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2017

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
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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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2015
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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.

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lambing
canola
alfalfa
ewes
weaning

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.

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range management
researchers
farmers
rain
livestock production
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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.

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finishing
lambs
pastures
Dorper
Trifolium vesiculosum

Lambs grazing a choice of biserrula and subterranean clover have higher growth rates in spring than lambs grazing a biserrula monoculture

McGrath, S., Sandral, G., Sundermann, L. & Friend, M., 2015, Making pastures pay: Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of The Grassland Society of NSW Inc.. Orange, NSW: The Grassland Society of NSW Inc., p. 110-112 3 p.

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The effect of forage type on the meat quality of white dorper lambs

Brito, G. F. D., McGrath, S., Holman, B., Friend, M., Sandral, G. A. & Hopkins, D., 2015, 61st International Congress of Meat Science and Technology: 23-28th August 2015, Clermont-Ferrand, France. 4 p.

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Dorper
meat quality
Trifolium vesiculosum
alfalfa
lambs
2014

Lucerne pasture ad libitum after day 7 post insemination may increase embryo mortality in ewes

Robertson, S., Clayton, E., King, B., Knott, S., Morgan, B. & Friend, M., 2014, 30th Proceedings: Harnessing the Ecology and Physiology of Herbivores. Australia: ASAP, Vol. 30. p. 66-66 1 p.

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Pre-lambing ewe condition score did not influence lamb survival

Robertson, S., King, B., Broster, J. & Friend, M., 2014, 30th Proceedings: Harnessing the Ecology and Physiology of Herbivores. Australia: Australian Society of Animal Production, Vol. 30. p. 385-385 1 p.

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2013

Can we increase the proportion of female lambs by feeding oats at joining?

Clayton, E. H., Wilkins, J., King, B., Meyer, RJ. & Friend, M., 2013, GSSA 2013: Learn, Adopt, Prosper. p. 97-102 6 p.

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oats
ewes
lambs
omega-6 fatty acids
lambing
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The role modelling and farming systems research can play in redesigning grazing systems for improved productivity and environmental sustainability

Avery, A., Sargeant, K., Friend, M., Behrendt, R., Sanford, P., Beverly, C., Allan, C. & Michalk, D., 2013, IGC 2013: Revitalising grasslands to sustain our communities. Michalk, DL. (ed.). Australia: IGC, p. 1858-1864 7 p.

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2012

Increasing the proportion of female lambs by supplementary feeding oats high in omega-6 fatty acids at joining

Clayton, E., Gulliver, C., Wilkins, J., King, B., Meyer, R. J. & Friend, M., 2012, Driving Your Landscape to Success: Managing a Grazing Business for Profit in the Agricultural Landscape. Harris, C., Lodge, G. & Waters, C. (eds.). Orange, NSW: The Grassland Society of NSW Inc., p. 107-113 7 p.

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Open Access
omega-6 fatty acids
dietary supplements
oats
lambs
ewes
2010
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Feeding High omega-3 diets to crossbred ewes: effect on time to oestrus

Gulliver, C., Friend, M., King, B., Robertson, S. & Clayton, E., 2010, Animal production in Australia. Toowong, Qld, Australia: Australian Society of Animal Production, p. 94 1 p.

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Lamb Number and Shelter Type Influences Ewe Movement at Lambing

Broster, J., Dehaan, R., Swain, D. L., King, B. & Friend, M., 2010, 28th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production. Australia: CSIRO Publishing, p. 118 1 p.

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Lamb Number Influences Potential for Ewe and Lamb Separation in Hessian Shelter

Broster, J., Dehaan, R., Swain, D. L., King, B. & Friend, M., 2010, 28th Biennial conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production. Australia: CSIRO Publishing, p. 117 1 p.

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Longer time to oestrus in ewes fed a high omega-3 diet

Gulliver, C., Friend, M., King, B., Robertson, S. & Clayton, E., 2010, EAAP 61st Annual Meeting: Impact of food demand, quantity and quality wise, on animal production. The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 113 Session 15

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Short-term lupin feeding: can it decrease ovulation rate in Merino ewes?

Gulliver, C., Friend, M., Robertson, S., Martin, G. B., Clayton, E. & King, B., 2010, Animal Production in Australia. Australian Society of Animal Production, Vol. 28. p. 100 1 p.

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2009
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EverGraze: pastures to improve lamb weaning weights

Robertson, S. & Friend, M., 2009, GSSA 50th Annual Conference: Take up the Challenge.. Echuca, VIC: Grassland Society of Southern Australia Inc, p. 164-169 6 p.

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2008
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EverGraze: the productive management of perennial grazing systems in extreme drought

Robertson, S., Friend, M. & Broster, J., 2008, 14th AAC: Global issues. Paddock action. Unkovich, M. (ed.). Adelaide: Australian Society of Agronomy, p. 1-6 6 p.

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Phalaris
alfalfa
Festuca
drought
pastures
2004

Intake of improved and unimproved pastures in two seasons by grazing weanling horses

Friend, M., Nash, D. & Avery, A., 2004, 25th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production. Stockdale, R. (ed.). Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing, p. 61-64 4 p.

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2003

Action Research and Farming Systems Research: Farmers and Researchers Investigation of Silage Wastage on Five Dairy Farms in NSW

Dunn, A., Friend, M., Hildebrand, S., Jennings, J., Clarke, S., Davidson, G., Mellor, J., Ray, T. & Ryan, P., 2003, Farming systems in the future: Proceedings of the First Australian Farming Systems Conference. Robinson, B. (ed.). Toowoomba: Australian Farming Systems Association, p. 11 1 p.

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2001

Taking the reigns: Farmer-driven learning, innovation and extension for profitable dairy pasture production in New South Wales.

Jennings, J., Andrews, A., Friend, M., Ison, M. & Sriskandarajah, N., 2001, Proceedings of the 10th Australian Agronomy Conference. Mendham, N. (ed.). Hobart, Australia: Australian Agronomy Society, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

New South Wales
dairies
learning
pastures
farmers