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Section Board for 'Small Ruminants' (27)

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Prof. Dr. Stephen J.G. Hall
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Section Editor-in-Chief
1. Animal Science in the School of Life Sciences, University of Lincoln, Lincoln, LN6 7DL, UK
2. Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Kreutzwaldi 5, 51014, Tartu, Estonia
Interests: livestock biodiversity; animal welfare science
Dr. Byeng Ryel Min
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Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, USA
Interests: applied animal nutritional strategies; sustainable meat production
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Dr. Govind Kannan
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College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA, USA
Interests: animal stress; meat quality and safety; small ruminant
Prof. Dr. Pierre-Guy Marnet
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Département Productions Animales, Agroalimentaire, Nutrition (P3AN), Animal Sciences and production Lab., Institut Agro-Agrocampus Ouest, Rennes, France
Interests: lactation physiology; oxytocin; milking machine; milking management; milk quality; udder traits; udder health; welfare; behaviours; precision livestock; and in different species: ewes, goats, cows, zebu and camels
Dr. Ahmed A.K. Salama

Group of Research in Ruminants (G2R), Animal and Food Science Department, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, 08193 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: heat stress; cold stress; ruminants; lactation; metabolomics; precision livestock farming (PLF)
Dr. Aurora Ortín
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Departamento de Patología Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Instituto Agroalimentario de Aragón-IA2, Universidad de Zaragoza-CITA, C/Miguel Servet 177, 50013 Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: welfare and pathology of small ruminants; respiratory disorders; sheep and goats
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Dr. Brou Kouakou
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Agricultural Sciences Academic Department, College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA, USA
Interests: small ruminants; metabolism; supplements; sustainable goat production systems
Dr. Jacek Wójtowski
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Department of Animal Breeding and Product Quality Assesment, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, Poznan University of Life Science, Złotniki, ul. Słoneczna 1, 62-002 Suchy Las, Poland
Interests: ewe milk; goat's milk; mares' milk; donkey's milk; milk fat fatty acids; healthy lipids indices in raw and processed milk
Dr. Carey Satterfield
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Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-2471, USA
Interests: placenta; pregnancy; amino acids; brown adipose tissue; fetal programming; ruminants
Dr. Bruce McGregor
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Institute for Frontier Materials, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
Interests: ruminant nutrition; grazing management and production; goat; sheep; alpaca management; wool science; wool; mohair; cashmere; alpaca; textile technology
Prof. Dr. Adriana Bonanno
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Dipartimento Scienze Agrarie, Alimentari e Forestali, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Viale delle Scienze, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: animal nutrition and feeding; by-products in ruminant feeding; ruminant grazing systems; dairy production; ruminant meat quality
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Dr. Giovanni Annicchiarico
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Council for Agricultural Research and Economics - Research Centre for Animal Production and Aquaculture (CREA), Rome, Italy
Interests: meat quality; milk quality and dairy production; Animal nutrition, sheep and goat; animal welfare
Dr. Hay Dvir
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Department of Ruminant Science, Institute of Animal Science, Volcani Center, ARO, Rishon LeZion 7505101, Israel
Interests: sheep physiology; pregnancy toxemia; liver metabolism; fatty liver disease
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Dr. Michele Pazzola
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Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sassari, Via Vienna 2, 07100, Sassari, Italy
Interests: sheep; goat; local breeds; milk traits; milk coagulation properties and cheese-making ability; genetics
Dr. Emilia Bagnicka
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Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology, Polish Academy of Sciences, 05552 Jastrzebiec, Poland
Interests: dairy cattle; dairy goats; quantitative genetics; molecular genetics; genomics; epigenomics
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Dr. Theo De Waal
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School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, D04 W6F6 Dublin, Ireland
Interests: veterinary parasitology; anthelmintic resistance; Cryptosporidium; Toxoplasma; tick-borne diseases; parasite control
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Dr. Angela Gabriella D'Alessandro
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Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (DiSAAT) Via Amendola 165/A, 70126 Bari, Italy
Interests: animal production; dairy science; animal nutrition; ruminant nutrition; animal physiology; feeding animals; population genetics; antimicrobials
Dr. Julie Arsenault
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Groupe de recherche en épidémiologie des zoonoses et santé publique, Faculté de médecine vétérinaire, Université de Montréal, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada
Interests: small ruminant health; zoonotic infections; food safety; quantitative epidemiology; spatial analyses
Dr. Ceferino Manuel López
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Investigación en Sanidad Animal: Galicia (Grupo INVESAGA), Department of Animal Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela), 27002 Lugo, Spain
Interests: animal epidemics; sheep; dairy cow; Tick-borne Diseases
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Garippa
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Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
Interests: veterinary parasitology; parasitic diseases; antiparasitic efficacy; parasite control program; zoonosis cystic echinococsis; fish parasite
Dr. Guillermo Ripoll
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Centro de Investigación y Tecnología Agroalimentaria de Aragón, Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: animal science; animal production; meat quality; meat products; acceptability of meat and meat products; the shelf-life of meat and meat products; ruminant production systems; ultrasound; immunocastration; animal science; cattle; consumers; near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS); carcass quality
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Prof. Dr. Tomás Landete-Castillejos
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Animal Science Techniques Applied to Wildlife Management Research Group, Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Campus Universitario sn, 02071 Albacete, Spain
Interests: deer antlers; deer management; mineral nutrition; antler and bone biology; lactation
Dr. Teresa Manso
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Agroforestry Sciences Department (Animal Production), Universidad de Valladolid, 34004 Palencia, Spain
Interests: ruminant nutrition; sheep; meat quality; milk quality; fatty acids; lipid profile; by-products
Dr. Mark Oliver
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The Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: growth; endocrinology; metabolism; welfare; perinatology; pregnancy; nutrition; ethics; behaviour; pain
Dr. John B. Gaughan
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School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Faculty of Science, The University of Queensland, Gatton, Qld 4343, Australia
Interests: environmental science; climate change impacts on livestock and animal science
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Prof. Dr. Wildeus Stephan
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Small Ruminant Research, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA 23806, USA
Interests: small ruminant production systems; sheep reproduction; small ruminant breed germplasm preservation
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Prof. Dr. Silvia Preziuso
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School of Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine, University of Camerino, 62032 Camerino MC, Italy
Interests: infectious diseases of animals; small ruminants; zoonosis
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