Scientific publications


Scientific journal publications:

Verbeek, E. L Keeling, R Landberg, JE Lindberg, J Dicksved. 2021. The gut microbiota and microbial metabolites are associated with tail biting in pigs. Scientific reports 11 (1), 1-14

Verbeek, E., J Dicksved, L Keeling. 2021. Supplementation of Lactobacillus early in life alters attention bias to threat in piglets. Scientific Reports 11 (1), 1-10

Sutherland, M.,  G Worth, C Cameron, E Verbeek. 2019. Effect of morphine administration on social and non-social play behaviour in calves. Animals 9 (2), 56 

E Verbeek, I Colditz, D Blache, C Lee. 2019. Chronic stress influences attentional and judgement bias and the activity of the HPA axis in sheep. PLoS One 14 (1), e0211363.

Lee, C.,Verbeek, E., Doyle, R., Bateson, M., 2016. Attention bias to threat indicates anxiety differences in sheep. Biology Letters 12 (6), 20150977

Fleming PA, Wickham SL, Stockman CA, Verbeek E, Matthews L, et al., 2015. The sensitivity of QBA assessments of sheep behavioural expression to variations in visual or verbal information provided to observers. Animal 9 (5), 878-887

Verbeek E., Ferguson D., Quinquet de Monjour P., Lee C. 2014. Generating positive affective states in sheep: The influence of food rewards and opioid administration. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 154; 39-47.

Verbeek, E., Ferguson, D.,Lee, C., 2014. Are hungry sheep more pessimistic? The effects of food restriction on cognitive bias and the involvement of ghrelin in its regulation. Physiology and Behavior 123; 67-75.

E Verbeek, C Lee. Methodologies to measure affective states in animals: a focus on cognitive approaches. ANZCCART Proceeding, 100-106

Stockman, C. A., Collins, T., Barnes, A. L., Miller, D., Wickham, S. L., Verbeek, E., Matthews, L., Ferguson, D., Wemelsfelder, F.,Fleming, P. A., 2014. Qualitative behavioural assessment of the motivation for feed in sheep in response to altered body condition score. Animal Production Science 54: 922-929.

Verbeek, E., P. Quinquet de Monjour, D. M. Ferguson and C. Lee, 2012. Opioid control of behaviour in sheep: effects of morphine and naloxone on food intake, activity and the affective state. Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 142 (1-2), 18-29.

Verbeek, E., J. R. Waas, M. H. Oliver, L. M. McLeay, D. M. Ferguson and L. R. Matthews, 2012. Motivation to obtain a food reward of pregnant ewes in negative energy balance: Behavioural, metabolic and endocrine considerations. Hormones and Behavior 62, 162-172.

Verbeek, E., M. H. Oliver, J. R. Waas, L. M. McLeay, D. Blache and L. R. Matthews, 2012. Reduced cortisol and metabolic responses of thin ewes to an acute cold challenge in mid-pregnancy: implications for animal physiology and welfare. PLoS ONE 7(5): e37315.

Verbeek, E., J. R. Waas, L. McLeay and L. R. Matthews, 2011. Measurement of feeding motivation in sheep and the effects of food restriction. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 132(3-4): 121-130.

Verbeek E, Kanis E, Bett RC, Kosgey IS., 2011. Optimisation of breeding schemes for litter size, lambing interval, body weight and parasite resistance for sheep in Kenya. Livestock research for rural development 23.

Verbeek, E., Kanis, E., Bett, R.C., Kosgey I. S., 2007. Socio-economic factors influencing small ruminant breeding in Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development 19 (6).

Scientific conference proceedings articles:

E Bokkers, LJ Keeling, Y Norling, LM Tamminen, E Verbeek. Integrating animal welfare into sustainable development of livestock systems. 4th Animal Welfare Science Symposium 2019

Verbeek, E., Lee, C., 2011. Methodologies to measure affective states in animals: a focus on cognitive approaches. Proceedings of the 2011 Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching (ANZCCART) conference, Rotorua, New Zealand.

http://www.royalsociety.org.nz/organisation/panels/anzccart/2011-proceedings/

Scientific conference proceedings abstracts:

Verbeek, E., Ferguson, D., Colditz, I., Lee, C., 2014. Chronic stress leads to an enhanced stress response and an increased expectation of a food reward in sheep. Proceedings of the 46th Annual Scientific Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE), 29 July – 2 August 2014, Victoria-Gasteiz, Spain, p100

Verbeek, E., Rufo, D., Ferguson, D., Lee, C., 2013. Adrenocorticotropic hormone injection generates an optimistic judgement bias in sheep. Proceedings of the Regional Meeting of the International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE), 31 October 2013, Hamilton, New Zealand, abstract #13.

Verbeek, E., Ferguson, D., Quinquet de Monjour, P., Lee, C., 2012. Morphine induces an optimistic judgement bias after consumption of a palatable food reward in sheep. Proceedings of the 46th Annual Scientific Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE), 31 July – 4 August 2011, Vienna, Austria, accepted abstract.

Verbeek, E., Waas, J. Oliver, M., McLeay, L., Ferguson, D., Matthews, L.R., 2010. Feeding motivation and metabolites in pregnant ewes with different body condition scores. Proceedings of the 45th Annual Scientific Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE), 31 July – 4 August 2011, Indianapolis, USA, p138.

Verbeek, E., Oliver, M., Waas, J., McLeay, L., Matthews, L.R., 2010. The effects of Body Condition Score on stress and metabolic responses to a cold challenge in pregnant ewes – preliminary results. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Scientific Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE), 4-7 August 2010, Uppsala, Sweden, p235.

Verbeek, E., Waas, J., McLeay, L., Matthews, L.R., 2009. Measurement of feeding motivation in ewes: effects of food restriction. Proceedings of the 43th Annual Scientific Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE), 6-10 July 2009, Cairns, Australia.

Verbeek, E., Waas, J., McLeay, L., Matthews, L.R., 2009. The measurement of feeding motivation and the effect of food restriction on feeding motivation in sheep. Proceedings of the Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASSAB), Annual Scientific Congress, April 2009, Auckland, New Zealand.

Other publications:

An HSUS Report: The Welfare of Cows in the Dairy Industry.

http://www.humanesociety.org/assets/pdfs/farm/hsus-the-welfare of-cows-in-the-dairy-industry.pdf

 
















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