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Simon Turner

Dr

  • Easter Bush, Roslin Institute Building

    EH25 9RG Midlothian

    United Kingdom

19992022
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Research Output 1999 2019

2019
2 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Advantages of social skills for contest resolution

Camerlink, I., Turner, SP., Farish, M. & Arnott, G., 29 May 2019, In : Royal Society Open Science. 6, 5, 181456.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Aptitude
Wounds and Injuries
Costs and Cost Analysis
Animal Welfare
Socialization

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

Estimation of indirect social genetic effects for skin lesion count in group-housed pigs by quantifying behavioral interactions

Angarita Barajas, B. K., Cantet, R. J. C., Wurtz, K., O'Malley, C., Siegford, J., Ernst, C., Turner, SP. & Steibel, J. P., 3 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Animal Science. 97, 9, p. 3658-3668 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genetic Models
skin lesions
Swine
Skin
swine
1 Citation (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Farmer perceptions of pig aggression compared to animal-based measures of fight outcome

Peden, RSE., Camerlink, I., Boyle, L. A., Akaichi, F. & Turner, SP., 10 Jan 2019, In : Animals. 9, 1, p. 22 - 37 16 p., 22.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
aggression
farmers
swine
animals
lesions (animal)

Infrared thermography of agonistic behaviour in pigs

Boileau, A., Farish, M., Turner, SP. & Camerlink, I., Oct 2019, In : Physiology and Behavior. 210, 112637.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agonistic Behavior
Swine
Temperature
Hot Temperature
Controlled Environment

Pig farmers’ willingness to pay for management strategies to reduce aggression between pigs

Peden, RSE., Akaichi, F., Camerlink, I., Boyle, L. & Turner, SP., 8 Nov 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 11, 22 p., e0224924.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
willingness to pay
Aggression
aggression
Animals
Swine

Playful pigs: early life play-fighting experience influences later life contest dynamics

Weller, J. E., Camerlink, I., Turner, SP., Farish, M. & Arnott, G., 25 Oct 2019, In : Animal Behaviour.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fighting
pig
swine
weaning
Sus scrofa
1 Citation (Scopus)

Relationships between feeding behaviour, activity, dominance and feed efficiency in finishing beef steers

Haskell, MJ., Rooke, JA., Roehe, R., Turner, SP., Hyslop, JJ., Waterhouse, A. & Duthie, C-A., Jan 2019, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 210, p. 9-15 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
beef cattle
dominance (genetics)
feeding behavior
finishing
feed conversion
1 Downloads (Pure)

Review: Early life predisposing factors for biting in pigs

Prunier, A., Averos, X., Dimitrov, I., Edwards, S., Hillman, E., Holinger, M., Ilieski, V., Leming, R., Tallet, C., Turner, SP., Zupan, M. & Camerlink, I., 22 Aug 2019, In : Animal.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
weaning
malnutrition
swine
postpartum period
litter size
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Socialisation and its effect on play behaviour and aggression in the domestic pig (Sus scrofa)

Weller, J. E., Camerlink, I., Turner, SP., Farish, M. & Arnott, G., 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 4180.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
play activities
Sus scrofa
aggression
weaning
swine
2018
1 Downloads (Pure)

Dehorning and welfare indicators in beef cattle - a meta analysis

Canozzi, MEA., Mederos, A., Turner, SP., Manteca, X., McManus, C., Menegassi, SRO. & Barcellos, JOJ., 30 May 2018, In : Animal Production Science. 59, 5, p. 801-814

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hydrocortisone
Meta-Analysis
Amputation
Pain
Local Anesthesia
3 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Facial expression as a potential measure of both intent and emotion

Camerlink, I., Coulange, E., Farish, M., Baxter, EM. & Turner, SP., 4 Dec 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 9 p., 17602.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
emotions
aggression
ears
swine
eyes
4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Factors influencing farmer willingness to reduce aggression between pigs

Peden, RSE., Akaichi, F., Camerlink, I., Boyle, LA. & Turner, SP., 22 Dec 2018, In : Animals. 9, 1, p. 6-24 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
aggression
farmers
swine
animal welfare
stakeholders
4 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Lateralization influences contest behaviour in domestic pigs

Camerlink, I., Menneson, S., Turner, SP., Farish, M. & Arnott, G., 14 Aug 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 9 p., 12116.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
swine
conflict management
animals
duration
Sus scrofa
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
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Social network properties predict chronic aggression in commercial pig systems

Foister, S., Doeschl-Wilson, A., Roehe, R., Arnott, G., Boyle, L. & Turner, SP., 4 Oct 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 10, 18 p., e0205122.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
social networks
aggression
swine
risk groups
animal welfare
4 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Temperament and dominance relate to feeding behaviour and activity in beef cattle: implications for performance and methane emissions

Llonch, P., Somarriba, M., Duthie, C-A., Troy, SM., Roehe, R., Rooke, JA., Haskell, MJ. & Turner, SP., 2 Apr 2018, In : Animal. 12, 12, p. 2639 - 2648 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
temperament
beef cattle
dominance (genetics)
methane
feeding behavior
17 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

The translation of animal welfare research into practice: the case of mixing aggression between pigs

Peden, RSE., Turner, SP., Boyle, LA. & Camerlink, I., 10 Mar 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 204, p. 1 - 9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
animal welfare
translation (genetics)
aggression
swine
industry
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
3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

A meta-analysis of cortisol concentration, vocalization, and average daily gain associated with castration in beef cattle

Canozzi, MEA., Mederos, A., Manteca, X., Turner, SP., McManus, C., Zago, D. & Barcellos, JOJ., 20 Jul 2017, In : Research in Veterinary Science. 114, p. 430 - 443 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Castration
Hydrocortisone
Meta-Analysis
Pain
Orchiectomy
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

13 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of experience on contest assessment strategies

Camerlink, I., Turner, SP., Farish, M. & Arnott, G., 3 Nov 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 14492

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
animals
Sus scrofa
aggression
decision making
swine
2016
8 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
temperament
observational studies
beef cattle
methane
creatine kinase
6 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in feed intake during isolation stress in respiration chambers may impact methane emissions assessment

Llonch, P., Troy, SM., Duthie, C-A., Somarriba, M., Rooke, JA., Haskell, MJ., Roehe, R. & Turner, SP., 2016, In : Animal Production Science. 58, 6, p. 1011-1016

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Methane
methane
breathing
Respiration
feed intake
14 Citations (Scopus)

Complex contests and the influence of aggressiveness in pigs

Camerlink, I., Arnott, G., Farish, M. & Turner, SP., 28 Sep 2016, In : Animal Behaviour. 121, p. 71 - 78 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
aggression
swine
duration
Sus scrofa
walking
17 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Current available strategies to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions in livestock systems: an animal welfare perspective

Llonch, P., Haskell, MJ., Dewhurst, RJ. & Turner, SP., 13 Jul 2016, In : Animal. 11, 2, p. 274 - 284 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
greenhouse gas emissions
animal welfare
livestock production
livestock
carbon footprint
8 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Emotions after victory or defeat assessed through Qualitative Behavioural Assessment, skin lesions and blood parameters in pigs

Camerlink, I., Peijnenburg, M., Wemelsfelder, F. & Turner, SP., 28 Jul 2016, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 183, p. 28 - 34 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
skin lesions
emotions
aggression
swine
blood
7 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Farmers' perception of aggression between growing pigs

Camerlink, I. & Turner, SP., 19 Nov 2016, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 192, p. 42 - 47 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
aggression
farmers
swine
piglets
animal welfare
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
2015
21 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Aggressiveness as a component of fighting ability in pigs (Sus scrofa) using a game-theoretical framework

Camerlink, I., Turner, SP., Farish, M. & Arnott, G., 2015, In : Animal Behaviour. 108, p. 183 - 191 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Sus scrofa
aggression
swine
duration
lactates
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
3 Citations (Scopus)

An ethological approach to determining housing requirements of gamebirds in raised laying units

Matheson, SM., Donbavand, JE., Sandilands, V., Pennycott, T. & Turner, SP., 2015, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 165, p. 17 - 24 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

cages
birds
Phasianus colchicus
breeding
industry
6 Citations (Scopus)
skin lesions
carcass characteristics
aggression
feed conversion
swine
1 Citation (Scopus)

Opinion paper: Is there a role for breeding for welfare improvement?

Turner, SP., Conington, JE. & Dwyer, CM., 2015, In : Animal. 9, 8, p. 1265 - 1267 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

neonatal mortality
swine
livestock and meat industry
animal products
breeding

The need for a quantitative assessment of animal welfare trade-offs in climate change mitigation scenarios

Llonch, P., Lawrence, AB., Haskell, MJ., Blanco-Penedo, I. & Turner, SP., 2015, In : Advances in Animal Biosciences. 6, 1, p. 9 - 11

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

animal welfare
greenhouse gas
manure
mitigation
climate change
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
8 Citations (Scopus)

Aggression and affiliation during social conflict in pigs

Camerlink, I., Turner, SP., Ursinus, WW., Reimert, I. & Bolhuis, JE., 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 11, e113502.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
aggression
swine
physiology
swine housing
body weight
48 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic selection for temperament traits in dairy and beef cattle

Haskell, MJ., Simm, G. & Turner, SP., 21 Oct 2014, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 5, 368

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
temperament
beef cattle
dairy cattle
selection index
economic valuation
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
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
4 Citations (Scopus)
3 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
36 Citations (Scopus)

Indirect genetic effects and housing conditions in relation to aggressive behaviour in pigs

Camerlink, I., Turner, SP., Bijma, P. & Bolhuis, JE., 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, p. 1 - 9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
aggression
swine
environmental enrichment
Sus scrofa
skin lesions
5 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring chronic social tension in groups of growing pigs using inter-individual distances

Turner, SP., Nath, M., Horgan, GW. & Edwards, SA., 2013, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 146, p. 26 - 36 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

skin lesions
swine
spatial distribution
feeding behavior
tranquilizers
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
6 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
temperament
fearfulness
calves
farms
parity (reproduction)
28 Citations (Scopus)

Short-term temperament tests in beef cattle relate to long term measures of behaviour recorded in the home pen

MacKay, JRD., Turner, SP., Hyslop, J., Deag, JM. & Haskell, MJ., 2013, In : Journal of Animal Science. 91, 10, p. 4917 - 4924 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
temperament
beef cattle
chutes
aggression
testing
25 Citations (Scopus)

The pig's nose and its role in dominance relationships and harmful behaviour

Camerlink, I. & Turner, SP., 2013, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 145, p. 84 - 91 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dominance (genetics)
swine
tail
Sus scrofa
genitalia
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