Associate Professor Richard Laven

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Associate Professor in Production Animal Health

Institute of Vet, Animal and Biomedical Sciences

Contact details
Telephone: +64 (06) 356 9099  ext. 85139
Email: 
Ph: 06 350 5328 Room 1.08, Massey Equine and Farm Services, Turitea

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Lameness, mastitis, fertility, dairy cattle health and welfare; mineral nutrition

Thematics

Resource Development and Management, Future Food Systems

Area of Expertise

Field of Research Codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Agriculture, Land and Farm Management (070100): Animal Breeding (070201): Animal Growth and Development (070202): Animal Management (070203): Animal Nutrition (070204): Animal Production (070200): Animal Reproduction (070206): Humane Animal Treatment (070207): Sustainable Agricultural Development (070108)

Keywords

Farm animal production, health and welfare, particularly dairy cattle and goats

Specific research interests:

Lameness, mastitis, fertility, trace element nutrition, clinical pathology and diagnosis

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

PositionCurrentCompleted
Project Leader414
Team Member02

Research Outputs

Journal

Cuttance, EL., Laven, RA., & Stevenson, MA. (2017). Variability in measurement of Pithomyces chartarum spore counts.. N Z Vet J. , 1-6
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2017). Untangling best practice for controlling footrot in sheep. Veterinary Journal. 221, 14-15
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Cuttance, EL., Mason, WA., Denholm, KS., & Laven, RA. (2017). Comparison of diagnostic tests for determining the prevalence of failure of passive transfer in New Zealand dairy calves. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 65(1), 6-13
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R. (2016). Estimating fetal age: how accurate is it really?. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 64(6), 317
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R. (2016). Treatment of contagious ovine digital dermatitis. Veterinary Record. 179(16), 416
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Steele, NM., Williamson, JH., Thresher, R., Laven, RA., & Hillerton, JE. (2016). Evaluating a commercial PCR assay against bacterial culture for diagnosing Streptococcus uberis and Staphylococcus aureus throughout lactation. Journal of Dairy Science.
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Adeyinka, FD., Laven, RA., de Nicolo, G., Lawrence, KE., & Parkinson, TJ. (2016). The Use of Stereology Method to Estimate the Volume of Feto-Maternal Exchange Area of the Bovine Placentome during Gestation. Anatomical Record. 299(11), 1571-1577
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K., Parkinson, T.
Cuttance, EL., Laven, RA., & Stevenson, M. (2016). Effect of pasture sward mix on Pithomyces chartarum spore counts in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research. 59(3), 318-323
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Cuttance, EL., Stevenson, MA., Laven, RA., & Mason, WA. (2016). Facial eczema management protocols used on dairy farms in the North Island of New Zealand and associated concentrations of zinc in serum. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 64(6), 343-350
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Bates, AJ., Laven, RA., Chapple, F., & Weeks, DS. (2016). The effect of different combinations of local anaesthesia, sedative and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on daily growth rates of dairy calves after disbudding. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 64(5), 282-287
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Bates, AJ., Kenyon, AG., Laven, RA., & McDowell, JC. (2016). Resynchronising returns to service in anoestrous dairy cows in the South Island of New Zealand. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 64(5), 268-274
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Cuttance, EL., Laven, RA., Mason, WA., & Stevenson, M. (2016). The influence of lime and nitrogen fertilisers on spore counts of Pithomyces chartarum in pasture. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 64(6), 351-355
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Bates, AJ., Chambers, G., & Laven, RA. (2016). Comparison of cephalonium alone and in combination with an internal teat sealant for dry cow therapy in seasonally calving dairy cows. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 64(2), 95-100
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Fabian, J. (2016). Applying animal-based welfare assessments on New Zealand dairy farms: feasibility and a comparison with United Kingdom data. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 64(4), 212-217
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Lawrence, KE., Adeyinka, FD., Laven, RA., & Jones, G. (2016). Assessment of the accuracy of estimation of gestational age in cattle from placentome size using inverse regression. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 64(4), 248-252
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, G., Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, RA. (2016). Bovine medicine, 3rd Edition. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 64(1), 69-69
[Book Review]Authored by: Laven, R.
Sahu, SK., Cockrem, JF., Parkinson, TJ., & Laven, RA. (2015). Effects of progesterone inclusion in a gonadotropin-prostaglandin-gonadotropin programme on follicular dynamics and ovulation synchronisation of pasture-based dairy cows with anoestrous. Research in Veterinary Science. 102, 200-205
[Journal article]Authored by: Cockrem, J., Laven, R., Parkinson, T.
Laven, LJ., Wang, L., Regnerus, C., & Laven, RA. (2015). Measuring claw conformation in cattle: Assessing the agreement between manual and digital measurement. Animals. 5(3), 687-701
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L.
Sahu, SK., Parkinson, TJ., & Laven, RA. (2015). Conception rates to fixed-time artificial insemination of two oestrus synchronisation programmes in dairy heifers. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 63(3), 158-161
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Parkinson, T.
Bates, AJ., Eder, P., & Laven, RA. (2015). Effect of analgesia and anti-inflammatory treatment on weight gain and milk intake of dairy calves after disbudding. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 63(3), 153-157
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Hine, L., Laven, RA., & Sahu, SK. (2015). An analysis of the effect of thermometer type and make on rectal temperature measurements of cattle, horses and sheep. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 63(3), 171-173
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Bates, AJ., Eder, P., & Laven, RA. (2014). Effect of analgesia and anti-inflammatory treatment on weight gain and milk intake of dairy calves after disbudding. New Zealand Veterinary Journal.
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Sahu, SK., Parkinson, TJ., & Laven, RA. (2014). Conception rates to fixed-time artificial insemination of two oestrus synchronisation programmes in dairy heifers. New Zealand Veterinary Journal.
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Parkinson, T.
Laven, RA. (2015). Systematically tackling hock lesions. Veterinary Journal. 203(1), 2-3
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Adeyinka, FD., Laven, RA., Lawrence, KE., van Den Bosch, M., Blankenvoorde, G., & Parkinson, TJ. (2014). Association between placentome size, measured using transrectal ultrasonography, and gestational age in cattle (vol 62, pg 51, 2014). NEW ZEALAND VETERINARY JOURNAL. 62(2), III-III
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Parkinson, T.
Tulley, W., & Laven, R. (2014). Investigation of recumbency in cattle at slaughter in New Zealand: Preliminary results. Cattle Practice. 22, 294
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2014). Estimating fetal age—how accurate are we?. Livestock. 19(4), 217-220
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2014). Estimating fetal age—how accurate are we?. Livestock. 19(4)
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2014). Color atlas of diseases and disorders of cattle (3rd edtn). New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 62(4), 235
[Book Review]Authored by: Laven, R.
Sahu, SK., Cockrem, JF., Parkinson, TJ., & Laven, RA. (2014). The effects of exclusion of progesterone or Day 0 GnRH from a GnRH, prostaglandin, GnRH+progesterone program on synchronization of ovulation in pasture-based dairy heifers. Theriogenology. 82(4), 643-651
[Journal article]Authored by: Cockrem, J., Laven, R., Parkinson, T.
Fabian, J., Laven, RA., & Whay, HR. (2014). The prevalence of lameness on New Zealand dairy farms: A comparison of farmer estimate and locomotion scoring. Veterinary Journal. 201(1), 31-38
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Adeyinka, FD., Laven, RA., Lawrence, KE., van den Bosch, M., Blankenvoorde, G., & Parkinson, TJ. (2014). Association between placentome size, measured using transrectal ultrasonography, and gestational age in cattle. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 62(2), 51-56
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K., Parkinson, T.
Adeyinka, FD., Laven, RA., Lawrence, KE., van den Bosch, M., Blankenvoorde, G., & Parkinson, TJ. (2014). Corrigendum to Association between placentome size, measured using transrectal ultrasonography, and gestational age in cattle (New Zealand Veterinary Journal, (2013), 10.1080/00480169.2013.832620). New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 62(2)
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K., Parkinson, T.
Laven, RA., Balcomb, CC., Tulley, WT., & Lawrence, KE. (2014). Effect of dry period length on the effect of an intramammary teat sealant on the risk of mastitis in cattle treated with antibiotics at drying off. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 62(4), 214-220
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Adeyinka, F., Laven, R., Lawrence, K., van Den Bosch, M., Blankenvoorde, G., & Parkinson, T. (2013). Association between placentome size, measured using transrectal ultrasonography, and gestational age in cattle. New Zealand Veterinary Journal.
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Parkinson, T.
Vink, D., Weston, JF., Laven, R., & Chesterton, N. (2013). Bovine digital dermatits: Prevention and control. Sheep and beef Cattle Veterinarians Newsletter. (44), 20-23
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Weston, J.
Laven, RA. (2013). Treatment of Escherichia coli mastitis: are antibiotics needed?. Livestock. 18(3), 59-62 Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Lawrence, K., Tulley, W., & Laven, RA. (2013). Observations on the incidence and seasonality of uterine torsion and left displaced abomasum following the 2001 outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the UK. The Veterinary Journal. 196, 332-338
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Lawrence, K., Tulley, W., & Laven, R. (2013). Observations on the incidence and seasonality of uterine torsion and left displaced abomasum following the 2001 outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the UK. Veterinary Journal. 196(3), 332-338
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Nortje, R. (2013). Diagnosis of the Cu and Se status of dairy cattle in New Zealand: How many samples are needed?. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 61(5), 269-273
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Lawrence, K., Tulley, W., & Laven, R. (2012). Observations on the incidence and seasonality of uterine torsion and left displaced abomasum following the 2001 outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the UK. Veterinary Journal.
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Alawneh, JI., Laven, RA., & Stevenson, MA. (2012). Interval between detection of lameness by locomotion scoring and treatment for lameness: A survival analysis. Veterinary Journal. 193(3), 622-625
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R., Chambers, P., & Stafford, K. (2012). Using non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs around calving: Maximizing comfort, productivity and fertility. Veterinary Journal. 192(1), 8-12
[Journal article]Authored by: Chambers, J., Laven, R., Stafford, K.
Laven, R. (2012). Use of parenteral long-acting and topical oxytetracycline, without hoof trimming, for treatment of footrot in goats. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 60(3), 213-214
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, LJ., Laven, RA., Parkinson, TJ., Lopez-Villalobos, N., & Margerison, JK. (2012). An evaluation of the changes in distance from the external sole surface to the distal phalanx in heifers in their first lactation. Veterinary Journal. 193(3), 639-643
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Parkinson, T.
Alawneh, JI., Laven, RA., & Stevenson, MA. (2012). Interval between detection of lameness by locomotion scoring and treatment for lameness: A survival analysis. Veterinary Journal.
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Hickson, RE., Laven, RL., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Kenyon, PR., & Morris, ST. (2012). Postpartum anoestrous interval in first-lactation beef and dairy-beef crossbred cows. Animal Production Science. 52(7), 478-482
[Journal article]Authored by: Hickson, R., Kenyon, P., Laven, R., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Morris, S.
Laven, LJ., Margerison, JK., & Laven, RA. (2012). Validation of a portable ultrasound machine for estimating sole thickness in dairy cattle in New Zealand. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 60(2), 123-128
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L.
Laven, RA. (2012). Effect of use of teat sealants at drying off on the uptake of colostral antibodies by calves, as estimated by measuring gamma-glutamyl transferase activity. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 60(1), 47-49
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Mason, WA., Laven, LJ., & Laven, RA. (2012). An outbreak of toe ulcers, sole ulcers and white line disease in a group of dairy heifers immediately after calving. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 60(1), 76-81
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L.
Laven, RA., & Lawrence, KE. (2012). An evaluation of the effect of clotting on the recovery of copper from caprine blood. Veterinary Journal. 192(2), 232-235
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, R., & Livesey, C. (2011). Getting to grips with hock lesions in cattle. Veterinary Record. 169(24), 632-633
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Wilson, PR. (2011). Re: Possible subclinical hepatopathy after copper supplementation in farmed red deer (vol 59, pg 197, 2011). NEW ZEALAND VETERINARY JOURNAL. 59(6), 339-339
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R. (2011). Writing up trials: From newsletters to peer-reviewed articles. VetScript. 24(11), 42-43 Retrieved from http://www.sciquest.org.nz/elibrary/edition/5570
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Gordon, E., Tulley, W., Herdan, C., Pauwels, F., & Lawrence, KE. (2011). Haemorrhagic bowel disease. Dairy Cattle Vets Newsletter. 29(2), 6-7
[Journal article]Authored by: Lawrence, K.Edited by: Laven, R.
Laven, R. (2011). Fetal abnormaility. VetScript. 24(10), 51-51 Retrieved from http://www.sciquest.org.nz/node/73306
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Alawneh, JI., Laven, RA., & Stevenson, MA. (2011). The effect of lameness on the fertility of dairy cattle in a seasonally breeding pasture-based system. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(11), 5487-5493
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R., & Tulley, W. (2011). Renal function of dairy cows with subclinical ketosis. Veterinary Record. 169(10), 262
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Wilson, PR. (2011). Possible subclinical hepatopathy after copper supplementation in farmed red deer. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 59(4), 197-200
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Lawrence, KE., Chesterton, RN., & Laven, RA. (2011). Further investigation of lameness in cows at pasture: An analysis of the lesions found in, and some possible risk factors associated with, lame New Zealand dairy cattle requiring veterinary treatment. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(6), 2794-2805
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Petrovski, KR., Laven, RA., & Lopez-Villalobos, N. (2011). A descriptive analysis of the antimicrobial susceptibility of mastitis-causing bacteria isolated from samples submitted to commercial diagnostic laboratories in New Zealand (2003-2006). New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 59(2), 59-66
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lopez-Villalobos, N.
Livesey, C., Suttle, N., Laven, R., Payne, J., & Harwood, D. (2010). Goats: Establishing the plasma copper reference range in Boer goats. Veterinary Record. 167(16), 627-628
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Lawrence, KE. (2010). Re: Analysis of the value of measurement of the activity of caeruloplasmin as an alternative to measurement of the concentration of elemental copper in plasma and serum of farmed red deer (vol 58, 207, 2010). NEW ZEALAND VETERINARY JOURNAL. 58(5), 272-272
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, RA., & Lawrence, KE. (2010). Analysis of the value of measurement of the activity of caeruloplasmin as an alternative to measurement of the concentration of elemental copper in plasma and serum of farmed red deer. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 58(4), 207-212
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, R. (2010). Disease facts. Livestock: The Journal for the Veterinary Surgeon in General Practice. 15(1), 26-28
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R. (2009). Use of antimicrobials. Veterinary Record. 164(26), 819-820
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Wilson, PR. (2009). Comparison of concentrations of copper in plasma and serum from farmed red deer (cervus elaphus). New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 57(3), 166-169
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Livesey, CT. (2009). The impact of sample choice on the ratio of caeruloplasmin activity to copper concentration. Cattle Practice. 17(1), 90-95
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Worth, AJ., Laven, RA., & Erceg, VH. (2009). An assessment of the agreement between the New Zealand veterinary association hip dysplasia scoring system and the pennhip distraction index in german shepherd dogs. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 57(6), 338-345
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Worth, A.
Laven, RA., Huxley, JN., Whay, HR., & Stafford, KJ. (2009). Results of a survey of attitudes of dairy veterinarians in New Zealand regarding painful procedures and conditions in cattle. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 57(4), 215-220
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Stafford, K.
Laven, R. (2008). Is combined therapy with antibiotics and internal teat sealants justified?. Vetscript. 21(2), 26-27
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Lawrence, KE., Weston, JF., Dowson, KR., & Stafford, KJ. (2008). Assessment of the duration of the pain response associated with lameness in dairy cows, and the influence of treatment. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 56(5), 210-217
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K., Stafford, K., Weston, J.
Lawrence, KE., Thatcher, AR., & Laven, RA. (2008). Is that calf waving or drowning?. Dairy Cattle Vets Newsletter. 26(1), 0-0
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K., Thatcher, A.
Laven, RA., & Holmes, CW. (2008). A review of the potential impact of increased use of housing on the health and welfare of dairy cattle in New Zealand. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 56(4), 151-157
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Lawrence, KE. (2008). Efficacy of blanket treatment of cows and heifers with an internal teat sealant in reducing the risk of mastitis in dairy cattle calving on pasture. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 56(4), 171-175
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, RA., & Smith, SL. (2008). Copper deficiency in sheep: An assessment of the relationship between concentrations of copper in serum and plasma. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 56(6), 334-338
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Smith, S.
Morris, FJ., Kerr, SM., Laven, RA., & Collett, MG. (2008). Large hydatidiform mole: An unusual finding in a calving cow. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 56(5), 243-246
[Journal article]Authored by: Collett, M., Laven, R.
Chesterton, RN., Lawrence, KE., & Laven, RA. (2008). A descriptive analysis of the foot lesions identified during veterinary treatment for lameness on dairy farms in north Taranaki. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 56(3), 130-138
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, RA., Lawrence, KE., & Livesey, CT. (2008). An evaluation of the copper sequestrated during clotting in cattle: Is it just caeruloplasmin?. Veterinary Journal. 176(3), 397-399
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Bourne, N., Wathes, DC., Lawrence, KE., McGowan, M., & Laven, RA. (2008). The effect of parenteral supplementation of vitamin E with selenium on the health and productivity of dairy cattle in the UK. Veterinary Journal. 177(3), 381-387
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, RA. (2007). The relationship between hoof conformation and digital dermatitis in dairy cattle. Cattle Practice. 15(1), 93-95
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Dawson, C., & Laven, RA. (2007). Failure of zinc supplementation to prevent severe facial eczema in cattle fed excess copper. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 55(6), 353-355
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Claire Wathes, D., Lawrence, KE., & Scaramuzzi, RJ. (2007). An analysis of the relationship between plasma urea and ammonia concentration in dairy cattle fed a consistent diet over a 100-day period. Journal of Dairy Research. 74(4), 412-415
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, RA., & Livesey, CT. (2007). An evaluation of the effect of clotting on the relationship between copper and caeruloplasmin in bovine blood. Veterinary Journal. 174(2), 400-402
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Logue, DN. (2007). The effect of pre-calving environment on the development of digital dermatitis in first lactation heifers. Veterinary Journal. 174(2), 310-315
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Lawrence, KE., & Livesey, CT. (2007). The assessment of blood copper status in cattle: A comparison of measurements of caeruloplasmin and elemental copper in serum and plasma. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 55(4), 171-176
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Livesey, CT., & Laven, RA. (2007). Effects of housing and intake of methionine on the growth and wear of hoof horn and the conformation of the hooves of first-lactation Holstein heifers. Veterinary Record. 160(14), 470-476
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Scaramuzzi, RJ., Wathes, DC., Peters, AR., & Parkinson, TJ. (2007). Recent research on the effects of excess dietary nitrogen on the fertility of dairy cows. Veterinary Record. 160(11), 359-362
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Parkinson, T.
Bourne, N., Wathes, DC., McGowan, M., & Laven, R. (2007). A comparison of the effects of parenteral and oral administration of supplementary vitamin E on plasma vitamin E concentrations in dairy cows at different stages of lactation. Livestock Science. 106(1), 57-64
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Bourne, N., Laven, R., Wathes, DC., Martinez, T., & McGowan, M. (2007). A meta-analysis of the effects of Vitamin E supplementation on the incidence of retained foetal membranes in dairy cows. Theriogenology. 67(3), 494-501
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R., & Lawrence, K. (2006). Bovine iritis (silage eye): An underestimated problem in New Zealand?. Dairy Cattle Vets Newsletter. 23(4), 4-4
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Munday, JS., Laven, RA., Orbell, GMB., & Pandey, SK. (2006). Meningoencephalitis in an adult cow due to Mortierella wolfii. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 18(6), 619-622
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Munday, J.
Laven, RA., & Lawrence, KR. (2006). An evaluation of the seasonality of veterinary treatments for lameness in UK dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 89(10), 3858-3865
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, RA., & Livesey, CT. (2006). Caeruloplasmin: Plasma copper ratios in cows [10]. Veterinary Record. 159(18), 608
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Lawrence, KR. (2006). An outbreak of iritis and uveitis in dairy cattle at pasture associated with the supplementary feeding of baleage. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 54(3), 151-152
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, RA., Stewart, J., & Dyer, C. (2006). Factors affecting the monetary return from programmes for synchronising oestrus in dairy cows with gonadotrophin-releasing hormone and prostaglandin F2α. Veterinary Record. 158(11), 367-372
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2006). Nutrition and lameness in dairy cattle: A different perspective?. UK Vet - Livestock. 11(2), 1-3
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Livesey, CT. (2006). An evaluation of the effect of clotting and processing of blood samples on the recovery of copper from bovine blood. Veterinary Journal. 171(2), 295-300
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2006). Diagnosis of mineral deficiencies in cattle: Do we have the correct perspective?. UK Vet - Livestock. 11(3), 1-4
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Konold, T., Sivam, SK., Ryan, J., Gubbins, S., Laven, RA., & Howe, MJ. (2006). Analysis of clinical signs associated with bovine spongiform encephalopathy in casualty slaughter cattle. The Veterinary Journal. 171(3), 438-444
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Peters, AR. (2006). Assessment of the factors affecting the volume of fetally derived tissue in the bovine placentome. Veterinary Record. 159(3), 82-83
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2006). Efficacy of systemic cefquinome and erythromycin against digital dermatitis in cattle. Veterinary Record. 159(1), 19-21
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Livesey, CT., Harmon, RJ., & Scaletti, R. (2006). Factors affecting the relationship between caeruloplasmin activity and plasma copper concentration in cattle. Veterinary Record. 159(8), 250-251
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Logue, DN. (2006). Treatment strategies for digital dermatitis for the UK. Veterinary Journal. 171(1), 79-88
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Robin, GW., Laven, R., Howe, M., & Swarbick, O. (2005). Uterine torsion in cattle in the UK (multiple letters) [6]. Veterinary Record. 157(4), 124
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R., & Howe, M. (2005). Uterine torsion in cattle in the UK [3]. Veterinary Record. 157(3), 96
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Mastitis analysis. UK Vet. 10(2), 23-24
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Staph management. Organic Farming. (85), 26-27
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Howe, MJ. (2005). Uterine torsion in cattle in the UK. The Veterinary Record. 157(4), 124
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Konold, T., Sivam, SK., Ryan, J., Gubbins, S., Laven, RA., & Howe, MJ. (2005). Analysis of clinical signs associated with bovine spongiform encephalopathy in casualty slaughter cattle. The Veterinary Journal.
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Logue, DN., Offer, JE., Laven, RA., & Ellis, WA. (2005). Digital dermatitis - The aetiological soup. Veterinary Journal. 170(1), 12-13
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Livesey, CT. (2005). The diagnosis of copper related disease, Part 2: Copper responsive disorders. Cattle Practice. 13(1), 55-60
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Fountain, D., & Penny, C. (2005). Investigation of bovine viral diarrhoea virus-associated abortion in cattle vaccinated with inactivated vaccine. Veterinary Record. 157(6), 173-175
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Dawuda, PM., Scaramuzzi, RJ., Drew, SB., Biggadike, HJ., Laven, RA., Allison, R., . . . Wathes, DC. (2004). The effect of a diet containing excess quickly degradable nitrogen (QDN) on reproductive and metabolic hormonal profiles of lactating dairy cows. Animal Reproduction Science. 81(3-4), 195-208
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Livesey, CT., & May, SA. (2004). Relationship between acute phase proteins and hoof horn haemorrhages in postpatrum first-lactation heifers. Veterinary Record. 154(13), 389-395
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Livesey, CT. (2004). An evaluation of the effect of clotting and processing of blood samples on the recovery of copper from bovine blood. The Veterinary Journal.
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Livesey, CT. (2004). The diagnosis of copper related disease: Do we have the necessary tools? Part 1: Prevalence of disease and the diagnosis of copper toxicity. CATTLE PRACTICE. 12, 265-269
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Livesey, CT., Offer, NW., & Fountain, D. (2004). Apparent subclinical hepatopathy due to excess copper intake in lactating Holstein cattle. Veterinary Record. 155(4), 120-121
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Duncan, SH., McWilliam Leitch, EC., Stanley, KN., Richardson, AJ., Laven, RA., Flint, HJ., . . . Stewart, CS. (2004). Effects of esculin and esculetin on the survival of Escherichia coli 0157 in human faecal slurries, continuous-flow simulations of the rumen and colon and in calves. British Journal of Nutrition. 91(5), 749-755
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Dawuda, PM., Scaramuzzi, RJ., Wathes, DC., Biggadike, HJ., & Peters, AR. (2004). The effect of feeding diets high in quickly degradable nitrogen on follicular development and embryo growth in lactating Holstein dairy cows. Animal Reproduction Science. 84(1-2), 41-52
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Livesey, CT. (2004). The effect of housing and methionine intake on hoof horn hemorrhages in primiparous lactating Holstein cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 87(4), 1015-1023
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Logue, DN. (2004). Treatment strategies for digital dermatitis for the UK. The Veterinary Journal.
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Biggadike, HJ., Ohnstad, I., & Laven, RA. (2003). A comparison of the effect of teat dipping and teat spraying on teat condition, somatic cell count and the incidence of clinical mastitis.. CATTLE PRACTICE. 11, 181-184
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Bourne, N., Wathes, DC., McGowan, M., & Laven, RA. (2003). Physiological responses in dairy cattle supplemented with vitamin E above NRC requirements. CATTLE PRACTICE. 11, 367-372
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Livesey, CT., Metcalf, JA., & Laven, RA. (2003). Effect of concentrate composition and cubicle bedding on the development of hoof haemorrhages in Holstein heifers after calving. Veterinary Record. 152(24), 735-739
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2003). Understanding the dynamics of bovine endometritis: Comparison of the response to injectable luprostiol and topical cephapirin. CATTLE PRACTICE. 11, 263-270
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Ashmore, A., & Stewart, CS. (2003). Escherichia coli in the rumen and colon of slaughter cattle, with particular reference to E. coli O157. Veterinary Journal. 165(1), 78-83
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Hunt, H. (2002). Evaluation of copper sulphate, formalin and peracetic acid in footbaths for the treatment of digital dermatitis in cattle. Veterinary Record. 151(5), 144-146
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Livesey, CT., Marsh, C., Metcalf, JA., & Laven, RA. (2002). Hock injuries in cattle kept in straw yards or cubicles with rubber mats or mattresses. Veterinary Record. 150(22), 677-679
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Biggadike, HJ., Ohnstad, I., Laven, RA., & Hillerton, JE. (2002). Evaluation of measurements of the conductivity of quarter milk samples for the early diagnosis of mastitis. Veterinary Record. 150(21), 655-658
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Cottrill, B., Biggadike, HJ., Collins, C., & Laven, RA. (2002). Relationship between milk urea concentration and the fertility of dairy cows. Veterinary Record. 151(14), 413-416
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Biggadike, HJ., & Allison, RD. (2002). The effect of pasture nitrate concentration and concentrate intake after turnout on embryo growth and viability in the lactating dairy cow. Reproduction in Domestic Animals. 37(2), 111-115
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Hartog, BJ., Tap, SHM., Pouw, HJ., Poole, DA., & Laven, RA. (2001). Systemic bioavailability of erythromycin in cattle when applied by footbath. Veterinary Record. 148(25), 782-783
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Hunt, H. (2001). Comparison of valnemulin and lincomycin in the treatment of digital dermatitis by individually applied topical spray. Veterinary Record. 149(10), 302-303
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Peters, AR. (2001). Gross morphometry of the bovine placentome during gestation. Reproduction in Domestic Animals. 36(6), 289-296
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2001). Control of digital dermatitis in cattle. In Practice. 23(6), 336-341
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Allison, RD., & Laven, RA. (2001). Vitamin E for milk production in dairy cows: A review. Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews, Series B: Livestock Feeds and Feeding. 71(12), 43R-52R
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Proven, MJ. (2000). Erratum: Use of an antibiotic footbath in the treatment of bovine digital dermatitis (Veterinary Record (October 28) (503-506)). Veterinary Record. 147(23), 660
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Proven, MJ. (2000). Use of an antibiotic footbath in the treatment of bovine digital dermatitis (vol 147, pg 503, 2000). VETERINARY RECORD. 147(23), 660-660
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Biggadike, HJ., Proven, MJ., Halfacre, S., & Tickle, LR. (2000). Changes in vaginal microbiology associated with the use of progesterone-releasing intravaginal devices. Veterinary Record. 146(26), 760-762
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Proven, MJ. (2000). Use of an antibiotic footbath in the treatment of bovine digital dermatitis. Veterinary Record. 147(18), 503-506
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Allison, RD., & Laven, RA. (2000). Effect of vitamin E supplementation on the health and fertility of dairy cows: A review. Veterinary Record. 147(25), 703-708
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Drew, SB. (1999). Dietary protein and the reproductive performance of cows. Veterinary Record. 145(24), 687-695
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (1998). Calf welfare legislation.. The Veterinary record. 143(6), 175
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Andrews, AH. (1998). Control of fatty liver syndrome in a Jersey herd by a change of diet and the use of recombinant bovine somatotrophin. Veterinary Record. 142(2), 36-39
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Fishwick, JC., Pritchard, GC., & Jackson, PG. (1997). Generalised caseous lymphadenitis.. The Veterinary record. 141(18), 479
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (1997). 'Signalment'. VETERINARY RECORD. 140(21), 564-564
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Cook, N. (1997). Correction of tendon contracture in calves [3]. Veterinary Record. 140(22), 587
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Peters, AR. (1996). Bovine retained placenta: Aetiology, pathogenesis and economic loss. Veterinary Record. 139(19), 465-471
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Peters, AR., & Laven, RA. (1996). Treatment of bovine retained placenta and its effects. Veterinary Record. 139(22), 535-539
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Maisey, I., Andrews, AH., & Laven, RA. (1993). Efficacy of recombinant bovine somatotrophin in the treatment of fat cow syndrome. Veterinary Record. 133(12), 293-296
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (1989). Food hygiene in the 1990s.. Veterinary Record. 124(24), 642-643
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R.

Book

Laven, R., Malmo, J., Vermunt, J., & Parkinson, T. (2010). Neurological disease. In TJ. Parkinson, JJ. Vermunt, & J. Malmo (Eds.) Diseases of Cattle in Australasia. (pp. 298 - 339). Wellington, New Zealand: The New Zealand Veterinary Association Foundation for Continuing Education (VetLearn)
[Chapter]Authored by: Laven, R., Parkinson, T.

Thesis

Whitfield, LK. (2017). A comparison of the effect of short-acting and long-acting dry cow therapy on somatic cell count after calving in cows also given internal teat sealants. (Master's Thesis)
[Masters Thesis]Authored by: Whitfield, L.Edited by: Laven, R.
Laven, LJ. (2015). Anatomical studies of claw conformation in New Zealand dairy cattle. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Laven, L.Edited by: Laven, R., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Parkinson, T.

Report

Laven, RA.(2007). Milk fever in cows.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA.(2007). NADIS cattle report and forecast - April 2007.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA.(2007). NADIS cattle report and forecast - November 2007.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA.(2007). NADIS cattle report and forecast - October 2007.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA.(2007). NADIS cattle report and forecast - September 2007.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA.(2007). NADIS cattle report and forecast - November 2007.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA.(2007). NADIS cattle report and forecast - October 2007.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA.(2007). NADIS cattle report and forecast - September 2007.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA.(2007). Summer mastitis in cattle.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Laven, R.

Conference

Laven, RA. (2016, June). Recumbency in cattle at slaughter. Presented at NZVA Conference. Hamilton, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Mueller, KR., Laven, R., & Nixey, J. (2016). Evaluation of the diagnostic value of colostrum antibody ELISA for early detection of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in dairy cattle. Proceedings of the World Buiatrics Congress. (pp. 525 - 525). : The 29th Congress of the World Association for Buiatrics
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R., Mueller, K.
Back, PJ., Hickson, RE., Lilly, VM., Coleman, LW., Sneddon, NW., & Laven, RA. (2016). Grazing behaviour and species selection of heifer calves fed different forages. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 76 (pp. 126 - 131).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Back, P., Hickson, R., Laven, R.
Back, PJ., Hickson, RE., van Bouwel, K., de Cock, H., Verdurmen, J., Sneddon, NW., . . . Laven, RA. (2016). Do different grazing strategies affect pre-weaning calf growth rates?. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 76 (pp. 119 - 121).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Back, P., Hickson, R., Laven, R.
Back, PJ., Hickson, RE., van Bouwel, K., de Cock, H., Verdurman, J., Sneddon, NW., . . . Laven, RA. (2016). Brief communication: Do different grazing strategies affect pre-weaning calf growth rates?. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 76 (pp. 119 - 121). : Animal Production 2016
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Back, P., Hickson, R., Laven, R.
Back, PJ., Hickson, RE., Lilly, VM., Coleman, LW., Sneddon, NW., & Laven, RA. (2016). Grazing behaviour and species selection of heifer calves fed different forages. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 76 (pp. 126 - 131). : Animal Production 2016
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Back, P., Hickson, R., Laven, R.
Cardoso, DS., Hickson, RE., Laven, RA., Coleman, LW., & Back, PJ. (2015). Brief communication: Do high-milk diets affect the growth rate of heifers prior to weaning?. In S. Peterson (Ed.) Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 75 (pp. 263 - 265). : 75th New Zealand Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Back, P., Hickson, R., Laven, R.
Steele, NM., Laven, RA., Williamson, JH., & Hillerton, JE. (2015). Using polymerase chain rection to identify Streptococcus uberis in bovine milk: how does it compare with bacterial culture?. In S. Peterson (Ed.) Proceeding of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 75 (pp. 20 - 23). : 75th New Zealand society of animal production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R.
Coleman, LW., Hickson, RE., Amoore, J., Laven, RA., & Back, PJ. (2015). Colostral immunoglobulin G as a predictor for serum immuoglobulin G concentration in dairy calves. In S. Peterson (Ed.) Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production 2015. Vol. 75 (pp. 3 - 8). : 75th New Zealand Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Back, P., Hickson, R., Laven, R.
Bates, A., & Laven, RA. (2015). Should calves get analgesia when they are disbudded?. In K. Gloyn (Ed.) Proceedings of the Society of Sheep and Beef Veterinarians of the NZVA and Cervetec Conference. (pp. 182 - 192). : Society of Sheep and Beef Veterinarians of the NZVA and Cervetec
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R.
McIntosh, P., Kenyon, A., Chambers, G., Laven, R., & Lawrence, KE. (2014). Case study: Teatseal alone and in combination with antibiotic dry cow therapy in low somatic cell count cows. Poster session presented at the meeting of World Buiatrics Congress, Cairns 2014
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, LJ., Laven, R., Carr, R., Stevenson, M., Cohen, E., & Tulley, W. (2014). Laminitis and pedal osteitis complex in dairy replacements. Poster session presented at the meeting of XXVII World Buiatrics Congress. Cairns, Australia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L.
Dwyer, C., Mueller, KR., & Laven, R. (2014). Investigation of Bovine Digital Dermatitis in a Dairy Herd in New Zealand: From Index Case to Endemic Disease.. Poster session presented at the meeting of XXVIII. World Buiatrics Congress. Cairns, Australia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Dwyer, C., Laven, R., Mueller, K.
Laven, RA., vink, D., & Chesterton, N. (2014). Bovine digital dermatitis in New Zealand: An update. Proceedings of the society of dairy cattle veterinarians of the NZVA. (pp. 201 - 202). : The Society of Dairy Cattle Veterinarians of NZVA
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R.
Bosma, F., & Laven, RA. (2013). The impact of reduced mobility score in the pre-breeding period on the fertility of dairy cattle in a seasonally breeding pasture-based system. Poster session presented at the meeting of 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants. Bristol, United Kingdom
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Laven, LJ., & Bryan, M. (2013). Sole thickness in heifers in southland. Poster session presented at the meeting of 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants. Bristol, United Kingdom
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L.
Laven, LJ., Laven, RA., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Parkinson, TJ., & Margerison, JK. (2013). Monitoring claw conformation in two cohorts of first lactation New Zealand heifers. Poster session presented at the meeting of 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants. Bristol, United Kingdom
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Parkinson, T.
Laven, RA., & Laven, LJ. (2013). The trigonometry of the bovine claw: indentifying how the environment affects claw conformation. In B. Whay, & J. Hockenhull (Eds.) (pp. 243 - 244). : 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L.
Laven, LJ., Laven, RA., Perrott, M., Lopez-Villalobos, N., & Parkinson, TJ. (2013). Morphometric analysis of blood vessel architecture in histological sections of the bovine claw - method and preliminary findings. : 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Parkinson, T., Perrott, M.
Laven, L., Laven, R., Perrott, M., Lopez-Villalobos, N., & Parkinson, T. (2013). Morphometric analysis of blood vessel architecture in histological sections of the bovine claw: Method and preliminary findings. In Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants: Lameness in Ruminants(pp. 239 - 240). , 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants: Lameness in Ruminants: Past, Present and Future United Kingdom: Bristol Veterinary School, University of Bristol
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Parkinson, T., Perrott, M.
Laven, R., & Laven, L. (2013). The trigonometry of the bovine claw: Identifying how the environment affects claw conformation. In Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants(pp. 243 - 244). , 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants: Lameness in Ruminants: Past, Present and Future United Kingdom: Bristol Veterinary School, University of Bristol
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L.
Laven, R. (2013). Lameness on New Zealand dairy farms: Perception and reality. In B. Whay, & J. Hockenhull (Eds.) Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants. (pp. 25 - 27). United Kingdom: 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants: Lameness in Ruminants: Past, Present and Future
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, L., Laven, R., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Parkinson, T., & Margerison, J. (2013). Poster: Monitoring claw conformation in two cohorts of first lactation New Zealand heifers. In Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants(pp. 248 - 249). , 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants: Lameness in Ruminants: Past, Present and Future United Kingdom: Bristol Veterinary School, University of Bristol
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Parkinson, T.
Laven, R., & Laven, L. (2013, August). The trigonometry of the bovine claw: Identifying how the environment affects claw conformation. Presented at 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants: Lameness in Ruminants: Past, Present and Future. Bristol, United Kingdom.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L.
Laven, L., Laven, R., Perrott, M., Lopez-Villalobos, N., & Parkinson, T. (2013, August). Morphometric analysis of blood vessel architecture in histological sections of the bovine claw: Method and preliminary findings. Presented at 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants: Lameness in Ruminants: Past, Present and Future. Bristol, United Kingdom.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Parkinson, T., Perrott, M.
Laven, R., Laven, L., & Bryan, M. (2013). Poster: Sole thickness in heifers in Southland. In Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants(pp. 262 - 263). , 17th International Symposium and 9th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants: Lameness in Ruminants: Past, Present and Future United Kingom: Bristol Veterinary School, University of Bristol
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L.
Laven, R., Laven, L., & Bryan, M. (2013). Sole thickness in Southland - a longitudinal study. Proceedings of the Society of Dairy Cattle Veterinarians of the NZVA Annual Conference. (pp. 177 - 182). New Zealand: Society of Dairy Cattle Veterinarians of the New Zealand Veterinary Association [NZVA] Annual Conference: All the Udder Bits
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L.
Laven, R. (2013, June). Sole thickness in heifers post-partum. Presented at The Society of Dairy Cattle Veterinarians of the New Zealand Veterinary [NZVA] Annual Conference: All the Udder Bits. New Plymouth, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Adeyinka, D., Parkinson, T., & Laven, R.Use of lectin histochemistry to study the development of the bovine placentome during gestation. REPRODUCTION IN DOMESTIC ANIMALS. (pp. 537 - 537). 0936-6768.
[Conference]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2012). Assessment of the effect of treatment with long-acting and short acting non-steroidals on the pain responses associated with lameness in dairy cattle. Poster session presented at the meeting of The First Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium. Guelph, Ontario, Canada
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2012, October). Assessment of the effect of treatment with long-acting and short acting non-steroidals on the pain responses associated with lameness in dairy cattle. Presented at The First Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium. Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Weston, J., & Laven, R. (2012). Assessment of a 4th year course in cattle health and production. In Ruminant Teaching Workshop: Programme and Abstracts(pp. 40 - 40). , Ruminant Teaching Workshop Australia: Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Melborne
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, R., Weston, J.
Hickson, R., Laven, R., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Kenyon, P., & Morris, ST. (2012, July). Postpartum anoestrous interval in first-lactation beef and dairy-beef crossbred cows. Presented at Second Joint 72nd New Zealand Society of Animal Production and 29th Biennial Australian Society of Animal Production Conference. Christchurch, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hickson, R., Kenyon, P., Laven, R., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Morris, S.
Hickson, RE., Kenyon, PR., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Laven, RL., Fraser, KR., Balcomb, CC., . . . Morris, ST. (2012). The most efficient beef cow. In B. Hodgson, G. Dodunski, J. Chisnall, S. Marshall, A. Roe, K. Kelly, . . . A. Ridler (Eds.) Proceedings of the Society of Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarians of the NZVA Annual Conference. Vol. 296 (pp. 4.22.1 - 4.22.7). New Zealand: Society of Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarians of the New Zealand Veterinary Association [NZVA] Annual Conference: The Heart of Practice
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Hickson, R., Kenyon, P., Laven, R., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Morris, S.
Sahu, S., Laven, RA., Parkinson, T., & Cockrem, J.(2011, December 5). The effect of addition of progesterone (with and without removal of initial gonadotrophin) on oestrus synchronisation in pasture-based dairy heifers. (pp. 29 - 29). , IVABS Research Colloquium
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Cockrem, J., Laven, R., Parkinson, T.
Laven, RA. (2011). The economics of lameness: What we know and what we don't. Proceedings of the Epidemiology & Animal Health Management Branch of the New Zealand Veterinary Association. (pp. 3.9.1 - 3.9.7). New Zealand: Epidemiology & Animal Health Management Branch of the New Zealand Veterinary Association Annual Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R.
Ellison, R., & Laven, RA. (2011, June). Trace elements and micronutrients for dairy cattle: Update. Presented at 2011 New Zealand Veterinary Association Conference. Hamilton, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R.(2011). Measuring the effect of teat sealants on colostrum uptake. . Wellington, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R. (2011, March). Treating lameness NZ style. Presented at Pfizer Dairy Symposium- Lameness in Ruminants 2011. Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R. (2011, February). Assessment of the effect of treatment with long-acting and short acting non-steroidals on the pain responses associated with lameness. Presented at 16th Symposium and 8th Conference, Lameness in Ruminants, Lameness- A Global Perspective. Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R. (2011). Assessment of the effect of treatment with long-acting and short acting non-steroidals on the pain responses associated with lameness. In 16th Symposium and 8th Conference, Lameness in Ruminants, Lameness- A Global Perspective(pp. 65 - 65). : Lameness in Ruminants
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R., Alawneh, J., & Stevenson, M. (2011, February). The impact of lameness on the fertility of dairy cattle in a seasonally breeding pasture-based system. Presented at 16th Symposium and 8th Conference, Lameness in Ruminants, Lameness- A Global Perspective. Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R., Alawneh, J., & Stevenson, M. (2011). The impact of lameness on the fertility of dairy cattle in a seasonally breeding pasture-based system. In 16th Symposium and 8th Conference, Lameness in Ruminants, Lameness- A Global Perspective(pp. 76 - 76). : Lameness in Ruminants
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R., Alawneh, J., & Stevenson, M. (2011, February). The use of survival analysis to evaluate farmer recognition of lameness. Presented at 16th Symposium and 8th Conference, Lameness in Ruminants, Lameness- A Global Perspective. Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R., Alawneh, J., & Stevenson, M. (2011). The use of survival analysis to evaluate farmer recognition of lameness. In 16th Symposium and 8th Conference, Lameness in Ruminants, Lameness- A Global Perspective(pp. 43 - 43). : Lameness in Ruminants
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, L., Laven, R., Lopez Villalobos, N., Parkinson, T., & Margerison, J. (2011, February). Measurement of distance to distal phalanx using ultrasound: A longitudinal study. Presented at 16th Symposium and 8th Conference Lameness in Ruminants, Lameness- A Global Perspective. Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Parkinson, T.
Laven, L., Laven, R., Lopez Villalobos, N., Parkinson, T., & Margerison, J.(2011, February 28). Measurement of distance to distal phalanx using ultrasound: A longitudinal study. (pp. 101 - 101). , 16th Symposium and 8th Conference Lameness in Ruminants, Lameness- A Global Perspective
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, R., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Parkinson, T.
Lawrence, K., & Laven, R. (2010, November). The changing incidence of left displaced abomasum and uterine torsion since the 2001 UK FMD outbreak. Presented at XXVI World Buiatrics Congress 2010. Santiago, Chile.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, L., Laven, R., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Parkinson, TJ., & Margerison, J. (2010). A longitudinal study of sole thickness in 25 first lactation heifers. Poster session presented at the meeting of XXVI World Buiatrics Congress 2010. Santiago, Chile
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L.
Laven, L., Margerison, J., & Laven, R. (2010, June). Measurement of sole thickness and distance to distal phalanx using a portable ultrasound machine. Presented at Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Massey University, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L.
Laven, L., Margerison, J., & Laven, R. (2010). Measurement of sole thickness and distance to distal phalanx using a portable ultrasound machine. In . Roland Sumner (Ed.) Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 70 (pp. 240 - 242).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L.
Margerison, J., Robarts, A., Laven, R., & Reynolds, G. (2010). Brief communication: The effect of increasing the nutrient and amino acid concentration of whole milk diets on dairy heifer individual feed intake, growth and development rates. In The 4th Australasian Dairy Science Symposium(pp. 434 - 434). : Caxton Press
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, R.
Lawrence, KE., Laven, RA., & Jones, G. (2010). Impact analysis of the effect of the 2001 UK FMD outbreak on mastitis consultations by NADIS veterinarians. Mastitis Research into Practice: Proceedings of the 5th IDF Mastitis Conference. (pp. 696 - 697). : 5th IDF Mastitis Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Jones, G., Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, RA., Lawrence, KE., & Petrovski, K. (2010). A comparison of submission, isolation and sensitivity characteristics for mastitis results across NZ over a three-year-period. In Mastitis Research into Practice: Proceedings of the 5th IDF Mastitis Conference(pp. 709 - 709). , 5th IDF Mastitis Conference: Vet Learn
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Worth, A., Laven, R., & Erceg, V. (2009). An assessment of the agreement between the New Zealand Veterinary Association hip dysplasia scoring system and the Pennhip distraction index in German Shepherd dogs. In Australian College of Veterinary Scientists: College Science Week: Scientific Meeting(pp. 34 - 34). , Australian College of Veterinary Scientists: College Science Week: Scientific Meeting: Australian College of Veterinary Scientists
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, R., Worth, A.
Laven, R., & Lawrence, K. (2009, July). The effect of treatment for lameness on the relationship between nociceptive threshold and locomotion score. Presented at 43rd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology. Cairns, QLD, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R., & Lawrence, K. (2009). The effect of treatment for lameness on the relationship between nociceptive threshold and locomotion score. In 43rd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology 2009(pp. 102 - 102). : International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE)
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, R., & Bryan, M. (2009, June). Treatment of anoestrous cows with synchro-synch. Presented at New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) Conference. Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R., & Bryan, M. (2009). Treatment of anoestrous cows with synchro-synch. Proceedings of the Society of Dairy Cattle Veterinarians of the New Zealand Veterinary Association 2009. (pp. 243 - 251).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R.
Lawrence, KE., & Laven, RA.(2009). Using better statistics to improve the assessment of copper status: Application of the limits of agreement plot and a mixed-effects model with a random slope and intercept. . Palmerston North, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Lawrence, KE., & Laven, RA.(2009). The evidence for reduced veterinary treatment of vaginal prolapse since the UK 2001 fmd outbreak. . Stavanger, Norway
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Lawrence, K., & Laven, R. (2008). Introduction to analysing time series data. Proceedings of the Combined Meeting of the Food Safety, Animal Welfare & Biosecurity, and Epidemiology & Animal Health Management Branches of the NZVA 2008. Vol. 265 (pp. 229 - 238). : Combined Meeting of the Food Safety, Animal Welfare & Biosecurity, and Epidemiology & Animal Health Management Branches of the New Zealand Veterinary Association 2008
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, R. (2008). Life without oestradiol benzoate: Al synchrony in cattle. Proceedings of the Society of Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarians of the NZVA 2008. (pp. 173 - 177).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R., Lawrence, K., & Chesterton, N.(2008). Multiple correspondence analysis of veterinary treatments for lameness in NZ dairy cows. . Kuopio, Finland
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, R., Lawrence, K., & Chesterton, N. (2008). Multiple correspondence analysis of veterinary treatments for lameness in NZ dairy cows. Poster session presented at the meeting of The 15th International Symposium & the 7th Conference on Lameness in Ruminants. Kuopio, Finland
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Laven, R.
Margerison, J., Lethbridge, L., Laven, R., Reynolds, G., & Brennan, C.(2008). Effect of milk level and plant extracts on hoof health and horn structural strength of New Zealand friesian and jersey cross friesian dairy heifers. . Kuopio, Finland
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Laven, R.
Margerison, J., Lethbridge, L., Laven, R., Reynolds, G., & Brennan, C. (2008, June). Effect of milk level and plant extracts on hoof health and horn structural strength of New Zealand friesian and jersey cross friesian dairy heifers. Presented at The 15th International Symposium & the 7th Conference on Lameness in Ruminants. Kuopio, Finland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Margerison, J., Brennan, C., Lethbridge, L., Laven, R., & Reynolds, G. (2008, June). Effect of dairy cattle breed on the strength of hoof horn taken from New Zealand Friesian and Jersey cross Friesian dairy cattle. Presented at The 15th International Symposium & the 7th Conference on Lameness in Ruminants. Kuopio, Finland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, L., Lawrence, K., Laven, R., & Chesterton, N.(2008). A descriptive analysis of the foot lesions identified during veterinary treatment for lameness in New Zealand dairy cows. . Kuopio, Finland
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, L., Lawrence, K., Laven, R., & Chesterton, N. (2008). A descriptive analysis of the foot lesions identified during veterinary treatment for lameness in New Zealand dairy cows. Poster session presented at the meeting of The 15th International Symposium & the 7th Conference on Lameness in Ruminants. Kuopio, Finland
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Laven, R., Laven, L.
Laven, R., Lawrence, K., & Chesterton, N. (2008). Time series analysis of veterinary treatments for lameness in New Zealand. : The 15th International Symposium & the 7th Conference on Lameness in Ruminants
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R., Lawrence, K., Dowson, K., & Weston, J. (2008). Assessment of the duration of the pain response associated with lameness in dairy cows and the influence of treatment. : The 15th International Symposium & the 7th Conference on Lameness in Ruminants
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R., Weston, J.
Laven, L., Lawrence, K., Laven, R., & Chesterton, N. (2008). A descriptive analysis of the foot lesions identified during veterinary treatment for lameness in New Zealand dairy cows. Poster session presented at the meeting of The 15th International Symposium & the 7th Conference on Lameness in Ruminants. Kuopio, Finland
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R., Lawrence, K., & Chesterton, N. (2008). Multiple correspondence analysis of veterinary treatments for lameness in NZ dairy cows. Poster session presented at the meeting of The 15th International Symposium & the 7th Conference on Lameness in Ruminants. Kuopio, Finland
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Lawrence, KE., Dowson, KR., & Weston, JF.(2008). Assessment of the duration of the pain response associated with lameness in dairy cows and the influence of treatment. . Kuopio, Finland
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K., Weston, J.
Laven, RA., Lawrence, KE., & Chesterton, N.(2008). Time series analysis of veterinary treatments for lameness in New Zealand. . Kuopio, Finland
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, RA. (2008). Can we control digital dermatitis?. Presented at Cattle Consultancy Days. Herning, Denmark.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2008). Digital dermatitis: an update and an overview. Presented at Cattle Consultancy Days. Herning, Denmark.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Margerison, JK., Lethbridge, LA., Reynolds, GW., Laven, RA., & Brennan, CS. (2008). Puncture force resistance of hoof horn from new Zealand (NZ) Friesian and Hersey corss NZ Friesian dairy.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Margerison, JK., Lethbridge, LA., Reynolds, GW., Laven, RA., & Brennan, CS. (2008). Puncture force resistance of hoof horn from New Zealand (NZ) Friesian and Jersey cross NZ Friesian dairy.. (pp. 390 - 390).
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, R.
Margerison, JK., Lethbridge, LA., Reynolds, GW., Laven, RA., & Brennan, CS. (2008). Puncture force resistance of hoof horn from New Zealand (NZ) Friesian and Jersey cross NZ Friesian dairy.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Margerison, JK., Lethbridge, LA., Reynolds, GW., Laven, RA., & Brennan, CS. (2008). Puncture force resistance of hoof horn from New Zealand (NZ) Friesian and Jersey cross NZ Friesian dairy.. (pp. 390 - 390).
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, R.
Margerison, J., Lethbridge, L., Laven, R., Reynolds, G., & Brennan, C. (2008). Effect of milk level and plant extracts on hoof health and horn structural strength of New Zealand Friesian and Jersey cross Friesian dairy heifers. Poster session presented at the meeting of The 15th International Symposium & the 7th Conference on Lameness in Ruminants. Kuopio, Finland
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Laven, R.
Margerison, JK., Brennan, CS., Lethbridge, LA., Laven, RA., & Reynolds, GW.(2008). Effect of dairy cattle breed on the structural strength of hoof horn from New Zealand Friesian and Jersey cross Friesian dairy cattle. . Kuopio, Finland
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Laven, R.
Margerison, JK., Lethbridge, LA., Laven, RA., Reynolds, GW., & Brennan, CS. (2008). Effect of plant extracts on the structural strength of hoof health and horn structure from New Zealand Friesian and Jersey cross Friesian dairy cattle. Poster session presented at the meeting of 15th Symposium and 7th Conference on Lameness of Ruminants. Kuopio, Finland
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Laven, R.
Margerison, JK., Reynolds, GW., & Laven, RA. (2008, March). The effect of level of milk and plant extract on growth rate and development of New Zealand Friesian and Jersey Cross Friesian dairy heifers.Untitled Publication. Presented at Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science. Scarborough.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Margerison, JK., Reynolds, GW., & Laven, RA. (2008). The effect of level of milk and plant extract on growth rate and development of New Zealand Friesian and Jersey Cross Friesian dairy heifers.. Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science. (pp. 119 - 119).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Wilson, PR. (2008). The diagnosis of copper status in deer. Proceedings of the Deer Branch of the New Zealand Veterinary Association. Vol. 25 (pp. 135 - 142). : Deer Branch of the New Zealand Veterinary Association Annual Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R., Livesey, C., Logue, D., & Lawrence, K. (2007). Changes in lameness treatment rates in UK dairy cattle: An evaluation based on data from a veterinary practitioner surveillance network. In Proceedings of the Society of the Dairy Cattle Veterinarians of the NZVA 2007(pp. 217 - 217). : VetLearn
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, R., & Lawrence, K. (2007). The effect of FMD outbreak on veterinary treatment of lameness in UK dairy cattle. In Proceedings of the Society of Dairy Cattle Veterinarians of the NZVA 2007(pp. 217 - 217). : VetLearn
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, R., & Stafford, K. (2007). Preliminary results from a questionnaire assessing the attitudes and perceptions of New Zealand veterinarians towards pain control in cattle. In TJ. Parkinson (Ed.) Proceedings of the Society of Dairy Cattle Veterinarians of the NZVA Annual Conference - Proceedings of the Society of Dairy Cattle Veterinarians of the NZVA Annual Conference (2007). (pp. 111 - 112). New Zealand: Society of Dairy Cattle Veterinarians: New Zealand Veterinary Association [NZVA] Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R., Stafford, K.
Laven, RA. (2007). Trial interpretation: A researcher's perspective. In TJ. Parkinson (Ed.) Proceedings of the Society of Dairy Cattle Veterinarians of the New Zealand Veterinary Association. (pp. 193 - 198).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Livesey, CT., Logue, DN., & Lawrence, KE. (2007). Changes in lameness treatment rates in UK dairy cattle: An evaluation based on data from a veterinary practitioner surveillance network. Poster session presented at the meeting of Society of Dairy Cattle Veterinarians - New Zealand Veterinary Association Conference. Christchurch, NZ
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, RA., & Lawrence, KE. (2007). The effect of FMD outbreak on veterinary treatment of lameness in UK dairy cattle. Poster session presented at the meeting of Society of Dairy Cattle Veterinarians - New Zealand Veterinary Association Conference. Christchurch, NZ
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R., Logue, D., Livesey, C., & Lawrence, K. (2006, November). Changes in lameness treatment rates in UK dairy cattle: An evaluation based on data from a veterinary practitioner surveillance network. Presented at XIV International Symposium & Conference- Lameness in Ruminants. Colonia, Uruguay.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R., Logue, D., Livesey, C., & Lawrence, K. (2006). Changes in lameness treatment rates in UK dairy cattle: An evaluation based on data from a veterinary practitioner surveillance network. In XIV International Symposium & Conference- Lamess in Ruminants(pp. 202 - 202). : Lameness in Ruminants
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, R., & Lawrence, K.(2006). Evaluation of the seasonality of veterinary lameness treatments in UK dairy cattle. . Uruguay
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R., & Lawrence, K.(2006). Evaluation of the seasonality of veterinary lameness treaments in UK dairy cattle. . Uruguay
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Laven, R., Lawrence, K.
Laven, RA. (2006). Veterinary treatment of lameness in the UK. In TJ. Parkinson (Ed.) Proceedings of the Society of Dairy Cattle Veterinarians of the NZVA. (pp. 17 - 22).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Snell, T., & Livesey, CT. (2004). The influence of rearing environment on the behaviour of heifers in cubicles. 13th International Symposium and 5th Conference on Lameness in Ruminants. (pp. 204 - 206). Maribor, Slovenia
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Hunt, H. (2004). Impact of housing type on prevalence and severity of digital dermatitis. Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium and 5th Conference on Lameness in Ruminants. (pp. 143 - 145). Maribors, Slovenija
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Wilson, D., & Livesey, CT. (2004). The effect of sire on the foot and hoof horn of the dairy heifer. 13th International Symposium and 5th Conference on Lameness in Ruminants. (pp. 29 - 30). Maribor, Slovenia
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Livesey, CT. (2002, January). The long-term effect of housing pre-calving on sole and white line haemorrhages. Presented at 12th International Symposium on Lameness in Ruminants. Orlando, FL.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Livesey, CT. (2002). The long-term effect of housing pre-calving on sole and white line haemorrhages. 12th International Symposium on Lameness in Ruminants. (pp. 288 - 289). Gainsville, FL
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Demirkan, I., Carter, SD., & Blowey, RW. (2000). Relationship of antibodies to spirochaetes and the prevalence and severity of digital dermatitis. In CM. Mortellaro, LD. Vecchis, & AB. Eds (Eds.) 11th International Symposium on Disorders of the Ruminant Digit & 3rd International Conference on Bovine Lameness. (pp. 173 - 178). Brescia, Italy
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Hunt, H., Marsh, CM., & Livesey, CT. (2000). The prevalence of digital dermatitis in the hind feet of holstein heifers from late pregnancy until mid-lactation. In CM. Mortellaro, LD. Vecchis, & AB. Eds (Eds.) 11th International Symposium on Disorders of the Ruminant Digit & 3rd International Conference on Bovine Lameness. (pp. 179 - 182). Brescia, Italy
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Laven, R.
Andrews, AH., & Laven, RA.(1996, July). The treatment and control of reduced milk yield due to fatty liver syndrome in a Jersey herd with a dietary change and use of recombinant bovine somatotrophin. WORLD ASSOCIATION FOR BUIATRICS - XIX CONGRESS, VOLS 1-3. (pp. 353 - 357).
[Conference]Authored by: Laven, R.

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Laven, RA. (2012). Lameness in a herd is costly. (pp. 10 - 10).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2012). Lameness undetected. (pp. 12 - 12).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., & Wilson, P. (2011). Unnecessary copper costs dearly. (pp. 33 - 33).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2011). Risks from new BNP disease. (pp. 40 - 40).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2011). Infectious scours a threat to calves. (pp. 12 - 12).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2011). Watch for rotavirus in calves. (pp. 8 - 8).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R. (2011). Yearly bout of limping for 15%. (pp. 26 - 26). Dairy News
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, R. (2011). Lameness experts descending on NZ. (pp. 29 - 30). Rural News Group
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA., Petrovski, K., & Margerison, JK. (2010). Production and profitability focus for inaugural allfarm conference. (pp. 26 - 26). Media Monitors
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2009). Combo can avert udder infection. (pp. 28 - 28).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2009). Combination dry cow therapy an option this season. (pp. 16 - 16).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2008). Housing cows not all good news. (pp. 31 - 31).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2008). Cattle scare disputed. (pp. 3 - 3).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2008). Unique, but still a mammal. (pp. News - 7).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2008). Long dry cow period presents unique challenges. (pp. 10).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2008). Combination antibiotic and teat sealer best in dry-off trial. (pp. 84).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). Preventing infection is the key. (pp. 6).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). Control milk fever. (pp. 8).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). Autumn signals for Fog Fever in cattle. (pp. 8).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). NADIS cattle forecast - March.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). NADIS cattle report and forecast - February.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). NADIS cattle report and forecast - April.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). NADIS cattle report and forecast - March.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). NADIS cattle report and forecast - February.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). NADIS cattle report and forecast - January.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). NADIS cattle report and forecast - December.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). NADIS cattle forecast - January.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). Cystic ovaries (cattle).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). Cystic ovaries (cattle).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). Control and treatment of digital dermatitis essential. (pp. 7).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). Diagnosing and treating dermatitis.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). A disease which goes down to the wire.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). Dangers of wire from tyres on silage clamps.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). Staggers risk with warm moist grass.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). Cutting down on staggers. (pp. 10).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). Don't miss the point with cystic ovaries.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). Cysts need early treatment. (pp. 9).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2007). Be aware of hypomagnesaemia. (pp. 17).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2006). Brassicas should only be fed as part of stock's diet. South West Farmer
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2006). Combating fog fever. (pp. 10 - 10). South West Farmer (October)
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2006). Fog fever in cattle. (pp. 25 - 25). Farm Week, October 6
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2006). Feed brassicas carefully. (pp. 7 - 7). Welsh Farmer
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2006). Anthrax vigilance 'vital' after farm is hit by outbreak.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2006). Treating leptospirosis in cattle. (pp. 13). Welsh Farmer, April
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2006). Look for signs. (pp. 11). South West Farmer, May
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2006). Coccidiosis in calves. (pp. 32). Farm Week, May 26
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2006). Vigilance vital to avoid anthrax. (pp. 9). Welsh Farmer, June
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2006). Lameness in New Zealand dairy cattle: Lessons from the UK. Presented at Massey University, Palmerston North, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Neosporosis (cattle).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Neosporosis (cattle).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Copper deficiency diagnosis.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Copper deficiency diagnosis.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Pregnancy diagnosis.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). August cattle forecast.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Coccidiosis (cattle).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Preventing calf scours.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Preventing calf scours.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). May cattle forecast.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Black disease (cattle).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Calf pneumonia.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Mites (cattle).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Black disease (cattle).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Black disease.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Repeat breeding syndrome.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Parasitic gastro enteritis.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). February cattle forecast.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Warts in cattle.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Warts (cattle).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Beef disease forecast: Diagnosing copper deficiency.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Black disease control is no fluke.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Larger cows and calving problems. (pp. 24 - 24).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Holstein boom brings pregnancy problems.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Copper warning. (pp. 2).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Copper deficiency alert.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Call to take care with storage of cattle food.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Controlling black disease is no fluke.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Sudden death in cattle likely as black disease on the increase.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Advice on listeriosis in cattle.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Keeping listeriosis in check.
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Big rise in displaced abomasum. Farmers Union of Wales
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Displaced abomasum (DA). NADIS
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Cattle 'warts and all'. Scottish Farmer
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Prevention best cure for worms. SouthWest Farmer
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Value of pneumonia diagnosis. (pp. 5). Farmers Union of Wales
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Prevention of husk in cattle. (pp. 12). Farmers Union of Wales
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Avoid acorn poisons. Farmers Union of Wales
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). How to avoid listeriosis in cattle. Farmers Union of Wales
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Clinical signs are tip of iceberg. (pp. 13). Farmers Union of Wales
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Neosporosis danger. (pp. 9). SouthWest Farmer
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). NADIS target levels of copper. SouthWest Farmer
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Advice on listeriosis in cattle. (pp. 6). SouthWest Farmer
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Ensure your cattle are not subjected to poisons such as ragwort. SouthWest Farmer
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Help to prevent husk. (pp. 6). SouthWest Farmer
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Coccidiosis can be a problem all season. SouthWest Farmer
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Johne's disease - control is crucial. (pp. 84). Farmers Guardian
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Preventing calf scour. NADIS
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Ragwort poisoning in cattle. NADIS
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Lungworm (husk or parasitic bronchitis). (pp. 26). NADIS
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Looking at lungworm. (pp. 5&11). The Scottish Farmer
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Keeping listeriosis in check. The Scottish Farmer
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA. (2005). Dealing with hypomagnesaemia-grass staggers to you and me. (pp. 10). The Scottish Farmer
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.
Laven, RA.Infection rates steady, but variety increases. (pp. 103 - 103).
[Other]Authored by: Laven, R.

Consultancy and Languages

Languages

  • French
    Spoken ability: Needs work
    Written ability: Average
  • English
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

PositionCurrentCompleted
Supervisor32
CoSupervisor02

Courses Coordinated

  • 118.823 Advanced Health and Management of an Animal Species

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • 2014 - Santosh Sahu- PhD
    Improving the Response to Synchronisation Programmes of Dairy Cattle
  • 2013 - Folusho Adeyinka- PhD
    The Development of the Bovine Placentome and Associated Structures During Gestation

CoSupervisor of:

  • 2015 - Linda Laven- PhD
    Anatomical studies of claw conformation in New Zealand dairy cattle
  • 2012 - Louise Lethbridge- PhD
    Lameness of dairy cattle: Factors affecting the mechanical properties, haemorrhage levels, growth and wear rates of bovine claw horn

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