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Books and Book Chapters

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Publications - Refereed

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers - Other

Journal Articles - Refereed

Other Articles

Reports, Monographs and Technical Bulletins

Seminars, Presentations and Talks to Outside Bodies

Software Development

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Books and Book Chapters

Bunter, K L, Swan, A A and Brown, D J (2021). "Improving reproduction in ewes." In S Hermesch and S Dominik (Eds.), Breeding Focus 2021 – Improving Reproduction, pp 127-142, Armidale, NSW: University of New England.

Frost, E A; Chapman, N C; Banks, R G and Hermesch, S (2021). "Breeding for improved fertility of honey bees." In S Hermesch and S Dominik (Eds.), Breeding Focus 2021 – Improving Reproduction, pp 97-109, Armidale, NSW: University of New England.

Harper, J; Bunter, K L and Vargovic, L (2021). "Improving reproductive performance in pigs." In S Hermesch and S Dominik (Eds.), Breeding Focus 2021 – Improving Reproduction, pp 85-96, Armidale, NSW: University of New England.

Hermesch, S and Dominik, S (Eds.) (2021). Breeding Focus 2021 – Improving Reproduction, Armidale, NSW: University of New England.

Moore, K L; Wolcott, M L and Johnston, D J (2021). "Genetic improvement of cow reproduction in northern Australia beef cattle breeds." ." In S Hermesch and S Dominik (Eds.), Breeding Focus 2021 – Improving Reproduction, pp 151-162, Armidale, NSW: University of New England.

Vargovic, L, Harper, J and Bunter, K L (2021). "Opportunities from understanding health and welfare of sows." In S Hermesch and S Dominik (Eds.), Breeding Focus 2021 – Improving Reproduction, pp 37-48, Armidale, NSW: University of New England.

Walmsley, B J (2021). "Examining the relative importance of female reproduction in beef breeding herds when fully accounting for production costs." In S Hermesch and S Dominik (Eds.), Breeding Focus 2021 – Improving Reproduction, pp 111-126, Armidale, NSW: University of New England.

 

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers - Refereed

Brown, D J; Bunter, K L and Swan, A A (2021). "Is there genetic variation in foetal loss after pregnancy scanning in sheep?" In Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Sciences, Fremantle, Western Australia, 1-3 February. Animal Production Science Paper 232

Brown, D J; Guy, S Z Y; Pethick, D W; Pannier, L; McGilchrist, P; Stewart, S M and Gardner, G E (2021). "Preparing for MSA score in lamb: What are the drivers of variation?" In Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Sciences, Fremantle, Western Australia, 1-3 February. Animal Production Science Paper 224

Brown, D J and McMillan, A J (2021). "Could faecal moisture score be used to help select against DAG score in sheep?" In Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Sciences, Fremantle, Western Australia, 1-3 February. Animal Production Science Paper

Guy, S Z Y; Kellier, J and Brown, D J (2021). "Preliminary genetic analysis of wool-shedding ability in sheep." In Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Sciences, Fremantle, Western Australia, 1-3 February. Animal Production Science Paper 184

Guy, S Z Y; Walkom, S F; Marimuthu, J; Gardner, G E and Brown, D J (2021). "Microwave technology is a potential tool for the genetic selection of carcase composition in lamb." In Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Sciences, Fremantle, Western Australia, 1-3 February. Animal Production Science Paper 238

Mortimer, S I; Egerton-Warburton, K L and Swan, A A (2021). "Impact of ewe genotype on sire breeding values in genetic evaluation of Merino visual traits." In Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Sciences, Fremantle, Western Australia, 1-3 February. Animal Production Science Paper 84

Mortimer, S I; Egerton-Warburton, K L and Swan, A A (2021). "Impact of ewe genotype on sire breeding values in genetic evaluation of Merino body composition and components of reproduction." In Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Sciences, Fremantle, Western Australia, 1-3 February. Animal Production Science Paper 85

Stephen, L M; Bradley, P E; Brown, D J; Jones, C E; Rose, G and Swan, A A (2021). "Targeted extension to improve genetic gain by region is now possible." In Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Sciences, Fremantle, Western Australia, 1-3 February. Animal Production Science Paper.

Vargas, Jurado, N; Taylor, J B; Notter, D R; Brown, D J and Lewis, R M (2021). "Heterotic and breed effects in crossbred lambs." ASAS-CSAS-SSASAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show, Louisville, Kentucky, 14-17 July, PSXI-9.

 

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers – Other

Tammen, I; Eager, K L M; Woolley, S A; Shields, S M Y; Hermesch, S; O'Rourke, B A and Nicholas, F W (2021). "Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA): Updated variant tables for key livestock species." International Society for Animal Genetics (ISAG) 2021 Virtual Conference 26-30 July, Poster 369.

 

Journal Articles - Refereed

Bunter K L; Swan A A; Gurman P M and Brown D J (2021). "New genomically enhanced reproduction breeding values for Merino sheep allow targeted selection for conception rate, litter size and ewe rearing ability." Animal Production Science 61(3); 333-336 doi.org/10.1071/AN20444

Moghaddar, N; Brown, D J; Swan, A A; Gurman, P M; Li, L and van der Werf, J H (2021). "Genomic prediction in a numerically small breed population using prioritized genetic markers from whole-genome sequence data." Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics doi.org/10.1111/jbg.12638

Mueller,M L; Cole, J B; Connors, N K; Johnston, D J; Randhawa, I A S and Van Eenennaam, A L (2021). "Comparison of gene editing versus conventional breeding to introgress the polled allele into the tropically adapted Australian beef cattle population." Frontiers in Genetics 12(68) doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2021.593154

Vargovic, L; Hermesch, S, Athorn, R Z and Bunter, K L (2021). "Feed intake and feeding behavior traits for gestating sows recorded using electronic sow feeders." Journal of Animal Science 99(1): 1-12 doi.10.1093/jas/skaa395

Vargovic, L; Hermesch, S, Athorn, R Z and Bunter, K L (2021). "Feed intake and feeding behaviour traits for gestating sows are associated with undesirable outcomes." Livestock Science doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2021.104526

 

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Reports, Monographs and Technical Bulletins

 

 

Seminars, Presentations and Talks to Outside Bodies

 

 

Software Development

 

 

Theses