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19962020

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2020

Aggressive encounters lead to negative affective state in fish

Rogers, L., Sales, E., Shamsi, S., Kopf, R. K. & Freire, R., 14 Apr 2020, In : PLoS One. 15, 4, p. e0231330

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Australian and New Zealand Veterinary Students’ Ranking of Issues in Aquatic Animal Welfare and Ethics

Lloyd, J. K. F., Collins, T., Cornish, A. R., Degeling, C., Fawcett, A., Fisher, A. D., Freire, R., Hazel, S. J., Hood, J., Johnson, J., Phillips, C. J. C., Stafford, K. J., Tzioumis, V. & McGreevy, P. D., 03 May 2020, In : Anthrozoos. 33, 3, p. 325-337 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dermocystidium sp. infection in farmed Murray cod, Maccullochella peelii

Shamsi, S., Zhu, X., Barton, D., Dang, M., Freire, R. & Nowak, B., 11 Jun 2020, In : Aquaculture.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

A bibliometric analysis of past and emerging trends in animal welfare science

Freire, R. & Nicol, C., 01 Nov 2019, In : Animal Welfare. 28, 4, p. 465-485 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Australian and New Zealand veterinary students' opinions on animal welfare and ethical issues concerning animal use within sport, recreation, and display

Fawcett, A., Hazel, S., Collins, T., Degeling, C., Fisher, A., Freire, R., Hood, J., Johnson, J., Lloyd, J., Phillips, C., Stafford, K., Tzioumis, V. & McGreevy, P. D., 2019, In : Journal of Veterinary Medical Education. 46, 2, p. 264-272 9 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Behavioral, demographic, and management influences on equine responses to negative reinforcement

Fenner, K., Freire, R., McLean, A. & McGreevy, P., 01 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Veterinary Behavior. 29, p. 11-17 7 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioural assessment of Murray cod decision-making and implications for conservation and welfare

Rogers, L., Sales, E., Kopf, K. & Freire, R., 14 Oct 2019. 1 p.

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Differences in flight initiation distance (FID) between rural and urban populations of two species of Australian birds

Davey, S., Massaro, M. & Freire, R., 29 Jul 2019, In : Behaviour. 156, 11, p. 1151-1164 14 p.

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Revisiting the influence of aggressive interactions on the survival of the first-laid egg in crested penguins (genus Eudyptes)

Massaro, M., Davidson, R. S., Freire, R. & Davis, L. S., 19 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 50, 8, p. 1-8 8 p., JAV12616.

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Veterinary students' opinions on their required competence in dealing with welfare and ethics issues pertaining to wildlife

Stafford, K., Collins, T., Degeling, C., Freire, R., Hazel, S., Johnson, J., Lloyd, J., Phillips, C., Fisher, A., Tzioumis, V. & Mcgreevy, P., 23 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 50, 3, p. 659-664 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Educators' perspectives on animal welfare and ethics in the Australian and New Zealand veterinary curricula

Tzioumis, V., Freire, R., Hood, J., Johnson, A. J., Lloyd, J., Phillips, C. J. C. & McGreevy, P. D., 01 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Veterinary Medical Education. 45, 4, p. 448-463 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring the use of alternatives to animals in undergraduate education in Australia

Mallia, C., Logan, P. & Freire, R., Jul 2018, In : ATLA Alternatives to Laboratory Animals. 46, 3, p. 145-176 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Citation (Scopus)

Heart rate responses to training and handling activities in horses

Henshall, C., Freire, R. & Randle, H., 21 Sep 2018, p. 91. 1 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferencePoster

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How does rider awareness affect asymmetrical rein tension whilst riding?

Clark, Z., McKenzie, G., Freire, R. & Randle, H., 21 Sep 2018, p. 92. 1 p.

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Importance of welfare and ethics competence regarding animals kept for scientific purposes to veterinary students in Australia and New Zealand

Collins, T., Cornish, A., Hood, J., Degeling, C., Fisher, A. D., Freire, R., Hazel, S. J., Johnson, J., Lloyd, J. K. F., Phillips, C. J., Tzioumis, V. & McGreevy, P. D., 01 Sep 2018, In : Veterinary Sciences. 5, 3, p. 1-14 14 p., 66.

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Ranking of production animalwelfare and ethics issues in Australia and New Zealand by veterinary students

Cornish, A., Fisher, A. D., Collins, T., Degeling, C., Freire, R., Hazel, S. J., Hood, J., Lloyd, J. K. F., Phillips, C. J. C., Stafford, K. J., Tzioumis, V. & McGreevy, P. D., 01 Sep 2018, In : Veterinary Sciences. 5, 3, p. 1-9 9 p., 65.

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2017

An assessment of African lion Panthera leo sociality via social network analysis: Prerelease monitoring for an ex situ reintroduction program

Dunston, E. J., Abell, J., Doyle, R. E., Kirk, J., Hilley, V. B., Forsyth, A., Jenkins, E. & Freire, R., Jun 2017, In : Current Zoology. 63, 3, p. 301-311 11 p.

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Are chicken minds special?

Freire, R. & Hazel, S., 2017, In : Animal Sentience. 17, 4, p. 1-4 4 p.

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Does captivity influence territorial and hunting behaviour? Assessment for an ex situ reintroduction program of African lions Panthera leo

Dunston, E. J., Abell, J., Doyle, R. E., Duffy, D., Poynter, C., Kirk, J., Hilley, V. B., Forsyth, A., Jenkins, E., Mcallister, D. & Freire, R., Oct 2017, In : Mammal Review. 47, 4, p. 254-260 7 p.

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Effects of pre-conditioning on behavior and physiology of horses during a standardised learning task

Fenner, K., Webb, H., Starling, M. J., Freire, R., Buckley, P. & McGreevy, P. D., Mar 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 3, p. 1-17 17 p., e0174313.

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Investigating the impacts of captive origin, time and vegetation on the daily activity of African lion prides

Dunston, E. J., Abell, J., Doyle, R. E., Kirk, J., Hilley, V. B., Forsyth, A., Jenkins, E., McAllister, D. & Freire, R., 01 May 2017, In : Journal of Ethology. 35, 2, p. 187-195 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The importance of animal welfare science and ethics to veterinary students in Australia and New Zealand

Freire, R., Phillips, C. J. C., Verrinder, J. M., Collins, T., Degeling, C., Fawcett, A., Fisher, A. D., Hazel, S., Hood, J., Johnson, J., Lloyd, J. K. F., Stafford, K., Tzioumis, V. & McGreevy, P. D., 01 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Veterinary Medical Education. 44, 2, p. 208-216 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Behavioral correlates between daily activity and sociality in wild and captive origin African lions

Dunston, E., Abell, J. & Freire, R., 2016, In : Communicative and Integrative Biology. 9, 5, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Career Preferences and Opinions on Animal Welfare and Ethics: A Survey of Veterinary Students in Australia and New Zealand

Cornish, A. R., Caspar, G. L., Collins, T., Degeling, C., Fawcett, A., Fisher, A. D., Freire, R., Hazel, S. J., Hood, J., Johnson, J., Phillips, C. J. C., Stafford, K., Tzioumis, V. & McGreevy, P. D., 2016, In : Journal of Veterinary Medical Education. 43, 3, p. 310-320 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of rein tension on the behaviour and physiology of horses during a standardised learning task

Fenner, K., Webb, H., Starling, M., Freire, R., Buckley, P. & McGreevy, P. D., 2016, p. 35-35. 1 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferenceAbstract

Exploring African lion (Panthera leo) behavioural phenotypes: individual differences and correlations between sociality, boldness and behaviour

Dunston, E., Abell, J., Doyle, R. E., Evershed, M. & Freire, R., 2016, In : Journal of Ethology. 34, p. 277-290 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Factors affecting ranging behaviour in commercial free-range hens

Pettersson, I. C., Freire, R. & Nicol, C. J., 2016, In : World's Poultry Science Journal. 72, 1, p. 137-150 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Review of the recent scientific literature concerning turkey welfare (2013–2016)

Freire, R. & Watson, M., 2016, Charles Sturt University. 32 p.

Research output: Book/ReportResearch report not released to public

2015

The first shared online curriculum resources for veterinary undergraduate learning and teaching in animal welfare and ethics in Australia and New Zealand

Johnson, J., Collins, T., Degeling, C., Fawcett, A., Fisher, A. D., Freire, R., Hazel, S. J., Hood, J., Lloyd, J., Phillips, C. J. C., Stafford, K., Tzioumis, V. & McGreevy, P. D., May 2015, In : Animals. 5, 2, p. 395-406 12 p.

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2014

Effect of captivity and management on behaviour of the domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo)

Talbot, S., Freire, R. & Wassens, S., Feb 2014, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 151, p. 94-101 8 p.

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Ontogeny of magnetoreception in chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus)

Munro, U., Luu, P., Defilippis, L. & Freire, R., May 2014, In : Journal of Ethology. 32, 2, p. 69-74 6 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Performance of sheep in a spatial maze is impeded by negative stimuli

Doyle, R., Freire, R., Cowling, A., Knott, S. & Lee, C., 2014, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 151, p. 36-42 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of workplace learning on attitudes to animal welfare in veterinary students

Pollard-Williams, S., Doyle, R. E. & Freire, R., Jan 2014, In : Journal of Veterinary Medical Education. 41, 3, p. 253-257 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)
2013
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The welfare of laying hens in conventional cages and alternative systems: first steps towards a quantitative comparison

Freire, R. & Cowling, A., Feb 2013, In : Animal Welfare. 22, 1, p. 57-65 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Conditioned response to magnetic anomaly in the Pekin duck (Anas platyrhynchos domestica) involves the trigeminal nerve.

Freire, R., Dunston, E., Fowler, E., McKenzie, G., Quinn, C. & Michelsen, J., Jul 2012, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 215, 14, p. 2399-2404 6 p.

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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.

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2011

Conditioning domestic chickens to a magnetic anomaly

Denzau, S., Kuriakose, D., Freire, R., Munro, U. & Wiltschko, W., Dec 2011, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 197, 12, p. 1137-1141 5 p.

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Minor beak trimming in chickens leads to loss of mechanoreception and magnetoreception

Freire, R., Eastwood, M. & Joyce, M., Apr 2011, In : Journal of Animal Science. 89, 4, p. 1201-1206 6 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)
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2010

Conditioning to magnetic direction in the Pekin duck (Anas platyrhynchos domestica).

Freire, R. & Birch, T., Oct 2010, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 213, 20, p. 3423-3426 4 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
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2009

Effects of different forms of exercise on post inhibitory rebound and unwanted behaviour in stabled horses

Freire, R., Buckley, P. & Cooper, J., May 2009, In : Equine Veterinary Journal. 41, 5, p. 487-492 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Light exposure during incubation and social and vigilance behaviour of domestic chicks

Wichman, A., Freire, R. & Rogers, L., Jul 2009, In : Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition. 14, 4, p. 381-394 14 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)
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Visual lateralisation and development of spatial and social spacing behaviour of chicks

Wichman, A., Rogers, L. & Freire, R., 2009, In : Behavioural Processes. 81, 1, p. 14-19 6 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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2008

Behavioural and physiological effects of virginiamycin in the diets of horses with stereotypies

Freire, R., Ip, H., Buckley, P., Friend, M. & Mcgreevy, P., 2008, In : Veterinary Record. 163, 14, p. 413-417 5 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Different responses in two strains of chickens (Gallus gallus) in a magnetic orientation test

Freire, R., Munro, U., Rogers, L., Sagasser, S., Wiltschko, R. & Wiltschko, W., 2008, In : Animal Cognition. 11, 3, p. 547-552 6 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
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Lateralized response of chicks to magnetic cues

Rogers, L., Munro, U., Freire, R., Wiltschko, R. & Wiltschko, W., 2008, In : Behavioural Brain Research. 186, 1, p. 66-71 6 p.

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33 Citations (Scopus)
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