Rick D'Eath

Dr

  • Easter Bush, Roslin Institute Building

    EH25 9RG Midlothian

    United Kingdom

19962021
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Research Output 1996 2019

2019

Animal personality in the management and welfare of pigs

O'Malley, C., Turner, SP., D'Eath, RB., Steibel, J., Bates, R., Ernst, C. & Siegford, J., Sep 2019, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 218, 104821.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

Personality
Swine
swine
animals
physiological response

Behaviour of isolated piglets before and after tooth clipping, grinding or sham-grinding

Sinclair, A. RL., Tallet, C., Renouard, A., Brunton, P. J., D'Eath, R. B., Sandercock, DA. & Prunier, A., 15 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

grinding
piglets
teeth
litters (young animals)
ears

Individual variation of enrichment use in finishing pigs with one point source item and the impact on tail biting outcome

Chou, J-Y., D'Eath, R. B., Sandercock, DA. & O'Driscoll, K., 15 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

finishing
tail
swine

Multi-step tail biting outbreak intervention protocols for pigs housed on slatted floors

Chou, JY., O'Driscoll, K., D'Eath, RB., Sandercock, DA. & Camerlink, I., 20 Aug 2019, In : Animals. 9, 8, 582.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Disease Outbreaks
Tail
tail
Swine
swine
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Rearing undocked pigs on fully slatted floors using multiple types and variations of enrichment

Chou, J-Y., Drique, C. M. V., Sandercock, D. A., D'Eath, R. B. & O'Driscoll, K., 2 Apr 2019, In : Animals. 9, 4, 139.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
rearing
swine
tail
weaning
lesions (animal)

The effect of straw, rope, and Bite-Rite treatment in weaner pens with a tail biting outbreak

Lahrmann, H., Faustrup, J., Hansen, C., D'Eath, RB., Nielsen, J. & Forkman, B., 17 Jun 2019, In : Animals. 9, 6, 365.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
ropes
Bites and Stings
weanlings
Disease Outbreaks
Tail
8 Downloads (Pure)

Unpredictable chronic mild stress suppresses the incorporation of new neurons at the caudal pole of the chicken hippocampal formation

Gualtieri, F., Armstrong, E., Longmoor, G., D'Eath, RB., Sandilands, V., Boswell, T. & Smulders, T., 9 May 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 7129.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Chickens
Hippocampus
Neurons
Neurogenesis
Pituitary Gland

Using experimental data to evaluate the effectiveness of tail biting outbreak intervention protocol

Chou, J-Y., O'Driscoll, K., D'Eath, R. B., Sandercock, DA. & Camerlink, I., 15 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

2018
8 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Automatic early warning of tail biting in pigs: 3D cameras can detect lowered tail posture before an outbreak

D'Eath, RB., Jack, MC., Futro, A., Talbot, D., Zhu, Q., Barclay, D. & Baxter, EM., 4 Apr 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 4, 7 p., 0194524.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
posture
cameras
tail
swine
computer vision

Can dietary fibre level and a single enrichment type reduce the risk of tail biting in undocked pigs

Chou, J-Y., D'Eath, R. B., Sandercock, DA. & O'Driscoll, K., 29 Nov 2018, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

tail
dietary fiber
swine
toys
weanlings
3 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Early indicators of tail biting outbreaks in pigs

Wedin, M., Baxter, EM., Jack, MC., Futro, A. & D'Eath, RB., 30 Aug 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 208, p. 7 - 13 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
tail
swine
posture
carcass condemnation
farmers
8 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Early intervention with enrichment can prevent tail biting outbreaks in weaner pigs

Lahrmann, HP., Hansen, CF., D'Eath, RB., Busch, ME., Nielsen, JP. & Forkman, B., 23 Jun 2018, In : Livestock Science. 214, p. 272 - 277 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
feeder pigs
tail
haylage
ropes
straw
3 Citations (Scopus)

Long term benefits on social behaviour after early life socialization of piglets

Camerlink, I., Farish, M., D'Eath, RB., Arnott, G. & Turner, SP., 29 Oct 2018, In : Animals. 8, 11, p. 192 - 203 12 p., 192.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
social behavior
sows
piglets
weaning
teats

Long-term effects of piglet tooth resection on molecular markers of inflammation and pain in tooth pulp

Sinclair, ARL., D'Eath, RB., Brunton, PJ., Prunier, A. & Sandercock, DA., 28 Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Tooth
Inflammation
Pain
Calcitonin
CXC Chemokines
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Sex differences in basal hypothalamic anorectic and orexigenic gene expression and the effect of quantitative and qualitative food restriction

Caughey, SD., Wilson, PW., Mukhtar, N., Brocklehurst, S., Reid, A., D'Eath, RB., Boswell, T. & Dunn, IC., 29 May 2018, In : Biology of Sex Differences. 9, 1, 20.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
gender differences
chickens
gene expression
fast growing strains
neuropeptides

Traumatic tooth shortening in commercial piglets: Effects on gross tooth pathology and mRNA markers of inflammation and pain.

Sinclair, ARL., D'Eath, RB., Brunton, PJ., Prunier, A. & Sandercock, DA., 12 Sep 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Tooth
Pathology
Inflammation
Pain
Messenger RNA
5 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Use of different wood types as environmental enrichment to manage tail biting in docked pigs in a commercial fully-slatted system

Chou, J-Y., D'Eath, RB., Sandercock, DA., Waran, N., Haigh, A. & O'Driscoll, K., 7 Apr 2018, In : Livestock Science. 213, p. 19 - 27 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
environmental enrichment
tail
swine
lesions (animal)
Picea

Using technology to improve animal welfare: 3D cameras can detect lowered tail posture and give early warning of tailbiting in pigs

D'Eath, RB., Jack, MC., Futro, A., Talbot, D., Zhu, Q., Barclay, D. & Baxter, EM., Jun 2018, p. 52. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

2017
6 Citations (Scopus)

Aggressive behaviour at regrouping is a poor predictor of chronic aggression in stable social groups

Turner, SP., Nevison, IM., Desire, S., Camerlink, I., Roehe, R., Ison, SH., Farish, M., Jack, MC. & D'Eath, RB., 10 Feb 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 191, p. 98 - 106 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
aggression
lesions (animal)
swine
avoidance behavior
skin lesions
2 Citations (Scopus)

Breeding for pig welfare: opportunities and challenges

Turner, SP., Camerlink, I., Baxter, EM., D'Eath, RB., Desire, S., Roehe, R. & Spinka, M. (ed.), 2017, Advances in Pig Welfare: Herd and Flock Welfare. Spinka, M. (ed.). Woodhead Publishing, p. 399 - 414 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Food restriction reduces neurogenesis in the avian hippocampal formation

Robertson, B-A., Rathbone, L., Cirillo, G., D'Eath, RB., Bateson, M., Boswell, T., Wilson, PW., Dunn, IC. & Smulders, TV., 6 Dec 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 16, 16

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
neurogenesis
hippocampus
chickens
broiler breeders
corticosterone

Investigation of response to the novel object test in pigs in relation to tail biting phenotypes

Chou, J-Y., D'Eath, R. B., Sandercock, DA. & O'Driscoll, K., 7 Aug 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

1 Citation (Scopus)

Mitigating hunger in pregnant sows

D'Eath, RB., Jarvis, S., Baxter, EM., Houdijk, JGM. & Spinka, M. (ed.), 2017, Advances in Pig Welfare: A Volume in Herd and Flock Welfare. Spinka, M. (ed.). Oxford, UK: Elsevier Academic Press, p. 199 - 234 36 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

16 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

More tail lesions among undocked than tail docked pigs in a conventional herd

Lahrmann, HP., Busch, ME., D'Eath, RB., Forkman, B. & Hansen, CF., 15 Mar 2017, In : Animal. 11, 10, p. 1825 - 1831 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
lesions (animal)
tail
herds
swine
tail docking
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 journalArticle

Open Access
File
Peptide YY
Pancreatic Polypeptide
Pancreas
Chickens
Messenger RNA
10 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Tail posture predicts tail biting outbreaks at pen level in weaner pigs

Lahrmann, HP., Hansen, CF., D'Eath, RB., Busch, ME. & Forkman, B., 13 Dec 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 200, p. 29 - 35 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
feeder pigs
posture
tail
animal injuries
swine

Use of different wood types as enrichment to reduce tail biting in pigs managed on fully-slatted floors

Chou, JYC., Haigh, A., D'Eath, RB., Sandercock, DA., Waran, N. & O'Driscoll, K., 27 Jun 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

tail
swine
ears
Picea
posture
2016
9 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Behavioural differences between weaner pigs with intact and docked tails

Paoli, MA., Lahrmann, HP., Jensen, T. & D'Eath, RB., 1 May 2016, In : Animal Welfare. 25, 2, p. 287 - 296 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
feeder pigs
tail
swine
posture
tail docking

Hunger associated with restricted feeding systems

Tolkamp, BJ., D'Eath, RB. & Phillips, CJC. (ed.), 2016, Nutrition and the Welfare of Farm Animals. Phillips, CJC. (ed.). Springer International Publishing, Vol. 16. p. 11 - 27 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Prediction of reduction in aggressive behaviour of growing pigs using skin lesion traits as selection criteria

Desire, S., Turner, SP., D'Eath, RB., Doeschl-Wilson, AB., Lewis, CRG. & Roehe, R., 9 Feb 2016, In : Animal. 10, 8, p. 1243 - 1253

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
skin lesions
selection criteria
breeding value
aggression
swine
7 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
physiological response
Dogs
dogs
principal component analysis
Statistical Factor Analysis
2015
15 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of the phenotypic link between behavioural traits at mixing and increased long-term social stability in group-housed pigs

Desire, S., Turner, SP., D'Eath, RB., Doeschl-Wilson, AB., Lewis, CRG. & Roehe, R., 2015, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 166, p. 52 - 62 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
aggression
swine
animals
skin lesions
1 Citation (Scopus)

Feed-restricted broiler breeders: state-dependent learning as a novel welfare assessment tool to evaluate their hunger state?

Buckley, LA., Sandilands, V., Hocking, PM., Tolkamp, BJ. & D'Eath, RB., 2015, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 165, p. 124 - 132 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
broiler breeders
hunger
learning
testing
birds
6 Citations (Scopus)
skin lesions
carcass characteristics
aggression
feed conversion
swine
8 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Hypothalamic agouti-related peptide mRNA is elevated during natural and stress-induced anorexia

Dunn, IC., Wilson, PW., D'Eath, RB. & Boswell, T., 2015, In : Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 27, 9, p. 681 - 691 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Agouti
anorexia
peptides
pro-opiomelanocortin
body weight
24 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Why are most EU pigs tail docked? Economic and ethical analysis of four pig housing and management scenarios in the light of EU legislation and animal welfare outcomes

D'Eath, RB., Niemi, JK., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Rutherford, KMD., Ison, SH., Turner, SP., Anker, HT., Jensen, T., Busch, ME., Jensen, KK., Lawrence, AB. & Sandoe, P., 2015, In : Animal. 10, 4, p. 687 - 699

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
swine housing
tail docking
animal welfare
laws and regulations
tail
2014
5 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Hepatic expression patterns in psychosocially high-stressed pigs suggest mechanisms following allostatic principles

Oster, M., Murani, E., Ponsuksili, S., D'Eath, RB., Turner, SP., Evans, G., Thoelking, L., Kurt, E., Klont, R., Foury, A., Mormede, P. & Wimmers, K., 2014, In : Physiology and Behavior. 128, p. 159 - 165 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Swine
Liver
Catecholamines
Transfer RNA Aminoacylation
Catechol O-Methyltransferase

Hunger in farm animals

D'Eath, RB., Jan 2014, p. 23. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

61 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Injurious tail biting in pigs: How can it be controlled in existing systems without tail docking?

D'Eath, RB., Arnott, G., Turner, SP., Jensen, T., Lahrmann, HP., Busch, ME., Niemi, JK., Lawrence, AB. & Sandoe, P., 2014, In : Animal. 8, 9, p. 1479 - 1497 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
tail docking
tail
swine
anaerobic digesters
ropes
7 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
wood shavings
broiler breeders
forage
chickens
birds
11 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

The effect of long or chopped straw on pig behaviour

Lahrmann, HP., Oxholm, LC., Steinmetz, H., Nielsen, MBF. & D'Eath, RB., 2014, In : Animal. 9, 5, p. 862 - 870 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
straw
swine
aggression
shoulders
rooting
4 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Transcriptional responses of PBMC in psychosocially stressed animals indicate an alerting of the immune system in female but not castrated male pigs

Oster, M., Murani, E., Ponsuksili, S., D'Eath, RB., Turner, SP., Evans, G., Tholking, L., Kurt, E., Klont, R., Foury, A., Mormede, P. & Wimmers, K., 2014, In : BMC Genomics. 15, 967, p. 967 - 977 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Immune System
Blood Cells
Swine
Agonistic Behavior
Creatine
2013
15 Citations (Scopus)

Age over experience: consistency of aggression and mounting behaviour in male and female pigs

Clark, CCA. & D'Eath, RB., Jul 2013, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 147, p. 81 - 93 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aggression
aggression
Swine
swine
testing
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., Sep 2013, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 148, 1-2, p. 164 - 176 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

animal welfare
birds
broiler breeders
testing
food choices
17 Citations (Scopus)

Hypothalamic agouti-related protein expression is altered by both acute and chronic experience of food restriction and re-feeding in chickens

Dunn, IC., Wilson, PW., Smulders, TV., Sandilands, V., D'Eath, RB. & Boswell, T., 2013, In : Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 25, 10, p. 920 - 928 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agouti
refeeding
protein synthesis
chickens
birds
19 Citations (Scopus)

Mounting behaviour in finishing pigs: stable individual differences are not due to dominance or stage of sexual development

Hintze, S., Scott, D., Turner, SP., Meddle, SL. & D'Eath, RB., 2013, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 147, 1-2, p. 69 - 80 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sexual Development
sexual development
Individuality
dominance (genetics)
finishing
12 Citations (Scopus)

Pair-bonding and companion recognition in domestic donkeys, Equus asinus

Murray, LMA., Byrne, K. & D'Eath, RB., 2013, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 143, 1, p. 67 - 74 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

attachment behavior
asses
social cohesion
kinship
spatial data
94 Citations (Scopus)

The welfare implications of large litter size in the domestic pig I: biological factors

Rutherford, KMD., Baxter, EM., D'Eath, RB., Turner, SP., Arnott, G., Roehe, R., Ask, B., Sandoe, P., Moustsen, VA., Thorup, F., Edwards, SA., Berg, P. & Lawrence, AB., 2013, In : Animal Welfare. 22, p. 199 - 218 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

litter size
piglets
swine
sows
animal welfare
69 Citations (Scopus)

The welfare implications of large litter size in the domestic pig II: management factors

Baxter, EM., Rutherford, KMD., D'Eath, RB., Arnott, G., Turner, SP., Sandoe, P., Moustsen, VA., Thorup, F., Edwards, SA. & Lawrence, AB., 2013, In : Animal Welfare. 22, p. 219 - 238 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

litter size
sows
litters (young animals)
swine
farrowing
2012
17 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic associations between behavioral traits and direct-social effects of growth rate in pigs

Canario, L., Turner, SP., Roehe, R., Lundeheim, N., D'Eath, RB., Lawrence, AB., Knol, E., Bergsma, R. & Rydhmer, L., 2012, In : Journal of Animal Science. 90, 13, p. 4706 - 4715 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

breeding value
swine
skin lesions
lesions (animal)
mutualism