of intramuscular fat content and shear force in Texel lamb loins using combinations of different X-ray computed tomography (CT) scanning techniques

Clelland, N., Bunger, L., McLean, KA., Knott, S., Matthews, K. & Lambe, NR., 6 Mar 2018, In : Meat Science. 140, p. 78 - 85 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Texel
intramuscular fat
loins
computed tomography
shears

SusSheP - how to increase sustainability and profitability of European sheep production

Morgan-Davies, C., Creighton, P., Boman, I. A., Blichfeldt, T., Krogenaes, A., Lambe, NR., Wall, E., Padiou, T., Diskin, M., Meade, K. G., McHugh, N., Druart, X. & Fair, S., 2018, p. 251.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

profitability
sheep
labor
production technology
carbon

Using CT scanning to simultaneously breed UK slaughter lambs for improved carcass and meat quality

Lambe, NR., McLaren, A., Clelland, N., Kaseja, K., Boon, S. & Bunger, L., Feb 2018, p. 295.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

carcass quality
computed tomography
meat quality
slaughter
lambs
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms variation associated with important economic and computed tomography measured traits in Texel sheep

Garza Hernandez, D., Mucha, S., Banos, G., Kaseja, K., Moore, KL., Lambe, NR., Yates, J. & Bunger, L., 17 Oct 2017, In : Animal. 12, 5, p. 915 - 922 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Texel
computed tomography
single nucleotide polymorphism
sheep
economics

Evaluating precision management of sheep in a hill farming system

Morgan-Davies, C., Lambe, NR., Waterhouse, A., Kenyon, F., McBean, D., Wishart, H., McLaren, A. & McCracken, DI., Jul 2017, p. 892. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

9 Citations (Scopus)
19 Downloads (Pure)

Impacts of using a precision livestock system targeted approach in mountain sheep flocks

Morgan-Davies, C., Lambe, NR., Wishart, H., Waterhouse, A., Kenyon, F., McBean, D. & McCracken, DI., 5 Dec 2017, In : Livestock Science. 208, p. 67 - 76 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
precision agriculture
ewes
flocks
livestock
mountains

Incorporating computed tomography based predictors of meat quality into a breeding program - breeding lambs for more taste less waste

Lambe, NR., McLean, KA., Gordon, J., Evans, D., Clelland, N. & Bunger, L., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

intramuscular fat
computed tomography
meat quality
lambs
breeding

The application of a weight-based targeted selective wormer treatment (TST) strategy on hill and upland sheep flocks

Kenyon, F., Morgan-Davies, C., Lambe, NR., Wishart, H., Waterhouse, A., McBean, D. & McCracken, DI., Jul 2017, p. 891. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

2016

Gene pool fishing by out-crossing and back-crossing cycles to accelerate genetic improvement in carcass traits of sheep

Bunger, L., Fell, G., McLean, KA., Gordon, J., Moore, KL. & Lambe, NR., Apr 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Incorporating meat quality in sheep breeding programmes: potential of non-invasive technologies

Lambe, NR., Clelland, N., Roehe, R., McLean, KA., Gordon, J., Evans, D. & Bunger, L., 2016, p. 638.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

meat quality
computed tomography
sheep
breeding
sires
8 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Prediction of intramuscular fat content using CT scanning of packaged lamb cuts and relationships with meat eating quality

Lambe, NR., McLean, KA., Gordon, J., Evans, D., Clelland, N. & Bunger, L., 21 Sep 2016, In : Meat Science. 123, p. 112 - 119 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
intramuscular fat
computed tomography
lambs
lipid content
ingestion
4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Prediction of weight and percentage of salable meat from Brazilian market lambs by subjective conformation and fatness scores

Ricardo, H. D. A., Roça, R. D. O., Lambe, N. R., Seno, L. D. O., Fuzikawa, I. H. D. S. & Fernandes, A. R. M., 1 Oct 2016, In : Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia. 45, 10, p. 639-644 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
lambs
meat
markets
prediction
rump
7 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Viability of the Happy Factor TM targeted selective treatment approach on several sheep farms in Scotland

McBean, D., Nath, M., Lambe, NR., Morgan-Davies, C. & Kenyon, F., 2016, In : Veterinary Parasitology. 218, p. 22 - 30 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Scotland
viability
sheep
farms
anthelmintics
2015
6 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of low protein diets on performance of pigs with a lean genotype between 40 and 115 kg liveweight

Bunger, L., Lambe, NR., McLean, KA., Cesaro, G., Walling, GA., Whitney, H., Jagger, S., Fullarton, P., Maltin, CA. & Wood, JD., 2015, In : Animal Production Science. 55, 4, p. 461 - 466 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

low protein diet
swine
body weight
genotype
essential amino acids
10 Downloads (Pure)

EID and other technological advances in small ruminant research

Morgan-Davies, C., Wishart, H., Lambe, NR., Kenyon, F., McBean, D., Waterhouse, A. & McCracken, DI., 2015, In : International Animal Health Journal. 2, 4, p. 64 - 67 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
electronic identification
small ruminants
farmers
animal identification
traceability
1 Citation (Scopus)

Influence of major genes on meat quality

Lambe, NR., Krzecio-Nieczyporuk, E., Kocwin-Podsiadhla, M., Bunger, L., Przybylski, W. (ed.) & Hopkins, D. (ed.), 2015, Meat Quality: Genetic and Environmental Factors. Przybylski, W. & Hopkins, D. (eds.). Boca Raton, USA: CRC Press, p. 287 - 332 46 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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
2014
3 Citations (Scopus)
sires
lambs
case studies
flocks
sheep
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Effect and mode of action of the Texel muscling QTL (TM-QTL) on carcass traits in purebred Texel lambs

Macfarlane, JM., Lambe, NR., Matika, O., Johnson, PL., Wolf, BT., Haresign, W., Bishop, SC. & Bunger, L., 2014, In : Animal. 8, 7, p. 1053 - 1061 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Texel
purebreds
carcass characteristics
quantitative trait loci
mechanism of action
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Effect of the Texel muscling QTL (TM-QTL) on spine characteristics in purebred Texel lambs

Donaldson, CL., Lambe, NR., Maltin, CA., Knott, S. & Bunger, L., 2014, In : Small Ruminant Research. 117, 1, p. 34 - 40 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Spine
Genotype
Thoracic Vertebrae
X Ray Computed Tomography
Muscle Development

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

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

Improving the efficiency in hill ewes for a better climate

Morgan-Davies, C., Wishart, H., Lambe, NR., McLaren, A., Kenyon, F., McBean, D., Waterhouse, A. & Umstatter, C., Apr 2014, p. 241 - 244. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Integrating computed tomography (CT) into commercial sheep breeding in the UK: cost and value

Bunger, L., Clelland, N., Moore, KL., McLean, KA., Kongsro, J. & Lambe, NR., Sep 2014, p. 22 - 27. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

14 Citations (Scopus)
4 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
9 Citations (Scopus)

Between- and within-breed variations of spine characteristics in sheep

Donaldson, CL., Lambe, NR., Maltin, CA., Knott, S. & Bunger, L., 1 Feb 2013, In : Journal of Animal Science. 91, 2, p. 995 - 1004 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Texel
spine (bones)
breeds
sheep
Scottish Blackface
34 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of low protein diets on pigs with a lean genotype. 1. Carcass composition measured by dissection and muscle fatty acid composition

Wood, JD., Lambe, NR., Walling, GA., Whitney, H., Jagger, S., Fullarton, PJ., Bayntun, J., Hallett, K. & Bunger, L., Sep 2013, In : Meat Science. 95, p. 123 - 128 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

low protein diet
intramuscular fat
carcass composition
fatty acid composition
muscles
14 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of low protein diets on pigs with a lean genotype 2. Compositional traits measured with computed tomography (CT)

Lambe, NR., Wood, JD., McLean, KA., Walling, GA., Jagger, S., Fullarton, P., Bayntun, J. & Bunger, L., Sep 2013, In : Meat Science. 95, p. 129 - 136 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Protein-Restricted Diet
low protein diet
computed tomography
Swine
Fats

Use of computed tomography (CT) in a longitudinal body composition study in pigs fed different diets

Lambe, NR., Wood, JD., McLean, KA., Walling, G., Whitney, H., Jagger, S., Fullarton, P., Cesaro, G., Maltin, CA., Bayntun, J., Glasbey, CA., Bunger, L., Maltin, CA. (ed.), Craigie, C. (ed.) & Bunger, L. (ed.), 2013, Farm Animal Imaging Dublin 2012. Maltin, CA., Craigie, C. & Bunger, L. (eds.). Edinburgh, UK: Quality Meat Scotland, p. 24 - 28 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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
8 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of sex on some carcass and meat quality traits in Texel ewe and ram lambs

Craigie, CR., Lambe, NR., Richardson, RI., Haresign, W., Maltin, CA., Rehfeldt, C., Roehe, R., Morris, ST. & Bunger, L., 2012, In : Animal Production Science. 52, p. 601 - 607 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Texel
carcass quality
rams
longissimus muscle
meat quality
2 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of the Texel Muscling QTL on live and carcass weight in Texel lambs

Macfarlane, JM., Lambe, NR., Haresign, W. & Bunger, L., 2012, In : Small Ruminant Research. 105 (1-3), p. 117 - 121 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Texel
carcass weight
quantitative trait loci
lambs
body weight
2011

Evaluating the effects of a single copy of a mutation in the myostatin gene (c.*1232 G>A) on carcass traits in crossbred lambs

Masri, AY., Lambe, NR., Macfarlane, JM., Brotherstone, S., Haresign, W. & Bunger, L., 2011, In : Meat Science. 87, p. 412 - 418 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

myostatin
carcass characteristics
crossbreds
lambs
mutation

Evaluating the effects of the c.*1232G > A mutation and TM-QTL in Texel ëWelsh Mountain lambs using ultrasound and video image analyses

Masri, AY., Macfarlane, JM., Lambe, NR., Haresign, W., Brotherstone, S. & Bunger, L., 2011, In : Small Ruminant Research. 99, p. 99 - 109 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Genotypic effects of the Texel Muscling QTL (TM-QTL) on meat quality in purebred Texel lambs

Lambe, NR., Richardson, RI., Macfarlane, JM., Nevison, I., Haresign, W., Matika, O. & Bunger, L., 2011, In : Meat Science. 89, p. 125 - 132 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Texel
purebreds
meat quality
quantitative trait loci
lambs
2010
11 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic parameters for carcass dimensional measurements from Video Image Analysis and their association with conformation and fat class scores

Rius-Vilarrasa, E., Bunger, L., Brotherstone, S., Macfarlane, JM., Lambe, NR., Matthews, KR., Haresign, W. & Roehe, R., 2010, In : Livestock Science. 128, p. 92 - 100 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of conditioning period on loin muscle tenderness in crossbred lambs with or without the Texel muscling QTL (TM-QTL)

Lambe, NR., Haresign, W., Macfarlane, J., Richardson, RI., Matika, O. & Bunger, L., 2010, In : Meat Science. 85, 4, p. 715 - 720 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Texel
loins
quantitative trait loci
crossbreds
lambs
9 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of the Texel muscling QTL (TM-QTL) on meat quality traits in crossbred lambs

Lambe, NR., Macfarlane, JM., Richardson, RI., Matika, O., Haresign, W. & Bunger, L., 2010, In : Meat Science. 85, p. 684 - 690 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Texel
meat quality
quantitative trait loci
crossbreds
lambs
11 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of a loin muscling quantitative trait locus (LoinMAX TM) on carcass and VIA-based traits in crossbred lambs

Masri, AY., Lambe, NR., Macfarlane, JM., Brotherstone, S., Haresign, W., Rius-Vilarrasa, E. & Bunger, L., 2010, In : Animal. 4, 3, p. 407 - 416 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
loins
quantitative trait loci
crossbreds
lambs
image analysis
14 Citations (Scopus)

The prediction of carcass composition and tissue distribution in beef cattle using ultrasound scanning at the start and/or end of the finishing period

Lambe, NR., Ross, DW., Navajas, EA., Hyslop, JJ., Prieto, N., Craigie, C., Bunger, L., Simm, G. & Roehe, R., 2010, In : Livestock Science. 131, p. 193 - 202 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

carcass composition
tissue distribution
beef cattle
finishing
prediction
2009
5 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of a quantitative trait locus for increased muscularity on carcass traits measured by subjective conformation and fat class scores and video image analysis in crossbred lambs

Rius-Vilarrasa, E., Roehe, R., Macfarlane, JM., Lambe, NR., Matthews, KR., Haresign, W., Matika, O. & Bunger, L., 2009, In : Animal. 3, p. 1532 - 1543 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle