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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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