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2020

Trough half empty – pregnant sows are fed under half of their ad libitum intake

Read, E., Baxter, E., Farish, M. & D'Eath, R., 1 May 2020, In : Animal Welfare. 29, 2, p. 151-162 12 p.

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2019

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.

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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.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)
2018

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.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
18 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.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
14 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.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
31 Downloads (Pure)

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.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
8 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.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)
2017

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.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
3 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

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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19 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
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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.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
33 Downloads (Pure)
2016

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.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
38 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

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8 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)
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9 Citations (Scopus)
17 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., Apr 2016, In : Animal. 10, 4, p. 687 - 699

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26 Citations (Scopus)
41 Downloads (Pure)
2015

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.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
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7 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)
2014

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.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
3 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.

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71 Citations (Scopus)
53 Downloads (Pure)
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9 Citations (Scopus)
4 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.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
31 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.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
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2013

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.

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16 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.

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7 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., Oct 2013, In : Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 25, 10, p. 920 - 928 9 p.

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17 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., Jul 2013, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 147, 1-2, p. 69 - 80 12 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

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

Murray, LMA., Byrne, K. & D'Eath, RB., 15 Jan 2013, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 143, 1, p. 67 - 74 8 p.

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13 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., May 2013, In : Animal Welfare. 22, p. 199 - 218 20 p.

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102 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., May 2013, In : Animal Welfare. 22, p. 219 - 238 20 p.

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77 Citations (Scopus)
2012

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.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
35 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of space allowance for finishing pigs on productivity and pen hygiene

Jensen, T., Nielsen, CK., Vinther, J. & D'Eath, RB., 2012, In : Livestock Science. 149, 1-2, p. 33 - 40 8 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

The use of conditioned place preference to determine broiler preferences for quantitative or qualitative dietary restriction

Buckley, LA., Sandilands, V., Hocking, PM., Tolkamp, BJ. & D'Eath, RB., 2012, In : British Poultry Science. 53(3), p. 291 - 306 16 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Differential mRNA expression of genes in the porcine adrenal gland associated with psychosocial stress

Murani, E., Ponsuksili, S., D'Eath, RB., Turner, SP., Evans, G., Thoelking, L., Kurt, E., Klont, R., Foury, A., Mormede, P. & Wimmers, K., 2011, In : Journal of Molecular Endocrinology. 46, p. 165 - 174 10 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying hungry broiler breeder dietary preferences using a closed economy T-maze task

Buckley, LA., Sandilands, V., Tolkamp, BJ. & D'Eath, RB., 2011, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 133, p. 216 - 227 12 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship between size and age of modern hyper-prolific crossbred sows

Moustsen, VA., Lahrmann, HP. & D'Eath, RB., 2011, In : Livestock Science. 141, p. 272 - 275 4 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Too hungry to learn? Hungry broiler breeders fail to learn a Y-maze food quantity discrimination task

Buckley, LA., McMillan, LM., Sandilands, V., Tolkamp, BJ., Hocking, PM. & D'Eath, RB., 2011, In : Animal Welfare. 20, p. 469 - 481 13 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
2010

A cage without a view increases stress and impairs cognitive performance in rats

Harris, AP., D'Eath, RB. & Healy, SD., 2010, In : Animal Welfare. 19, p. 235 - 241 7 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Association of HPA axis-related genetic variation with stress reactivity and aggressive behaviour in pigs

Murani, E., Ponsuksili, S., D'Eath, RB., Turner, SP., Kurt, E., Evans, G., Thoelking, L., Klont, R., Foury, A., Mormede, P. & Wimmers, K., 2010, In : BMC Genetics. 11, 74

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51 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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37 Citations (Scopus)

Pigs' aggressive temperament affects pre-slaughter mixing aggression, stress and meat quality

D'Eath, RB., Turner, SP., Kurt, E., Evans, G., Thoelking, L., Looft, H., Wimmers, K., Murani, E., Klont, R., Foury, A., Ison, SH., Lawrence, AB. & Mormede, P., 2010, In : Animal. 4, 4, p. 604 - 616 13 p.

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49 Citations (Scopus)