Grant-Funded Researcher (A)
School of Animal and Veterinary Science
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.
Year Citation 2023 Facy, M. L., Hebart, M. L., Oakey, H., McEwin, R. A., & Pitchford, W. S. (2023). Genetic Correlations between Days to Calving across Joinings and Lactation Status in a Tropically Adapted Composite Beef Herd. Agriculture (Switzerland), 13(1), 20 pages.
2022 McEwin, R. A., Hebart, M. L., Oakey, H., Tearle, R., Grose, J., Popplewell, G., & Pitchford, W. S. (2022). Comparison of Methods to Select Candidates for High-Density Genotyping; Practical Observations in a Cattle Breeding Program. Agriculture, 12(2), 276.
2021 Facy, M. L., Hebart, M. L., Oakey, H., McEwin, R. A., Popplewell, G., & Pitchford, W. S. (2021). Evaluation of dominance in tropically adapted composite beef cattle. Animal Production Science, 61(18), 1811-1817.
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2021 Pitchford, W. S., Pitchford, J. M., McEwin, R. A., & Tearle, R. (2021). Genomic analysis of purebred and crossbred Angus cattle demonstrates opportunity for multi-breed evaluation. Animal Production Science, 61(18), 1913-1918.
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Year Citation 2021 McEwin, R. A., Hebart, M. L., Oakey, H., & Pitchford, W. S. (2021). Within-breed selection is sufficient to improve terminal crossbred beef marbling: a review of reciprocal recurrent genomic selection. In ANIMAL PRODUCTION SCIENCE Vol. 61 (pp. 1751-1759). Clayton, Victoria: CSIRO PUBLISHING.
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Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2023 Co-Supervisor Development of variant calling and imputation methods using low and high coverage sequencing for genetic analysis of production animals Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Kelly Ren 2022 Co-Supervisor Mapping and identification of candidate genes controlling fat related production traits in cattle Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Junpeng Yao
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