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Dr Joanne Conington

Dr Joanne Conington

Joanne Conington

 0131 651 9350

SRUC, Roslin Institute Building,

Easter Bush, Midlothian

EH25 9RG


Head of the Department of Agriculture, Horticulture and Engineering Sciences, Central Faculty. Research Interests:

Genetic and environmental influences on sheep and goat production, performance, health and survival
Development and implementation of broader breeding goals and indices for sustainable hill sheep production
Genetics of maternal traits in sheep and goats
Quantitative and molecular genetic solutions for disease control in small ruminants

Leading Ideas

  • Livestock improvement
  • Livestock Welfare

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 2: Productive and sustainable land management and Rural Economies
  • 2.2.1 Livestock genetic improvement tools
  • 2.2 - Livestock Production, Health, Welfare, and Disease Control