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Research Output 2001 2018

2018

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

3 Citations (Scopus)
8 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
2 Citations (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
feeding preferences
oats
alfalfa
lambs
legumes
1 Citation (Scopus)
Magnesium
Minerals
ewes
magnesium
lambs

Effect of maternal mineral supplementation from lamb marking to weaning on live weight gain in lambs

Ataollahi, F., McGrath, S., Friend, M. & Bhanugopan, M., 2018, p. 2527. 1 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferencePresentation only

liveweight gain
maternal effect
weaning
lambs
minerals
Open Access
File
maternal effect
ewes
magnesium
lambs
immune response
6 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of chilled and frozen storage conditions on the lamb M. longissimus lumborum fatty acid and lipid oxidation parameters

Coombs, C. E. O., Holman, B. W. B., Ponnampalam, E. N., Morris, S., Friend, M. A. & Hopkins, D. L., 01 Feb 2018, In : Meat Science. 136, p. 116-122 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beta oxidation
frozen storage
storage conditions
cold storage
longissimus muscle
5 Citations (Scopus)
frozen storage
protein degradation
cold storage
longissimus muscle
Proteolysis
Trifolium vesiculosum
forage legumes
bladder
alfalfa
lambs
15 Downloads (Pure)

Managing metabolic disorders in pregnant ewes to improve ewe and lamb survival

Friend, M., Bhanugopan, M., McGrath, S., Ataollahi, F., Scarlett, S., Robertson, S., Hocking Edwards, J., Winslow, E., Hancock, S., Thompson, A., Masters, D. & Refshauge, G., 28 Sep 2018, The Rocks, NSW: Australian Wool Innovation Limited. 85 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

Open Access
File
metabolic diseases
ewes
lambs
magnesium
calcium

Mineral supplements improve the calcium status of pregnant ewes grazing vegetative cereals

Masters, D. G., Hancock, S., Refshauge, G., Robertson, S. M., McGrath, S., Bhanugopan, M., Friend, M. A. & Thompson, A. N., 21 Sep 2018, In : Animal Production Science. p. 1-11 11 p., AN17403.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Minerals
ewes
grazing
minerals
Calcium

Step changes in meat production systems from dual-purpose crops in the feedbase: Final Report to MLA

McGrath, S., Moore, A., Pinares-Patino, C., McDonald, S., Simpson, R., Kirkegaard, J. A., Friend, M., Street, S., Sandral, G., Behrendt, R., Raeside, M. & Tocker, J., 18 Jun 2018, North Sydney: Meat and Livestock Australia. 151 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

meat production
production technology
crops
ewes
livestock
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of chilled-then-frozen storage (up to 52 weeks) on lamb M. longissimus lumborum quality and safety parameters

Coombs, C. E. O., Holman, B. W. B., Collins, D., Friend, M. A. & Hopkins, D. L., 01 Dec 2017, In : Meat Science. 134, p. 86-97 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

frozen storage
cold storage
longissimus muscle
Brochothrix
lambs
2 Citations (Scopus)
Omega-6 Fatty Acids
Border Leicester
omega-6 fatty acids
Merino
ewes
Omega-6 Fatty Acids
Sex Ratio
omega-6 fatty acids
sex ratio
lambs
38 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term red meat preservation using chilled and frozen storage combinations: A review

Coombs, C., Holman, B., Friend, M. & Hopkins, D., Mar 2017, In : Meat Science. 125, p. 84-94 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

red meat
frozen storage
cold storage
flavor
spoilage

Minerals in pastures: calcium and magnesium levels and implications for supplementation

McGrath, S. & Friend, M., 2017, p. 14-14. 1 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferenceAbstract

magnesium
lambs
pastures
minerals
calcium
4 Citations (Scopus)

Mineral status of reproducing ewes grazing vegetative cereal crops

Masters, D., Hancock, S., Refshauge, G., Robertson, S., Bhanugopan, M., Friend, M. & Thompson, A., 2017, In : Animal Production Science. 58, 11, p. 2049-2060 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

grain crops
Minerals
ewes
grazing
minerals
5 Citations (Scopus)

Potential use of forage-legume intercropping technologies to adapt to climate-change impacts on mixed crop-livestock systems in Africa: a review

Hassen, A., Talore, D. G., Tesfamariam, E. H., Friend, M. A. & Mpanza, T. D. E., Aug 2017, In : Regional Environmental Change. 17, 6, p. 1713–1724 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

intercropping
forage
livestock
crop
climate change

Producer perceptions of feedbase limitations to livestock production and requirements for amelioration

Hackney, B., Edwards, C., Piltz, J., Friend, M. & Howieson, J., 2017, Proceedings of the 18th Australian Agronomy Conference 2017: Doing More With Less. O’Leary, G. J., Armstrong, R. D. & Hafner, L. (eds.). Australia: Australian Society of Agronomy Inc, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

livestock production
pasture management
feed quality
field experimentation
livestock
1 Citation (Scopus)

Reduced survival of lambs from maiden ewes exposed to mature ewes pre-lambing

Robertson, S. M., Allworth, M. B. & Friend, M. A., 01 Jun 2017, In : Small Ruminant Research. 151, June, p. 11-15 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Maternal Behavior
lambing
ewes
lambs
Control Groups
1 Citation (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
lambing
ewes
lambs
Parturition
death
lambing
ewes
lambs
Survival
Multiple Birth Offspring
6 Citations (Scopus)
Dorper
Chicory
Meat
Medicago
lambs
2016

Barley grain supplementation in late gestation to improve lamb survival in twin-bearing Merino ewes grazing pasture of high biomass and quality

Kopp, K., Robertson, S. & Friend, M., 2016, 31st Proceedings: Animal welfare - meeting consumer needs and increasing productivity. p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Merino
ewes
lambs
barley
pastures

Changing the sex ratio of lambs may alter gross margins in sheep flocks

Robertson, S., Clayton, E. & Friend, M., 2016, 31st Proceedings: Animal welfare - meeting consumer needs and increasing productivity. p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

ewes
sex ratio
flocks
lambs
sheep

Comparing chilled and frozen storage on lamb sensory quality parameters

Coombs, C., Hopkins, D., Holman, B., Ven, R. V. D. & Friend, M., 2016, ICoMST2016: Meat for global sustainability. Finland : International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Effect of chilled storage (up to 8 weeks) on lamb meat quality traits

Coombs, C., Holman, B., Ven, R. V. D., Friend, M. & Hopkins, D., 2016, ICoMST2016: Meat for global sustainability. Finland: International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Effect of eight weeks chilled or frozen storage on consumer-defined sensory quality traits of lamb

Coombs, C., Holman, B., van de Ven, R., Friend, M. & Hopkins, D., 2016, p. 93-94. 2 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferenceAbstract

frozen storage
cold storage
longissimus muscle
lambs
juiciness
2 Citations (Scopus)
alfalfa silage
barley straw
cottonseed meal
Hereford
Gossypium hirsutum

Examining the relationship between colorimetric measurements and microbial loading of beef meat

Coombs, C., Holman, B., Collins, D., Friend, M. & Hopkins, D., 2016, p. 206-207. 2 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferenceAbstract

meat
bacterium
acid
absorbance
monitoring

Forage quantity and quality of dual-purpose wheat: changes during grazing and implications for livestock production

McGrath, S., Virgona, J., De Mattia, T. & Friend, M., 2016, p. 1-2. 2 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferenceAbstract

livestock production
grazing
forage
wheat
livestock
4 Citations (Scopus)
Omega-6 Fatty Acids
Border Leicester
omega-6 fatty acids
Merino
ewes
3 Citations (Scopus)
Omega-6 Fatty Acids
omega-6 fatty acids
Merino
ewes
lambs

Lamb growth and in vivo organic matter digestibility of arrowleaf clover and bladder clover hay

Watt, L., Krebs, G., Piltz, J., Hackney, B., Nielsen, S. & Friend, M., 2016, p. 1-2. 2 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferenceAbstract

Trifolium vesiculosum
bladder
hay
lambs
Trifolium subterraneum
4 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
pregnancy rate
ewes
flocks
sheep
lambs
20 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of forage type on lamb carcass traits, meat quality and sensory traits

Brito, G. F. D., McGrath, S., Holman, B., Friend, M., Fowler, S., Ven, R. V. D. & Hopkins, D., 2016, In : Meat Science. 119, p. 95-101 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ovine carcasses
Medicago
Trifolium vesiculosum
carcass characteristics
Meat
Dorper
Merino
ewes
Suffolk (sheep breed)
farming systems

Using beef meat colorimetrics to predict microbial loading following chilled-then-frozen storage

Coombs, C., Holman, B., Collins, D., Friend, M. & Hopkins, D., 2016, ICoMST2016: Meat for global sustainability. Finland: International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

2015
8 Downloads (Pure)

Dual-purpose crops: Comparison of maternal systems grazing canola or wheat during late pregnancy and lambing then lucerne-based pasture until weaning

McGrath, S. & Friend, M., 2015, 17th Proceedings of the Australian Agronomy Conference: Building productive, diverse and sustainable landscapes. Australia: Australian Society of Agronomy, p. 765-771 7 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Open Access
File
lambing
canola
alfalfa
ewes
weaning
1 Citation (Scopus)
Dietary Supplements
Magnesium
roads
magnesium
lambs

EverGraze: A partnership between researchers, farmers and advisors to deliver effective grassland management

Badgery, W., Sargeant, K., Friend, M., Glyde, S., Sanford, P., Behrendt, R., Mitchell, M., Murphy, S. & Avery, A., 2015, Proceedings of 23rd International Grassland Congress. p. 236-247 12 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

range management
researchers
farmers
rain
livestock production
8 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
33 Downloads (Pure)

Lamb growth rates on pasture: Assessing options for finishing lambs in spring

McGrath, S., Sandral, G. & Friend, M., 2015, 17th Proceedings of the Australian Agronomy Conference. Australia: Australian Society of Agronomy, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Open Access
File
finishing
lambs
pastures
Dorper
Trifolium vesiculosum