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RSF Funded Animal Production & Health Projects

Project Title Project Co-ordinator Collaborating Institutions Status
RSF 06 326 Nutrition of farm animals for improved health and performance (pdf 33Kb) 
Dr. John O'Doherty UCD, Teagasc Moorepark,CVRL, Queens University Belfast Ongoing
RSF 06 328 Relationships among maternal environment, fetal development, follicle numbers and fertility in cattle (pdf 9Kb) 
Dr Alex Evans UCD, Teagasc Moorepark Complete
Final Report RSF 06 328 (pdf 382Kb) 
RSF 06 353 Genetics of improved health, fertility, grass dry matter intake and feed efficiency in Irish dairy cattle (pdf 35Kb) 
Dr. Donagh Berry Teagasc Moorepark, UCD, DAF, ICBF Complete
Final Report RSF 06 353 (pdf 398Kb) 
RSF 06 357 Effect of low phosphorus diets on aspects of welfare and health of slaughter pigs and breeding sows (pdf 8Kb) 
Dr. Peadar Lawlor Teagasc Moorepark, UCD, Complete
Final Report 06 357 (pdf 396Kb) 
RSF 06 406 Development of high-throughput genetic markers for beef traits using variation in genes subject to genomic imprinting (pdf 8Kb) 
Dr. David MacHugh UCD, UCC Complete
Final Report RSF 06 406 (pdf 486Kb) 
RSF 06 409 Bovine snpChip genome localisation of production and disease resistance genes (pdf 8Kb) 
Dr. Daniel Bradley TCD, Teagasc Moorepark, ICBF, DAF, UCD Complete
Final Report 06 409 (pdf 352Kb) 
RSF 06 412 Development of a dietary supplement based on Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids to increase cow fertility (pdf 34Kb) 
Dr. David Kenny UCD, Teagasc Athenry,Teagasc Moorepark, NUIG Complete
Final Report 06 412 (pdf 540Kb) 
RSF 06 340 Structural and functional identification of candidate immune genes for resistance to mastitis and metritis (pdf 32Kb) 
Prof. Cliona O'Farrelly TCD Ongoing
RSF 06 363 Epidemiological studies of leptospirosis in Ireland (pdf 8Kb) 
Dr. Jarleth Nally UCD, CVRL Complete
Final Report RSF 06 363 (pdf 462Kb) 
RSF 06 364 Antimicrobial resistance in commercial organisms in dairy, pig and poultry production in Ireland as a reservoir of resistance for animal and zoonotic pathogens (pdf 11Kb) 
Dr. Nola Leonard UCD, CCC, CIT, CVRL Complete
Final Report RSF 06 364 (pdf 440Kb) 
RSF 06 366 Bovine neosporosis - Epidemological and proteomic steps to improved control (pdf 8Kb) 
Prof Grace Mulcahy UCD, CVRL, NUIG Ongoing
RSF 06 379 Rhodococcus equi genomics: rational design of control and preventative measures to combat foal pneumonia (pdf 9Kb) 
Dr. Ursula Fogarty IEC, UCD, CVRL Complete
Final Report 06 379 (pdf 591Kb) 
RSF 06 394 Immunopathogenesis studies and the development of novel diagnostic methodologies with application in the targetted surveillance of reproductive loss in sheep due to Taxoplasma gondii and Chlamydophila abortus (pdf 9Kb) 
Dr. Bryan Markey UCD, CVRL, Reg Vet Athlone Reg Vet Sligo, MRI (Scot) Complete
Final Report RSF 06 394 (pdf 520Kb) 
RSF 06 405 Identification of resistant genes via functional genomics expression studies of bovine macrophages exposed to three economically important animal pathogens (Mycobacterium bovis, Brucella abortus, and M. avium subsp. Paratuberculosis) (pdf 36Kb) 
Dr. David MacHugh UCD Complete
Final Report 06 405 (pdf 515Kb) 
RSF 06 408 Equine post-coital endometritis: is sialidase the key to diagnosis and treatment (pdf 8Kb) 
Prof. Stephen Carrington UCD, IEC Complete
Final Report RSF 06 408 (pdf 411Kb)