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  • Comparative genetic diversity in a sample of pony breeds from the UK and North America: a case study in the conservation of global genetic resources. 

    Winton, Clare Louise; Plante, Yves; Hind, Pamela; McMahon, Robert; Hegarty, Matthew J.; McEwan, Neil R.; Davies-Morel, Mina Clare Gwynne; Morgan, Charly M.; Powell, Wayne; Nash, Deborah Mary (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.1562, 2015-07-31)
    WINTON, C.L., PLANTE, Y., HIND, P., MCMAHON, R., HEGARTY, M.J., MCEWAN, N.R., DAVIES-MOREL, M.C.G., MORGAN, C.M., POWELL, W. and NASH, D.M. 2015. Comparative genetic diversity in a sample of pony breeds from the UK and North America: a case study in the conservation of global genetic resources. Ecology and evolution [online], 5(16), pages 3507-3522. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.1562
    Most species exist as subdivided ex situ daughter population(s) derived from a single original group of individuals. Such subdivision occurs for many reasons both natural and manmade. Traditional British and Irish pony ...
  • Detecting genetic regions associated with height in the native ponies of the British Isles by using high density SNP genotyping. 

    Skujina, Ilze; Winton, Clare Louise; Hegarty, Matthew J.; McMahon, Robert; Nash, Deborah Mary; Davies-Morel, Mina Clare Gwynne; McEwan, Neil R. (NRC Research Press https://doi.org/10.1139/gen-2018-0006, 2018-09-05)
    SKUJINA, I., WINTON, C.L., HEGARTY, M.J., MCMAHON, R., NASH, D.M., DAVIES-MOREL, M.C.G. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2018. Detecting genetic regions associated with height in the native ponies of the British Isles by using high density SNP genotyping. Genome [online], 61(10), pages 767-770. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1139/gen-2018-0006
    Height is an important characteristic in the equine industry although little is known about its genetic control in native British breeds of ponies. This study aimed to map QTL data with the withers height in 4 pony breeds ...
  • The effect of administration of fenbendazole on the microbial hindgut population of the horse. 

    Crotch-Harvey, Laura; Thomas, Leigh-Anne; Worgan, Hilary J.; Douglas, Jamie-Leigh; Gilby, Diane E.; McEwan, Neil R. (Japanese Society of Equine Science https://doi.org/10.1294/jes.29.47, 2018-07-06)
    CROTCH-HARVEY, L., THOMAS, L.-A., WORGAN, H.J., DOUGLAS, J.-L., GILBY, D.E. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2018. The effect of administration of fenbendazole on the microbial hindgut population of the horse. Journal of equine science [online], 29(2), pages 47-51. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1294/jes.29.47
    Anthelmintics are used as anti-worming agents. Although known to affect their target organisms, nothing has been published regarding their effect on other digestive tract organisms, or metabolites produced by them. The ...
  • In vitro analysis of the effect of supplementation with activated charcoal on the equine hindgut. 

    Edmunds, J. L.; Worgan, Hilary J.; Dougal, Kirsty; Girdwood, Susan E.; Douglas, Jamie-Leigh; McEwan, Neil R. (Japanese Society of Equine Science https://doi.org/10.1294/jes.27.49, 2016-06-21)
    EDMUNDS, J.L., WORGAN, H.J., DOUGAL, K., GIRDWOOD, S.E., DOUGLAS, J.-L. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2016. In vitro analysis of the effect of supplementation with activated charcoal on the equine hindgut. Journal of equine science [online], 27(2), pages 49-55. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1294/jes.27.49
    The present study uses in vitro analytical techniques to investigate the effect of activated charcoal on the microbial community of the equine hindgut and the metabolites they produce. Incubations were performed in Wheaton ...
  • Using next-generation sequencing to determine diversity of horse intestinal worms: identifying the equine ‘nemabiome’. 

    Mitchell, Catriona J.; O'Sullivan, Catherine M.; Pinloche, Eric; Wilkinson, Toby; Morphew, Russell M.; McEwan, Neil R. (Japanese Society of Equine Science https://doi.org/10.1294/jes.30.1, 2019-04-03)
    MITCHELL, C.J., O'SULLIVAN, C.M., PINLOCHE, E., WILKINSON, T., MORPHEW, R.M. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2019. Using next generation sequencing to determine diversity of horse intestinal worms: identifying the equine 'nemabiome'. Journal of equine science [online], 30(1), pages 1-5. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1294/jes.30.1
    Next generation sequencing of DNA from nematode eggs has been utilised to give the first account of the equine ‘nemabiome’. In all equine faecal samples investigated, multiple species of Strongylidae were detected; ranging ...