Laura Dixon
Laura Dixon
Research Scientist, SRUC
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What's in a peck? Using fixed action pattern morphology to identify the motivational basis of abnormal feather-pecking behaviour
LM Dixon, IJH Duncan, G Mason
Animal Behaviour 76 (3), 1035-1042, 2008
Slow and steady wins the race: The behaviour and welfare of commercial faster growing broiler breeds compared to a commercial slower growing breed
LM Dixon
PLoS one 15 (4), e0231006, 2020
The effects of spatial restriction on the behavior of rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
LM Dixon, JR Hardiman, JJ Cooper
Journal of veterinary behavior 5 (6), 302-308, 2010
Early experiences matter: a review of the effects of prenatal environment on offspring characteristics in poultry
LM Dixon, NHC Sparks, KMD Rutherford
Poultry Science 95 (3), 489-499, 2016
The effects of four types of enrichment on feather-pecking behaviour in laying hens housed in barren environments
LM Dixon, IJH Duncan, GJ Mason
Animal Welfare 19 (4), 429-435, 2010
Measuring motivation for appetitive behaviour: food-restricted broiler breeder chickens cross a water barrier to forage in an area of wood shavings without food
LM Dixon, S Brocklehurst, V Sandilands, M Bateson, BJ Tolkamp, ...
PLoS One 9 (7), e102322, 2014
Farm animal welfare: assessing risks attributable to the prenatal environment
KMD Rutherford, RD Donald, G Arnott, JA Rooke, L Dixon, JJM Mehers, ...
Animal Welfare 21 (3), 419-429, 2012
Feather pecking behaviour and associated welfare issues in laying hens
LM Dixon
Avian Biology Research 1 (2), 73-87, 2008
Welfare assessment of novel on-farm killing methods for poultry
JE Martin, V Sandilands, J Sparrey, L Baker, LM Dixon, DEF McKeegan
Plos one 14 (2), e0212872, 2019
Conditioned place preference or aversion as animal welfare assessment tools: Limitations in their application
LM Dixon, V Sandilands, M Bateson, S Brocklehurst, BJ Tolkamp, ...
Applied Animal Behaviour Science 148 (1-2), 164-176, 2013
Changes in substrate access did not affect early feather-pecking behavior in two strains of laying hen chicks
LM Dixon, IJH Duncan
Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science 13 (1), 1-14, 2010
Pancreatic PYY but not PPY expression is responsive to short-term nutritional state and the pancreas constitutes the major site of PYY mRNA expression in chickens
AMA Reid, PW Wilson, SD Caughey, LM Dixon, RB D'Eath, V Sandilands, ...
General and Comparative Endocrinology 252, 226-235, 2017
The effects of feed restriction, time of day, and time since feeding on behavioral and physiological indicators of hunger in broiler breeder hens
LM Dixon, IC Dunn, S Brocklehurst, L Baker, T Boswell, SD Caughey, ...
Poultry Science 101 (5), 101838, 2022
Developing a reliable welfare assessment tool for captive hibernatory bear species
CJ Maher, A Gibson, LM Dixon, H Bacon
Animals 11 (11), 3090, 2021
Investigation of humans individual differences as predictors of their animal interaction styles, focused on the domestic cat
LR Finka, L Ripari, L Quinlan, C Haywood, J Puzzo, A Jordan, J Tsui, ...
Scientific Reports 12 (1), 12128, 2022
Lead pulling as a welfare concern in pet dogs: What can veterinary professionals learn from current research?
L Townsend, L Dixon, L Buckley
Veterinary record 191 (10), no-no, 2022
Assessing the motivation of pet rabbits using consumer demand techniques: are commercially available hutches too small
LM Dixon, JJ Cooper
Proceedings of the UFAW Animal Welfare Conference 2010-Recent advances in …, 2010
An investigation into the motivation behind the abnormal behaviour of feather pecking in laying hens
LM Dixon
University of Guelph, 2008
Behavioral biology of chickens and quail
L Dixon, S Lambton
Behavioral Biology of Laboratory Animals, 299-313, 2021
Owner approaches and attitudes to the problem of lead-pulling behaviour in pet-dogs.
L Townsend, L Dixon, M Chase-Topping, L Buckley
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