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2018
1 Citation (Scopus)
Hordeum
Merino
Biomass
ewes
lambs
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
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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
1 Citation (Scopus)
Magnesium
Minerals
ewes
magnesium
lambs
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

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
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
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
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
2 Citations (Scopus)
alfalfa silage
barley straw
cottonseed meal
Hereford
Gossypium hirsutum
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
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
2015
1 Citation (Scopus)
Dietary Supplements
Magnesium
roads
magnesium
lambs
3 Citations (Scopus)
Nutrition
Joining
Dams
Blood
Fatty Acids
11 Citations (Scopus)
19 Downloads (Pure)

Mineral supplementation of lambing ewes grazing dual-purpose wheat

McGrath, S., Bhanugopan, M., Dove, H., Clayton, E., Virgona, J. & Friend, M., Mar 2015, In : Animal Production Science. 55, 4, p. 526-534 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
lambing
Triticum
Minerals
ewes
grazing
5 Citations (Scopus)

Preference by sheep for endophyte-infected tall fescue grown adjacent to or at a distance from alfalfa

Friend, M., Provenza, F. D. & Villalba, J. J., Sep 2015, In : Animal. 9, 3, p. 516-525 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Festuca
Festuca arundinacea
endophytes
alfalfa
sheep
4 Citations (Scopus)

Reproductive performance in ewes fed varying levels of cut lucerne pasture around conception

Robertson, S., Clayton, E., Morgan, B. & Friend, M., Jul 2015, In : Animal Reproduction Science. 158, p. 75-85 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicago sativa
alfalfa
ewes
reproductive performance
pastures
2 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Medicago sativa
alfalfa
ewes
reproductive performance
grazing
2014
7 Citations (Scopus)

Differential response to an algae supplement high in DHA mediated by maternal peri-conceptional diet: Intergenerational effects of omega-6 fatty acids

Clayton, E., Lamb, T., Refshauge, G., Kerr, M., Bailes, K., Ponnampalam, E., Friend, M. & Hopkins, D., Aug 2014, In : Lipids. 49, 8, p. 767-775 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Omega-6 Fatty Acids
Docosahexaenoic Acids
Algae
Nutrition
Mothers
1 Citation (Scopus)
New South Wales
stocking rate
Triticum
ewes
lambs
2 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling the risk of different joining times and lamb sale policies

Robertson, S., Southwell, A. & Friend, M., Aug 2014, In : Animal Production Science. 54, 10, p. 1694-1698 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sales
lambs
stocking rate
Sheep
ewes
sheep feeding
Rumen
straw
rumen
Sheep
2 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

The effect of peri-conceptual grazing of live pasture on fetal numbers in unsynchronised ewes

Robertson, S., King, B., Allworth, M., Rummery, J. & Friend, M., Nov 2014, In : Animal Production Science. 54, 8, p. 1008-1015 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Medicago sativa
Breeding
ewes
pastures
grazing
2013
12 Citations (Scopus)

A higher proportion of female lambs when ewes were fed oats and cottonseed meal prior to and following conception

Gulliver, C., Friend, M., King, B., Wilkins, J. & Clayton, E., Feb 2013, In : Animal Production Science. 53, 5, p. 464-471 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cottonseed Oil
cottonseed meal
Meals
oats
ewes
6 Citations (Scopus)
New South Wales
lambing
Triticum
ewes
grazing
New South Wales
lambing
Triticum
ewes
grazing
7 Citations (Scopus)
New South Wales
lambing
Triticum
ewes
flocks
9 Citations (Scopus)

Increased Prostaglandin Response to Oxytocin in Ewes Fed a Diet High in Omega-6 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids

Gulliver, C., Friend, M., King, B., Robertson, S., Wilkins, J. & Clayton, E., Feb 2013, In : Lipids. 48, 2, p. 177-183 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Opportunities for telemetry techniques in studies on the nutritional ecology of free-ranging domesticated ruminants

Swain, D. L. & Friend, M., Mar 2013, In : Animal. 7, S1, p. 123-131 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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telemetry
ruminants
ecology
herbivores
foraging
2012
8 Citations (Scopus)

A review of summer-active tall fescue use and management in Australia's high-rainfall zone

Raeside, M., Friend, M., Behrendt, R., Lawson, A. R. & Clark, S. G., Dec 2012, In : New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research. 55, 4, p. 393-411 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
32 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Chills
wind speed
lambs
weather
Weather
8 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea) as a forage for sheep in the temperate high-rainfall zone of south-eastern Australia

Raeside, M., Friend, M., Behrendt, R., Lawson, A. R. & Clarke, S., Sep 2012, In : Grass and Forage Science. 67, 3, p. 411-425 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Festuca arundinacea
sheep
forage
grazing
rain
5 Citations (Scopus)

Ewe movement and ewe-lamb contact levels in shelter is greater at higher stocking rate

Broster, J., Rathbone, D., Robertson, S., King, B. & Friend, M., May 2012, In : Animal Production Science. 52, 7, p. 502-506 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
stocking rate
ewes
lambs
lambing
pastures
4 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Spatial distribution patterns of sheep following manipulation of feeding motivation and food availability

Freire, R., Swain, D. & Friend, M., May 2012, In : Animal. 6, 5 (special issue), p. 846-851 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
food availability
spatial distribution
sheep
social cohesion
duration
4 Citations (Scopus)

Tall fescue establishment and management in south west Victoria

Raeside, M., Friend, M., Behrendt, R., Lawson, AR. & Clarke, S., Mar 2012, In : New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research. 55, 1, p. 31-46 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Citations (Scopus)

The role of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in reproduction of sheep and cattle

Gulliver, C., Friend, M., King, B. & Clayton, E., Mar 2012, In : Animal Reproduction Science. 131, 1-2, p. 9-22 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dinoprost
Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Unsaturated Fatty Acids
omega-3 fatty acids
prostaglandins
9 Citations (Scopus)
19 Downloads (Pure)

The survival of lambs in shelter declines at high stocking intensities

Robertson, S., King, B., Broster, J. & Friend, M., 2012, In : Animal Production Science. 52, 7, p. 497-501 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
stocking rate
lambs
Weights and Measures
ewes
Birth Weight
2011
14 Citations (Scopus)
32 Downloads (Pure)

Survival of twin lambs is increased with shrub belts

Robertson, S., Friend, M., Broster, J. & King, B., Oct 2011, In : Animal Production Science. 51, 10, p. 925-938 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Perinatal Mortality
lambs
Phalaris
shrubs
Weather
31 Citations (Scopus)

Tracking livestock using global positioning systems: are we still lost?

Swain, D. L., Friend, M., Bishop-Hurley, GJ., Handcock, RN. & Wark, T., 2011, In : Animal Production Science. 51, 3, p. 167-175 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010
9 Citations (Scopus)

Ewe and lamb contact at lambing is influenced by both shelter type and birth number

Broster, J., Dehaan, R., Swain, D. & Friend, M., 2010, In : Animal. 4, 5, p. 796-803 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lambing
ewes
lambs
shrubs
rain
14 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Short-term grazing of lucerne and chicory increases ovulation rate in synchronised Merino ewes

King, B., Robertson, S., Wilkins, J. & Friend, M., 2010, In : Animal Reproduction Science. 121, 3-4, p. 242-248 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Phalaris
Medicago sativa
Merino
Ovulation
ovulation
2009
1 Citation (Scopus)

Lessons learnt about effectively applying participatory action research: case study from the New South Wales dairy industry

Friend, M., Dunn, A. & Jennings, J., 2009, In : Animal Production Science. 49, 11, p. 1007-1014 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dairying
New South Wales
Health Services Research
dairy industry
case studies