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2014 Publications

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2001 Publications

 

2014 Publications 

Effects of cutting, mulching and applications of farmyard manure on the supply of nitrogen from a red clover/grass sward. Hatch, D., Joynes, A., Roderick, S., Shepherd, M and Goodlass, G (2014) Org. Agr. DOI 10.1007/s13165-014-0062-6.

2013 Publications

Using legume-based mixtures to enhance the nitrogen use efficiency and economic viability of cropping systems. Döring,T.F.,Baddeley,J.A., Brown,R., Collins,R., Crowley, O., Cuttle,S.,Howlett,S.A., Jones,H.E., McCalman,H., Measures,M., Pearce,B.D., Pearce,H., Roderick,S., Stobart,R., Storkey,J.,Tilston,E.L., Topp,K and Watson,C (2013)  HGCA Project Report 513

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2012 Publications

Effects of health and welfare planning on medicine use, health and production in European organic dairy farms. Ivemeyer, S., Smolders, G., Brinkmann, J., Gratzer, E., Hansen,B., Henriksen, BIF., Huber,J., Leeb,C., March, S., Mejdell, C., Nicolas,P., Roderick,S.,Stöger,E., Vaarst, M., Whistance, L.K., Winckler, C. and Walkenhorst, M (2012) Livestock Science 145: 63-72

Legume based plant mixtures for delivery of multiple ecosystem services: An overview of benefits. Döring TF, Storkey J, Baddeley JA, Crowley O, Howlett S, McCalman H, Pearce H, Roderick S, Jones HE. (2012)   In: McCracken K (Ed.) SAC-SEPA Biennial conference: Valuing Ecosystems: Policy, Economic and Management Interactions. Edinburgh 3rd-4th April 2012; ISBN 1 85482 996 3; pp. 150-155.

Legume based plant mixtures for delivery of multiple ecosystem services: Weed diversity and weed control. Döring TF, Storkey J, Baddeley JA, Crowley O, Howlett S, McCalman H, Pearce H, Roderick S and Jones HE. (2012) In: McCracken K (Ed.) SAC-SEPA Biennial conference: Valuing Ecosystems: Policy, Economic and Management Interactions. Edinburgh 3rd-4th April 2012; ISBN 1 85482 996 3; pp. 163-168.

Productivity effects of increased plant diversity in fertility building leys depend on soil organic matter levels. Döring TF, Baddeley J, Collins R, Crowley O, Cuttle S, Howlett S, Jones H, McCalman H, Pearce H, Roderick S, Storkey J, Wolfe M. (2012) 12th Congress of the European Society for Agronomy, Helsinki, Finland, 20-24 August 2012.

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2011 Publications

Effects of health and welfare planning on the use of antibiotics and udder health in European dairy farms. Ivemeyer, S., Smolders, G., Brinkmann, J., Gratzer, E., Hansen,B., Henriksen, BIF., Huber,J., Leeb,C., March, S., Mejdell, C., Roderick., S.,. Stöger, E., Vaarst, M., Whistance, L.K., Winckler, C. and Walkenhorst, M (2011)  In: Hogeveeb, H and Lam., T.J.G.M (eds). Udder Health and Communication. Wageningen Academic Publishers. pp. 69-76.

Modelling the ability of legumes to suppress weeds. Storkey J, Döring TF, Baddeley J, Marshall A, Roderick S, Jones H. (2011)  Aspects of Applied Biology 109, pp 53-58.

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2010 Publications

Aligning health and welfare principles and practice in organic dairy systems: a review. Marley, C.L., Weller, R.F., Neale, M., Main, D.C.J., Roderick, S. and Keatinge, R. (2010) Animal: An International Journal of Animal Bioscience 4:259-271 (in press).

Organic farming principles related to agro-ecological tropical smallholder livestock systems. Vaarst, M., Roderick, S., Reyes, ELV., Muwanga, SN., Sanyal, B., Pallob, Dr., Monzote, FF and Bhuiyan, A (2010)  Advances in Animal Biosciences.  1(2): 487-488

The release of nitrogen following the incorporation of fertility building crops in organic farming systems. Joynes, A., Goodlass, G., Shepherd, M.A., Roderick, S and Hatch, D.J (2010) Proceedings of the SAC and SEPA Biennial Conference. Agriculture and the Environment VIII: Climate, Water and Soil: Science, Policy and Practice. The University of Edinburgh, 31 March - 1 April 2101, 288-293.

Using legume-based mixtures to enhance the nitrogen use efficiency and economic viability of cropping systems. J.A. Baddeley, T. Doring, D.J. Hatch, A.H. Marshall, B. Pearce, S. Roderick, R.M. Stobart, J. Storkey, C.A. Watson and M. Wolfe (2010). Proceedings of the SAC and SEPA Biennial Conference. Agriculture and the Environment VIII: Climate, Water and Soil: Science, Policy and Practice. The University of Edinburgh, 31 March - 1 April 2010.

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2009 Publications

A review of key health-related welfare issues in organic poultry production Van de Weerd, H.A., Keatinge, R., Roderick, S (2009) World's Poultry Science Journal 65: 649-684

The process of researching animal health and welfare planning.                                Vaarst, M and Roderick, S (2009) CORE Organic Project Series. Workshop Report. International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems (ICROFS), Denmark. April 2009.

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2008 Publications

Development of animal health and welfare planning in organic dairy farming in Europe
Vaarst, M., Leeb, C., Nicholas, P., Roderick, S., Smolders, G., Walkenhorst, M.,Brinkman, J., March, S., Stöger, E., Gratzer, E., Winckler, C., Lund, V., Henriksen, B.I.F., Hansen, B., Neale, M. & Whistance, L.K (2008) Development of animal health and welfare planning in organic dairy farming in Europe. In: Cultivating the Future Bases on Science -Proceedings of the Second Conference of the International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR), Modena, Italy, 18-20 June 2008. Vol 2: 40-43.

Knowledge Transfer in the Animal Health Planning Process: Putting Research into Practice
Roderick, S., Ellis, K & Bassett, A (2008) Knowledge Transfer in the Animal Health Planning Process: Putting Research into Practice. In: Cultivating the Future Bases on Science -Proceedings of the Second Conference of the International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR), Modena, Italy, 18-20 June 2008. Vol 2: 44-47.

Planning for better animal health and welfare
Vaarst, M and Roderick, S (2008) Planning for better animal health and welfare. Report for the 1st ANIPLAN project workshop, Hellevad, Denmark, October 2007.

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2007 Publications

The health and welfare of organic livestock: issues and challenges
Roderick, S (2007) The health and welfare of organic livestock: issues and challenges. NJF 23RD Congress 2007 Trends and Perspectives in Agriculture, Copenhagen, 26-29 June 2007. NJF Report, Vol 3 (2) 97-98.

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2006 Publications

Diversity of organic livestock systems in Europe
Roderick, S., Padel, S and Younie, D (2006) Diversity of organic livestock systems in Europe. In: Andreasen, C,B., Elsgaard, L., Søndergaard, S and Hansen, G (eds). Proceedings of the European Joint Organic Congress, 30-31 May 2006, Odense, Denmark, pp 420-421.

Sustainable veterinary medical practices in organic farming: a global perspective
Vaarst,M., Roderick, S., Byarugaba,D., Kobayashi, S., Rubaire-Akiiki, C and Karreman, H (2006) Sustainable veterinary medical practices in organic farming: a global perspective. In: Halberg, Alrøe, Knudsen and Kristensen (eds). Global Development of Organic Agriculture. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, pp 241-276.

Animal health and nutrition in organic farming
Vaarst, M., Weisbjerg, M.R., Kristensen, T., Thamsborg, S.M., White, A., Roderick, S and Lockeretz, W (2006) Animal health and nutrition in organic farming. In: Kristiansen, P., Taji, A and Reganold, J(eds). Organic Agriculture: a global perspective. CSIRO Publishing, Australia and CAB Publishing, UK. pp167-185.

Sustainability assessment for organic farming - integrating financial, environmental, social and animal welfare benchmarking
Lampkin, N., Fowler, S.M., Jackson, A., Jeffreys, I., Lobley, M., Measures, M., Padel, S., Reed, M., Roderick, S and Woodward, L (2006) Sustainability assessment for organic farming - integrating financial, environmental, social and animal welfare benchmarking. In: Atkinson, A., Ball, B., Davies, D.H.K., Rees, R., Russell, G., Stockdale, E.A., Watson, C.A., Walker, R and Younie, D (eds). What will organic farming deliver? Aspects of Applied Biology 79, 9-14.

Making the most of soil nitrogen
Goodlass, G., Hatch, D.J., Shepherd, M.A., King, J.A., Cuttle, S.P., Roderick, S and Briggs, S (2006) Making the most of soil nitrogen. In: Atkinson, A., Ball, B., Davies, D.H.K., Rees, R., Russell, G., Stockdale, E.A., Watson, C.A., Walker, R and Younie, D (eds). What will organic farming deliver? Aspects of Applied Biology 79, 269-272.

Contribution of Farmer Participation to Research in Organic Livestock Production
Vaarst, M., Roderick, S., Lockeretz, W. & Lund, V. (2006) Contribution of Farmer Participation to Research in Organic Livestock Production. In: Proceedings of the 1st IFOAM International Conference on Animals in Organic Production, August 23-25, 2006, 19-23.

Working with farmers: contributing to the development of organic farming in Cornwall through the integration of research and dissemination
Roderick, S., Burke, J. and Le Grice, P. (2006) Working with farmers: contributing to the development of organic farming in Cornwall through the integration of research and dissemination. In: Warren, M & Yarwood, R (eds). The Rural Citizen: Governance, Culture and Wellbeing in the 21st Century. Conference Proceedings, 5-7 April 2006, University of Plymouth, UK.

Examination of the impact and effectiveness of herd health and welfare assessment in improving animal welfare on organic dairy farms, using qualitative interviews
Burke, J and Roderick, S (2006) Examination of the impact and effectiveness of herd health and welfare assessment in improving animal welfare on organic dairy farms, using qualitative interviews. In: Andreasen, C,B., Elsgaard, L., Søndergaard, S and Hansen, G (eds). Proceedings of the European Joint Organic Congress, 30-31 May 2006, Odense, Denmark, pp 512-513.

Welfare benchmarking and herd health plans on organic dairy farms
Burke, J. (2006) Welfare benchmarking and herd health plans on organic dairy farms. Technical Report No.7, Duchy College, Cornwall.

Working with farmers: contributing to the development of organic farming in Cornwall through the integration of research and dissemination
Roderick, S., Burke, J. and Le Grice, P. (2006) Working with farmers: contributing to the development of organic farming in Cornwall through the integration of research and dissemination. In: Warren, M & Yarwood, R (eds). The Rural Citizen: Governance, Culture and Wellbeing in the 21st Century. Conference Proceedings, 5-7 April 2006, University of Plymouth, UK.

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2005 Publications

Health and welfare assessment and benchmarking: a farmers perspective
Burke, J. and Roderick, S. (2005) Health and welfare assessment and benchmarking: a farmers perspective. In: First annual congress of the European Union project QualityLowInputFood and Soil Association annual conference Book of Abstracts. University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne. pp108.

Beneficial and pest invertebrate species in a stockless organic farming system
Burke, J and Mycock, P (2005) Beneficial and pest invertebrate species in a stockless organic farming system. In: First annual congress of the European Union project QualityLowInputFood and Soil Association annual conference Book of Abstracts. University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne. pp 56.

The production of organic cereals for livestock feed in SW England
Roderick, S, Burke, J and Michell, J (2005) The production of organic cereals for livestock feed in SW England. In: Shaping Sustainable Systems - Proceedings of the 15th IFOAM Organic World Congress. Adelaide, 20-23 September 2005, pp138-139.

The characteristics of organic dairy systems in Cornwall, UK
Roderick, S, Burke, J and LeGrice, P (2005) The characteristics of organic dairy systems in Cornwall, UK. In: Shaping Sustainable Systems - Proceedings of the 15th IFOAM Organic World Congress. Adelaide, 20-23 September 2005, pp140-141.

Evaluation of on-farm welfare assessment by qualitative interviews
Burke, J., Roderick, S., Huxley, J.H., Whay, R.H. and Main, D.C.J. (2005) Evaluation of on-farm welfare assessment by qualitative interviews. In: Assessment of Animal Welfare at Farm and Group Level, 3rd International Workshop (WAFL-05) - Abstracts of Oral Presentations and Posters. Vienna, 22-24 September 2005, pp33.

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2004 Publications

Combining ethological thinking and epidemiological knowledge to enhance the naturalness of organic livestock systems
Vaarst, M., Roderick, S., Lund, V. and Lockeretz, W (2004). Combining ethological thinking and epidemiological knowledge to enhance the naturalness of organic livestock systems In: Hopkins A. (ed.) Organic farming: science and practice for profitable livestock and cropping. Occasional Symposium of the British Grassland Society, No. 37, pp157-160.

Animal Health and Welfare in Organic Agriculture
Vaarst, M., Roderick, S., Lund, V. and Lockeretz, W (2004) Animal Health and Welfare in Organic Agriculture. CABI Publishing, Wallingford.

The Diversity of Organic Livestock Systems in Europe
Roderick, S., Henriksen, B., Trujillo, R.G., Bestman, M and Walkenhorst, M (2004) The Diversity of Organic Livestock Systems in Europe. In: Animal Health and Welfare in Organic Agriculture, CABI Publishing, Wallingford. pp29-56.

Animal health and diseases in organic farming: an overview
Thamsborg, S.M., Roderick, S and Sundrum, A (2004) Animal health and diseases in organic farming: an overview. In: Animal Health and Welfare in Organic Agriculture, CABI Publishing, Wallingford. pp227-252.

Organic Principles and Values: the Framework for Organic Animal Husbandry
Vaarst, M., Roderick, S., Lund, V. and Lockeretz, W (2004) Organic Principles and Values: the Framework for Organic Animal Husbandry. In: Animal Health and Welfare in Organic Agriculture, CABI Publishing, Wallingford. pp1-10.

Promoting Health and Welfare through Planning
Hovi, M., Gray, D., Vaarst, M., Striezel, A., Walkenhorst, M and Roderick, S (2004) Promoting Health and Welfare through Planning. In: Animal Health and Welfare in Organic Agriculture, CABI Publishing, Wallingford. pp. 253-273.

Grassland Management and Parasite Control
Younie, D., Thamsborg, S.M., Ambrosini, F and Roderick, S (2004) Grassland Management and Parasite Control. In: Animal Health and Welfare in Organic Agriculture, CABI Publishing, Wallingford. pp. 309-324.

Organic Animal Husbandry: the Future Challenges
Vaarst, M., Roderick, S., Lund, V., Lockeretz, W and Hovi, M (2004) Organic Animal Husbandry: the Future Challenges. In: Animal Health and Welfare in Organic Agriculture, CABI Publishing, Wallingford. pp. 389-403.

Animal welfare assessment benchmarking as a tool for health and welfare planning in organic dairy herds
Huxley, J.H., Burke, J., Roderick, S., Main, D.C.J and Whay, R.H (2004) Animal welfare assessment benchmarking as a tool for health and welfare planning in organic dairy herds. Veterinary Record 155, 237-239.

Organic Farming in Cornwall: 1) A Description of the Systems and Enterprises
Burke, J., Roderick, S and LeGrice, P (2004) Organic Farming in Cornwall: 1) A Description of the Systems and Enterprises. In: Hopkins A. (ed.) Organic farming: science and practice for profitable livestock and cropping. Occasional Symposium of the British Grassland Society, No. 37, pp 43-46.

Organic Farming in Cornwall: 2) Technical and socio economic opportunities and constraints
Roderick, S., Burke, J. and LeGrice, P (2004) Organic Farming in Cornwall: 2) Technical and socio economic opportunities and constraints. In: Hopkins A. (ed.) Organic farming: science and practice for profitable livestock and cropping. Occasional Symposium of the British Grassland Society, No. 37, pp 47-50.

Using Health and Welfare Benchmarking as a Tool for the Development of Dairy Herd Health Plans on Organic Farms
Burke, J., Roderick, S., Huxley, J., Whay, H.R and Main, D,J (2004) Using Health and Welfare Benchmarking as a Tool for the Development of Dairy Herd Health Plans on Organic Farms In: Hopkins A. (ed.) Organic farming: science and practice for profitable livestock and cropping. Occasional Symposium of the British Grassland Society, No. 37, pp153-156.

Animal welfare in organic systems - a summary of four surveys on standards, perception and inspection practice
Hovi M, Kossaibati M, Bennett R, Edwards S, Robertson J, Roderick S and Atkinson, C (2004). Animal welfare in organic systems - a summary of four surveys on standards, perception and inspection practice. In: Hopkins A. (ed.) Organic farming: science and practice for profitable livestock and cropping. Occasional Symposium of the British Grassland Society, No. 37, pp 113-116.

The production of organic table birds in England
Roderick, S and Yeats, W (2004) The production of organic table birds in England. In: Hovi, M., Sundrum, A and Padel, S (eds) Organic livestock farming: potential and limitations of husbandry practice to secure animal health and welfare and food security. Proceedings of the 2nd SAFO workshop, Witzenhausen, Germany, pp217-222.

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2003 Publications

Field experiments to determine N accumulation under fertility building crops. Controlling Nitrogen Flows and Losses
Joynes, A., Hatch, DJ., Stone, A., Cuttle, S., Goodlass, G and Roderick, S (2003) In: Hatch DJ, Chadwick DR, Jarvis SC, Roker JA (eds) Field experiments to determine N accumulation under fertility building crops. Controlling Nitrogen Flows and Losses, 182-183.

Herd health and welfare benchmarking on organic dairy farms in the south-west England
Huxley, J.N., Burke, J., Roderick, S., Main, D.C.J and Whay, H.R (2003) Herd health and welfare benchmarking on organic dairy farms in the south-west England. Cattle Practice, 11 (4), 331-333.

Animal welfare in organic farming
Hovi, M., Bennett, R., Kossaibati, M., Robertson, J., Edwards, S., Roderick, S. and Atkins, C (2003) Animal welfare in organic farming. Final report of a SEERAD-funded research project. SEERAD 2003.

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2002 Publications

Stockless organic crop farming: Experiences from a commercial demonstration farm in Cornwall, UK
Burke, J., Roderick, S. and Le Grice, P. (2002) Stockless organic crop farming: Experiences from a commercial demonstration farm in Cornwall, UK. Proceedings of the 14th IFOAM Organic world Congress, ‘Cultivating Communities', Victoria Conference Centre, Canada. p241.

The productivity of organic dairy herds
Roderick. S, Hovi, M and Taylor, N (2002) The productivity of organic dairy herds. Proceedings of the UK Organic Research 2002 Conference, Aberystwyth, Wales. 185-188.

A study of organic table bird production in the UK
Roderick, S., Yeats, W. and Burke, J. (2002) A study of organic table bird production in the UK. Proceedings of the 14th IFOAM Organic world Congress, ‘Cultivating Communities', Victoria Conference Centre, Canada. p81.

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2001 Publications

Human animal relationships and housing: How to translate research into better standards and practice?
Roderick, S., Henrikson, B., Fossing, C and Thamsborg, S. (2001) Human animal relationships and housing: How to translate research into better standards and practice? In: Proceedings of the Third NAHWOA Workshop, Clermont Ferrand, France, 21-24 October 2000. University of Reading Library (RUL),Reading, UK: 2001. 108-111.

An epidemiological survey of vitamin E deficiency in the UK sheep flock
Roderick, S (2001) An epidemiological survey of vitamin E deficiency in the UK sheep flock. A report to DEFRA (contract ref: LS3401).

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