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Dr Tracey Pritchard

Dr Tracey Pritchard

Tracey Pritchard

  0131 651 9304

Animal & Veterinary Sciences,

SRUC, Roslin Institute Building,

Easter Bush, Midlothian

EH25 9RG


Tracey's research interests include:

  • Improving health of livestock (e.g. mastitis, lameness, Johne’s in cattle, scrapie in sheep)
  • Role of animal health, fitness and survival on greenhouse gas emission
  • Improving sustainability of farm enterprises
  • The development of sustainable breeding goals and improvements to national genetic evaluations
  • Merging and mining of national data to create and understand the biology of novel phenotypes so that the livestock industry can measure, monitor and manage their performance.

Leading Ideas

  • Livestock Diseases
  • Livestock Welfare
  • Animal Health & 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 - Livestock Production, Health, Welfare, and Disease Control
  • 2.2.6 Animal disease epidemiology