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Kirsty Moore

Kirsty Moore

Contact details:

phone: +61 (0)2 6773 3773

fax: +61 (0)2 6773 3266

Email: kmoore7@unenull.edu.au


Qualifications

2009 Doctor of Philosophy, University of New England, Australia
Thesis: Methods and models for the accurate estimation of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNP) in beef cattle

2002 Bachelor of Science (Hons), University of New England, Australia
Thesis: An investigation of genetic and non-genetic factors that influence insulin-like growth factor 1(IGF-1) and other production traits in beef cattle

2001 Bachelor of Science (Animal Science), La Trobe University, Australia


Research Interests

I have a wide range of applied research interests which directly benefit and impact industry. My interests have been predominantly in beef but I have worked with sheep, dairy and pigs.


Selected Publications

2019

Campbell, J., Moore, K. and Johnston, D.J. (2019). Is mothering behaviour a potential measure of reproductive performance? In ‘Proceedings of the Northern Beef Research Update Conference’, Brisbane, communication 367.

Fairlie-Clarke, K., Kaseja, K., Sotomaior, C., Brady, N., Moore, K., & Stear, M. (2019). Salivary IgA: A biomarker for resistance to Teladorsagia circumcincta and a new estimated breeding value. Veterinary Parasitology, 269(April), 16–20.

Johnston, D.J. and Moore, K.L. (2019). Genetic correlations between days to calving and other male and female reproduction traits in Brahman cattle. Proceedings of the 23rd Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Armidale, communication 354.

Moore, K.L., Girard, C.J., Grant, T.P. and Johnston, D.J. (2019). Increases in accuracy of female reproduction genetic evaluations for beef breeds in northern Australia. Proceedings of the 23rd Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Armidale, communication 366.

Moore, K., Grant, T.P. and Johnston, D.J. (2019). Genetic and non-genetic effects for gestation length on northern Australian tropically adapted beef breeds. In ‘Proceedings of the Northern Beef Research Update Conference’, Brisbane, communication 353.

2018

Moore, K.L., Vilela, C., Kaseja, K., Mrode, R., and Coffey, M. (2018). Forensic use of the genomic relationship matrix to validate and discover livestock pedigrees. Journal of animal science, 97(1), 35-42.

Moore, K., Moran, A., Mrode, R. and Coffey, M.P. (2018). Using commercial data and genomics to improve female fertility and calf survival of Limousin beef cattle in the UK. In ‘Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production’ 11.65.

2017

Englishby, T.M., Moore, K.L., Berry, D.P., Coffey, M.P. and Banos, G. (2017). Herd-specific random regression carcass profiles for beef cattle after adjustment for animal genetic merit. Meat Science, 129, 188–196

Garza Hernandez, D., Mucha, S., Banos, G., Kaseja, K., Moore, K., Lambe, N. and Bunger, L. (2017). Analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms variation associated with important economic and computed tomography measured traits in Texel sheep. Animal, (in press)

Kaseja K, Boon S, Moore K. (2017). Novel approach to the reduction of round worm infections in Lleyn sheep. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 102.

McLaren A, Kaseja K, Moore K, Mucha S, Boon S, Conington J. 2017. Genetic aspects of ewe longevity and fertility traits in Lleyn and Dorset sheep. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 101.

Moore, K.L., Mrode, R. and Coffey, M.P. (2017). Genetic parameters of Visual Image Analysis primal cut carcass traits of commercial prime beef slaughter animals. Animal, 11(10), 1653–1659

Moran, A.T., Coffey, M. and Moore, K. (2017). Improving female fertility and calf survival in the UK Limousin beef cattle. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 37

2016

Bunger L, Fell G, McLean K, Gordon J, Moore K.L., Lambe N.R. (2016). Gene pool fishing by out-crossing and back-crossing cycles to accelerate genetic improvement in carcass traits of sheep. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 12.

Englishby, TM., Banos, G., Moore, K.L., Coffey, M.P., Evans, R.D. and Berry, D.P. (2016). Genetic analysis of carcass traits in beef cattle using random regression models. Journal of animal science 94 (4), 1354-1364

Kaseja K, Boon S, Moore K.L. (2016). Determining accurate proportion of breed make up of UK sheep to enable combined breed genetic evaluations. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 13.

Lambe N.R., Bunger L., Conington J., Moore K.L., Coffey M.P. (2016). Investigating the measurement of feed efficiency in sheep. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 15.

McLaren A, Mucha S, Kaseja K, Moore KL, Boon S, Conington J. (2016). Genetic parameters of lamb survival for Dorset, Lleyn and Texel sheep. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 92.

Moore, K.L., Boon, S. and Kaseja, K. (2016). The development of a UK national terminal combined breed genetic evaluation. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 11

Moran, A.T., Moore, K.L., Amer, P. and Coffey, M.P. (2016). Optimal slaughter age of UK beef cattle to increase profitability and reduce greenhouse gas. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 4

2015

Ceyhan, A., Moore, K., and Mrode, R. (2015). The estimation of (co)variance components growth, reproduction, carcass, FECS and FECN traits in Lleyn sheep. Small Ruminant Research, 131, 29–34

Englishby TM, Banos G, Coffey MP, Moore KL, Berry DP. 2015. Young bull genetic growth profile for carcass weight. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 61.

Moore, K., Pearston, F., Pritchard, T., Wall, E. and Coffey, M. (2015). Producing the UK’s first carcase trait Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) using national abattoir data. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 55

Nani J, Coffey M, Moore K. 2015. Estimation of genetic parameters for Video Image Analysis (VIA) carcass traits. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 5

2014

Moore, K., Draper, J., Glasgow, A., Kerr, I., Mead, S., Roberts, S., Wilkinson, S. and Coffey, M. (2014). Using Video Image Analysis (VIA) to assess abattoir carcase yields and produce genomic breeding values (GEBV) for genetic improvement of beef carcase traits. British Cattle Breeder’s Club Digest 69

Moore, K., Pritchard, T., Wilkinson, S., Mrode, R., Pearston, F., Kaseja, K., Wall, E. and Coffey, M.P. (2014). Developments in Genetic Prediction of Carcase Merit in Limousin Beef Cattle in the UK In ‘Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production’ p0244

Wilkinson, S., Morgante, F., Coffey, M., Mrode, R. and Moore, K. (2014). Accounting for herd movement characteristics in carcase trait genetic evaluations of commercial beef cattle. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 88

2013

McClure, M.C., Sonstegard, T.S., Wiggans, G.R., Van Eenennaam, A.L., Weber, K.L., Penedo, C.T., Berry, D.P., Flynn, J., Garcia, J.F., Carmo, A.S., Regitano, L.C.A., Albuquerque, M., Silva, M.V.G.B., Machado, M.A., Coffey, M., Moore, K., Boscher, M-Y., Genestout, L., Mazza, R., Taylor, J.F., Schnabel, R.D., Simpson, B., Marques, E., McEwan, J.C., Cromie, A., Coutinho, L.L., Kuehn, L.A., Keele, J.W., Piper, E.K., Cook, J., Williams, R., Bovine HapMap Consortium and Van Tassell, C.P. (2013). Imputation of miscrosatellite alleles form dense SNP genotypes for parentage verification across multiple Bos Taurus and Bos indicus breeds. Frontiers in Genetics, 4:176

Moore, K., Mrode, R. and Coffey, M.P. (2013). UK Beef Genetic Evaluations – A changing Landscape. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 161

2012

Moore, K.L. and Mrode, R. (2012). The implementation of docility and scrotal circumference genetic evaluations for British Limousin cattle. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 060

2011

Bouquet, A., Venot, E., Laloe, D., Forabosco, F., Fogh, A., Pabiou, T., Moore, K., Eriksson, J-A., Renand, G. and Phocas, F. (2011). Genetic structure of the European Charolais and Limousin cattle metapopulations using pedigree analyses. Journal of Animal Science, 89(6):1719-30.

L. Bunger, J.M. Macfarlane, N.R. Lambe, J. Conington, K.A. McLean, K. Moore, C.A. Glasbey and G. Simm. (2011). Use of X-ray computed tomography (CT) in UK sheep production and breeding. CT Scanning – Techniques and Applications (Karuppasamy, S., ed) pp. 329-348, INTECH Open access Publisher.

Moore, K.L., Mclean, K. and Bunger, L. (2011). The benefits of Computed Tomography (CT) scanning in UK sheep flocks for improving carcase composition. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 10

Pre 2010

Moore, K.L., Mrode, R. and Coffey, M. (2010). Heterosis Coefficients and Genetic Trends by Breed Type from Across Breed Dairy Genetic Evaluations in the United Kingdom. In ‘Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production’ p320

Moore, K.L., Mrode, R., Lowman, B. and Roughsedge, T. (2010). Phenotypic performance of progeny from UK sires selected on female fertility beef EBVs. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 65

Moore, K. L. (2009). Methods and models for the accurate estimation of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNP) in beef cattle. PhD, University of New England (awarded September 2009)

Moore K, Coffey MP, Mrode R. 2009. An investigation on the effect of management factors and contemporary group definition on the genetic evaluation of Calving Interval in British Limousin cattle. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 57

Moore, K., Gibson, J. and Johnston, D. (2009). The effect of linkage disequilibrium on the estimates of the Single Nucleotide Polymorphic effects. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 44

Venot, E., Fouilloux, M.N., Forabosco, F., Fogh, A., Pabiou, T., Moore, K., Eriksson, J-A., Renand, G. and Laloe, D. (2009). Interbeef genetic evaluation of Charolais and Limousine weaning weights. Interbull Bull. 40:61-67

Moore, K. L., Johnston, D. J. and Burrow, H. M. (2005). Sire breed differences for net feed intake in feedlot finished beef cattle. Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Noosa, pp 76-79

Moore, K.L., Johnston, D.J., Graser, H-U. and Herd, R. (2005). Genetic and phenotypic relationships between insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) and net feed intake, fat, and growth traits in Angus beef cattle. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research 56(3):211 – 218

Moore, K.L., Johnston, D.J., Herd, R.M. and Graser. H-U (2003). Genetic and non-genetic effects on plasma insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) and production traits in Angus cattle. Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Melbourne, pp 222 – 226.

Moore, K. L. (2002). An investigation of genetic and non-genetic factors that influence insulin-like growth factor 1(IGF-1) and other production traits in beef cattle. Bachelor of Science (Hons), University of New England (awarded April 2003)