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Research Output 2000 2019

2019
3 Citations (Scopus)
lambing
Sheep
pastures
grazing
sheep
3 Citations (Scopus)
Wool
wool
Sheep
lambs
pastures
1 Citation (Scopus)
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
ewes
Sheep
stocking rate
seasonal variation
3 Citations (Scopus)
Medicago sativa
lambing
Fertility
Sheep
lambs
10 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
risk profile
Merino
ewes
lambs
weather
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)
Hordeum
Merino
Biomass
ewes
lambs
3 Citations (Scopus)
13 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
43 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
1 Citation (Scopus)

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
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
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
2 Citations (Scopus)
22 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
lambing
ewes
lambs
Parturition
death
lambing
ewes
lambs
Survival
Multiple Birth Offspring
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
9 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
pregnancy rate
ewes
flocks
sheep
lambs
2015
13 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
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)
21 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Medicago sativa
alfalfa
ewes
reproductive performance
grazing
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.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

6 Downloads (Pure)

Mass to height relationships in annual pastures and prediction of sheep growth rates

Robertson, S., 2014, In : Animal Production Science. 54, 9, p. 1305-1310 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Sheep
pastures
sheep
prediction
Growth
4 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
9 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Open Access
File
4 Citations (Scopus)
11 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

Does targeted short-term grazing of lucerne increase twinning rates in unsynchronised Merino ewes?

Rummery, J., Robertson, S., King, B. & Friend, M., 2013, p. 625-626. 2 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferencePoster

Merino
estrous cycle
profits and margins
alfalfa
ewes
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

12 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling complex sheep systems using AusFarm

Robertson, S. & Friend, M., 2013, p. 627-628. 2 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
sheep
breeds
rams
stocking rate
ewes
2012
6 Downloads (Pure)

Choice of sheep enterprise affects production and risk

Robertson, S. & Friend, M., 2012, p. 135-137. 3 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
lambing
Merino
sheep
rams
ewes
9 Citations (Scopus)
48 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Chills
wind speed
lambs
weather
Weather
19 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
ewes
Merino
rams
alternative livestock
lambing
6 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

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
3 Downloads (Pure)

Fertility and Distribution of Foetal Age in Synchronised Ewes Mated Naturally

Robertson, S., King, B. & Friend, M., 2012, p. 56-56. 1 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
gestational age
rams
ewes
artificial insemination
estrous cycle
4 Downloads (Pure)

More lucerne reduces feeding in drought years and increases the weight of lamb sold in wet summers

Robertson, S. & Friend, M., 2012, p. 132-134. 3 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
alfalfa
lambs
drought
summer
Merino
7 Downloads (Pure)

The precision of foetal age to predict lambing date

Robertson, S., King, B. & Friend, M., 2012, p. 57. 1 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
gestational age
lambing
metacarpus
ewes
lambs
10 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)
47 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
2010
19 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Open Access
File

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

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

15 Citations (Scopus)
16 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
7 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Open Access
File
2009
21 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Open Access
File
2008
27 Downloads (Pure)

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: Agronomy Australia, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Open Access
File
Phalaris
alfalfa
Festuca
drought
pastures
2 Citations (Scopus)
37 Downloads (Pure)

Mild congenital goitre increases lamb mortality in southern New South Wales

Robertson, S., Friend, M. & King, B., 2008, In : Animal Production Science. 48, 6 / 7, p. 995-998 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
goiter
New South Wales
Goiter
Thyroid Gland
lambs
2007
8 Downloads (Pure)

EverGraze: a project to achieve profit and environmental outcomes in the Australian grazing industries

Friend, M. A., Robertson, S., Masters, D. & Avery, A., 2007, In : Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences. 16, Supplement 2, p. 70-75 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Livestock
profits and margins
Industry
grazing
Agriculture
2006
9 Citations (Scopus)
72 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Sheep
pastures
sheep
crops
Droughts
1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Do some naturalised legumes have the potential to improve pasture production in the Victorian Mallee

Robertson, S. M. & Smith, J. G., 2006, In : Animal Production Science. 46, 5, p. 615-625 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Trifolium arvense
Medicago
Fabaceae
legumes
pastures