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Selected Publications

Publications: CV

Modelling animal health, behaviour and welfare and Precision Livestock

Selected Publications:


NICOLA MANSBRIDGE, JURGEN MITSCH, NICOLA BOLLARD, KEITH ELLIS, GIULIANA G. MIGUEL-PACHECO, TANIA DOTTORINI and JASMEET KALER, 2018. Feature Selection and Comparison of Machine Learning Algorithms in Classification of Grazing and Rumination Behaviour in Sheep Sensors. 18(10), 3532

WALTON, EMILY, CASEY, CHRISTY, MITSCH, JURGEN, VÁZQUEZ-DIOSDADO, JORGE A., YAN, JUAN, DOTTORINI, TANIA, ELLIS, KEITH A., WINTERLICH, ANTHONY and KALER, JASMEET, 2018. Evaluation of sampling frequency, window size and sensor position for classification of sheep behaviour Royal Society Open Science. 5(2)

LIMA E, HOPKINS T, GURNEY E, SHORTALL O, LOVATT F, DAVIES P, WILLIAMSON G and KALER J, 2018. Drivers for precision livestock technology adoption: A study of factors associated with adoption of electronic identification technology by commercial sheep farmers in England and Wales. PloS one. 13(1), e0190489

SHORTALL, ORLA, GREEN, MARTIN, BRENNAN, MARNIE, WAPENAAR, WENDELA and KALER, JASMEET, 2017. Exploring expert opinion on the practicality and effectiveness of biosecurity measures on dairy farms in the United Kingdom using choice modeling JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE. 100(3), 2225-2239.

ATIA, JOLENE, MONAGHAN, EMMA, KALER, JASMEET, PURDY, KEVIN, GREEN, LAURA and KEELING, MATT, 2017. Mathematical modeling of ovine footrot in the UK: the effect of Dichelobacter nodosus and Fusobacterium necrophorum on the disease dynamics EPIDEMICS. 21, 13-20

MIGUEL-PACHECO GG, THOMAS HJ, HUXLEY JN, NEWSOME RF and KALER J, 2017. Effect of claw horn lesion type and severity at the time of treatment on outcome of lameness in dairy cows. Veterinary journal (London, England : 1997). 225, 16-22

Decision making

Selected Publications:

SHORTALL, ORLA, SUTHERLAND, LEE-ANN, RUSTON, ANNMARIE and KALER, JASMEET, 2018. True Cowmen and Commercial Farmers: Exploring Vets' and Dairy Farmers' Contrasting Views of "Good Farming' in Relation to Biosecurity SOCIOLOGIA RURALIS. 58(3), 583-603


Shortall, O., Ruston, A., Green, M., Brennan, M., Wapenaar, W., Kaler, J.

Broken biosecurity? Veterinarians’ framing of biosecurity on dairy farms in England

(2016) Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 132, pp. 20-31.

DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2016.06.001



Ruston, A., Shortall, O., Green, M., Brennan, M., Wapenaar, W., Kaler, J.

Challenges facing the farm animal veterinary profession in England: A qualitative study of veterinarians' perceptions and responses

(2016) Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 127, pp. 84-93.

DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2016.03.008


O'Kane, H., Ferguson, E., Kaler, J., Green, L. Associations between sheep farmer attitudes, beliefs, emotions and personality, and their barriers to uptake of best practice: The example of footrot (2017) Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 139, pp. 123-133.

DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2016.05.009

Kaler, J., Green, L.E.

Sheep farmer opinions on the current and future role of veterinarians in flock health management on sheep farms: A qualitative study

(2013) Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 112 (3-4), pp. 370-377.

DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2013.09.009


Higgins, H.M., Green, L.E., Green, M.J., Kaler, J.

How Does Reviewing the Evidence Change Veterinary Surgeons' Beliefs Regarding the Treatment of Ovine Footrot? A Quantitative and Qualitative Study

(2013) PLoS ONE, 8 (5), art. no. e64175, .

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064175

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