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Prof Danny Donaghy BAgrSci (Hons), PhD

Professor of Dairy Production Systems

Institute of Vet, Animal and Biomedical Sciences

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 85112
    Location: 2.13, IVABS tower
    Campus: Turitea

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science with Honours - La Trobe University, Melbourne Australia (1994)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of New England, Armidale, Australia (1999)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

pasture agronomy and physiology

grazing management

dairy farm systems

international dairy development

Thematics

Future Food Systems

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Agriculture, Land and Farm Management (070100): Agronomy (070302): Crop and Pasture Biochemistry and Physiology (070303): Crop and Pasture Nutrition (070306): Crop and Pasture Production (070300): Farming Systems Research (070107)

Keywords

pasture

grazing

dairy

systems

Research Outputs

Journal

Rocha, JF., López-Villalobos, N., Burke, JL., & Donaghy, DJ. (2017). Traits other than production over lactations and production seasons in dairy cows milked once a day in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research. , 1-18
[Journal article]Authored by: Burke, J., Donaghy, D., Lopez-Villalobos, N.
Kaufononga, S., Donaghy, DJ., Hendriks, SJ., Matthew, C., Kemp, PD., & Cranston, LM. (2017). Comparative response of tall fescue and perennial ryegrass swards to variation in defoliation interval and height. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research. , 1-13
[Journal article]Authored by: Cranston, L., Donaghy, D., Kemp, P., Matthew, C.
Hendriks, SJ., Donaghy, DJ., Cranston, LM., Edwards, GR., & Chapman, DF. (2017). Perennial ryegrass breeding and the scaling issue: A review of system experiments investigating milk production and profit differences among cultivars. Animal Production Science. 57(7), 1289-1296
[Journal article]Authored by: Cranston, L., Donaghy, D.
Chobtang, J., McLaren, SJ., Ledgard, SF., & Donaghy, DJ. (2017). Environmental trade-offs associated with intensification methods in a pasture-based dairy system using prospective attributional Life Cycle Assessment. Journal of Cleaner Production. 143, 1302-1312
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D., McLaren, S.
Phillips, HM., Cranston, LM., Kemp, PD., & Donaghy, DJ. (2016). Natural seedling recruitment of Plantago lanceolata cv. ‘Ceres Tonic’ in an established sward. Agro Sur. 44(2), 3-11
[Journal article]Authored by: Cranston, L., Donaghy, D., Kemp, P.
Chobtang, J., Mclaren, SJ., Ledgard, SF., & Donaghy, DJ. (2016). Consequential Life Cycle Assessment of Pasture-based Milk Production: A Case Study in the Waikato Region, New Zealand. Journal of Industrial Ecology.
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D., McLaren, S.
Lockhart, J., Donaghy, DJ., & Gow, H. (2016). Milk price cuts reflect the reality of sweeping changes in global dairy market.
[Internet publication]Authored by: Donaghy, D., Lockhart, J.
Lockhart, J., Donaghy, DJ., & Gow, H. (2016). Murray Goulburn and Fonterra are playing chicken with dairy farmers.
[Internet publication]Authored by: Donaghy, D., Lockhart, J.
Chobtang, J., Ledgard, SF., McLaren, SJ., & Donaghy, DJ. (2017). Life cycle environmental impacts of high and low intensification pasture-based milk production systems: A case study of the Waikato region, New Zealand. Journal of Cleaner Production. 140, 664-674
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D., McLaren, S.
Lembeye, F., López-Villalobos, N., Burke, JL., Davis, SR., Richardson, J., Sneddon, NW., . . . Donaghy, DJ. (2016). Comparative performance in Holstein-Friesian, Jersey and crossbred cows milked once daily under a pasture-based system in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research. 59(4), 351-362
[Journal article]Authored by: Burke, J., Donaghy, D., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Richardson, J.
Chobtang, J., Ledgard, SF., McLaren, SJ., Zonderland-Thomassen, M., & Donaghy, DJ. (2016). Appraisal of environmental profiles of pasture-based milk production: a case study of dairy farms in the Waikato region, New Zealand. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. 21(3), 311-325
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D., McLaren, S.
(2015). Longer defoliation interval ensures expression of the 'high sugar' trait in perennial ryegrass cultivars in cool temperate Tasmania, Australia. Journal of Agricultural Science. 153(6), 995-1005
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Rawnsley, RP., Langworthy, AD., Pembleton, KG., Turner, LR., Corkrey, R., & Donaghy, DJ. (2014). Quantifying the interactions between grazing interval, grazing intensity, and nitrogen on the yield and growth rate of dryland and irrigated perennial ryegrass. Crop and Pasture Science. 65(8), 735-746
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Smith, RW., Statham, M., Norton, TW., Rawnsley, RP., Statham, HL., Gracie, AJ., . . . Donaghy, D. (2012). Effects of wildlife grazing on the production, ground cover and plant species composition of an established perennial pasture in the Midlands region, Tasmania. Wildlife Research. 39(2), 123-136 Retrieved from http://www.publish.csiro.au/?paper=WR11032
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Turner, LR., Holloway-Phillips, MM., Rawnsley, RP., Donaghy, D., & Pembleton, KG. (2012). The morphological and physiological responses of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.), cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.)and tall fescue (Festuca arundinaceae Shreb.; syn. Schedonorus phoenix Scop.) to variable water availability. Grass and Forage Science. 67(4), 507-518 Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2494.2012.00866.x/abstract
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Adediran, SA., Ratkowsky, DA., Donaghy, DJ., & Malau-Aduli, AEO. (2012). Comparative evaluation of a new lactation curve model for pasture-based Holstein-Friesian dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(9), 5344-5356
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Irvine, LD., Freeman, MJ., Donaghy, DJ., Yoon, I., Lee, G., & Roche, JR. (2011). Responses to supplemental Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation product and triticale grain in dairy cows grazing high-quality pasture in early lactation. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(6), 3119-3123
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Lee, JM., Sathish, R., Donaghy, DJ., & Roche, JR. (2011). Impact of defoliation severity on photosynthesis, carbon metabolism and transport gene expression in perennial ryegrass. Functional Plant Biology. 38, 808-817
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Pembleton, KG., Rawnsley, RP., & Donaghy, DJ. (2011). Yield and water-use efficiency of contrasting lucerne genotypes grown in a cool temperate environment. Crop and Pasture Science. 62, 610-623
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Adediran, SA., Nish, P., Donaghy, DJ., Ratkowsky, DA., & Malau-Aduli, AEO. (2010). Genetic and environmental factors influencing milk, protein and fat yields of pasture-based dairy cows in Tasmania. Animal Production Science. 50, 265-275
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Burkitt, LL., Dougherty, WJ., Carlson, SM., & Donaghy, DJ. (2010). Effect of variable soil phosphorus on phosphorus concentrations in simulated surface runoff under intensive dairy pastures. Australian Journal of Soil Research. 48(3), 231-237
[Journal article]Authored by: Burkitt, L., Donaghy, D.
Burkitt, LL., Donaghy, DJ., & Smethurst, PJ. (2010). Low rates of phosphorus fertiliser applied strategically throughout the growing season under rain-fed conditions did not affect dry matter production of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.). Crop and Pasture Science. 61(5), 353-362
[Journal article]Authored by: Burkitt, L., Donaghy, D.
Lee, JM., Roche, JR., Donaghy, DJ., Thrush, A., & Sathish, P. (2010). Validation of reference genes for quantitative RT-PCR studies of gene expression in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.). BMC Molecular Biology. 11(8),
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Lee, JM., Sathish, P., Donaghy, DJ., & Roche, JR. (2010). Plants modify biological processes to ensure survival following carbon depletion: A lolium perenne model. PLoS One. 5(8),
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Pembleton, KG., Volenec, JJ., Rawnsley, RP., & Donaghy, DJ. (2010). Partitioning of taproot constituents and crown bud development are affected by water deficit in regrowing alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.). Crop Science. 50, 989-999
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Pembleton, KG., Donaghy, DJ., Volenec, JJ., Smith, RS., & Rawnsley, RP. (2010). Yield, yield components and shoot morphology of four contrasting lucerne (Medicago sativa) cultivars grown in three cool temperate environments. Crop and Pasture Science. 61, 503-511
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Pembleton, KG., Smith, RS., Rawnsley, RP., Donaghy, DJ., & Humphries, AW. (2010). Genotype by environment interactions of lucerne (Medicage sativa L.) in a cool temperate climate. Crop and Pasture Science. 61, 493-502
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Rawnsley, RP., Cullen, BR., Turner, LR., Donaghy, DJ., Freeman, M., & Christie, KM. (2009). Potential of deficit irrigation to increase marginal irrigation response of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) on Tasmanian dairy farms. Crop and Pasture Science. 60, 1156-1164
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Roche, JR., Turner, LR., Lee, JM., Edmeades, D., Donaghy, DJ., Macdonald, KA., . . . Berry, DP. (2009). Weather, herbage quality and milk production in pastoral systems. 4. Effects on dairy cattle production. Animal Production Science. 49, 222-232
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Roche, JR., Turner, LR., Lee, JM., Edmeades, DC., Donaghy, DJ., Macdonald, KA., . . . Berry, DP. (2009). Weather, herbage quality and milk production in pastoral systems. 2. Temporal patterns and intra-relationships in herbage quality and mineral concentration parameters. Animal Production Science. 49, 200-210
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Roche, JR., Turner, LR., Lee, JM., Edmeades, DC., Donaghy, DJ., Macdonald, KA., . . . Berry, DP. (2009). Weather, herbage quality and milk production in pastoral systems. 1. Temporal patterns and intra-relationships in weather variables. Animal Production Science. 49, 192-199
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Roche, JR., Turner, LR., Lee, JM., Edmeades, DC., Donaghy, DJ., Macdonald, KA., . . . Berry, DP. (2009). Weather, herbage quality and milk production in pastoral systems. 3. Inter-relationships and associations between weather variables and herbage growth rate, quality and mineral concentration. Animal Production Science. 49, 211-221
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Burkitt, LL., Turner, LR., Donaghy, DJ., Fulkerson, WJ., Smethurst, PJ., & Roche, JR. (2009). Characterisation of phosphorus uptake by perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) during regrowth. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research. 52(2), 195-202
[Journal article]Authored by: Burkitt, L., Donaghy, D.
Lee, JM., Donaghy, DJ., Sathish, P., & Roche, JR. (2009). Interaction between water-soluble carbohydrate reserves and defoliation severity on the regrowth of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.)-dominant swards. Grass and Forage Science. 64, 266-275
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Pembleton, KG., Rawnsley, RP., Donaghy, DJ., & Volenec, JJ. (2009). Water deficit alters canopy structure but not photosynthesis during the regrowth of alfalfa. Crop Science. 49, 722-731
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Donaghy, DJ., Turner, LR., & Adamczewski, KA. (2008). Effect of defoliation management on water-soluble carbohydrate energy reserves, dry matter yields, and herbage quality of tall fescue. Agronomy Journal. 100(1), 122-127
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Irvine, LD., Freeman, MJ., Donaghy, DJ., & Roche, JR. (2008). Non-acid-base factors are partly responsible for increaseNon-increased urinary calcium excretion when anionic salts are fed. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(Supplement 1), TH241-TH241
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Lee, JM., Donaghy, DJ., & Roche, JR. (2008). Effect of defoliation severity on regrowth and nutritive value of perennial ryegrass dominant swards. Agronomy Journal. 100(2), 308-314
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Lee, JM., Donaghy, DJ., & Roche, JR. (2008). Effect of postgrazing residual pasture height on milk production. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(11), 4307-4311
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Lee, JM., Elborough, K., Whittaker, D., Donaghy, DJ., & Roche, JR. (2008). Effect of surface application of benzylaminopurine before and during water deficit on herbage production and quality. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 48, 1232-1236
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Lee, JM., Elborough, K., Catto, WD., Donaghy, DJ., & Roche, JR. (2008). Effect of surface applied glycine betaine on herbage production and quality of perennial ryegrass-white clover pastures. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 48, 687-694
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Adediran, SA., Nish, P., Donaghy, DJ., Roche, JR., & Malau-Aduli, AEO. (2007). Genetic and phenotypic factors influencing milk, protein and fat yields of dairy cows in Tasmania, Australia. Journal of Dairy Science. 90(Supplement 1), 54-54
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Lee, JM., Donaghy, DJ., & Roche, JR. (2007). The effect of grazing severity and fertiliser application during winter on herbage regrowth and quality of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.). Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 47, 825-832
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Turner, LR., Donaghy, DJ., Lane, PA., & Rawnsley, RP. (2007). Distribution of water-soluble carbohydrate reserves in the stubble of prairie grass and orchardgrass plants. Agronomy Journal. 99, 591-594
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Turner, LR., Donaghy, DJ., Lane, PA., & Rawnsley, RP. (2007). A comparison of the establishment, productivity, and feed quality of four cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.) and four brome (Bromus spp.) cultivars, under leaf stage based defoliation management. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research. 58, 900-906
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Turner, LR., Donaghy, DJ., Lane, PA., & Rawnsley, RP. (2007). Patterns of leaf and root regrowth, and allocation of water-soluble carbohydrate reserves following defoliation of plants of prairie grass (Bromus willdenowii Kunth.). Grass and Forage Science. 62, 497-506
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Turner, LR., Donaghy, DJ., Lane, PA., & Rawnsley, RP. (2006). Changes in the physiology and feed quality of prairie grass during regrowth. Agronomy Journal. 98, 1326-1332
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Turner, LR., Donaghy, DJ., Lane, PA., & Rawnsley, RP. (2006). Effect of defoliation interval on water-soluble carbohydrate and nitrogen energy reserves, regrowth of leaves and roots, and tiller number of cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.) plants. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research. 57, 243-249
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Turner, LR., Donaghy, DJ., Lane, PA., & Rawnsley, RP. (2006). Effect of defoliation management, based on leaf stage, on perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.), prairie grass (Bromus willdenowii Kunth.) and cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.) under dryland conditions. 1. Regrowth, tillering and water-soluble carbohydrate concentration. Grass and Forage Science. 61, 164-174
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Turner, LR., Donaghy, DJ., Lane, PA., & Rawnsley, RP. (2006). Effect of defoliation management, based on leaf stage, on perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.), prairie grass (Bromus willdenowii Kunth.) and cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.) under dryland conditions. 2. Nutritive value. Grass and Forage Science. 61, 175-181
[Journal article]Authored by: Donaghy, D.

Book

Birchall, S., Burkitt, L., Day, P., Donaghy, D., Goudy, A., Hall, D., . . . Ward, G. (2015). Nitrogen and nitrogen fertilisers. In DJ. Donaghy (Ed.) Dairy soils and fertiliser manual. (pp. 12-1 - 12-25). : Dairy Australia
[Chapter]Authored by: Burkitt, L., Donaghy, D.Edited by: Donaghy, D.

Creative Work

Lockhart, J., Donaghy, DJ., & Gow, H.August
[Media]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Lockhart, J., Donaghy, DJ., & Gow, H.August
[Media]Authored by: Donaghy, D.

Report

McCarthy, S., Wims, C., Lee, J., & Donaghy, DJ.(2015). perennial ryegrass grazing management in spring.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Donaghy, D.

Conference

Lunda, MC., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Donaghy, DJ., Kemp, PD., & Almeida, GA. (2017). Brief communication: efficiency of crude protein utilzation and milk urea nitrogen content in friesian, jersey and crossbred cows milked once daily. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 77 (pp. 91 - 92). : New Zealand society of animal production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Donaghy, D., Kemp, P., Lopez-Villalobos, N.
Lopez-Villalobos, N., Sneddon, NW., & Donaghy, DJ. (2017). Random regression curves for body condition score and live weight from cows in two different dairy systems over three seasons. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 77 (pp. 72 - 76). : New Zealand society of animal production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Donaghy, D., Lopez-Villalobos, N.
Hendricks, S., Donaghy, D., Matthew, C., Bretherton, M., Sneddon, N., Cosgrove, G., . . . Hedley, M. (2016). Dry matter yield, nutritive value and tiller density of tall fescue and perennial ryegrass swards under grazing. Journal of NZ Grasslands. Vol. 78 (pp. 149 - 156). : NZGA conference 2016
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bretherton, M., Christensen, C., Donaghy, D., Hedley, M., Matthew, C.Contributed to by: Bretherton, M.
Donaghy, DJ., & Clarke, B.The Grass Whisperers-making pastures perform for you!. Paper presented at the meeting of Proceedings of the South Island Dairy conference. Invercargill, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Roche, J., Berry, D., Donaghy, DJ., Horan, B., & Washburn, S. (2016). Resilient pasture-based dairy production systems. Proceedings of the Large Dairy Herd Management Conference. : Large Dairy Herd Management Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Gow, H., Goldsack, B., Lockhart, J., Watters, A., & Donaghy, DJ. (2016, June). Prospering within new and volatile market dynamics. Presented at South Island Dairy Event conference. Invercargill, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Kay, J., Roche, J., Donaghy, DJ., & Hughes, T. (2016). FeedRight. Proceedings of the South Island Dairy Event conference. (pp. 1 - 18). : South Island Dairy Event Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Donaghy, DJ., & Clarke, B. (2016). The grass whisperers - making pastures perform for you. Proceedings of the South Island Dairy Event conference. : South Island Dairy Event conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Chobtang, J., Ledgard, SF., McLaren, SJ., & Donaghy, DJ. (2016). Life cycle environmental impacts of future dairy farming intensification scenarios: A comparison of intensified systems based on nitrogen fertiliser versus maize silage. In LD. Currie, & R. Singh (Eds.) Integrated nutient and water management for sustainable farming. (pp. 1 - 7). Palmerston North, New Zealand: 29th Annual Fertilizer & Lime Research Centre - Integrated nutrient and water management for sustainable farming
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Donaghy, D.Edited by: Currie, L.
Roche, J., Berry, D., Donaghy, DJ., Horan, B., & Washburn, S. (2016). Resilient pasture-based dairy production systems. In Procedings of the Large Dairy Herd Management Conference, Large Dairy Herd Management Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Richardson, JM., López-Villalobos, N., & Donaghy, D. (2016). Project dairy 1: Interdisciplinary research contributing to sustainable dairy farming in New Zealand. Poster session presented at the meeting of Steps To Sustainable Livestock International Conference 2016. Bristol, United Kingdom
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Donaghy, D., Richardson, J.
Richardson, JM., , López-Villalobos, N., & Donaghy, D.(2016, January). Project Dairy 1: interdisciplinary research contributing to sustainable dairy farming in New Zealand. .
[Conference]Authored by: Donaghy, D.Contributed to by: Richardson, J.
Chobtang, J., Zonderland-Thomassen, M., Ledgard, S., McLaren, SJ., Brandao, M., & Donaghy, D. (2014). Environmental trade-offs of dairy-farming intensification in New Zealand: case study in the Waikato. In Conference Proceedings. "Life Cycle Thinking and Policy: Towards a Sustainable Society"(pp. 1 - 154). , 3rd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference Palmerston North: LCANZ and NZLCM Centre
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Donaghy, D., McLaren, S.
Turner, LR., Donaghy, DJ., Pembleton, KP., & Rawnsley, RP. (2013). Effect of nitrogen fertiliser applications on botanical composition. In DL. Michalk, GD. Millar, KM. Badgery, & KM. Broadfoot (Eds.) 2013 Proceedings of the 22nd International Grassland Congress. (pp. 1513 - 1514). : XXII International Grasslands Congress
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Turner, LR., Donaghy, DJ., Pembleton, KP., & Rawnsley, RP. (2013). Effect of defoliation management on expression of the ‘high sugar’ cultivar trait in Tasmania. ?. (pp. 676 - 677). : XXII International Grasslands Congress
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Pembleton, K., Rawnsley, R., & Donaghy, DJ. (2011, July). Freezing out drought- Adaptive processes of lucerne to drought and its implications on farm. Presented at 2011 Tasmanian Dairy Conference. Tasmania, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Lee, JM., Roche, JR., Donaghy, DJ., & Sathish, P. (2010). Using molecular biology techniques to improve our ability to manage pasture. Proceedings of the Australasian Dairy Science Symposium. (pp. 305 - 310). : Australasian Dairy Symposium 2010
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Donaghy, DJ.Developments in RD&E: what's on the agenda for TIAR to support the Tasmanian dairy industry?. Paper presented at the meeting of Proceedings of the Tasmanian Dairy Industry Conference. Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Adediran, SA., Ratowsky, D., Donaghy, DJ., & Malau-Aduli, AEO. (2008). Modelling the effect of stocking rate on the lactation profiles of grazing Holstein-Friesian dairy cows using cubic splines. In P. Cell (Ed.) Current Topics in Dairy Production. (pp. 25 - 32). : Dairy Research Foundation (DRF) Symposium
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Donaghy, DJ., Turner, LR., Adamczewski, KA., & Burkitt, LL. (2008). Changes in the physiology of tall fescue during regrowth. In Proceedings of the XXI International Grasslands Congress(pp. 445 - 445). , XXI International Grasslands Congress
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Donaghy, DJ.Management: the great equaliser. . Launceston, Tasmania
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Lee, JM., Donaghy, DJ., Sathish, P., & Roche, JR. (2008). Effect of defoliation frequency and height during winter on herbage regrowth and water-soluble carbohydrate content of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) dominant swards. In Proceedings of the XXI International Grasslands Congress(pp. 56 - 56). , XXI International Grasslands Congress
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Pembleton, KG., Rawnsley, R., Donaghy, DJ., Volenec, J., & Smith, S. (2008). Response of contrasting alfalfa cultivars to summer irrigation in Tasmania, Australia. , The Geological Society of America, The Soil Science Society of America, The American Society of Agronomy, The Crop Science Society of America and Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEMP 2008 Joint Annual Meeting
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Pembleton, KG., Rawnsley, R., Volenec, J., Donaghy, DJ., & Smith, S. (2008). Yield components of contrasting alfalfa cultivars under rain-fed conditions in Tasmania, Australia. , The Geological Society of America, The Soil Science Society of America, The American Society of Agronomy, The Crop Science Society of America and Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM 2008 Joint Annual Meeting
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Turner, LR., Roche, JR., Donaghy, DJ., & Rawnsley, RP. (2008). Changes in herbage quality of cocksfoot, prairie grass and tall fescue during regrowth. In Proceedings of the XXI International Grasslands Congress(pp. 740 - 740). , XXI International Grasslands Congress
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Christie, K., Rawnsley, R., & Donaghy, DJ.Is a target pasture growth of 20 tonnes of dry matter per hectare under irrigation achievable in Tasmania?. . Murray Bridge, South Australia, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Donaghy, DJ.Best management practices for grazing pastures. . Hamilton, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Donaghy, DJ.Maximising pasture harvest and maintaining pasture energy density to promote high levels of milk production. . Hamilton, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Donaghy, DJ.Pasture management- getting it right every day. . Hamilton, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Donaghy, DJ., La Grange, RF., & Mijak, T.Research and extension: activities and outcomes. . Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Pembleton, KG., Donaghy, DJ., Rawnsley, RP., Voleneo, JJ., & Smith, S. (2007). Yield and yield components of lucerne cultivars during establishment in three cool temperate environments. (pp. 21 - 21). , University of Tasmania Postgrad Research Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Rawnsley, R., Donaghy, DJ., Carlson, S., & Chrisitie, K.Response of Tasmanian dairy pastures to irrigation. . Murray Bridge, South Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Rawnsley, RP., Donaghy, DJ., & Stevens, DR.(2007). What is limiting production and consumption of perennial ryegrass in temperate dairy regions of Australia and New Zealand. . Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Adediran, SA., Donaghy, DJ., Freeman, M., & Malau-Aduli, AEO. (2007). Comparative effects of ASI and APR sire breedings values on the lactation profile of pasture-based Holstein-Friesian cows. Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics 17th Conference: Genetic Improvement- Making it Happen. Vol. 17 (pp. 449 - 452). : Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics 17th Conference: Genetic Improvement- Making it Happen
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Adediran, SA., Roche, JR., Donaghy, DJ., Rawnsley, R., Freeman, M., Nish, P., . . . Malau-Aduli, AEO. (2007). Predictive characteristics of lactation models for pasture-based Holstein Friesian dairy cows. In DF. Chapman, DA. Clark, KL. Macmillan, & DP. Nation (Eds.) Proceedings of the 3rd Australasian Dairy Science Symposium. Vol. 3 (pp. 423 - 430). : 3rd Australasian Dairy Science Symposium- Dairy Science 2007, Meeting the Challenges for Pasture-Based Dairying
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Adediran, SA., Malau-Aduli, AEO., Roche, JR., & Donaghy, DJ. (2007). Using lactation curves as a tool for breeding, nutrition and health management decisions in pasture-based dairy systems. In B. Fulkerson (Ed.) Proceedings of the Dairy Research Foundation Symposium. Vol. 12 (pp. 74 - 78). : 2007 Dairy Research Foundation Symposium
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Christie, K., Rawnsley, R., & Donaghy, DJ.Is a target pasture growth of 12 tonnes of dry matter per hectare achievable under dryland conditions in Tasmania?. . Murray Bridge, South Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Berkitt, LL., Donaghy, DJ., & Fulkerson, WJ.Key periods of phosphorus uptake in ryegrass following defoliation. Paper presented at the meeting of Proceedings of the Australian Dairy Science Symposium. Mt Gambier, South Australia, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Burkitt, LL., Donaghy, DJ., Fulkerson, WJ., & Smethurst, PJ. (2006). Phosphorus uptake in ryegrass following defoliation. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Phosphorus Dynamics in the Soil-Plant Continuum(pp. 90 - 91). , 3rd International Symposium on Phosphorus Dynamics in the Soil-Plant Continuum
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Donaghy, DJ.Managing advanced pastures for maximum milk production. . Shepparton and Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Donaghy, DJ., Christie, KM., Rawnsley, RP., & Chamberlain, PL.(2006). Milk production from irrigated cocksfoot and prairie grass pastures. Paper presented at the meeting of Proceedings of the Australian Dairy Science Symposium. Mt Gambier, South Australia, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Donaghy, DJ.Removing the barriers to improved pasture harvest- the implications of ongoing pasture research to the management of pastures on your farm. . Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Rawnsley, RP., Donaghy, DJ., Chamberlain, PL., & Carlson, SM.Potential of tropical forages for use in the Tasmanian dairy industry. Paper presented at the meeting of Proceedings of the Australian Dairy Science Symposium. Mt Gambier, South Australia, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
Pembleton, K., Rawnsley, R., Donaghy, DJ., & Chamberlain, P. (2006). Potential of tropical forages for the Tasmanian dairy industry. In Proceedings of the 13th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference, 13th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Donaghy, D.
McCarthy, S., Hirst, C., Donaghy, DJ., Gray, D., & Wood, B. (2014). Opportunities to improve grazing management. In D. Swain (Ed.) Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association. Vol. 76 (pp. 75 - 79). : New Zealand Grassland Association
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Donaghy, D.

Consultancy and Languages

Consultancy

  • Sept-Oct 2005 - Best-fed Chile
    developed and ran workshops with consultants, presented at field days with Chilean farmers and agribusiness
  • Aug 2013 - Intelact Ltd
    presented at annual industry conference, developed and ran workshops with consultants, presented at field days with farmers and agribusiness

Supervision and Teaching

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Stacey Hendriks - PhD
    Behaviour of transition cows and understanding behaviour for identifying cows at risk for metabolic diseases.

CoSupervisor of:

  • Martin Ladislao Correa Luna - PhD
    Optimal stocking rate for maximum profitability complying with environmental impact requirements on OAD full-season milking in New Zealand
  • Ivan Ordonez Vasquez - PhD
    Pursuing pasture sustainability through species diversity and soil-plant interactions

Completed Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • 2016 - Jeerasak Chobtang - PhD
    Appraisal of the environmental sustainability of milk production systems in New Zealand

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