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Currently Involved in research at Charles Sturt University.

Education/Academic qualification

Animal Nutrition, PhD, University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia

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Research Output 2001 2018

Open Access
File
resource use
meat
production system
greenhouse gas
mitigation

A supplement including 25-(OH) D3 and additional calcium improves calcium status of late-pregnant twin-bearing ewes

McGrath, S., Keogh, T., McCarthy, K., Friend, M., Allworth, M. & Bhanugopan, M., 2018, p. 716. 1 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferenceAbstract

1 Citation (Scopus)
Hordeum
Merino
Biomass
ewes
lambs
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Caffeine supplementation of ewes during lambing may increase lamb survival

Robertson, S. M., Friend, M. A., Doran, G. S. & Edwards, S., 08 Feb 2018, In : Animal. 12, 2, p. 376-382 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
lambing
caffeine
ewes
lambs
grazing
1 Citation (Scopus)

Calcium and magnesium status of pregnant ewes grazing southern Australian pastures

Hocking Edwards, J. E., Masters, D. G., Winslow, E., Hancock, S., Thompson, A. N., Refshauge, G., McGrath, S. R., Robertson, S. M., Bhanugopan, M. S. & Friend, M. A., Apr 2018, In : Animal Production Science. 58, 8, p. 1515-1521 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnesium
ewes
magnesium
pastures
grazing

Activities 2017 2018

  • 3 Other
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Supervision Research Higher Degree Students

Marie Bhanugopan (Participant), Shawn McGrath (Participant), Geoffrey Dutton (Participant), Andrew Peters (Participant), Michael Friend (Participant)
2018

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Supervising Honours Students

Michael Friend (Participant), Shawn McGrath (Participant), Marie Bhanugopan (Participant)
2018

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Supervising Honours Students

Shawn McGrath (Participant), Maxwell Allworth (Participant), Marie Bhanugopan (Participant), Michael Friend (Participant)
2017

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Step changes in meat production systems from DPC in the feedbase (BGSM0008) Integration Meeting

Andrew Moore (Chair), Shawn McGrath (Organiser), Michael Friend (Participant), Ralph Behrendt (Participant), Margaret Raeside (Participant)
07 Feb 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Press / Media

Caffeine lowering lamb mortality by 21 per cent

Michael Friend

23/01/19

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

All gung-ho on dung as beetles perform

Leslie Weston & Michael Friend

01/10/1802/10/18

8 items of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Project draws in $23 million

Michael Friend & Leslie Weston

12/09/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Turning 80 million tonnes of dung into paydirt

Leslie Weston & Michael Friend

06/09/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media