Nicola Lambe

Dr

  • Kirkton Farm

    FK20 8RU Crianlarich

    United Kingdom

19952020

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2020

Factors affecting ewe longevity on sheep farms in three European countries

McLaren, A., McHugh, N., Lambe, NR., Pabiou, T., Wall, E. & Boman, I. A., Aug 2020, In : Small Ruminant Research. 189, 106145.

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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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
2018
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3 Citations (Scopus)
34 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.

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2017

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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
10 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.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
64 Downloads (Pure)
2016

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.

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12 Citations (Scopus)
6 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.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)
2015

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.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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)
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2014
3 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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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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14 Citations (Scopus)
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2013

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.

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9 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.

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36 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.

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16 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)

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.

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8 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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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.

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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.

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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.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
2010

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.

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12 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.

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5 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.

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9 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.

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Open Access
11 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.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
2009

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.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of the texel muscling quantitative trait locus on carcass traits in crossbred lambs

Macfarlane, JM., Lambe, NR., Bishop, SC., Matika, O., Rius-Vilarrasa, E., McLean, KA., Haresign, W., Wolf, BT., McLaren, RJ. & Bunger, L., 2009, In : Animal. 3, p. 189 - 199 11 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Muscle fibre characteristics of two contrasting sheep breeds: Scottish Blackface and Texel

Bunger, L., Navajas, EA., Stevenson, L., Lambe, NR., Maltin, CA., Simm, G., Fisher, AV. & Chang, KC., 2009, In : Meat Science. 81, 2, p. 372 - 381 10 p.

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Prediction of lamb carcass composition and meat quality using combinations of post-mortem measurements

Lambe, NR., Navajas, EA., Bunger, L., Fisher, AV., Roehe, R. & Simm, G., 2009, In : Meat Science. 81, p. 711 - 719 9 p.

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27 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of lamb meat eating quality in two divergent breeds using various live animal and carcass measurements

Lambe, NR., Navajas, EA., Fisher, AV., Simm, G., Roehe, R. & Bunger, L., 2009, In : Meat Science. 83, p. 366 - 375 10 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Association of the prion protein gene with individual tissue weights in Scottish blackface sheep

Sawalha, RM., Brotherstone, S., Lambe, NR. & Villanueva, B., 2008, In : Journal of Animal Science. 86, p. 1737 - 1746 10 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Muscularity and eating quality of lambs: effects of breed, sex and selection of sires using muscularity measurements by computed tomography

Navajas, EA., Lambe, NR., Fisher, AV., Nute, GR., Bunger, L. & Simm, G., 2008, In : Meat Science. 79, p. 105 - 112 8 p.

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22 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.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
7 Citations (Scopus)

The use of various live animal measurements to predict carcass and meat quality in two divergent lamb breeds

Lambe, NR., Navajas, EA., Schofield, CP., Fisher, AV., Simm, G., Roehe, R. & Bunger, L., 2008, In : Meat Science. 80, p. 1138 - 1149 12 p.

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38 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Accuracy of in vivo muscularity indices measured by computed tomography and their association with carcass quality in lambs

Navajas, EA., Lambe, NR., McLean, KA., Glasbey, CA., Fisher, AV., Charteris, AJL., Bunger, L. & Simm, G., 2007, In : Meat Science. 75, p. 533 - 542 10 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in carcass traits during growth in lambs of two contrasting breeds, measured using computer tomography

Lambe, NR., Navajas, EA., McLean, KA., Simm, G. & Bunger, L., 2007, In : Livestock Science. 107, p. 37 - 52 16 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
2006

A genetic investigation of various growth models to describe growth of lambs of two contrasting breeds

Lambe, NR., Navajas, EA., Simm, G. & Bunger, L., 2006, In : Journal of Animal Science. 84, p. 2642 - 2654 13 p.

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51 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo measurements of muscle volume by automatic image analysis of spiral computed tomography scans

Navajas, EA., Glasbey, CA., McLean, KA., Fisher, AV., Charteris, AJL., Lambe, NR., Bunger, L. & Simm, G., 2006, In : Animal Science. 82, p. 545 - 553 9 p.

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20 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.

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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.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
2004

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.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
2003

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.

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10 Citations (Scopus)