Dr Neil Beck BSc Nottingham, PhD Michigan State
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- Office: Stapledon Building
I obtained BSc in Agricultural Science from the University of Notttingham and a PhD in Dairy Science from Michigan State University.
My other interests include squash, tennis and fishing.
My teaching includes Part 1 modules in Animal Science and Animal Physiology (in the Institute of Biological Sciences) and more specialised modules on reproduction and animal production science in Part2.
I conduct research into animal reproduction and my main areas of research are the factors affecting the embryo survival in juvenile ewes and the effect of late pregnancy nutrition on lactational performance in dairy cows.
The effect of hCG treatment on Day 12 post-mating on ovarian function and reproductive performance of ewes and ewe lambs. Animal Reproduction Science 116 (1-2) pp. 162-168. 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2009.01.010 Cadair2009.
The effects of GnRH analogue (buserelin) or hCG (Chorulon) on Day 12 of pregnancy on ovarian function, plasma hormone concentrations, conceptus growth and placentation in ewes and ewe lambs. Animal Reproduction Science pp. 3-4. 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2006.11.007 Cadair2007.
A comparison of plasma growth hormone, insulin, free fatty acid and glucose concentrations during oestrus and early pregnancy in Clun Forest ewe lambs and ewes. Small Ruminant Research 48 (2) pp. 127-134. 10.1016/S0921-4488(03)00008-7 Cadair2003.
Relationship between intrafollicular concentrations of parathyroid hormone-related peptide (PTHrP) and steroid hormones in oestrogenic and non-oestrogenic ovarian follicles in the mare. Animal Reproduction Science 76 (1-2) pp. 1-2. 10.1016/S0378-4320(02)00193-8 Cadair2002.
Effects of Altering the Energy and Protein Supply to Dairy Cows During the Dry Period. 2. Metabolic and Hormonal Responses. Journal of Dairy Science 83 (8) pp. 1795-1805. 10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(00)75050-8 Cadair2000.