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Researcher: Malau-Aduli, AEO (Associate Professor Aduli Malau-Aduli)

Fields of Research

Animal Breeding
Animal Nutrition
Animal Production
Animal Growth and Development
Animal Reproduction
Genomics
Agro-ecosystem Function and Prediction
Genetics
Farming Systems Research
Agricultural Systems Analysis and Modelling
Social and Cultural Geography
Humane Animal Treatment
Bacteriology
Analytical Biochemistry
Medical Biotechnology
Crop and Pasture Nutrition
Animal Management
Crop and Pasture Production
Gene Expression (incl. Microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Agronomy

Research Objectives

Beef Cattle
Dairy Cattle
Sheep - Wool
Sheep - Meat
Deer
Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Raw Wool
Environmentally Sustainable Animal Production
Poultry
Goats
Learner and Learning Achievement
Air Force
Environmental Education and Awareness
Urban and Industrial Air Quality
Browse Crops
Eggs
Dairy Products
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production
Pigs
Management of Solid Waste from Animal Production
Pasture, Browse and Fodder Crops
Sown Pastures (excl. Lucerne)

Career Best Publications

A comparison of the fatty acid composition of triacylglycerols in adipose tissue from Limousin and Jersey cattle; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
Age-related changes in gene expression of the growth hormone secretagogue and growth hormone-releasing hormone receptors in Holstein-Friesian cattle; Domestic Animal Endocrinology
Bovine-specific nucleotide polymorphisms and mRNA expression of the growth hormone secretagogue receptor 1a (GHSR1a) gene and its genetic association with growth and carcass traits; Journal of Molecular and Genetic Medicine
Breed comparison of the fatty acid composition of muscle phospholipids in Limousin and Jersey cattle; Journal of Animal Science
Breed differences and genetic parameters for melting point, marbling score, and fatty acid composition of lot-fed cattle; Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition
Comparative evaluation of a new lactation curve model for pasture-based Holstein-Friesian dairy cows; Journal of Dairy Science
Crop-residue supplementation of pregnant does influences birth weight and weight gains of kids, daily milk yield but not progesterone profile in Red Sokoto goats; Reproduction Nutrition Development
Detection and mapping of QTL on bovine chromosomes 2 and 5 segregating for live weight, average daily gain and body measurements in Japanese black cattle; Journal of Cell and Animal Biology
East Friesian sheep carry a Myostatin allele known to cause muscle hypertrophy in other breeds; Animal Genetics
Effect of crude degummed canola oil and ad libitum grazing on plasma metabolites of primiparous Holstein-Friesian cows in a pasture-based system; BMC Veterinary Research
Effect of incremental levels of crude degummed canola oil on milk progesterone, plasma luteinizing and follicle stimulating hormones of primiparous Holstein-Friesian cows in a pasture-based system; International Journal of Veterinary Science and Medicine
Effects of Spirulina (Arthrospira platensis) supplementation level and basal diet on liveweight, body conformation and growth traits in genetically divergent Australian dual-purpose lambs during simulated drought and typical pasture grazing; Small Ruminant Research
Genetic and environmental factors influencing milk, protein and fat yields of pasture-based dairy cows in Tasmania; Animal Production Science
Genetic association between GHSR1a 5'UTR-microsatellite and nt-7 (C>A) loci and growth and carcass traits in Japanese Black cattle; Animal Science Journal
Genetic variation in fatness and fatty acid composition of crossbred cattle; Journal of Animal Science
Genome-wide scanning for QTL: Mapping methodology and detected QTL in cattle; Journal of Animal Genetics
Interval mapping of growth quantitative trait loci in Japanese Black beef cattle using microsatellite DNA markers and half-sib regression analysis; Animal Science Journal
Molecular genetics-nutrition interactions in the expression of AANAT, ADRB3, BTG2 and FASN genes in the heart, kidney and liver of Australian lambs supplemented with Spirulina (Arthrospira platensis); Genes and Genomics
Nucleotide polymorphisms and the 5'-UTR transcriptional analysis of the bovine growth hormone secretagogue receptor 1a (GHSR1a ) gene; Animal Science Journal
Omega-3 fatty acids, nutrient retention values, and sensory meat eating quality in cooked and raw Australian lamb; Meat Science
Overdominance effect of the bovine ghrelin receptor (GHSR1a)-DelR242 locus on growth in Japanese Shorthorn weaner bulls: heterozygote advantage in bull selection and molecular mechanisms; G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics
Sire breed and sex effects on the fatty acid composition and content of heart, kidney, liver, adipose and muscle tissues of purebred and first-cross prime lambs; Animal Production Science
Teaching animal science and genetics to Australian university undergraduates to enhance inquiry-based student learning and research with sheep: Growth and conformation traits in crossbred prime lambs; British Journal of Educational Research
Variations in liveweight gains, milk yield and composition of Red Sokoto goats fed crop-residue based supplements in the subhumid zone of Nigeria; Livestock Production Science
World Beef Production; Beef Cattle Production and Trade

Research Publications

Arthrospira platensis: a novel feed supplement influences gene expression in the hearth, kidney and liver of prime lambs; 21st Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics Conference
Spirulina supplementation, sire breed, sex and basal diet effects on lamb intramuscular fat percentage and fat melting points; International Journal of Veterinary Medicine
A comparison of the fatty acid composition of triacylglycerols in adipose tissue from Limousin and Jersey cattle; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
A primary screen of the bovine genome for quantitative trait loci affecting some growth traits of Japanese Black calves; Journal of Animal Genetics
A primary screen of the bovine genome for quantitative trait loci affecting some growth traits of Japanese Black calves; Animal Breeding and Genetics Conference
A quantitative trait locus for body conformation maps to bovine chromosome one in Japanese Black cattle; XIX International Congress of Genetics
A review of sheep wool quality traits; Annual Review & Research in Biology
Age-related changes in gene expression of the growth hormone secretagogue and growth hormone-releasing hormone receptors in Holstein-Friesian cattle; Domestic Animal Endocrinology
Are -carotene and fatty acid composition in cattle related?; Proceedings Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding & Genetics
Arthrospira platensis: A novel feed supplement improves meat eating quality of Australian lamb; 11th World Conference on Animal Production
Association of bovine fatty acid desaturase 2 gene single-nucleotide polymorphisms with intramuscular fatty acid composition in Japanese Black Steers; Open Journal of Animal Sciences
Beef cattle QTL mapping and nutrition-genetics interactions in crossbred sheep and dairy cattle
Bovine-specific nucleotide polymorphisms and mRNA expression of the growth hormone secretagogue receptor 1a (GHSR1a) gene and its genetic association with growth and carcass traits; Journal of Molecular and Genetic Medicine
Breed and sire effects on fatty acid composition of beef fat; Proceedings Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics
Breed comparison of the fatty acid composition of muscle phospholipids in Limousin and Jersey cattle; Journal of Animal Science
Breed differences and genetic parameters for fat traits of crossbred cattle; Advancement of Animal Breeding & Genetics
Breed differences and genetic parameters for melting point, marbling score, and fatty acid composition of lot-fed cattle; Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition
Breed differences and heterosis in triacylglycerol fatty acid composition of bovine adipose tissue; Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition
Breed variation in wool quality, growth and plasma metabolites of prime lamb fed degummed canola; 10th World Congress of Genetics Applied to Livestock Production
Chemical compositions, feed intakes and digestibilities of crop residue based rations in non-lactating Red Sokoto goats in the subhumid zone of Nigeria; Animal Science Journal
Comparative effects of ASI and APR sire breeding values on the lactation profile of pasture-based Holstein-Friesian cows; Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics Conference
Comparative evaluation of a new lactation curve model for pasture-based Holstein-Friesian dairy cows; Journal of Dairy Science
Comparative study of milk compositions of cattle, sheep and goats in Nigeria; Animal Science Journal
Crop-residue supplementation of pregnant does influences birth weight and weight gains of kids, daily milk yield but not progesterone profile in Red Sokoto goats; Reproduction Nutrition Development
Dairy performance of Friesian-Bunaji crosses and their growth to yearling age; 17th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production
Dairy performance of Friesian-Bunaji crosses and their growth to yearling age. M.Sc. Thesis (Animal Breeding & Genetcis), Ahmadu Bello Univeristy Zaria, Nigeria
Degummed crude canola oil supplementation affects fat depot melting points in purebred and first-cross Merino sheep; Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Detection and mapping of QTL on bovine chromosomes 2 and 5 segregating for live weight, average daily gain and body measurements in Japanese black cattle; Journal of Cell and Animal Biology
Development of a model for milk collection and processing in Zaria: Financial implications; Proceedings Nigerian Society for Animal Production
Digestibility and nitrogen retention studies in broilers. B.Sc. Animal Science (Honours Thesis), University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Do breed and season affect -carotene and the fatty acid composition of muscle phospholipids in cattle?; 43rd International Congress on Meat Science and Technology
East Friesian sheep carry a Myostatin allele known to cause muscle hypertrophy in other breeds; Animal Genetics
Effect of concentrate supplementation on nutrient digestibility and growth of Brahman crossbred cattle fed a basal diet of grass and rice straw; Journal of Animal Science and Technology
Effect of crude degummed canola oil and ad libitum grazing on plasma metabolites of primiparous Holstein-Friesian cows in a pasture-based system; BMC Veterinary Research
Effect of dietary supplementation of pasture-based primiparous Holstein-Friesian cows with degummed crude canola oil on body condition score, liveweight, milk yield and composition; Journal of Applied Animal Research
Effect of dietary supplementation with Spirulina on the expressions of AANAT, ADRB3, BTG2 and FASN genes in the subcutaneous adipose and Longissimus dorsi muscle tissues of purebred and crossbred Australian sheep; Journal of Animal Science and Technology
Effect of incremental levels of crude degummed canola oil on milk progesterone, plasma luteinizing and follicle stimulating hormones of primiparous Holstein-Friesian cows in a pasture-based system; International Journal of Veterinary Science and Medicine
Effect of level of Spirulina supplementation on the fatty acid compositions of adipose, muscle, heart, kidney and liver tissues in Australian dual-purpose lambs; Annals of Animal Science
Effect of Spirulina supplementation effects on haematological biomarkers of lamb productivity; 30th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production
Effect of Spirulina supplementation on plasma metabolites in crossbred and purebred Australian Merino lambs; International Journal of Veterinary Science and Medicine
Effect of supplementation on the milk yield and composition of Red Sokoto does; Nigerian Society for Animal Production
Effects of Spirulina (Arthrospira plantensis) supplementation on wool quality in purebred and crossbred Merino lambs fed pasture and Lucerne hay basal diets; Journal of Agricultural Science
Effects of age, season and year on egg production and layer bird mortality; Nigerian Society for Animal Production
Effects of some environmental factors on birth weight and litter size of Red Sokoto goats; 18th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production
Effects of Spirulina (Arthrospira platensis) supplementation level and basal diet on liveweight, body conformation and growth traits in genetically divergent Australian dual-purpose lambs during simulated drought and typical pasture grazing; Small Ruminant Research
Effects of weather variables on weaning weights and growth rates of Friesian x Bunaji heifer calves; 18th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production
Energy and protein contents in pastures at different times of the year and feeding to meet animal nutrient requirements; Grasslands Society of Southern Australia 16th Annual Conference
Estimates of genetic and phenotypic parameters for dairy traits in Friesian-Bunaji crossbreds; Proceedings Australian Association of Animal Breeding and Genetics
Estimates of genetic parameters for triacylglycerol fatty acids in beef cattle at weaning and slaughter; Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition
Estimation of 305-day yield from total milk yields in Bunaji and Friesian-Bunaji crosses; Nigerian Journal of Animal Production
Estimation of 305-day yield from total milk yields in Bunaji and Friesian-Bunaji crosses; 16th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production
Estimation of genetic and phenotypic parameters and environmental trends of pre-weaning growth traits of Japanese Black calves using animal model; Animal Breeding and Genetics Conference
Estimation of genetic and phenotypic parameters and environmental trends of pre-weaning growth traits of Japanese Black calves using animal model'; Journal of Animal Genetics
Evaluation of a nutrition model in predicting animal performance of Vietnamese cattle; Asian - Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences
Evaluation of forage legume Lablab purpureus as a supplement for lactating Bunaji cows. In: HPS Makkar (Editor) Development and field evaluation of animal feed supplementation packages; International Atomic Energy Agency Technical Cooperation Regional AFRA Project, Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture
Evaluation of the Small Ruminant Nutrition System model (SRNS) for goat production in Vietnam; 8th International Workshop on Modelling Nutrient Digestion and Utilization in Farm Animals 2014
Factors affecting birth weight and body weights at 3, 6 and 12 months of age in Friesian x Zebu calves; 16th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production
Factors affecting birth weight and growth of Friesian x Bunaji calves; Nigerian Journal of Animal Production
Factors affecting egg production and layer bird mortality in private poultry farms in the subhumid zone of Nigeria; Animal Science Journal
Factors affecting temperament in Zebu and Friesian-Zebu crossbred cattle; Nigerian Journal of Animal Production
Factors affecting temperament in Zebu and Friesian-Zebu crossbred cattle; 16th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production
Feed intake variation in crossbred lambs applied to livestock production; 10th World Congress of Genetics Applied to Livestock Production
Fixing Collinearity Instability Using Principal Component and Ridge Regression Analyses in the Relationship Between Body Measurements and Body Weight in Japanese Black Cattle; Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances
Fodder and tuber yields of improved sweet potato cultivars for crop-livestock farmers in the Northern Guinea Savanna of Nigeria; Nigerian Society for Animal Production
Gene expression profiles of Aralkylamine N-acetyltransferase, B-cell translocation gene-2 and Fatty Acid Synthase in pasture-based primiparous Holstein-Friesian dairy cows supplemented with crude degummed canola oil; Advancements in Genetic Engineering
Genetic analysis of the growth performance of crossbred sheep; Proceedings Nigerian Society for Animal Production
Genetic and environmental factors affecting litter size and gestation length of three breeds of rabbits; 18th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production
Genetic and environmental factors influencing milk, protein and fat yields of pasture-based dairy cows in Tasmania; Animal Production Science
Genetic and environmental variations in reproductive performance of pasture-based dairy cows; 11th World Conference on Animal Production
Genetic and phenotypic correlations between triacylglycerol fatty acids at weaning and slaughter in beef cattle; 49th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production
Genetic and phenotypic factors influencing milk, protein and fat yields of dairy cows in Tasmania, Australia; Journal of Dairy Science
Genetic association between GHSR1a 5'UTR-microsatellite and nt-7 (C>A) loci and growth and carcass traits in Japanese Black cattle; Animal Science Journal
Genetic comparison of the fatty acid composition of intramuscular and adipose tissue lipids from early and late maturing beef cattle; Proceedings 8th Animal Science Congress, Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production
Genetic diversity and breed comparison of carcass traits in Tasmanian Corriedale and East Friesian sheep by RAPD markers, In: D. Troy, R. Pearce, B. Byrne, J. Kerry (Editors), Harnessing and Exploiting Global Opportunities; 52nd International Congress of Meat Science and Technology : Harnessing and Exploiting Global Opportunities
Genetic selection, breeding and evaluation of Wagyu beef cattle
Genetic technologies available for the beef cattle industry
Genetic variation between crossbred weaner calves in triacylglycerol fatty acid composition; Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production
Genetic variation in fatness and fatty acid composition of crossbred cattle; Journal of Animal Science
Genetic variation in fatty acid composition of cattle breeds. PhD Thesis (Animal Genetics & Breeding), The University of Adelaide, Australia
Genetic variation in growth and the optimisation of SNP molecular markers for parentage assignment in pasture-based crossbred sheep; Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics 19th Conference
Genetic variation in intramuscular fat of prime lamb supplemented with varying concentrations of degummed crude canola oil; International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences
Genetic variation in the fatty acid composition of cattle fat and muscle; Proceedings Australian Association of Animal Breeding and Genetics
Genetics of fat colour in beef cattle; Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production
Genetics-nutrition interactions in crossbred sheep; University of Missouri, Columbia, USA
Genetics-Nutrition Interactions in Tactical Grazing and Strategic Supplementation of Sheep: Implications for Wool, Growth and Gene Expression
Genetics-nutrition interactions influencing growth, wool and milk production in sheep and cattle; Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry
Genetics-nutrition interactions influencing wool spinning fineness in Australian cross-bred sheep; Journal of Animal Science
Genome scan of BTA1 for QTL affecting weaning weight, yearling weight and postweaning growth in Japanese Black Cattle; Journal of Animal Science
Genome-wide scanning for QTL: Mapping methodology and detected QTL in cattle
Genome-wide scanning for QTL: Mapping methodology and detected QTL in cattle; Journal of Animal Genetics
Genotype and site differences in the fatty acid composition of muscle phospholipids in cattle; Proceedings Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding & Genetics
Growth and body conformation responses of genetically divergent Australian sheep to spirulina (Arthrospira platensis) supplementation; American Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Growth and carcass characteristics of lot-fed Wagyu beef cattle and the estimation of homozygosity from band sharing patterns of random amplified polymorphic DNA markers; Journal of Animal Science
Growth response of purebred Merino and crossbred prime lambs supplemented with canola and flaxseed oils; 5th International Conference on Sustainable Animal Agriculture for Developing Countries
Growth responses of lactating first-parity dairy cows to canola and lupin supplementation; World Congress on Oils and Fats & 28th International Society for Fats Research Congress
Herd recording and data management; Manual on Cattle Production and Management in Nigeria
Heritabilities of triacylglycerol fatty acids from the adipose tissue of beef cattle at weaning and slaughter; Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production
Heterosis, sex and breed differences in the fatty acid composition of muscle phospholipids in beef cattle; Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition
Identification of Quantitative Trait Loci in beef cattle
Improved modelling of manure mineralisation through new methods for characterising carbohydrate pools; Food Security from Sustainable Agriculture
Improving the profitability of beef from pastures: A case study of Tasmania's Circular Head Beef Business Group; Journal of Animal Science
Influence of body weight and body condition score at breeding on conception and prolificacy of Merino and Composite Coopworth, East Friesian, Romney and Texel sheep in Tasmania, Australia; Journal of Animal Science
Influence of crop residue ration supplementation on the attainment of puberty and postpartum reproductive activities of Red Sokoto goats; Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition
Influence of lupins and canola supplement on short loin fatty acid profiles within genetically divergent first cross merino lambs ; World Congress on Oils and Fats & 28th International Society for Fats Research Congress
Influence of lupins and canola supplements on plasma amino acids, wool fibre diameter and liveweight in genetically divergent first cross Merino lambs; World Congress on Oils and Fats & 28th International Society for Fats Research Congress
Influence of sire breed, protein supplementation and gender on wool spinning fineness in first-Cross Merino lambs; World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
Influence of supplementing pasture-based primiparous Holstein-Friesian dairy cows with crude degummed canola oil on milk fatty acid composition; Journal of Nutritional Therapeutics
Interval mapping of growth quantitative trait loci in Japanese Black beef cattle using microsatellite DNA markers and half-sib regression analysis; Animal Science Journal
Intramuscular fat and melting point variation in sheep supplemented with Spirulina; 11th World Conference on Animal Production
Japanese Beef Production; Beef Cattle Production and Trade
Joint Annual Conference of American and Canadian Societies of Animal Science, Canada
Lactation performance of purebred and crossbred dairy cows on pastures and impact on fertility; 11th World Conference on Animal Production
Mapping the quantitative trait loci (QTL) for body shape and conformation measurements on BTA1 in Japanese Black cattle; Animal Science Journal
Measures of Daily Weight Gain in Friesian-Bunaji Crossbred Heifers and Their Relationship with First Lactation Milk Yield; International Journal of Dairy Science
MicroRNA gene mining and expression profiling in crossbred sheep sired by genetically divergent rams'; Washington University St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Microsatellite DNA marker mapping of bovine chromosome one for QTL affecting birth weight and preweaning growth in Japanese Black Cattle (Wagyu); Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics
Milk composition and somatic cell counts in pasture-based dairy cows supplemented with cracked lupins and canola meal; World Congress on Oils and Fats & 28th International Society for Fats Research Congress
Milk yield of Holstein-Friesian and Jersey x Holstein-Friesian cows supplemented with canola meal and cracked lupins; World Congress on Oils and Fats & 28th International Society for Fats Research Congress
Mitochondrial DNA Polymorphism, Maternal Lineage and Correlations with Postnatal Growth of Japanese Black Beef Cattle to Yearling Age; Asian-Australian Journal of Animal Science
Mode of inheritance of triacylglycerol fatty acids in beef adipose tissue; Journal of Animal Science
Modelling the effect of stocking rate on the lactation profiles of grazing Holstein - Friesian dairy cows using cubic splines. In: Pietro Celi (Editor) Current Topics in Dairy Production, Volume 13; Dairy Research Foundation (DRF) Symposium
Molecular Genetics-Nutrition Interactions in Ruminant Fatty Acid Metabolism and Meat Quality; Molecular and Quantitative Animal Genetics
Molecular genetics-nutrition interactions in the expression of AANAT, ADRB3, BTG2 and FASN genes in the heart, kidney and liver of Australian lambs supplemented with Spirulina (Arthrospira platensis); Genes and Genomics
Nucleotide polymorphisms and the 5'-UTR transcriptional analysis of the bovine growth hormone secretagogue receptor 1a (GHSR1a ) gene; Animal Science Journal
Nucleotide polymorphisms of the bovine growth hormone secretagogue receptor 1a (GHSR1a) gene and their association with growth and carcass traits in Japanese Black cattle; World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production
Nucleotide polymorphisms, transcriptional analysis, gene expression of the bovine growth hormone secretagogue receptor 1a (GHS-R1a) gene and its genetic association with growth and carcass traits in cattle; Ghrelin: Production, Action Mechanisms and Physiological Effects
Nutrition-genetics interaction in nutrient utilisation of canola and lupins by Australian sheep: Prediction of wool fibre diameter; 7th International Workshop on Modelling Nutrient Digestion and Utilization in Farm Animals
Omega-3 fatty acids, nutrient retention values, and sensory meat eating quality in cooked and raw Australian lamb; Meat Science
On-farm cow-calf performance in response to pre- and post-partum concentrate supplementation in South Central Coastal Vietnam; Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sustainable Animal Agriculture for Developing Countries
On-farm improvement of milk yield in Bunaji cattle through legume supplementation; Nigerian Society for Animal Production
Overdominance effect of the bovine ghrelin receptor (GHSR1a)-DelR242 locus on growth in Japanese Shorthorn weaner bulls: heterozygote advantage in bull selection and molecular mechanisms; G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics
Performance and carcass characteristics of Australian purebred and crossbred lambs supplemented with rice bran; Journal of Animal Science and Technology
Phenotypic relationship between body weights and subsequent milk production of Friesian-Bunaji halfbreds; 18th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production
Phenotypic relationship between body weights of Friesian-Bunaji crossbred heifers and their subsequent milk production; Proceedings Australian Society of Animal Production
Post-weaning growth performance of heifers grazing Tasmanian native pastures and the estimation of inbreeding levels using random amplified polymorphic DNA markers; Journal of Animal Science
Prediction of wool fibre diameter from protein and metabolisable energy digestibility coefficients in crossbred sheep; Journal of Animal Science
Predictive characteristics of lactation models for pasture-based Holstein Friesian dairy cows; Australasian Dairy Science Symposium: Meeting the Challenges for Pasture-Based Dairying
Productive performance, rumen volatile fatty acid profile and plasma metabolites of concentrate-supplemented Bach Thao goats in Vietnam; Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances
Profitability and milk yield response to protein supplementation in mid-lactation dairy cows; Journal of Dairy Science
Prolificacy and fertility in Tasmanian sheep and QTL mapping in Japanese Black cattle
Quality assured assessment processes: evaluating staff response to change; Higher Education Management and Policy
RAPD marker variation in meat quality traits of Poll Dorset second-cross lambs selected for muscle or growth, In: D. Troy, R. Pearce, B. Byrne, J. Kerry (Editors), Harnessing and Exploiting Global Opportunities; 52nd International Congress of Meat Science and Technology : Harnessing and Exploiting Global Opportunities
Real-time PCR and real-time RT-PCR applications in food labelling and gene expression studies; International Journal of Genetics and Genomics
Relationship between mitochondrial DNA polymorphism and postnatal growth of Japanese beef cattle; The John M. Airy Beef Cattle Symposium
Relationships between milk yield, postpartum body weight and reproductive performance in Friesian x Bunaji cattle; Asian-Australian Journal of Animal Science
Reproduction and fertility parameters of dairy cows supplemented with omega-3 fatty acid-rich canola oil; Annual Research and Review in Biology
Scrotal circumference, bodyweight and serum testosterone concentration of Red Sokoto weaner bucks as influenced by dry season crop-residue supplementation; Animal Science Journal
Sex and breed differences in the fatty acid composition of muscle phospholipids in crossbred cattle; Proceedings 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production
Sex effects on lamb wool quality under pasture and lucerne hay basal diets; 30th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production
Sire breed and sex effects on the fatty acid composition and content of heart, kidney, liver, adipose and muscle tissues of purebred and first-cross prime lambs; Animal Production Science
Sire genetics, protein supplementation and gender effects on wool comfort factor in Australian crossbred sheep; American Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Smallholder dairy production in the context of crop-livestock systems in the Inland Valleys of Nigeria 1: An overview of crop-livestock system in the inland valleys around Zaria (semi-detailed characterisation); Nigerian Society for Animal Production
Smallholder dairy production in the context of crop-livestock systems in the Inland Valleys of Nigeria 2: Characterisation of dairy production systems in the inland valleys around Zaria; Nigerian Society for Animal Production
SNP markers and genetic variation in beef and mutton characteristics in Tasmania, Australia
Spirulina as a livestock supplement and animal feed; Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition
Studies on milk production and growth of Friesian x Bunaji crosses I: Dairy performance; Asian-Australian Journal of Animal Science
Studies on milk production and growth of Friesian x Bunaji crosses II: Growth to yearling age; Asian-Australian Journal of Animal Science
Synergistic nexus between research-led teaching and inquiry-based student learning in Animal Sciences: Sharing the University of Tasmania experience; Challenging Old Assumptions and Break New Ground for the 21st Century
Teaching animal science and genetics to Australian university undergraduates to enhance inquiry-based student learning and research with sheep: Growth and conformation traits in crossbred prime lambs; British Journal of Educational Research
The estimation of liveweight of calves from body measurements within different genetic groups; 16th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production
Use of gene marker technology for livestock improvement; Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology Symposium
Using lactation curves as a tool for breeding, nutrition and health management decisions in pasture-based dairy systems; Dairy Research Foundation (DRF) Annual Symposium
Variation in sire genetics is an irrelevant determinant of digestibility in supplemented crossbred sheep fed canola and lupins; XIth International Symposium on Ruminant Physiology
Variations and correlations in the composition of bovine, ovine and caprine milk; Nigerian Society for Animal Production
Variations in liveweight gains, milk yield and composition of Red Sokoto goats fed crop-residue based supplements in the subhumid zone of Nigeria; Livestock Production Science
Wool comfort factor variation in Australian crossbred sheep; Journal of Animal Science
Wool quality and growth traits of Tasmanian pasture-fed crossbred lambs and relationships with plasma metabolites; Journal of Animal Science
Wool quality traits of purebred and crossbred Merino lambs orally drenched with Spirulina (Arthrospira platensis); Italian Journal of Animal Science
Wool quality, body conformation and liveweight measurements in genetically divergent sheep supplemented with Spirulina; 11th World Conference on Animal Production
World Beef Production; Beef Cattle Production and Trade
Yoghurt production for small-scale milk processors; NAPRI BULLETIN

Research Projects

2008 R2 - Joint Annual Conference of American and Canadian Societies of Animal Science, Canada; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Better Integration of Beef Cattle Production with Crop Production Systems in South-Central Coastal Vietnam; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Developing productive and profitable smallholder beef enterprises in Central Vietnam; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Genetic Selection, Breeding and Evaluation of Wagyu Beef Cattle; Tasmania Feedlot Pty Ltd (TFPL)
Genetic Variation in Growth, Feed Efficiency, Meat Quality and Assessment of Inbreeding in Beef Cattle using RAPD Markers; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Genetics-Nutrition Interactions in Tactical Grazing and Strategic Supplementation of Sheep: Implications for Wool, Growth and Gene Expression; Australian Wool Education Trust (AWET)
Genomics and Proteomics of Wool Quality in Spirulina-Supplemented Sheep; Australian Wool Education Trust (AWET)
Overcoming Technical and Market Constraints to the Emergence of Profitable Beef Enterprises in the NW Highlands of Vietnam; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
SNP Markers for Steroyl-CoA Desaturase Gene and Association with Adipose and Muscle Fatty Acid Compositions of Crossbred Meat Sheep; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
The 11th World Conference on Animal Production (WCAP 2013); University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Integration of Lucerne into the Feedbase Systems of the Australian Dairy Industry; and Defining the Response to Concentrates for Cows Varying in Milk Production; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Wool Quality and Growth Responses of Genetically Divergent Grazing Sheep Supplemented with Two Dietary Amino Acid Sources; Australian Wool Education Trust (AWET)
Improved market engagement and profitability for smallholder beef enterprises in central Vietnam
Seafish Tasmania Researcher in Industry - Value-Adding to Tasmanian Salmon Waste
Cria mortality in Australian Alpacas
Crop-residue supplementation for improved growth, milk yield and reproduction in Red Sokoto goats
Dairy improvement in the in-land valleys of Nigeria
Dairy performance of Friesian-Bunaji crosses and their growth to yearling age
Genetic variation in fatty acid composition of cattle breeds
Genome-scanning for QTL affecting growth and body shape in Japanese Black beef cattle

Research Candidate Supervision

Genetic and Dietary Enhancement of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Meat
Genetic Association and Breed Comparisons of Carcass Traits in Australian Sheep Breeds Using Molecular Markers
Impact of feeding and temperature variations on physiological responses on beef calves to cold stress
Modelling Lactation in Pasture-Based Dairy Cows Varying in Production Potential
Productive Performance, Plasma Metabolite Profile, Rumen Fermentation and Meat Quality of Concentrate-Supplemented Bach Thao Goats
Reproduction and Fertility Parameters of Dairy Heifers Supplemented eith Spirulina- mRNA Gene Expression Profiles
Spirulina- Dual-Purpose Lamb Supplement - Breed and Sex Effects on Productivity and Product Quality
The Influence of Rice Pollard Supplementation on Sheep Performance in Crossbred and Purebred Prime Lambs
To Examine the Relationship Between Extent of Waterlogging and Cutting Height, for a Range of Tropical Forage Grasses in Central Coastal Vietnam