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Research Output

2020

Do calcium and magnesium deficiencies in reproducing ewes contribute to high lamb mortality?

Friend, M. A., Bhanugopan, M. S., McGrath, S. R., Edwards, J. H., Hancock, S., Loudon, K., Miller, D., McGilchrist, P., Refshauge, G., Robertson, S. M., Thompson, A. N. & Masters, D. G., 01 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Animal Production Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Citation (Scopus)
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1 Citation (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)
2019

Why are lamb growth rates on lucerne not as high as expected?

McGrath, S., 26 Jul 2019, Graham Centre Livestock Forum 2019 Proceedings.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

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Bone turnover in twin-born lambs at marking and weaning

McCarthy, K., McGrath, S., Keogh, T. & Bhanugopan, M., 2018, p. 19. 1 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferenceAbstract

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

3 Citations (Scopus)
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of maternal 25-hydroxyvitaminD3 and calcium supplementation on bone turnover in suckling lambs

McCarthy, K., McGrath, S., Keogh, T. & Bhanugopan, M., 2018, p. 1vi. 1 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferenceAbstract

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

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Grazing lambs on dual-purpose crops increases the sale weight of yearling lambs in a Tablelands production system

McGrath, S., Pinares-Patino, C., McDonald, S., Simpson, R., Kirkegaard, J. A. & Moore, A., Jul 2018. 1 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferenceAbstract

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/ReportCommissioned report

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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

2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Supplementation does not always improve lamb growth rates when grazing lucerne

McGrath, S., Champness, M. & McCormick, J., Jul 2018, p. 2524. 1 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferenceAbstract

2017

Dual-purpose cropping: Changes in pasture availability and composition from incorporating dual-purpose crops into a tablelands pasture system

McGrath, S., Pinares-Patino, C., McDonald, S., Simpson, R. & Moore, A., 2017, Proceedings of the 18th Australian Agronomy Conference 2017: Doing More With Less. Australia, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

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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

10 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Can we use remote monitoring technology from the dairy industry in our extensive beef systems in southern NSW?

McGrath, S., 05 Aug 2016, p. 21. 21 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferenceAbstract

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

The cost of hitting lifetime ewe targets in scanned and unscanned Merino flocks: a simulation using a dynamic model, AusFarm

McGrath, S., Virgona, J. & Allworth, M., 08 Jul 2016, .. p. 22-26 5 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

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

24 Citations (Scopus)
2015

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 for Agronomy, p. 765-771 7 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

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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 for Agronomy, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

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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.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

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

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14 Citations (Scopus)
44 Downloads (Pure)
37 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

2014
1 Citation (Scopus)
2013

Describing the sward structure of wheat and annual ryegrass swards grazed by lambs in southern NSW

McGrath, S., Virgona, J. & Friend, M., 2013, p. 978-979. 2 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferencePoster

7 Citations (Scopus)
8 Citations (Scopus)
2012
2006

Rumen protected fat reverses the conjugated linoleic acid induced low milk fat content in dairy cows

Gulati, S. K., McGrath, S., Wynn, P., Thomson, P. C. & Scott, T. W., 2006, In : Canadian Journal of Animal Science. 86, 1, p. 63-70 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
2003
26 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Rumen protected conjugated linoleic acids: Effects on milk composition in dairy cows

Gulati, S. K., McGrath, S., Wynn, P. & Scott, T. W., 2001, In : Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 10, 4, p. S85

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle