Dr Sam Peterson staff profile picture

Contact details +64 (06) 356 9099  ext. 85132

Dr Sam Peterson PhD, MAgrSc, BAgrSc

Senior Lecturer

School of Agriculture and Environment

Roles and Responsibilities

Senior lecturer in Animal Science

Coordinator of four postgraduate papers

Coming from a farming background, I studied agricultural science at Massey and continued to do a masters in lipid metabolism in sheep and a PhD in lactational physiology. I have a commitment to quality teaching, believing that I am responsible, at least in part, for my students' learning.

My teaching includes organic chemistry,metabolic biochemistry, animal physiology, reprodutive physiology, lactational physiology. 

My research involves epigenetic effects on lactation especially in sheep, factors affecting fetal growth and development, and the development of a sheep dairy industry in New Zealand.

More about me...View less...

Professional

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (1994)
  • Master of Agricultural Science - Massey University (1983)
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science - Massey University (1977)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Sheep dairy

Lactation in sheep

Developmental programming

Sheep Milking

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Animal Growth and Development (070202):
Animal Physiology - Systems (060603):
Animal Production (070200): Animal Production not elsewhere classified (070299): Animal Reproduction (070206):
Biological Sciences (060000): Comparative Physiology (060604): Physiology (060600)

Keywords

Sheep lactation

Sheep reproduction

fetal metabolism

lactogenesis

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 2

Research Outputs

Journal

Peterson, S., Nieper, B., Collett, MG., & Grinberg, A. (2017). An investigation of mastitis in a hill-country sheep flock. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. 77, 114-116 Retrieved from http://www.nzsap.org/proceedings/brief-communication-investigation-mastitis-hill-country-sheep-flock
[Journal article]Authored by: Collett, M., Grinberg, A., Peterson, S.
Paten, AM., Pain, SJ., Peterson, SW., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Kenyon, PR., & Blair, HT. (2017). Effect of dam weight and pregnancy nutrition on average lactation performance of ewe offspring over 5 years. Animal. 11(6), 1027-1035
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Kenyon, P., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Paten, AM., Duncan, EJ., Pain, SJ., Peterson, SW., Kenyon, PR., Blair, HT., . . . Dearden, PK. (2015). Functional development of the adult ovine mammary gland-insights from gene expression profiling. BMC Genomics. 16(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Kenyon, P., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Kenyon, PR., Corner-Thomas, RA., Peterson, SW., Pain, SJ., & Blair, HT. (2014). Pregnancy nutrition does not influence lamb liveweight in developmentally programmed ewes. Animal Production Science. 54(9), 1465-1470
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Corner-Thomas, R., Kenyon, P., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Asmad, K., Kenyon, PR., Pain, SJ., Parkinson, TJ., Peterson, SW., Lopez-Villalobos, N., . . . Blair, HT. (2014). Effects of dam size and nutrition during pregnancy on lifetime performance of female offspring. Small Ruminant Research. 121(2-3), 325-335
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Kenyon, P., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Paten, AM., Pain, SJ., Peterson, SW., Blair, HT., Kenyon, PR., Dearden, PK., . . . Duncan, EJ. (2014). Identification of reference genes for RT-qPCR in ovine mammary tissue during late pregnancy and lactation and in response to maternal nutritional programming. Physiological Genomics. 46(15), 560-570
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Kenyon, P., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Paten, AM., Kenyon, PR., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Peterson, SW., Jenkinson, CMC., Pain, SJ., . . . Blair, HT. (2013). Lactation biology symposium: Maternal nutrition during early and mid-to-late pregnancy: Comparative effects on milk production of twin-born ewe progeny during their first lactation. Journal of Animal Science. 91(2), 676-684
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Paten, AM., Kenyon, PR., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Peterson, SW., Jenkinson, CMC., Pain, SJ., . . . Blair, HT. (2013). LACTATION BIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM: Maternal nutrition during early and mid-to-late pregnancy: Comparative effects on milk production of twin-born ewe progeny during their first lactation. Journal of Animal Science. 91(2), 676-684
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Martn, NP., Kenyon, PR., Morel, PCH., Pain, SJ., Jenkinson, CMC., Hutton, PG., . . . Blair, HT. (2012). Ewe nutrition in early and mid-to late pregnancy has few effects on fetal development. Animal Production Science. 52(7), 533-539
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Morel, P., Morris, S., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Loureiro, MFP., Pain, SJ., Kenyon, PR., Peterson, SW., & Blair, HT. (2012). Single female offspring born to primiparous ewe-lambs are lighter than those born to adult multiparous ewes but their reproduction and milk production are unaffected. Animal Production Science. 52(7), 552-556
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Kenyon, P., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Kenyon, PR., van der Linden, DS., Jenkinson, CMC., Morris, ST., MacKenzie, DDS., Peterson, SW., . . . Blair, HT. (2011). The effect of ewe size and nutritional regimen beginning in early pregnancy on development of singleton foetuses in late pregnancy. Livestock Science. 142(1-3), 92-98
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S.
Blair, HT., van der Linden, DS., Jenkinson, CMC., Morris, ST., MacKenzie, DDS., Peterson, SW., . . . Kenyon, PR. (2011). Do ewe size and nutrition during pregnancy affect foetus and foetal organ weight in twins?. Livestock Science. 142(1-3), 99-107
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S.
Kenyon, PR., van der Linden, DS., Blair, HT., Morris, ST., Jenkinson, CMC., Peterson, SW., . . . Firth, EC. (2011). Effects of dam size and nutritional plane during pregnancy on lamb performance to weaning. Small Ruminant Research. 97(1-3), 21-27
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S.
Kenyon, PR., Pain, SJ., Hutton, PG., Jenkinson, CMC., Morris, ST., Peterson, SW., . . . Blair, HT. (2011). Effects of twin-bearing ewe nutritional treatments on ewe and lamb performance to weaning. Animal Production Science. 51(5), 406-415
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Morris, S., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Van Der Linden, DS., Kenyon, PR., Jenkinson, CMC., Peterson, SW., & Blair, HT. (2011). Carry-over effects of ewe nutrition and birth rank during the previous pregnancy on the milking performance during the subsequent lactation of Romney ewes. Animal Production Science. 51(2), 102-110
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Peterson, S.
Van Der Linden, DS., Kenyon, PR., Blair, HT., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Jenkinson, CMC., Peterson, SW., . . . MacKenzie, DDS. (2010). Effects of ewe size and nutrition during pregnancy on glucose metabolism, fat metabolism and adrenal function of postpubertal female twin offspring. Animal Production Science. 50(9), 869-879
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Peterson, S.
Van Der Linden, DS., Kenyon, PR., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Jenkinson, CMC., Peterson, SW., & Blair, HT. (2010). Effects of ewe size and nutrition during pregnancy on performance of 2-year-old female offspring. Journal of Agricultural Science. 148(4), 465-475
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Peterson, S.
van der Linden, DS., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Kenyon, PR., Thorstensen, E., Jenkinson, CMC., Peterson, SW., . . . Blair, HT. (2010). Comparison of four techniques to estimate milk production in singleton-rearing non-dairy ewes. Small Ruminant Research. 90(1-3), 18-26
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Peterson, S.
Blair, HT., Jenkinson, CM., Peterson, SW., Kenyon, PR., van der Linden, DS., Davenport, LC., . . . Firth, EC. (2010). Dam and granddam feeding during pregnancy in sheep affects milk supply in offspring and reproductive performance in grand-offspring.. Journal of animal science. 88(13 Suppl)
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S.
Van Der Linden, DS., Kenyon, PR., Blair, HT., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Jenkinson, CMC., Peterson, SW., . . . Mackenzie, DDS. (2010). Relationships between early postnatal growth and metabolic function of 16-month-old female offspring born to ewes exposed to different environments during pregnancy. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. 1(1), 50-59
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Peterson, S.
van der Linden, DS., Kenyon, PR., Blair, HT., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Jenkinson, CMC., Peterson, SW., . . . Mackenzie, DDS. (2009). Effects of ewe size and nutrition on fetal mammary gland development and lactational performance of offspring at their first lactation. Journal of Animal Science. 87(12), 3944-3954
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Peterson, S.
Kenyon, PR., Blair, HT., Jenkinson, CMC., Morris, ST., Mackenzie, DDS., Peterson, SW., . . . Johnston, PL. (2009). The effect of ewe size and nutritional regimen beginning in early pregnancy on ewe and lamb performance to weaning. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research. 52(2), 203-212
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S.
Firth, EC., Rogers, CW., Vickers, M., Kenyon, PR., Jenkinson, CMC., Blair, HT., . . . Morris, ST. (2008). The bone-muscle ratio of fetal lambs is affected more by maternal nutrition during pregnancy than by maternal size. American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 294(6)
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S., Rogers, C.

Book

Peterson, SW. (2017). Producing quality milk from sheep. In Achieving Sustainable Production of Sheep. : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited
[Chapter]Authored by: Peterson, S.
Peterson, S., & Prichard, GC. (2016). Imagine there's no dairy: The rise and rise of sheep milk. In C. Massey (Ed.) The New Zealand Land and Food Annual. (pp. 264 - 279). Palmerston North: Massey University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Peterson, S., Prichard, G.
Peterson, S. (Ed.) (2014). Proceedings of the New Zealand society of animal production. (Vol. 74)
[Edited Book]Edited by: Peterson, S.

Report

Peterson, S., Pain, S., McCoard, S., Oliver, M., Baker, P., Kenyon, P., . . . Blair, H.Sildenafil citrate therapy to improve fetal triplet lamb growth – a pilot study.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Blair, H., Kenyon, P., Pain, S., Peterson, S.

Conference

Scholtens, MR., Peterson, SW., Gunson, K., Gunson, A., & Lopez-Villalobos, N. (2017). Prototype genetic evaluation in a New Zealand dairy sheep flock. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 77 (pp. 121 - 124). : New Zealand Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Lopez-Villalobos, N., Peterson, S.
Peterson, SW., Nieper, B., Collett, MG., & Grinberg, A. (2017). Brief communication: an investigation of mastitis in a hill-country sheep flock. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 77 (pp. 114 - 116). : New Zealand Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Collett, M., Grinberg, A., Peterson, S.
Nieper, BA., Khan, MA., Ganesh, S., Peterson, SW., Stafford, KJ., Stevens, DR., . . . McCoard, SA. (2017). The effects of early access to meal on the behaviour of artificially reared dairy lambs. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 77 (pp. 18 - 22). : New Zealand society of Animal production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Peterson, S., Stafford, K.
Jensen, AC., Khan, MA., Knol, FW., Peterson, SW., Morel, PCH., McKenzie, C., . . . McCoard, SA. (2017). How does feeding meal affect growth of artificially reared East Friesian-cross dairy lambs?. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 77 (pp. 13 - 17). : New Zealand society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Morel, P., Peterson, S.
Peterson, SW. (2016). Nutrition and management of lactating ewes in New Zealand. Proceedings of the society of sheep and beef cattle veterinarians of the NZVA annual conference. (pp. 9 - 9). : the society of sheep and Beef cattle veterinarians NZVA annual conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Peterson, S.
Peterson, SW. (2016, June). Nutrition and management of lactating ewes in New Zealand. Presented at NZVA Conference. Hamilton, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Peterson, S.
Scholtens, M., Peterson, SW., Gunson, KM., Gunson, AJ., & Lopez-Villalobos, N. (2016). Lactation curves for milk yield and components in dairy sheep using random regression models. In Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production Vol. 76 (pp. 206 - 206). , Sheep Milk NZ Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Lopez-Villalobos, N., Peterson, S.
Nieper, B., Peterson, SW., & Stafford, KJ. (2016). Comparison of lamb rearing systems on sheep-dairy farms: behavioural changes and welfare implications. In Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production Vol. 76 (pp. 205 - 205). , Sheep Milk NZ Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Peterson, S., Stafford, K.
Peterson, SW., Jensen, A., & Morel, PCH. (2016). Dairy lamb rearing growth rates. In Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production Vol. 76 (pp. 205 - 205). , Sheep Milk NZ Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Morel, P., Peterson, S.
Peterson, SW. (2016). Feeding dairy ewes. In Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production Vol. 76 (pp. 204 - 204). , Sheep Milk NZ Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Peterson, S.
Peterson, SW., Pain, SJ., McCoard, SA., Oliver, M., Baker, PB., Kenyon, PR., . . . Blair, HT. (2016). Does Viagra protect fetal lambs against maternal pregnancy toxaemia?. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 76 (pp. 172 - 174). : New Zealand Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Blair, H., Kenyon, P., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Peterson, SW. (2015). Proceedings of the New Zealand society of animal production. In SW. Peterson (Ed.) Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 75: New Zealand society of animal production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Peterson, S.Edited by: Peterson, S.
Peterson, S., & Prichard, GC.The sheep dairy industry in New Zealand: A review. Paper presented at the meeting of Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Dunedin, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Peterson, S., Prichard, G.
Peterson, S., & Prichard, C. (2015). The sheep dairy industry in New Zealand: a review. In S. Peterson (Ed.) Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 75 (pp. 119 - 126). : 75th New Zealand society of animal production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Peterson, S., Prichard, G.
Burnham, DL., Kenyon, PR., Pain, SJ., Hickson, RE., Peterson, SW., & Blair, HT. (2014, June). Brief Communication: Inter-generational effects on male offspring born to ewes whose dams were offered varying feeding levels in pregnancy. Presented at New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Napier, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Blair, H., Hickson, R., Kenyon, P., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Peterson, SW., Garnett, E., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., & Blair, H. (2014). Intergenerational developmental programming effects on lamb growth. , 2nd JRC workshop on sheep breeding and developmental biology
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Blair, H., Kenyon, P., Peterson, S.
Peterson, SW., Pain, S., Jenkinson, CMC., Kenyon, P., & Blair, H. (2014). Brief communication: developmental programming in sheep due to early pregnancy nutrition alters milk yields of adult female offspring but not of grand-offspring. In S. Peterson (Ed.) Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 74 (pp. 212 - 214). Palmerston North, New Zealand: New Zealand Society of Animal Production 2014
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Blair, H., Kenyon, P., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Burnham, DL., Kenyon, PR., Pain, SJ., Hickson, RE., Peterson, SW., & Blair, HT. (2014). Brief Communication: Inter-generational effects on male offspring born to ewes whose dams were offered varying feeding levels in pregnancy. In S. Peterson (Ed.) Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 74 (pp. 199 - 204). Palmerston North, New Zealand: New Zealand Society of Animal Production 2014
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Blair, H., Hickson, R., Kenyon, P., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Blair, HT., Kenyon, P., Pain, S., Peterson, S., Firth, E., Vickers, M., . . . Barrell, G. (2014). Understanding and communicating fetal programming in sheep. , Science Symposium
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Blair, H., Kemp, P., Kenyon, P., Morel, P., Morris, S., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Paten, A., Duncan, E., Drearden, P., Pain, S., Kenyon, PR., Peterson, S., . . . Blair, H. (2013). Transcriptome analysis of the ovine mammary gland during late pregnancy and lactation. (pp. 42). , Gravida Annual Science Symposium: Gravida National Centre for Growth and Development
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Blair, H., Kenyon, P., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Peterson, SW. (2012, December). Fetal programming of lactation: Update. Presented at Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences [IVABS] Research Colloquium. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Peterson, S.
Peterson, SW. (2012). Fetal programming of lactation: update. In Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences [IVABS] Research Colloquium: Programme and Abstracts(pp. 7 - 7). , Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences [IVABS] Research Colloquium New Zealand: Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Peterson, S.
Paten, AM., Kenyon, P., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Peterson, SW., Jenkinson, C., Pain, S., . . . Blair, H. (2012, November). Nutrition of the dam affects mammary gland development and milk production of the offspring. Presented at Gravida National Centre for Growth and Development Annual Science Symposium: What makes the best start for a healthy life?. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Blair, H., Kenyon, P., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Paten, AM., Kenyon, PR., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Peterson, SW., Jenkinson, C., Pain, S., . . . Blair, H. (2012). Nutrition of the dam affects mammary gland development and milk production of the offspring. In Gravida Annual Sciences Symposium Programme(pp. 47 - 47). , Gravida National Centre for Growth and Development Annual Science Symposium: What makes the best start for a healthy life? New Zealand: Gravida National Centre for Growth and Development, The University of Auckland
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Blair, H., Kenyon, P., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Martin, NP., Kenyon, P., Morel, P., Pain, S., Jenkinson, C., Hutton, PG., . . . Blair, H. (2012, July). Ewe nutrition in early and mid- to late-pregnancy has few effects on fetal development. 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: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Morel, P., Morris, S., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Loureiro, MFP., Pain, S., Kenyon, PR., Peterson, SW., & Blair, H. (2012, July). Single female offspring born to primiparous ewe-lambs are lighter than those born to adult multiparous ewes but their reproduction and milk production are unaffected. 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: Blair, H., Kenyon, P., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Peterson, S., Garnett, E., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., & Blair, H. (2012). Intergenerational fetal programming effects on lamb growth. Poster session presented at the meeting of 17th International Congress on Animal Reproduction: Celebrating the Past and Embracing the Future. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Blair, H., Kenyon, P., Peterson, S.
Peterson, S., Garnett, E., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., & Blair, H. (2012). Intergenerational fetal programming effects on lamb growth. In REPRODUCTION IN DOMESTIC ANIMALS Vol. 47 (pp. 609 - 609). , 17th International Congress on Animal Reproduction (ICAR): WILEY-BLACKWELL
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Blair, H., Kenyon, P., Peterson, S.
Peterson, SW., Garnett, EJ., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., & Blair, H. (2011). Intergenerational epigenetic effects on milk production in sheep. Poster session presented at the meeting of 2011 Science Symposium. Dunedin, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Peterson, S.
Adiletta, AM., Peterson, SW., Jenkinson, C., McCoard, S., & van der Linden, D. (2011). Effects of ewe size and nutrition during pregnancy on the lactational performance of the offspring. Poster session presented at the meeting of 2011 Science Symposium. Dunedin, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Jenkinson, C., Peterson, S.
Paten, AM., van der Linden, DS., Adiletta, AM., Kenyon, P., Pain, S., Peterson, SW., . . . Blair, H. (2011). The effects of dam nutrition during pregnancy on the lifetime milk production of ewe offspring. In National Research Centre for Growth and Development 2011 Science Symposium: Programme and Abstracts(pp. 11 - 11). , National Research Centre for Growth and Development 2011 Science Symposium New Zealand: National Research Centre for Growth and Development
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Blair, H., Kenyon, P., Pain, S., Peterson, S.
Paten, AM., Asmad, K., Loureiro, MFP., Kenyon, PR., Pain, SJ., Peterson, SW., . . . Blair, HT. (2011). Brief communication: The effects of dam nutrition during pregnancy on the postnatal growth and puberty attainment of ewe progeny. In R. Sumner (Ed.) Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. (pp. 56 - 58). Hamilton, New Zealand: New Zealand Society of Animal Production Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Kenyon, P., Pain, S., Peterson, S., Scott, I.
Peterson, S., Jenkinson, C., Hickson, R., Morris, S., Blair, H., & Kenyon, P. (2010). Preliminary investigation of milk production in Angus heifers exposed to different planes of nutrition in utero. Proceedings of the 70th New Zealand Society of Animal Production 2010. Vol. 70 (pp. 194 - 198). New Zealand: 70th New Zealand Society of Animal Production Annual Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Blair, H., Hickson, R., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S.
Blair, H., van der Linden, DS., Davenport, LC., Kenyon, P., Jenkinson, C., Peterson, SW., . . . Firth, EC. (2009). Dam/grand-dam nutrition during pregnancy affects milk supply in offspring and reproductive performance in grand-offspring. In Journal of Animal Science Vol. 87 (pp. 365 - 365). , Joint Annual Meeting of the American Dairy Science Association [ADSA], Canadian Society of Animal Science [CSAS] and American Society of Animal Science [ASAS] United States: American Society of Animal Science
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S.
Blair, H., van der Linden, D., Davenport, L., Kenyon, P., Jenkinson, C., Peterson, S., . . . Firth, E. (2009, July). Dam/grand-dam nutrition during pregnancy affects milk supply in offspring and reproductive performance in grand-offspring. Presented at Joint Annual Meeting of the American Dairy Science Association [ADSA], Canadian Society of Animal Science [CSAS] and American Society of Animal Science [ASAS]. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S.
Blair, H., van der Linden, D., Davenport, L., Kenyon, P., Jenkinson, C., Peterson, S., . . . Firth, E. (2009). Dam/grand-dam nutrition during pregnancy affects milk supply in offspring and reproductive performance in grand-offspring. In Journal of Animal Science Vol. 87 (pp. 365 - 365). , Joint Annual Meeting of the American Dairy Science Association [ADSA], Canadian Society of Animal Science [CSAS] and American Society of Animal Science [ASAS] United States: American Society of Animal Science and SAGE Publishing
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S.
van der Linden, D., Kenyon, P., Lopez Villalobos, N., Jenkinson, C., Peterson, S., & Blair, H. (2008). Effects of dam size and nutrition during pregnancy on the milking ability of offspring. In Book of Abstracts of the 59th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production Vol. 14 (pp. 75 - 75). , 59th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production [EAAP]: European Association for Animal Production
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Peterson, S.
Peterson, SW., Jenkinson, CM., Mackenzie, DD., Morris, ST., Kenyon, PR., Firth, EC., . . . Blair, HT. (2007). Effect of fetal number, ewe size and nutrition during pregnancy on mammary gland size. In Early Human Development- Abstracts of the 5th International Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Vol. Suppl. 1 (pp. S151 - S151). , 5th International Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease: Elsevier
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S.
Johnson, PL., Blair, HT., Kenyon, PR., Jenkinson, CMC., Peterson, SW., Morris, ST., . . . Firth, EC. (2007). Effects of dam body mass, feeding during pregnancy and birth rank on body composition in sheep. In EARLY HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Vol. 83 (pp. S86 - S86). : ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S.
van der Linden, DS., Kenyon, PR., Jenkinson, CMC., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Peterson, SW., & Blair, HT. (2007). Effects of ewe size and nutrition during pregnancy on glucose metabolism in offspring. In EARLY HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Vol. 83 (pp. S140 - S140). : ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Peterson, S.
van der Linden, DS., Kenyon, PR., Jenkinson, CMC., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Peterson, SW., & Blair, HT. (2007). Effects of dam size and nutrition during pregnancy on HPA-axis function in offspring. In EARLY HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Vol. 83 (pp. S105 - S105). : ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Peterson, S.
Johnson, PL., Blair, H., Kenyon, P., Jenkinson, C., Peterson, SW., Morris, ST., . . . Firth, E. (2007). Effects of dam body mass, feeding during pregnancy and birth rank on body composition in sheep. Poster session presented at the meeting of 5th International Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. Perth, WA, Australaia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S.
van der Linden, DS., Kenyon, P., Jenkinson, C., Lopez Villalobos, N., Peterson, SW., & Blair, H. (2007). Effects of dam size and nutrition during pregnancy on HPA-axis function in offspring. Poster session presented at the meeting of 5th International Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. Perth, WA, Australia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Peterson, S.
Peterson, SW., Jenkinson, C., Mackenzie, DD., Morris, ST., Kenyon, P., Firth, E., . . . Blair, H. (2007). Effect of fetal number, ewe size and nutrition during pregnancy on mammary gland size. Poster session presented at the meeting of 5th International Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. Perth, WA, Australia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S.
van der Linden, DS., Kenyon, P., Jenkinson, C., Lopez Villalobos, N., Peterson, SW., & Blair, H. (2007). Effects of ewe size and nutrition during pregnancy on glucose metabolism in offspring. Poster session presented at the meeting of 5th International Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. Perth, WA, Australia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Peterson, S.
van der Linden, DS., Kenyon, P., Jenkinson, C., Peterson, SW., Lopez Villalobos, N., & Blair, H. (2007). The effects of ewe size and nutrition during pregnancy on growth and onset of puberty in female progeny. Proceedings of the 67th New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Vol. 67. (pp. 126 - 129). New Zealand: 67th New Zealand Soceity of Animal Production Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Peterson, S.
Firth, EC., Rogers, CW., Vickers, M., Kenyon, PR., Jenkinson, CMC., Blair, HT., . . . Peterson, SW. (2006). Does maternal size and feeding during pregnancy affect lean mass and bone content in sheep?. In EARLY HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Vol. 82 (pp. 551 - 551). : ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Peterson, S., Rogers, C.
Blair, HT., Kenyon, PR., Jenkinson, CMC., Peterson, SW., Mackenzie, DDS., Johnson, PL., . . . Firth, EC. (2006). Does DAM size and feeding during pregnancy affect fetal organ weight?. In EARLY HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Vol. 82 (pp. 548 - 548). : ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S.
Peterson, SW., Morel, PC., Kenyon, PR., & Morris, ST. (2006). Milk production in Romney ewes lambing out of season. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 66 (pp. 450 - 455). : New Zealand Society of Animal Production Annual Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Kenyon, P., Morel, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S.
Peterson, SW., Kenyon, PR., & Morris, ST. (2006). Do ewes with twin and triplet lambs produce different yields of milk and does the grazing behavior of their lambs differ?. In R. Sumner (Ed.) Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 66 (pp. 444 - 449). : New Zealand Society of Animal Production Annual Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Kenyon, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S.
Morris, ST., de Nicolo, G., Kenyon, PR., West, DM., Morel, PC., Kemp, PD., . . . Pomroy, WE. (2006). Year-round lambing systems. Proceedings of the Society of Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarians of the New Zealand Veterinary Association. Vol. 36 (pp. 111 - 116). : Society of Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarians of the New Zealand Veterinary Association Annual Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Kemp, P., Kenyon, P., Morel, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S., Scott, I.
Kenyon, P., Jenkinson, C., Blair, H., Johnson, P., Mackenzie, DD., Peterson, SW., . . . Firth, E. (2006). The effects of the extremes of maternal size within a genotype and maternal nutrition on the resulting offspring. In 12th National Workshop on Fetal and Neonatal Physiology: Programme and Abstracts(pp. 18 - 18). , 12th National Workshop on Fetal and Neonatal Physiology Australia: Monash University, Fetal and Neonatal Research Group
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Blair, H., Jenkinson, C., Kenyon, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S.
Peterson, SW., Kenyon, PR., Morris, ST., Lopez Villalobos, N., & Morel, PC. (2005). Milk production in East Fresian-cross ewes lambing year round. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 65 (pp. 173 - 177). : 65th Conference of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Kenyon, P., Morel, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S.
Morris, ST., Morel, PC., Kenyon, PR., Kemp, PD., Burnham, DL., West, DM., . . . Pomroy, WE. (2004). Year-round lamb production in the Manawatu region - results from year one. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association. Vol. 66 (pp. 215 - 219). Dunedin, NZ
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Burnham, D., Gray, D., Kemp, P., Kenyon, P., Morel, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S., Scott, I.
Morris, ST., Morel, PC., Kenyon, PR., Kemp, PD., Burnham, DL., West, DM., . . . Pomroy, BE. (2004, October). Year-round lamb production in the Manawatu region: Results from year one. Presented at 66th New Zealand Grassland Association Conference. Ashburton, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Burnham, D., Gray, D., Kemp, P., Kenyon, P., Morel, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S., Scott, I.
Morris, ST., Morel, PC., Kenyon, PR., Kemp, PD., Burnham, DL., West, DM., . . . Pomroy, BE. (2004). Year-round lamb production in the Manawatu region: Results from year one. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association. Vol. 66 (pp. 215 - 219). Wellington, NZ: 66th New Zealand Grassland Association Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Burnham, D., Gray, D., Kenyon, P., Morel, P., Morris, S., Peterson, S., Scott, I.
McCoard, SA., McNabb, WC., Peterson, SW., Harris, PM., & McCutcheon, SN.(1997, July). Muscle development in single and twin foetal lambs. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY OF NEW ZEALAND. (pp. 267 - 267). 0110-4187.
[Conference]Authored by: McNabb, W., Peterson, S.
PETERSON, SW., MACKENZIE, DDS., & MCCUTHCEON, SN.(1990, May). MILK-PRODUCTION AND PLASMA PROLACTIN LEVELS IN SPRING-LAMBING AND AUTUMN-LAMBING EWES. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NEW ZEALAND SOCIETY OF ANIMAL PRODUCTION, VOL 50 1990. (pp. 483 - 485). 0370-2731.
[Conference]Authored by: Peterson, S.

Other

Peterson, SW. (2017, January). Dairy Sheep Feed, Nutrition and Diseases. In Wairarapa Sheep Milk Futures Workshop. Presented at Masterton, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Peterson, S.
Peterson, SW. (2017, February). Mastitis in sheep. In International Sheep Research Centre. Presented at International Sheep Research Centre.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Peterson, S.
Prichard, C., Siljee, MN., Samuelsson, L., & Peterson, S. (2015, June). Sheep Dairying as Food HQ Prototype. Presented at Palmerston North.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Peterson, S., Prichard, G., Siljee, M.Contributed to by: Siljee, M.
Peterson, SW. (2013). Proceedings of the New Zealand society of Animal production.
[Other]Authored by: Peterson, S.Edited by: Peterson, S.
Peterson, SW. (2005). Ewe milk production higher in winter. (pp. 11 - 11).
[Other]Authored by: Peterson, S.
Peterson, SW.Reasons for eggs' genesis. (pp. 7 - 7).
[Other]Authored by: Peterson, S.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 0 1
Co-supervisor 0 2

Teaching

100-level biological sciences

200-level reproduction

200-level lactation

200-level physiology

300-level reproductive physiology

700-level reproductive physiology

700-level equine reproductiion

700-level lactational physiology

700-level metabolic physiology and endocrinolgy

Courses Coordinated

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • 1998 - Susan McCoard - Doctor of Philosophy
    The Development and Growth of Skeletal Muscle in Fetal and Neonatal Lambs.

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2015 - Amy Paten - Doctor of Philosophy
    Maternal nutritional programming in the sheep: Effects on post-natal growth, mammogenesis and lactation in adult-ewe offspring
  • 2010 - Danitsja Van Der Linden - Doctor of Philosophy
    Ewe size and nutrition during pregnancy: Effects of metabolic and productive performance of the offspring

Media and Links

Media

  • 03 Mar 2015 - Newspaper
    Year of the (milking) sheep
    Photograph of Sam Peterson milking a ewe, and pargraph summarising his sheep milking research and the Ewes Milk and Sheep Dairy Conference at FoodHQ

Massey Contact Centre Mon - Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm 0800 MASSEY (+64 6 350 5701) TXT 5222 contact@massey.ac.nz Web chat Staff Alumni News Māori @ Massey