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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.

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temperament
beef cattle
dominance (genetics)
methane
feeding behavior

Temporary crate opening procedure affects immediate post-opening piglet mortality and sow behaviour

King, RL., Baxter, EM., Matheson, SM. & Edwards, SA., 7 May 2018, In : Animal. 13, 1, p. 189 - 197 9 p.

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crates
sows
piglets
farrowing
litters (young animals)

The British E.coli O157 in Cattle Study (BECS): more than just prevalence estimates - implications for veterinary public health

Tongue, SC., Henry, MK., Evans, J., Webster, C., McCann, CM., Humphry, RW., Reeves, A., Gunn, GJ., Innocent, GT., McKendrick I, J., Allison, L., Hanson, M., Dallman, T., Jenkins, C. & Chase-Topping, ME., Nov 2018, p. 369. 1 p.

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The contribution of cattle urine and dung to nitrous oxide emissions: quantification of country specific emission factors and implications for national inventories

Chadwick, DR., Cardenas, LM., Dhanoa, MS., Donovan, N., Misselbrook, T., Williams, JR., Thorman, RE., McGeough, KL., Watson, CJ., Bell, M., Anthony, SG. & Rees, RM., 24 Apr 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 635, p. 607 - 617 11 p.

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nitrous oxide
urine
cattle
grazing
livestock

The economics of peatland restoration

Glenk, K. & Martin-Ortega, J., 19 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy. 7, 4, p. 345 - 362 18 p.

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peatland
economics
ecosystem service
service provision
water retention

The effect of an isoflavonid-rich liquorice extract on fermentation, methanogenesis and the microbiome in the rumen simulation technique

Ramos-Morales, E., Rossi, G., Cattin, M., Jones, E., Braganca, R. & Newbold, C. J., 19 Jan 2018, In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 94, 3, fiy009.

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Glycyrrhiza
Microbiota
Rumen
Fermentation
Methane

The effect of date labels on willingness to consume dairy products: implications for food waste reduction

Thompson, B., Toma, L., Barnes, AP. & Revoredo-Giha, C., 28 May 2018, In : Waste Management. 78, p. 124 - 134 11 p.

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risk perception
food
communication
effect
waste reduction

The effect of fungicides applied pre-stem extension on septoria tritici blotch and yield of winter wheat in Ireland

Creissen, H. E., Glynn, E., Spink, J. H. & Kildea, S., Feb 2018, In : Crop Protection. 104, p. 7-10

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Mycosphaerella graminicola
Ireland
winter wheat
fungicides
stems

The effect of kale cultivar and sowing date on dry matter intake, crop utilization, liveweight gain and body condition score gain of pregnant, non-lactating dry dairy cows in winter in New Zealand

Cheng, L., Groves, CD., de Ruiter, JM., Dewhurst, RJ. & Edwards, GR., 2 Jul 2018, In : Grass and Forage Science. 73, 4, p. 979 - 985 7 p.

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kale
liveweight gain
sowing date
dry matter intake
body condition

The effect of nutritional strategy on methane emissions, milk yield and fatty acid profiles in Holstein Friesian dairy cows

March, MD., Dewhurst, RJ., Chagunda, MGG. & Hargreaves, PR., Apr 2018.

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The equine gastrointestinal microbiome: impacts of age and obesity

Morrison, PM., Newbold, CJ., Jones, E., Worgan, H. J., Grove-White, D. H., Dugdale, A. H., Barfoot, C., Harris, P. A. & Argo, C. M., 7 Dec 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, 13 p., 3017.

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Horses
Metabolome
Obesity
Phenotype
Bacteroidetes

The expansion and changing cropping pattern of rapeseed production and biodiesel manufacturing in Poland

Klepacka, AM., Florkowski, WJ. & Revoredo-Giha, C., 5 Oct 2018, In : Renewable Energy. 133, p. 156 - 165 10 p.

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biodiesel
rapeseed
cropping systems
Poland
manufacturing

The feasibility of using low density marker panels for genotype imputation and genomic prediction of crossbred dairy cattle of East Africa

Aliloo, H., Mrode, R., Okeyo, AM., Ni, G., Goddard, ME. & Gibson, JP., 1 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 10, p. 9108 - 9127 20 p.

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Eastern Africa
dairy cattle
crossbreds
genomics
prediction

The impact of modelling and pooled data on the accuracy of genomic prediction in small holder dairy data

Mrode, R., Aliloo, H., Strucken, EM., Coffey, MP., Ojango, J., Mujibi, D., Gibson, JP. & Okeyo, M., Feb 2018.

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The interaction between behavioural traits and demographic and management factors in German Shepherd dogs

Friedrich, J., Arvelius, P., Strandberg, E., Polgar, Z., Wiener, P. & Haskell, MJ., 5 Dec 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 211, p. 67-76 10 p.

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German Shepherd
demographic statistics
dogs
lifestyle
Sweden
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The madness of microbiome: attempting to find consensus "best practice" for 16S microbiome studies

Pollock, J., Glendinning, L., Wisedchanwet, T. & Watson, M., 2 Feb 2018, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 84, 7, e02627-17.

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Microbiota
rRNA Genes
Practice Guidelines

The potential for Nitrogen-fixing crops to deliver foraging resources for insect pollinators

Cole, LJ., Robertson, DA., Harrison, W., Baddeley, JA., Walker, RL. & Watson, CA., 2018, In : Aspects of Applied Biology. 138, p. 107 112 p.

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pollinating insects
foraging
Trifolium incarnatum
nitrogen
crops

The quantitative principles of animal growth

Filipe, J., Leinonen, I. & Kyriazakis, I., 31 Jan 2018, Feed Evaluation Science. Moughan, P. & Hendriks, W. (eds.). Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearch

animal growth
production technology
mathematical models
breeds
nutrigenomics

The role of agricultural intensification in Brazil's Nationally Determined Contribution on emissions mitigation

de Oliveira Silva, R., Barioni, LG., Pellegrino, GQ. & Moran, D., 3 Feb 2018, In : Agricultural Systems. 161, p. 102-112 11 p.

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agricultural intensification
deforestation
mitigation
livestock farming
development strategy
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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.

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animal welfare
translation (genetics)
aggression
swine
industry
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The use of biogeochemical models to evaluate mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions from managed grasslands

Sándor, R., Ehrhardt, F., Brilli, L., Carozzi, M., Recous, S., Smith, P., Snow, V., Soussana, J-F., Dorich, CD., Fuchs, K., Fitton, N., Gongadze, K., Klumpp, K., Liebig, M., Martin, R., Merbold, L., Newton, PCD., Rees, RM., Rolinski, S. & Bellocchi, G., 12 Jun 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 642, p. 292 - 306 15 p.

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greenhouse gas
mitigation
grassland
animal
grazing

The use of infrared thermography for detecting digital dermatitis in dairy cattle: What is the best measure of temperature and foot location to use?

Harris-Bridge, G., Young, L., Handel, I., Farish, M., Mason, C., Mitchell, MA. & Haskell, MJ., 28 May 2018, In : Veterinary Journal. 237, p. 26 - 33 8 p.

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thermography
dermatitis
dairy cattle
image analysis
lameness
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Towards on-farm pig face recognition using convolutional neural networks

Hansen, MF., Smith, ML., Smith, LN., Salter, MG., Baxter, EM., Farish, M. & Grieve, B., 21 Mar 2018, In : Computers in Industry. 98, p. 145 - 152 8 p.

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Face recognition
Farms
Animals
Neural networks
Computer aided manufacturing

Transformation in a changing climate: a research agenda

Fazey, I., Moug, P., Allen, S., Beckmann, K., Blackwood, D., Bonaventura, M., Burnett, K., Danson, M., Falconer, R., Gagnon, A. S., Harkness, R., Hodgson, A., Holm, L., Irvine, K. N., Low, R., Lyon, C., Moss, A., Moran, C., Naylor, L., O'Brien, K. & 4 others, Russell, S., Skerratt, S., Rao-Williams, J. & Wolstenholme, R., 3 Apr 2018, In : Climate and Development. 10, 3, p. 197-217 21 p.

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climate
social science and humanities
art
social science
social justice

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.

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Tooth
Pathology
Inflammation
Pain
Messenger RNA

TYPLEX® Chelate, a novel feed additive, inhibits Campylobacter jejuni biofilm formation and cecal colonization in broiler chickens

Khattak, FM., Paschalis, V., Green, M., Houdijk, JGM., Soultanas, P. & Mahdavi, J., 1 Apr 2018, In : Poultry Science. 97, 4, p. 1391 - 1399 9 p.

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feed additives
Campylobacter jejuni
chelates
biofilm
broiler chickens

UAV-based approaches for crop parameter retrievals

Andrew Revill, Florence, A., Hoad, SP., Rees, RM., Alasdair MacArthur & Mathew Williams, 5 Nov 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearch

crops
plant breeding
crop yield
weather
seasonal variation

Ubiquitous parasites drive a 33% increase in methane yield from livestock

Fox, NJ., Smith, LA., Houdijk, JGM., Athanasiadou, S. & Hutchings, MR., 11 Aug 2018, In : International Journal for Parasitology. 48, 13, p. 1017 - 1021 5 p.

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methane
livestock
parasites
dry matter intake
helminths

Understanding sustainability in Scotland's uplands

Glass, J., Feb 2018, Managing Upland Resources: New Approaches for Rural Environmentalists. Mansfield, L. (ed.). Whittles Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Resource management
Sustainability
Scotland
Land management
Resources

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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environmental enrichment
tail
swine
lesions (animal)
Picea

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.

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carcass quality
computed tomography
meat quality
slaughter
lambs
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Using qualitative behaviour assessment (QBA) to explore the emotional state of horses and its association with human-animal relationship

Minero, M., Dalla Costa, E., Dai, F., Canali, E., Barbieri, S., Zanella, A., Pascuzzo, R. & Wemelsfelder, F., 16 Apr 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 204, p. 53 - 59 7 p.

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Horses
Farms
Animal Behavior
Leisure Activities
Principal Component Analysis

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.

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Value landscapes and their impact on public water policy preferences

Schulz, C., Martin-Ortega, J. & Glenk, K., Nov 2018, In : Global Environmental Change. 53, p. 209 - 224 16 p.

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water
water economics
household survey
economic development
river basin

Variant O89 O-antigen of E.coli is associated with group 1 capsule loci and multidrug resistance

Harris, S., Piotrowska, MJ., Goldstone, RJ., Qi, R., Foster, G., Dobrindt, U., Madec, J-Y., Valat, C., Rao, FV. & Smith, DGE., 31 Aug 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, AUG, 17 p., 2026.

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O Antigens
Multiple Drug Resistance
Capsules
Escherichia coli
Polysaccharides

Vetnomics: a comprehensive online course upskilling practising vets in the contemporary field of genomics in animal breeding

Smith, SL., Shutter, T., Wall, E. & Coffey, MP., Apr 2018.

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Welfare risks of repeated application of on-farm killing methods for poultry

Martin, JE., Sandercock, DA., Sandilands, V., Sparrey, J., Baker, L., Sparks, NHC. & McKeegan, DEF., 15 Mar 2018, In : Animals. 8, 3, p. 39 - 52 14 p., 39.

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poultry
farms
neck
birds
European Union

What is needed to improve sheep productivity in EU and Turkey?

Beltran de Heredia, I., Ruiz, R. J., Morgan-Davies, C., Dwyer, CM., Keady, T. W. J., Carta, A., Gavojdian, D., Ocak, S., Corbiere, F. & Gautier, JM., 2018, Book of Abstracts of the 69th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 24. p. 211

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lambs
Turkey (country)
sheep
farmers
dairy sheep

Wheat Ear Sterility Project (WESP)

Hoad, SP., Berry, S., Bequain, C., Dodds, M., Flatman, E., Freeman, C., Granger, R., Jack, P., Laurie, D. A., Simmonds, J., Uauy, C. & Wilson, GW., Sep 2018, PR599 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 105 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearch

ears
wheat
genotyping
quantitative trait loci
screening

Which factors influence farmers' intentions to adopt nutrient management planning?

Daxini, A., O'Donoghue, C., Ryan, M., Buckley, C., Barnes, AP. & Daly, K., 27 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 224, p. 350 - 360 11 p.

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Farmers
Influence factors
Planning
Nutrients
Perceived behavioral control

Why institutional environments for agroforestry seed systems matter

Lillesø, J. P. B., Harwood, C., Derero, A., Graudal, L., Roshetko, J. M., Kindt, R., Moestrup, S., Omondi, W. O., Holtne, N., Mbora, A., van Breugel, P., Dawson, I. K., Jamnadass, R. & Egelyng, H., 1 Mar 2018, In : Development Policy Review. 36, S1, p. O89-O112

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agroforestry
smallholder
seed
crop
supply

WTI and Brent futures pricing structure

Scheitrum, DP., Carter, CA. & Revoredo-Giha, C., 26 Apr 2018, In : Energy Economics. 72, p. 462 - 469 8 p.

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Futures pricing
Structural breaks
Pricing
Benchmark
Commodities
2017
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Accounting for the assimilative capacity of water systems in Scotland

Novo, P., 26 Jul 2017, In : Water. 9, 8, p. 559 - 571 13 p.

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ecosystem service
water footprint
land management
arsenic
water treatment
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A comparison of farm-level greenhouse gas calculators in their application on beef production systems

Sykes, AJ., Topp, CFE., Wilson, RM., Reid, G. & Rees, RM., 22 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 164, p. 398 - 409 12 p.

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production system
greenhouse gas
farm
mitigation
carbon footprint

Adaptation, resilience and CAP reform: a comparison of crofts and livestock farms in Scotland

Sutherland, L-A., Hopkins, J., Toma, L., Barnes, AP. & Matthews, K., 26 Jul 2017, In : Scottish Geographical Journal. 133, 3-4, p. 192 - 213 22 p.

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Scotland
livestock
farms
subsidies
farmers

Advances in wheat breeding techniques

Bentley, A. & Mackay, I., 31 Oct 2017, Achieving sustainable cultivation of wheat: Breeding, quality traits, pests and diseases. Langdridge, P. (ed.). 1 ed. London: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Vol. 1. p. 53-76 24 p.

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breeding methods
wheat
genetic improvement
breeding
selection intensity
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A framework of connections between soil and people can help improve sustainability of the food system and soil functions

Ball, BC., Hargreaves, PR. & Watson, CA., 24 Nov 2017, In : AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment. 47, 3, p. 269 - 283 15 p.

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sustainability
food
soil
soil quality
organic farming
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A genome wide analysis of key genes controlling diastatic power activity in UK barley (DPGENES)

Joanne Russell, Mark Looseley, Micha Bayer, Hazel Bull, Luke Ramsay, William Thomas, Allan Booth, Jenny Morris, Pete Hedley, Hoad, SP., Linde Hess & James Brosnan, Oct 2017, PR583 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 20 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearch

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barley
genome
winter
malt
germplasm

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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aggression
lesions (animal)
swine
avoidance behavior
skin lesions

A guide towards climate change adaptation in the livestock sector: adaptation options and the role of robust decision-making tools for their economic appraisal

Dittrich, R., Wreford, A., Topp, CFE., Eory, V. & Moran, D., 3 Mar 2017, In : Regional Environmental Change. 17, 6, p. 1 - 6 6 p.

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livestock
decision making
economics
agriculture
livestock farming