Dr Gregory Cronin

BAgrSc (Melb) MAgrSc (Melb) PhD (Wageningen NL)
Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare Science

C01A - Jl Shute - Camden
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 1629
Fax +61 2 9351 1693

Research interests

Welfare of laying hens under free range production.

Development of feather pecking behaviour by free range laying hens. Evaluation of non-confinment housing systems for farrowing / lactating sows. The application of remote sensing technology to monitor extensively managed livestock.

Teaching and supervision

Undergraduate teaching:

Applied Animal Behaviour, Animal Welfare Science, Year III and IV AVBS and Year III BVSc; Pig Husbandry Practical classes for Year I AVBS

Current research students

Project title Research student
Testing a model to initiate feather pecking in free-range laying hens. Alannah MACKAY
Heterogeneity in extensive pasture systems: how does it affect cattle behaviour, preference and production? Jaime MANNING

Associations

Editorial Advisory Board for the international journal “Applied Animal Behaviour Science”.

Awards and honours

  • 2011 Faculty of Veterinary Science Learning & Teaching Award

In the media

ABC Southern Queensland interviewed Dr Gregory Cronin about the use of gestation stalls to confine pigs during pregnancy.

July 2016

ABC (Eyre Peninsula and West Coast, South West WA, Illawarra, Northern Tasmania) about animal welfare concerns associated with the use of gestation stalls.

July 2016

ABC Illawarra interviewed Dr Gregory Cronin from the Faculty of Veterinary Science about consumer backlash over caged egg production systems.

March

2016

Selected grants

2015

  • Testing a model to initiate feather pecking in free-range layer hens; Cronin G, Mackay A; Australian Veterinary Association/Animal Welfare Trust.
  • Developing ways to measure and increase sow contentment; Cronin G; Pork CRC Ltd/Research Support.
  • Effects of light intensity on behaviour and welfare; Cronin G, Rault J; Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC)/Research Support.

2014

  • Assessment and amelioration of pain for improved welfare during routine husbandry procedures in piglets.; Lomax S, White P, Windsor P, Cronin G; Australian Pork Limited/Research and Development.

2012

  • CRC: Pork - Applications (9) Project 1A-105 1112 Developing commercially-viable confinement-free farrowing and lactation systems; Morrison R, Cronin G, Langendijk P, Downing J, Baxter E, Andersen I, Edwards S, Johnston L, Moustsen V; Australian Pork Limited/CRC Research Project Agreement.

2011

  • Effects of rearing on inappropriate conflict behaviours that predispose cannibalism; Cronin G; Australian Egg Corporation Ltd/Innovation & Efficiency RD&E Open Call.
  • Assessment and alleviation of adverse stimuli in pigs; Doyle R, Cronin G; Australian Pork Limited/Research and Development.
  • The behaviour of sows and litters in farrowing pens and crates in relation to piglet survival and growth to weaning; Cronin G; The Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney/Start-up Research Fund.

2009

  • Improving the production efficiency, welfare and processing of commercial ducks; Downing J, Cronin G; Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC)/Research Priorities Program.
  • Monitoring sheep behaviour using GPS and automatic motion sensing technology; Cronin G; The Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney/Start-up Research Fund.
  • Attendance at the 43rd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, Cairns Australia; Cronin G; The Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney/Postdoctoral fellow and new academic staff travel funds.

2008

  • The Welfare of Laying Hens in Cages; Hemsworth P, Cronin G; Australian Egg Corporation Ltd/Basic and Applied Research Open Call.

Selected publications & creative works

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Book Chapters

  • Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G. (2006). Behavioral Problems. In Barbara E. Straw (Eds.), Diseases of Swine, (pp. 847-859). US: Blackwell Publishers.
  • Cutler, R., Fahy, J., Spicer, E., Cronin, G. (2006). Preweaning mortality. In Barbara E. Straw (Eds.), Diseases of Swine, (pp. 985-1001). US: Blackwell Publishers.

Journals

  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Walk, C., Cowieson, A. (2016). Effects of phytase, calcium source, calcium concentration and particle size on broiler performance, nutrient digestibility and skeletal integrity. Animal Production Science. [More Information]
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Thomson, P., Walk, C., Cowieson, A. (2016). Evaluation of the effect of a highly soluble calcium source in broiler diets supplemented with phytase on performance, nutrient digestibility, foot ash, mobility and leg weakness. Animal Production Science. [More Information]
  • Cronin, G., Beganovic, D., Sutton, A., Palmer, D., Thomson, P., Tammen, I. (2016). Manifestation of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis in Australian Merino sheep: Observations on altered behaviour and growth. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 175, 32-40. [More Information]
  • Hartcher, K., Hickey, K., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G., Wilkinson, S., Singh, M. (2016). Relationships between range access as monitored by radio frequency identification technology, fearfulness, and plumage damage in free-range laying hens. Animal, 10(5), 847-853. [More Information]
  • Hartcher, K., Wilkinson, S., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G. (2016). Severe feather-pecking in non-cage laying hens and some associated and predisposing factors: a reviews. World's Poultry Science Journal, 72, 103-114.
  • Hartcher, K., Wilkinson, S., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G. (2016). Severe feather-pecking in non-cage laying hens and some associated and predisposing factors: a review. World's Poultry Science Journal, 72, 103-114. [More Information]
  • Hartcher, K., Hemsworth, P., Wilkinson, S., Thomson, P., Cronin, G. (2016). The association between plumage damage and feather-eating in free-range laying hens. Animal, 10(5), 854-862. [More Information]
  • Wilson, R., Doyle, R., Cronin, G., Holyoake, P. (2015). A comparison of three anti-inflammatory drugs in weaner pigs using Improvac® as an inflammation model. Animal Production Science, (55), 1529-1529. [More Information]
  • Wilson, R., Doyle, R., Cronin, G., Holyoake, P. (2015). A comparison of three anti-inflammatory drugs in weaner pigs using Improvac® as an inflammation model. Animal Production Science, (55), 1529-1529.
  • Fogarty, E., Manning, J., Trotter, M., Schneider, D., Thomson, P., Bush, R., Cronin, G. (2015). GNSS technology and its application for improved reproductive management in extensive sheep systems. Animal Production Science, 55, 1272-1280. [More Information]
  • Boe, K., Cronin, G. (2015). Individual variation in eating speed of dry sows. Journal of Animal Science, 93, 1881-1886. [More Information]
  • Hartcher, K., Tran, M., Wilkinson, S., Hemsworth, P., Thomson, P., Cronin, G. (2015). Plumage damage in free-range laying hens: Behavioural characteristics in the rearing period and the effects of environmental enrichment and beak-trimming. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 164, 64-72. [More Information]
  • Clark, C., Lyons, N., Millapan, L., Talukder, S., Cronin, G., Kerrisk (nee Davis), K., Garcia, S. (2015). Rumination and activity levels as predictors of calving for dairy cows. Animal, 9(4), 691-695. [More Information]
  • Hemsworth, P., Mellor, D., Cronin, G., Tilbrook, A. (2015). Scientific assessment of animal welfare. New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 63(1), 24-30. [More Information]
  • Hartcher, K., Tran, H., Wilkinson, S., Hemsworth, P., Thomson, P., Cronin, G. (2015). The effects of environmental enrichment and beak-trimming during the rearing period on subsequent feather damage due to feather-pecking in laying hens. Poultry Science, 94(5), 852-859. [More Information]
  • Manning, J., Fogarty, E., Trotter, M., Schneider, D., Thomson, P., Bush, R., Cronin, G. (2014). A pilot study into the use of global navigation satellite system technology to quantify the behavioural responses of sheep during simulated dog predation events. Animal Production Science, 54(10), 1676-1681. [More Information]
  • Yip, S., Dickman, C., Denny, E., Cronin, G. (2014). Diet of the feral cat, Felis catus, in central Australian grassland habitats: do cat attributes influence what they eat? Acta Theriologica, 59, 263-270. [More Information]
  • Cronin, G., Rault, J., Glatz, P. (2014). Lessons learned from past experience with intensive livestock management system. O I E Revue Scientifique et Technique, 33(1), 139-151.
  • Wilson, R., Holyoake, P., Cronin, G., Doyle, R. (2014). Managing animal wellbeing: a preliminary survey of pig farmers. Australian Veterinary Journal, 92(6), 206-212. [More Information]
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Thomson, P., Bedford, M., Cowieson, A. (2014). Nutritional geometry of calcium and phosphorus nutrition in broiler chicks. Growth performance, skeletal health and intake arrays. Animal, 8(7), 1071-1079. [More Information]
  • Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G., Barnett, J., Butler, K., Jongman, E., Karlen, G., Coffey, A., Arnold, N. (2012). Behavioural responses of lambs to plastic clips as an alternative procedure to mulesing. Australian Veterinary Journal, 90(10), 373-380. [More Information]
  • Morris, J., Cronin, G., Bush, R. (2012). Improving sheep production and welfare in extensive systems through precision sheep management. Animal Production Science, 52(7), 665-670. [More Information]
  • Cronin, G., Barnett, J., Hemsworth, P. (2012). The Importance of Pre-Laying Behaviour and Nest Boxes for Laying Hen Welfare: A Review. Animal Production Science, 52(7), 398-405. [More Information]
  • Barnett, J., Hemsworth, P., Butler, K., Schirmer, B., Borg, S., Cronin, G. (2011). Effects of stall dimensions on the welfare of pregnant sows. Animal Production Science, 51(5), 471-480. [More Information]
  • Dunshea, F., Cronin, G., Barnett, J., Hemsworth, P., Hennessy, D., Campbell, R., Luxford, B., Smits, R., Tilbrook, A., King, R., et al (2011). Immunisation against gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH) increases growth and reduces variability in group-housed boars. Animal Production Science, 51, 695-701. [More Information]
  • Andersen, I., Tonnesen, H., Estevez, I., Cronin, G., Boe, K. (2011). The relevance of group size on goats' social dynamics in a production environment. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 134, 136-143. [More Information]
  • Boe, K., Cronin, G., Andersen, I. (2011). Turning around by pregnant sows. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 133(3-4), 164-168. [More Information]
  • Barnett, J., Tauson, R., Downing, J., Janardhana, V., Lowenthal, W., Butler, K., Cronin, G. (2009). The effects of a perch, dust bath and nest box, either alone or in combination as used in furnished cages, on the welfare of laying hens. Poultry Science, 88(3), 456-470. [More Information]
  • Jongman, E., Edge, M., Butler, K., Cronin, G. (2008). Reduced space allowance for adult sheep in lairage for 24 hours limits lying behaviour but not drinking behaviour. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture ('09 renamed: Animal Production Science), 48, 1048-1051. [More Information]
  • Cutler, R., Cronin, G. (2008). Sow stalls and animal welfare. Australian Veterinary Journal, 86(11), 417-418.
  • Cronin, G., Borg, S., Dunn, M. (2008). Using video image analysis to count hens in cages and reduce egg breakage on collection belts. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture ('09 renamed: Animal Production Science), 48(6-7), 768-772. [More Information]
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G., Scott, P. (2007). Behavioural responses of poultry during kosher slaughter and their implications for the birds' welfare. The Veterinary Record, 160(2), 45-49.
  • Cronin, G., Borg, S., Fourdin, S., Storey, T., Barnett, J. (2007). Consistent site selection for egg laying in cages with a nest box. Australian Poultry Science Symposium Proceedings, 19, 37-40.
  • Edge, M., Cronin, G. (2006). Animal welfare RD&E priorities for the pork industry. Pork Journal, 24(3), 22-24.
  • Cronin, G., Borg, S., Barnett, J. (2006). Dust-bathing behaviour by hens in furnished cages. Australian Poultry Science Symposium Proceedings, 18, 110-113.
  • Cronin, G., Desnoyers, M., Butler, K., Barnett, J. (2005). Pre-laying behaviour of hens. Australian Poultry Science Symposium Proceedings, 17, 211-214.
  • McCauley, I., Cronin, G., King, R., Hemsworth, P., Barnett, J., Luxford, B., Smits, R., Hennessy, D., Campbell, R., Dunshea, F. (2004). Dietary narcoleptics and immunocastration improve growth in group-housed boars. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 13 (Suppl), S89-S89.
  • Cronin, G., Hemsworth, P., Barnett, J., Jongman, E., Newman, E., McCauley, I. (2003). An anti-barking muzzle for dogs and its short-term effects on behaviour and saliva cortisol concentrations. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 83(3), 215-226.
  • Morrison, R., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G., Campbell, R. (2003). The effect of restricting pen space and feeder availability on the behaviour and growth performance of entire male growing pigs in a deep-litter, large group housing system. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 83(3), 163-176.
  • Cronin, G., Dunshea, F., Butler, K., McCauley, I., Barnett, J., Hemsworth, P. (2003). The effects of immuno- and surgical-castration on the behaviour and consequently growth of group-housed, male finisher pigs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 81(2), 111-126.
  • Morrison, R., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G., Campbell, R. (2003). The social and feeding behaviour of growing pigs in deep-litter, large group housing systems. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 82(3), 173-188.
  • Cronin, G., Barnett, J. (2003). What's known about mixing sows? Part one - Fights, threats and other social behaviour of sows. Pork Journal, 25, 12-14.
  • Cronin, G., Barnett, J. (2003). What's known about mixing sows? Part two - Methods of mixing sows. Pork Journal, 25, 22-26.
  • Cronin, G., Edge, M., Barnett, J., Hemsworth, P. (2002). Identifying animal welfare issues for sheep in Australia. International Journal of Sheep and Wool Science (Wool Technology and Sheep Breeding), 50(4), 534-540.

Conferences

  • Cronin, G. (2016). Balancing animal welfare and productivity in the pig and poultry industries" two examples. Dairy Research Foundation Symposium, Australia: N/A.
  • Rault, J., Clark, K., Groves, P., Cronin, G. (2016). Effects of Light Intensity on Broiler Productivity and Leg Health. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., Tran, K., Hartcher, K., Hemsworth, P. (2016). Free-Ranging By Laying Hens Soon After the Pop-Holes Open. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Manning, J., Cronin, G., Gonzalez, L., Merchant, A., Ingram, L. (2016). Heterogeneity in extensive production systems: how does it affect the grazing preference of beef cattle? Australian Society for Animal Production annual conference (ASAP), N/A: N/A.
  • Prescilla, K., Cronin, G., Liu, S., Singh, M. (2016). Identifying feather pecking and feather eating ISA Brown hens using artificial feather presentation. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Hartcher, K., Hickey, K., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G., Wilkinson, S., Singh, M. (2016). Is range use related to fearfulness and plumage damage? 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Doran, R., Hopcroft, R., Cronin, G. (2016). Isa brown laying hens on the range are initially more attracted to overhead cover than perches. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Edwards, J., Manning, J., Cronin, G., Bishop, T., Ingram, L. (2016). The effect of pasture type on sheep grazing behaviours. Spatially Enabled Livestock Management Symposium, Camden: Faculty of Agriculture and Environment and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, The University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., Hopcroft, R., Hemsworth, P. (2016). The effects of light intensity in weeks 1 to 7 of rearing for chicks, and stressors consisting of combined transport, relocation and mixing in week 16, on plumage damage, social avoidance and mortality, in adult free-range laying hens. XXV World�s Poultry Congress, N/A: N/A.
  • Cronin, G., Hopcroft, R., Groves, P., Hemsworth, P. (2016). The impact of a feather-pecking outbreak in an experimental free-range layer flock on growth, egg production, plumage damage and mortality. 31st Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production, N/A: N/A.
  • Larsen, H., Cronin, G., Smith, C., Hemsworth, P., Rault, J. (2016). Use of different outdoor areas in commercial free-range layers using RFID technology. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., Hopcroft, R. (2015). Nest-Box use by young free range hens may be influenced by perching location resulting from social avoidance. 26th Annual Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G. (2014). Can non-confinement housing for the farrowing sow and her litter be successfully achieved in intensive pig production in Australia? International Society for Applied Ethology, N/A: N/A.
  • Manning, J., Fogarty, E., Trotter, M., Schneider, D., Bush, R., Cronin, G. (2014). Can remote sensing technology improve the welfare of sheep during predation events? International Society for Applied Ethology, N/A: N/A.
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Thomson, P., Bedford, M., Cowieson, A. (2014). Exploring the calcium appetite of layers with choice feeding. 25th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., Beganovic, D., Sutton, A., Palmer, D., Thomson, P., Tammen, I. (2014). Observations on altered behaviour and growth in the Australian cln6 merino sheep model. 14th International Conference on Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinoses (Batten Disease) & 2nd International Patients Organization Meeting, N/A: N/A.
  • Cronin, G., Beganovic, D., Sutton, A., Palmer, D., Thomson, P., Tammen, I. (2014). Observations on altered behaviour and growth in the Australian cln6 merino sheep model. 14th International Conference on Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinoses (Batten Disease) & 2nd International Patients Organization Meeting, N/A: N/A.
  • Wilson, R., Holyoake, P., Cronin, G., Doyle, R. (2013). A comparison between meloxicam and ketoprofen in assisting the recovery of weaner pigs from illness or injury. Australasian Pig Science Association (APSA).
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Thomson, P., Sacranie, A., Cowieson, A. (2013). A geometric framework design to explore calcium and phosphorus interactions in broiler nutrition and skeletal health. 9th European Symposium on Poultry Welfare, Uppsala, Sweden: Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Clark, C., Garcia, S., Kerrisk (nee Davis), K., Underwood, J., Nieto, J., Calleija, M., Sukkarieh, S., Cronin, G. (2013). A robot amongst the herd: A pilot investigation regarding the behavioural response of dairy cows. 4th Australian and New Zealand Spatially Enabled Livestock Management Symposium, Camden, New South Wales, Australia.
  • Underwood, J., Calleija, M., Nieto, J., Sukkarieh, S., Clark, C., Garcia, S., Kerrisk (nee Davis), K., Cronin, G. (2013). A robot amongst the herd: remote detection and tracking of cows. 4th Australian and New Zealand Spatially Enabled Livestock Management Symposium, Camden, New South Wales, Australia.
  • Hartcher, K., Tran, K., Wilkinson, S., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G. (2013). Effect of rearing conditions on the development of feather-pecking behaviours in free-range laying hens. 23rd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Hartcher, K., Tran, M., Wilkinson, S., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G. (2013). Effect of rearing conditions on the development of feather-pecking behaviours in free-range laying hens. 9th European Symposium on Poultry Welfare, Uppsala, Sweden: Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Fogarty, E., Manning, J., Trotter, M., Schneider, D., Bush, R., Cronin, G. (2013). GPS technology and its application for improved reproductive management in extensive sheep systems. The 4th Australian and New Zealand spatially enabled Livestock management symposium, N/A: The University of Sydney.
  • Wilson, R., Holyoake, P., Cronin, G., Doyle, R. (2013). On farm application of infrared eye temperature to assess pig welfare. 47th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology: Understanding behaviour to improve livelihood, Wageningen, The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers.
  • van der Smagt, N., Bush, R., Trotter, M., Cronin, G. (2013). Remote sensing technologies: monitoring activity and spatial use of Merino wethers in an extensive grazing system. 8th International Sheep Veterinary Congress, Rotorua, New Zealand: New Zealand Veterinary Association Inc.
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Walk, C., Cowieson, A. (2013). Replacing limestone in broiler diets with a more digestible calcium source to improve skeletal integrity and welfare of broilers. 9th European Symposium on Poultry Welfare, Uppsala, Sweden: Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Fogarty, E., Manning, J., Trotter, M., Schneider, D., Cronin, G. (2013). Sheep reproductive behaviour: The application of GNSS technology to detect changes in sheep movement patterns at oestrus. Australian Society of Animal Production, Perth: N/A.
  • Morrison, R., Cronin, G., Hemsworth, P. (2013). Sow housing in Australia - current Australian welfare research and future directions. 13th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Pig Science Association (APSA) - Manipulating Pig Production, Adelaide, Australia: Australasian Pig Science Association.
  • Hartcher, K., Tran, M., Wilkinson, S., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G. (2013). The attractiveness of loose feathers to free-range laying hens exhibiting severe feather-pecking. 24th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Walk, C., Cowieson, A. (2013). The Effect of marine calcium source on broiler leg integrity. 23rd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Williams, L., Bush, R., Trotter, M., Cronin, G. (2013). The effect of temperament on the behaviour and productivity of beef heifers grazed extensively on pasture. WCAP 2013 - The 11th World Conference on Animal Production, N/A: N/A.
  • Williams, L., Bush, R., Kilgour, R., Trotter, M., Cronin, G. (2013). The effect of temperament on the behaviour and productivity of beef heifers grazed extensively on pasture. The 4th Australian and New Zealand spatially enabled Livestock management symposium, N/A: The University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., Tran, K., Hartcher, K. (2013). The Effects of Beak trimming and Environmental Enrichment During Rearing on Egg Laying by Free Range Hens During Early Lay. 24th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Wilson, R., Holyoake, P., Cronin, G., Doyle, R. (2013). The evaluation of behavioural and clinical parameters in assessing weaner pig recovery on farm. 47th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology: Understanding behaviour to improve livelihood, Wageningen, The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers.
  • Manning, J., Fogarty, E., Trotter, M., Schneider, D., Bush, R., Cronin, G. (2013). Using GPS technology to quantify the behavioural responses of sheep during simulated dog predation events. The 4th Australian and New Zealand spatially enabled Livestock management symposium, N/A: The University of Sydney.
  • Sutton, L., Gant, L., Gant, I., Smith, M., Cronin, G., Bush, R. (2013). Using RFID technology to collect sheep liveweight data on-farm. The 4th Australian and New Zealand spatially enabled Livestock management symposium, N/A: The University of Sydney.
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Thomson, P., Sacranie, A., Cowieson, A. (2013). Using the geometric framework to explore calcium and phosphorus interactions and the effect on broiler welfare. 24th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Thomson, P., Sacranie, A., Cowieson, A. (2013). Using the geometric framework to explore calcium and phosphorus interactions and the effect on broiler welfare. 23rd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., Macnamara, G., Matthews, R., Barnsley, J., Williams, C., Macnamara, B., Boe, K., Andersen, I. (2013). Voluntary feed intake by sows and weight gain by piglets in farrowing crates compared to UMB farrowing pens. Australasian Pig Science Association (APSA).
  • Hartcher, K., Tran, M., Wilkinson, S., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G. (2012). Effects of rearing conditions on the development of feather-pecking behaviour in free-range laying hens. Regional International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE) Meeting: Our Animals, Our Issues, Parkville, Victoria, Australia: International Society for Applied Ethology.
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Walk, C., Cowieson, A. (2012). Improving Leg Strength in Broilers by Increasing Calcium Digestibility. Regional International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE) Meeting: Our Animals, Our Issues, Parkville, Victoria, Australia: International Society for Applied Ethology.
  • Beganovic, D., Sutton, A., Thomson, P., Tammen, I., Cronin, G. (2012). Manifestation of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis on affected Australian Merino sheep: observations on altered behaviour and growth. Regional International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE) Meeting: Our Animals, Our Issues, Parkville, Victoria, Australia: International Society for Applied Ethology.
  • Wilson, R., Holyoake, P., Cronin, G., Doyle, R. (2012). Pain and pain alleviation in pigs - a producer perspective. 46th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology (ISEA 2012): Quality of life in designed environments?, Wageningen, The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers.
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Walk, C., Cowieson, A. (2012). The effect of marine calcium source on broiler leg integrity. 23rd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Whitfield, L., Fanson, K., Nedved, V., Thomson, P., Cronin, G. (2012). The impact of visitors on the welfare of captive gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). Regional International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE) Meeting: Our Animals, Our Issues, Parkville, Victoria, Australia: International Society for Applied Ethology.
  • Cronin, G., Barnett, J., Storey, T., Thomson, P., Hemsworth, P. (2012). The relationship Between Pre-Laying Activity and Corticosterone Concentrations, and the Interpretation for Laying Hen Welfare. 23rd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., Downing, J., Storey, T., Borg, S., Schirmer, B., Barnett, J. (2011). A Retrospective Study of the Impact of Injurious Pecking on Stress Response in Hens, Measured via Egg Corticosterone. 22nd Annual Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., Williams, L., van der Smagt, N., Bush, R., Trotter, M. (2011). Does wearing remote monitoring technologies alter livestock behaviour in extensive grazing systems? 2011 Spatially Enabled Livestock Management Symposium, Surfers Paradise, Australia: Australian Society for Engineering in Agriculture.
  • Laine, S., Cronin, G., Petherick, J., Hemsworth, P. (2011). Individual variation in how hens interact with a dust substrate. 22nd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Cronin, G., Glatz, P., Hemsworth, P. (2011). The significant contribution of John L. Barnett to poultry welfare research. 22nd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Payne, H., Cronin, G. (2010). An Australian perspective on non-crate farrowing systems. Animal Welfare Science Centre: Alternative Farrowing Systems - Identifying the Gaps in Knowledges Seminar, Attwood, Australia: Animal Welfare Science Centre.
  • Cronin, G., Dhand, N. (2010). Efficacy of Selecting On-Farm For Reduced Piglet Mortality From Overlying in Farrowing. 28th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production, Armidale, Australia: The Australian Society of Animal Production Inc.
  • Cronin, G., Bush, R., Trotter, M. (2010). GNSS livestock tracking at the University of Sydney. 1st Australian and New Zealand Spatially Enabled Livestock Management Symposium, Armidale, Australia: Precision Agriculture Research Group, University of New England.
  • Williams, L., Bush, R., Trotter, M., Cronin, G. (2010). GNSS monitoring of temperament variations in cattle. 1st Australian and New Zealand Spatially Enabled Livestock Management Symposium, Armidale, Australia: Precision Agriculture Research Group, University of New England.
  • Cronin, G. (2010). Nest boxes for laying hens and their effects on hen behaviour and stress physiology. Animal Welfare Science Centre: Poultry Welfare Research Seminar, Attwood, Australia: Animal Welfare Science Centre.
  • Cronin, G., Espinoza, C., Lomax, S., Windsor, P. (2010). Reducing pain associated with husbandry procedures in piglets. Animal Welfare Science Centre: Pig Welfare Seminar, Attwood, Australia: Animal Welfare Science Centre.
  • Laine, S., Cronin, G., Petherick, J., Hemsworth, P. (2010). The effects of interrupting a dustbathing bout on the choice behaviour of laying hens in a Y-maze test. 21st Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Cronin, G., Borg, S., Storey, T., Downing, J., Barnett, J. (2010). The effects of two light-dark schedules on egg laying time and synchrony, the incidence of laying in the dark and hen welfare. 21st Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Cronin, G., Andersen, I., Boe, K. (2010). The Norwegian UMB farrowing pen system and gaps in knowledge. Animal Welfare Science Centre: Alternative Farrowing Systems - Identifying the Gaps in Knowledges Seminar, Attwood, Australia: Animal Welfare Science Centre.
  • Cronin, G., Williams, K., Downing, J. (2010). Two-Day-Old Ducklings Interact More With A Bell Drinker Than A Nipple Drinker Suspended Above A Trough. 21st Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Laine, S., Cronin, G., Petherick, J., Hemsworth, P. (2009). Does the Quantity of Rewards in a Y-Maze Preference Test Affect Hen Choice and Motivation ? 20th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium AAPS 2009, Sydney: The University Publishing Service, University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., King, R. (2009). Immunocastration increases growth and reduces variability in group-housed boars. 55th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology 2009, Denmark: International Congress of Meat Science and Technology.
  • Cronin, G. (2009). Importance of space and nests for laying hens in cages and further evaluation of welfare methodology. Australian Poultry CRC Ideas Exchange 2009, Australia: Australian Poultry CRC.
  • Cronin, G. (2009). Piglet survival in farrowing pens in a hoop structure versus in farrowing crates in an environmentally controlled building. Manipulating Pig Production XII, Australia: Australasian Pig Science Association.
  • Cronin, G., Borg, S., Barnett, J. (2009). The effects of group size on nest-box use by Hy-Line Brown hens in furnished cages. 43rd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, Cairns, Australia: International Society for Applied Ethology.
  • Cronin, G., Borg, S., Barnett, J. (2009). The effects of group size on the propotion of nest box eggs laid by hens in cages. 20th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium AAPS 2009, Sydney: The University Publishing Service, University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., Borg, S., Dunn, M. (2008). Efficacy of video image analysis to detect potential blockages on egg collection belts. XXIII World's Poultry Congress 2008, Netherlands: Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Barnett, J., Tauson, R., Downing, J., Janardhana, J., Lowenthal, J., Butler, K., Cronin, G. (2008). Furniture in cages, either alone or in combination, on hen welfare. XXIII World's Poultry Congress 2008, Netherlands: Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Hemsworth, P., Widowski, T., Cronin, G., Barnett, J. (2008). Hen welfare - the issues and challenges. XXIII World's Poultry Congress 2008, Netherlands: Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Cronin, G., Downing, J., Borg, S., Schirmer, B., Butler, K., Barnett, J. (2008). The importance of nest-boxes to young adult laying hens: Effects on stress physiology. XXIII World's Poultry Congress 2008, Netherlands: Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G., Scott, P. (2008). The kosher slaughter of meat chickens and its welfare implications. XXIII World's Poultry Congress 2008, Netherlands: Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Cronin, G., Butler, K. (2007). Piglet mortality in farrowing pens and farrowing crates. 11th Australasian Pig Science Association Conference, not yet published: Australasian Pig Science Association.
  • Cronin, G., Butler, K. (2007). Sow behaviour and piglet overlay in farrowing pens. 11th Australasian Pig Science Association Conference, not yet published: Australasian Pig Science Association.
  • Cronin, G., Desnoyers, M., Barnett, J. (2006). Pre-laying behaviour and nest-box use by hens. 40th International Congress of the ISAE, Bristol, UK: Cranfield University Press.
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G., Tauson, R., Downing, J., Janardhana, J., Lowenthal, J., Butler, K. (2006). The effects of furniture in furnished cages on hen welfare. 18th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2006), Sydney: The University Publishing Service, University of Sydney.
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G., Tauson, R., Downing, J., Vanardhana, V., Lowenthal, J., Butler, K. (2006). The effects of the items of furnished cages on laying hen welfare. 18th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2006), Sydney: The University Publishing Service, University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., Barnett, J. (2006). The end of cages? A report from Europe. 6th AECL Industry Forum – Applying science, building sales.
  • Cronin, G., Desnoyers, M. (2005). Behavior around oviposition by hens in cages with and without nest boxes. 5th International Conference on Methods and Techniques in Behavioral Research.
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G., Downing, J., Janardhana, J., Lowenthal, J., Butler, K. (2005). Effects of Group Size and Space Allowance on Laying Hen Welfare. 17th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium APSS 2005, Australia: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., Barnett, J. (2005). Good health, good welfare. Veterinary Poultry Association.
  • Cronin, G., Borg, S., Barnett, J. (2005). Is a stall length of 2.7 metres too long for sows? Tenth Biennial Conference of the Australasian Pig Science Association, Werribee, Vic: The Association.
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G. (2005). Stall dimensions for sows. Tenth Biennial Conference of the Australasian Pig Science Association, Werribee, Vic: The Association.
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G., Tauson, R., Downing, J., Janardhana, J., Lowenthal, J., Butler, K. (2005). The effects of a perch, dust bath and nest box in furnished cages on the welfare of laying hens. 7th European Symposium on Poultry Welfare, Poland: Animal Science Papers and Reports.
  • Cronin, G., Butler, K., Desnoyers, M., Barnett, J. (2005). The use of nest boxes by hens in cages: what does it mean for welfare? 7th European Symposium on Poultry Welfare, Poland: Animal Science Papers and Reports.
  • Cronin, G. (2004). Aspects of nesting behaviour in laying hens. Australian Veterinary Poultry Association, Melbourne.
  • Cronin, G., Barnett, J., Edge, M., Hemsworth, P. (2002). Identifying animal welfare issues for sheep in Australia. Hamilton Wool Industry Science and Technology Conference, Melbourne, Australia: The Dept. of Natural Resources and Environment.
  • Cronin, G., Schirmer, B., Barnett, J. (2002). Resumption of "normal" activity patterns in experimental sows following general anaesthesia and surgical implantation of an indwelling catheter. Animal Welfare and Behaviour: From Science to Solution", an International Two Day Conference.
  • Morrison, R., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G., Campbell, R. (2002). The effects of exogenous ACTH on the growth performance, fat distribution and organ weights of growing pigs. American Society of Animal Science, Midwestern Branch, Conference.
  • Cronin, G., Leeson, E. (2002). Using classical conditioning to increase suckling frequency in pigs. 29th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour, Melbourne Australia: University of Melbourne.
  • Bonde, M., Cronin, G., Barnett, J., Hemsworth, P. (2002). What does lying behaviour by group housed sows tell us about sow welfare? 36th International Congress of the ISAE.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Cronin, G. (2004). Animal welfare. DRENCh Newsletter.
  • Cronin, G. (2003). Aggression and feeding behaviour of group-housed male pigs. Noldus News, 10(2).
  • Cronin, G., Brown, W. (2003). Farrowing / Lactation Demonstration Unit - Progress Report after 14 Months. Vic-Pig, 6(2).
  • Cronin, G. (2003). Viable Swiss farrowing pens. Pork News, 2(5).
  • Cronin, G., Barnett, J. (2003). Welfare of pigs in the news. Vic-Pig, 6(1).
  • Cronin, G. (2002). Animal welfare a 'quality' criteria'. Stock & Land.
  • Cronin, G. (2002). Farrowing pens in the Swiss pork industry. Vic-Pig, 5(4).
  • Cronin, G. (2002). Pig welfare priorities. Vic-Pig, 5 (1).

Report

  • Hemsworth, P., Arnold, N., Barnett, J., Cronin, G. (2007). Efficacy of a clip alternative to surgical mulesing.
  • Cronin, G. (2007). Practical Farrowing Pens: Part 1 - the efficacy of selecting for piglet survival in farrowing pens, through selection of females from litters containing no deaths from overlying by the sow; Part 2 - a draft manual for the training of stockpeople to manage sows and litters in farrowing pens.
  • Cronin, G., Dunn, M. (2007). Using machine vision to count hens and reduce egg breakage - proof of concept.
  • Hemsworth, P., Arnold, N., Barnett, J., Cronin, G., Karlen, G., Fisher, A. (2007). Welfare Implications of Alternative Mulesing Procedures.
  • Cronin, G. (2006). Overseas Travel Report to the Australian Egg Corporation Ltd.
  • Cronin, G. (2005). Overseas Travel Report: Attendance at the Fifth International Conference on Methods and Techniques in Behavioral Research, and Scoping DPI's Increased Capability in Automatic Video Imaging Technology for Use in Research.
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G. (2005). Travel Report for AECL.
  • Cronin, G. (2004). Development and validation of a video tracking tool to measure utilisation of space by breeding sows in stalls around feeding.
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G. (2004). The welfare of laying hens in furnished cages.
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G. (2003). Evaluation of sow stall dimensions.
  • Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G., Barnett, J., Jongman, E., Beilharz, R. (2002). An anti-barking muzzle for dogs: Its short-term effectiveness and welfare implications.
  • Cronin, G. (2002). Automatic video tracking of pigs and Swiss farrowing pens for sows.

Other

  • Cronin, G. (2006), Nesting behaviour of laying hens.

Research Reports

  • Cronin, G., Barnett, J. (2008). The importance of nests for the welfare of laying hens, Project VA-01, (pp. 1 - 124). North Sydney, Australia: Australian Egg Corporation Limited.

2016

  • Cronin, G. (2016). Balancing animal welfare and productivity in the pig and poultry industries" two examples. Dairy Research Foundation Symposium, Australia: N/A.
  • Rault, J., Clark, K., Groves, P., Cronin, G. (2016). Effects of Light Intensity on Broiler Productivity and Leg Health. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Walk, C., Cowieson, A. (2016). Effects of phytase, calcium source, calcium concentration and particle size on broiler performance, nutrient digestibility and skeletal integrity. Animal Production Science. [More Information]
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Thomson, P., Walk, C., Cowieson, A. (2016). Evaluation of the effect of a highly soluble calcium source in broiler diets supplemented with phytase on performance, nutrient digestibility, foot ash, mobility and leg weakness. Animal Production Science. [More Information]
  • Cronin, G., Tran, K., Hartcher, K., Hemsworth, P. (2016). Free-Ranging By Laying Hens Soon After the Pop-Holes Open. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Manning, J., Cronin, G., Gonzalez, L., Merchant, A., Ingram, L. (2016). Heterogeneity in extensive production systems: how does it affect the grazing preference of beef cattle? Australian Society for Animal Production annual conference (ASAP), N/A: N/A.
  • Prescilla, K., Cronin, G., Liu, S., Singh, M. (2016). Identifying feather pecking and feather eating ISA Brown hens using artificial feather presentation. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Hartcher, K., Hickey, K., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G., Wilkinson, S., Singh, M. (2016). Is range use related to fearfulness and plumage damage? 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Doran, R., Hopcroft, R., Cronin, G. (2016). Isa brown laying hens on the range are initially more attracted to overhead cover than perches. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., Beganovic, D., Sutton, A., Palmer, D., Thomson, P., Tammen, I. (2016). Manifestation of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis in Australian Merino sheep: Observations on altered behaviour and growth. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 175, 32-40. [More Information]
  • Hartcher, K., Hickey, K., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G., Wilkinson, S., Singh, M. (2016). Relationships between range access as monitored by radio frequency identification technology, fearfulness, and plumage damage in free-range laying hens. Animal, 10(5), 847-853. [More Information]
  • Hartcher, K., Wilkinson, S., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G. (2016). Severe feather-pecking in non-cage laying hens and some associated and predisposing factors: a reviews. World's Poultry Science Journal, 72, 103-114.
  • Hartcher, K., Wilkinson, S., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G. (2016). Severe feather-pecking in non-cage laying hens and some associated and predisposing factors: a review. World's Poultry Science Journal, 72, 103-114. [More Information]
  • Hartcher, K., Hemsworth, P., Wilkinson, S., Thomson, P., Cronin, G. (2016). The association between plumage damage and feather-eating in free-range laying hens. Animal, 10(5), 854-862. [More Information]
  • Edwards, J., Manning, J., Cronin, G., Bishop, T., Ingram, L. (2016). The effect of pasture type on sheep grazing behaviours. Spatially Enabled Livestock Management Symposium, Camden: Faculty of Agriculture and Environment and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, The University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., Hopcroft, R., Hemsworth, P. (2016). The effects of light intensity in weeks 1 to 7 of rearing for chicks, and stressors consisting of combined transport, relocation and mixing in week 16, on plumage damage, social avoidance and mortality, in adult free-range laying hens. XXV World�s Poultry Congress, N/A: N/A.
  • Cronin, G., Hopcroft, R., Groves, P., Hemsworth, P. (2016). The impact of a feather-pecking outbreak in an experimental free-range layer flock on growth, egg production, plumage damage and mortality. 31st Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production, N/A: N/A.
  • Larsen, H., Cronin, G., Smith, C., Hemsworth, P., Rault, J. (2016). Use of different outdoor areas in commercial free-range layers using RFID technology. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.

2015

  • Wilson, R., Doyle, R., Cronin, G., Holyoake, P. (2015). A comparison of three anti-inflammatory drugs in weaner pigs using Improvac® as an inflammation model. Animal Production Science, (55), 1529-1529. [More Information]
  • Wilson, R., Doyle, R., Cronin, G., Holyoake, P. (2015). A comparison of three anti-inflammatory drugs in weaner pigs using Improvac® as an inflammation model. Animal Production Science, (55), 1529-1529.
  • Fogarty, E., Manning, J., Trotter, M., Schneider, D., Thomson, P., Bush, R., Cronin, G. (2015). GNSS technology and its application for improved reproductive management in extensive sheep systems. Animal Production Science, 55, 1272-1280. [More Information]
  • Boe, K., Cronin, G. (2015). Individual variation in eating speed of dry sows. Journal of Animal Science, 93, 1881-1886. [More Information]
  • Cronin, G., Hopcroft, R. (2015). Nest-Box use by young free range hens may be influenced by perching location resulting from social avoidance. 26th Annual Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Hartcher, K., Tran, M., Wilkinson, S., Hemsworth, P., Thomson, P., Cronin, G. (2015). Plumage damage in free-range laying hens: Behavioural characteristics in the rearing period and the effects of environmental enrichment and beak-trimming. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 164, 64-72. [More Information]
  • Clark, C., Lyons, N., Millapan, L., Talukder, S., Cronin, G., Kerrisk (nee Davis), K., Garcia, S. (2015). Rumination and activity levels as predictors of calving for dairy cows. Animal, 9(4), 691-695. [More Information]
  • Hemsworth, P., Mellor, D., Cronin, G., Tilbrook, A. (2015). Scientific assessment of animal welfare. New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 63(1), 24-30. [More Information]
  • Hartcher, K., Tran, H., Wilkinson, S., Hemsworth, P., Thomson, P., Cronin, G. (2015). The effects of environmental enrichment and beak-trimming during the rearing period on subsequent feather damage due to feather-pecking in laying hens. Poultry Science, 94(5), 852-859. [More Information]

2014

  • Manning, J., Fogarty, E., Trotter, M., Schneider, D., Thomson, P., Bush, R., Cronin, G. (2014). A pilot study into the use of global navigation satellite system technology to quantify the behavioural responses of sheep during simulated dog predation events. Animal Production Science, 54(10), 1676-1681. [More Information]
  • Cronin, G. (2014). Can non-confinement housing for the farrowing sow and her litter be successfully achieved in intensive pig production in Australia? International Society for Applied Ethology, N/A: N/A.
  • Manning, J., Fogarty, E., Trotter, M., Schneider, D., Bush, R., Cronin, G. (2014). Can remote sensing technology improve the welfare of sheep during predation events? International Society for Applied Ethology, N/A: N/A.
  • Yip, S., Dickman, C., Denny, E., Cronin, G. (2014). Diet of the feral cat, Felis catus, in central Australian grassland habitats: do cat attributes influence what they eat? Acta Theriologica, 59, 263-270. [More Information]
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Thomson, P., Bedford, M., Cowieson, A. (2014). Exploring the calcium appetite of layers with choice feeding. 25th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., Rault, J., Glatz, P. (2014). Lessons learned from past experience with intensive livestock management system. O I E Revue Scientifique et Technique, 33(1), 139-151.
  • Wilson, R., Holyoake, P., Cronin, G., Doyle, R. (2014). Managing animal wellbeing: a preliminary survey of pig farmers. Australian Veterinary Journal, 92(6), 206-212. [More Information]
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Thomson, P., Bedford, M., Cowieson, A. (2014). Nutritional geometry of calcium and phosphorus nutrition in broiler chicks. Growth performance, skeletal health and intake arrays. Animal, 8(7), 1071-1079. [More Information]
  • Cronin, G., Beganovic, D., Sutton, A., Palmer, D., Thomson, P., Tammen, I. (2014). Observations on altered behaviour and growth in the Australian cln6 merino sheep model. 14th International Conference on Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinoses (Batten Disease) & 2nd International Patients Organization Meeting, N/A: N/A.
  • Cronin, G., Beganovic, D., Sutton, A., Palmer, D., Thomson, P., Tammen, I. (2014). Observations on altered behaviour and growth in the Australian cln6 merino sheep model. 14th International Conference on Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinoses (Batten Disease) & 2nd International Patients Organization Meeting, N/A: N/A.

2013

  • Wilson, R., Holyoake, P., Cronin, G., Doyle, R. (2013). A comparison between meloxicam and ketoprofen in assisting the recovery of weaner pigs from illness or injury. Australasian Pig Science Association (APSA).
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Thomson, P., Sacranie, A., Cowieson, A. (2013). A geometric framework design to explore calcium and phosphorus interactions in broiler nutrition and skeletal health. 9th European Symposium on Poultry Welfare, Uppsala, Sweden: Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Clark, C., Garcia, S., Kerrisk (nee Davis), K., Underwood, J., Nieto, J., Calleija, M., Sukkarieh, S., Cronin, G. (2013). A robot amongst the herd: A pilot investigation regarding the behavioural response of dairy cows. 4th Australian and New Zealand Spatially Enabled Livestock Management Symposium, Camden, New South Wales, Australia.
  • Underwood, J., Calleija, M., Nieto, J., Sukkarieh, S., Clark, C., Garcia, S., Kerrisk (nee Davis), K., Cronin, G. (2013). A robot amongst the herd: remote detection and tracking of cows. 4th Australian and New Zealand Spatially Enabled Livestock Management Symposium, Camden, New South Wales, Australia.
  • Hartcher, K., Tran, K., Wilkinson, S., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G. (2013). Effect of rearing conditions on the development of feather-pecking behaviours in free-range laying hens. 23rd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Hartcher, K., Tran, M., Wilkinson, S., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G. (2013). Effect of rearing conditions on the development of feather-pecking behaviours in free-range laying hens. 9th European Symposium on Poultry Welfare, Uppsala, Sweden: Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Fogarty, E., Manning, J., Trotter, M., Schneider, D., Bush, R., Cronin, G. (2013). GPS technology and its application for improved reproductive management in extensive sheep systems. The 4th Australian and New Zealand spatially enabled Livestock management symposium, N/A: The University of Sydney.
  • Wilson, R., Holyoake, P., Cronin, G., Doyle, R. (2013). On farm application of infrared eye temperature to assess pig welfare. 47th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology: Understanding behaviour to improve livelihood, Wageningen, The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers.
  • van der Smagt, N., Bush, R., Trotter, M., Cronin, G. (2013). Remote sensing technologies: monitoring activity and spatial use of Merino wethers in an extensive grazing system. 8th International Sheep Veterinary Congress, Rotorua, New Zealand: New Zealand Veterinary Association Inc.
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Walk, C., Cowieson, A. (2013). Replacing limestone in broiler diets with a more digestible calcium source to improve skeletal integrity and welfare of broilers. 9th European Symposium on Poultry Welfare, Uppsala, Sweden: Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Fogarty, E., Manning, J., Trotter, M., Schneider, D., Cronin, G. (2013). Sheep reproductive behaviour: The application of GNSS technology to detect changes in sheep movement patterns at oestrus. Australian Society of Animal Production, Perth: N/A.
  • Morrison, R., Cronin, G., Hemsworth, P. (2013). Sow housing in Australia - current Australian welfare research and future directions. 13th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Pig Science Association (APSA) - Manipulating Pig Production, Adelaide, Australia: Australasian Pig Science Association.
  • Hartcher, K., Tran, M., Wilkinson, S., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G. (2013). The attractiveness of loose feathers to free-range laying hens exhibiting severe feather-pecking. 24th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Walk, C., Cowieson, A. (2013). The Effect of marine calcium source on broiler leg integrity. 23rd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Williams, L., Bush, R., Trotter, M., Cronin, G. (2013). The effect of temperament on the behaviour and productivity of beef heifers grazed extensively on pasture. WCAP 2013 - The 11th World Conference on Animal Production, N/A: N/A.
  • Williams, L., Bush, R., Kilgour, R., Trotter, M., Cronin, G. (2013). The effect of temperament on the behaviour and productivity of beef heifers grazed extensively on pasture. The 4th Australian and New Zealand spatially enabled Livestock management symposium, N/A: The University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., Tran, K., Hartcher, K. (2013). The Effects of Beak trimming and Environmental Enrichment During Rearing on Egg Laying by Free Range Hens During Early Lay. 24th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Wilson, R., Holyoake, P., Cronin, G., Doyle, R. (2013). The evaluation of behavioural and clinical parameters in assessing weaner pig recovery on farm. 47th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology: Understanding behaviour to improve livelihood, Wageningen, The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers.
  • Manning, J., Fogarty, E., Trotter, M., Schneider, D., Bush, R., Cronin, G. (2013). Using GPS technology to quantify the behavioural responses of sheep during simulated dog predation events. The 4th Australian and New Zealand spatially enabled Livestock management symposium, N/A: The University of Sydney.
  • Sutton, L., Gant, L., Gant, I., Smith, M., Cronin, G., Bush, R. (2013). Using RFID technology to collect sheep liveweight data on-farm. The 4th Australian and New Zealand spatially enabled Livestock management symposium, N/A: The University of Sydney.
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Thomson, P., Sacranie, A., Cowieson, A. (2013). Using the geometric framework to explore calcium and phosphorus interactions and the effect on broiler welfare. 24th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Thomson, P., Sacranie, A., Cowieson, A. (2013). Using the geometric framework to explore calcium and phosphorus interactions and the effect on broiler welfare. 23rd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., Macnamara, G., Matthews, R., Barnsley, J., Williams, C., Macnamara, B., Boe, K., Andersen, I. (2013). Voluntary feed intake by sows and weight gain by piglets in farrowing crates compared to UMB farrowing pens. Australasian Pig Science Association (APSA).

2012

  • Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G., Barnett, J., Butler, K., Jongman, E., Karlen, G., Coffey, A., Arnold, N. (2012). Behavioural responses of lambs to plastic clips as an alternative procedure to mulesing. Australian Veterinary Journal, 90(10), 373-380. [More Information]
  • Hartcher, K., Tran, M., Wilkinson, S., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G. (2012). Effects of rearing conditions on the development of feather-pecking behaviour in free-range laying hens. Regional International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE) Meeting: Our Animals, Our Issues, Parkville, Victoria, Australia: International Society for Applied Ethology.
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Walk, C., Cowieson, A. (2012). Improving Leg Strength in Broilers by Increasing Calcium Digestibility. Regional International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE) Meeting: Our Animals, Our Issues, Parkville, Victoria, Australia: International Society for Applied Ethology.
  • Morris, J., Cronin, G., Bush, R. (2012). Improving sheep production and welfare in extensive systems through precision sheep management. Animal Production Science, 52(7), 665-670. [More Information]
  • Beganovic, D., Sutton, A., Thomson, P., Tammen, I., Cronin, G. (2012). Manifestation of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis on affected Australian Merino sheep: observations on altered behaviour and growth. Regional International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE) Meeting: Our Animals, Our Issues, Parkville, Victoria, Australia: International Society for Applied Ethology.
  • Wilson, R., Holyoake, P., Cronin, G., Doyle, R. (2012). Pain and pain alleviation in pigs - a producer perspective. 46th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology (ISEA 2012): Quality of life in designed environments?, Wageningen, The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers.
  • Bradbury, E., Wilkinson, S., Cronin, G., Walk, C., Cowieson, A. (2012). The effect of marine calcium source on broiler leg integrity. 23rd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Whitfield, L., Fanson, K., Nedved, V., Thomson, P., Cronin, G. (2012). The impact of visitors on the welfare of captive gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). Regional International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE) Meeting: Our Animals, Our Issues, Parkville, Victoria, Australia: International Society for Applied Ethology.
  • Cronin, G., Barnett, J., Hemsworth, P. (2012). The Importance of Pre-Laying Behaviour and Nest Boxes for Laying Hen Welfare: A Review. Animal Production Science, 52(7), 398-405. [More Information]
  • Cronin, G., Barnett, J., Storey, T., Thomson, P., Hemsworth, P. (2012). The relationship Between Pre-Laying Activity and Corticosterone Concentrations, and the Interpretation for Laying Hen Welfare. 23rd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.

2011

  • Cronin, G., Downing, J., Storey, T., Borg, S., Schirmer, B., Barnett, J. (2011). A Retrospective Study of the Impact of Injurious Pecking on Stress Response in Hens, Measured via Egg Corticosterone. 22nd Annual Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., Williams, L., van der Smagt, N., Bush, R., Trotter, M. (2011). Does wearing remote monitoring technologies alter livestock behaviour in extensive grazing systems? 2011 Spatially Enabled Livestock Management Symposium, Surfers Paradise, Australia: Australian Society for Engineering in Agriculture.
  • Barnett, J., Hemsworth, P., Butler, K., Schirmer, B., Borg, S., Cronin, G. (2011). Effects of stall dimensions on the welfare of pregnant sows. Animal Production Science, 51(5), 471-480. [More Information]
  • Dunshea, F., Cronin, G., Barnett, J., Hemsworth, P., Hennessy, D., Campbell, R., Luxford, B., Smits, R., Tilbrook, A., King, R., et al (2011). Immunisation against gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH) increases growth and reduces variability in group-housed boars. Animal Production Science, 51, 695-701. [More Information]
  • Laine, S., Cronin, G., Petherick, J., Hemsworth, P. (2011). Individual variation in how hens interact with a dust substrate. 22nd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Andersen, I., Tonnesen, H., Estevez, I., Cronin, G., Boe, K. (2011). The relevance of group size on goats' social dynamics in a production environment. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 134, 136-143. [More Information]
  • Cronin, G., Glatz, P., Hemsworth, P. (2011). The significant contribution of John L. Barnett to poultry welfare research. 22nd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Boe, K., Cronin, G., Andersen, I. (2011). Turning around by pregnant sows. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 133(3-4), 164-168. [More Information]

2010

  • Payne, H., Cronin, G. (2010). An Australian perspective on non-crate farrowing systems. Animal Welfare Science Centre: Alternative Farrowing Systems - Identifying the Gaps in Knowledges Seminar, Attwood, Australia: Animal Welfare Science Centre.
  • Cronin, G., Dhand, N. (2010). Efficacy of Selecting On-Farm For Reduced Piglet Mortality From Overlying in Farrowing. 28th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production, Armidale, Australia: The Australian Society of Animal Production Inc.
  • Cronin, G., Bush, R., Trotter, M. (2010). GNSS livestock tracking at the University of Sydney. 1st Australian and New Zealand Spatially Enabled Livestock Management Symposium, Armidale, Australia: Precision Agriculture Research Group, University of New England.
  • Williams, L., Bush, R., Trotter, M., Cronin, G. (2010). GNSS monitoring of temperament variations in cattle. 1st Australian and New Zealand Spatially Enabled Livestock Management Symposium, Armidale, Australia: Precision Agriculture Research Group, University of New England.
  • Cronin, G. (2010). Nest boxes for laying hens and their effects on hen behaviour and stress physiology. Animal Welfare Science Centre: Poultry Welfare Research Seminar, Attwood, Australia: Animal Welfare Science Centre.
  • Cronin, G., Espinoza, C., Lomax, S., Windsor, P. (2010). Reducing pain associated with husbandry procedures in piglets. Animal Welfare Science Centre: Pig Welfare Seminar, Attwood, Australia: Animal Welfare Science Centre.
  • Laine, S., Cronin, G., Petherick, J., Hemsworth, P. (2010). The effects of interrupting a dustbathing bout on the choice behaviour of laying hens in a Y-maze test. 21st Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Cronin, G., Borg, S., Storey, T., Downing, J., Barnett, J. (2010). The effects of two light-dark schedules on egg laying time and synchrony, the incidence of laying in the dark and hen welfare. 21st Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Cronin, G., Andersen, I., Boe, K. (2010). The Norwegian UMB farrowing pen system and gaps in knowledge. Animal Welfare Science Centre: Alternative Farrowing Systems - Identifying the Gaps in Knowledges Seminar, Attwood, Australia: Animal Welfare Science Centre.
  • Cronin, G., Williams, K., Downing, J. (2010). Two-Day-Old Ducklings Interact More With A Bell Drinker Than A Nipple Drinker Suspended Above A Trough. 21st Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, sydney: The Poultry Research Foundation University of Sydney and The Worlds Poultry Science Association.

2009

  • Laine, S., Cronin, G., Petherick, J., Hemsworth, P. (2009). Does the Quantity of Rewards in a Y-Maze Preference Test Affect Hen Choice and Motivation ? 20th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium AAPS 2009, Sydney: The University Publishing Service, University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., King, R. (2009). Immunocastration increases growth and reduces variability in group-housed boars. 55th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology 2009, Denmark: International Congress of Meat Science and Technology.
  • Cronin, G. (2009). Importance of space and nests for laying hens in cages and further evaluation of welfare methodology. Australian Poultry CRC Ideas Exchange 2009, Australia: Australian Poultry CRC.
  • Cronin, G. (2009). Piglet survival in farrowing pens in a hoop structure versus in farrowing crates in an environmentally controlled building. Manipulating Pig Production XII, Australia: Australasian Pig Science Association.
  • Barnett, J., Tauson, R., Downing, J., Janardhana, V., Lowenthal, W., Butler, K., Cronin, G. (2009). The effects of a perch, dust bath and nest box, either alone or in combination as used in furnished cages, on the welfare of laying hens. Poultry Science, 88(3), 456-470. [More Information]
  • Cronin, G., Borg, S., Barnett, J. (2009). The effects of group size on nest-box use by Hy-Line Brown hens in furnished cages. 43rd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, Cairns, Australia: International Society for Applied Ethology.
  • Cronin, G., Borg, S., Barnett, J. (2009). The effects of group size on the propotion of nest box eggs laid by hens in cages. 20th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium AAPS 2009, Sydney: The University Publishing Service, University of Sydney.

2008

  • Cronin, G., Borg, S., Dunn, M. (2008). Efficacy of video image analysis to detect potential blockages on egg collection belts. XXIII World's Poultry Congress 2008, Netherlands: Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Barnett, J., Tauson, R., Downing, J., Janardhana, J., Lowenthal, J., Butler, K., Cronin, G. (2008). Furniture in cages, either alone or in combination, on hen welfare. XXIII World's Poultry Congress 2008, Netherlands: Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Hemsworth, P., Widowski, T., Cronin, G., Barnett, J. (2008). Hen welfare - the issues and challenges. XXIII World's Poultry Congress 2008, Netherlands: Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Jongman, E., Edge, M., Butler, K., Cronin, G. (2008). Reduced space allowance for adult sheep in lairage for 24 hours limits lying behaviour but not drinking behaviour. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture ('09 renamed: Animal Production Science), 48, 1048-1051. [More Information]
  • Cutler, R., Cronin, G. (2008). Sow stalls and animal welfare. Australian Veterinary Journal, 86(11), 417-418.
  • Cronin, G., Downing, J., Borg, S., Schirmer, B., Butler, K., Barnett, J. (2008). The importance of nest-boxes to young adult laying hens: Effects on stress physiology. XXIII World's Poultry Congress 2008, Netherlands: Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Cronin, G., Barnett, J. (2008). The importance of nests for the welfare of laying hens, Project VA-01, (pp. 1 - 124). North Sydney, Australia: Australian Egg Corporation Limited.
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G., Scott, P. (2008). The kosher slaughter of meat chickens and its welfare implications. XXIII World's Poultry Congress 2008, Netherlands: Worlds Poultry Science Association.
  • Cronin, G., Borg, S., Dunn, M. (2008). Using video image analysis to count hens in cages and reduce egg breakage on collection belts. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture ('09 renamed: Animal Production Science), 48(6-7), 768-772. [More Information]

2007

  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G., Scott, P. (2007). Behavioural responses of poultry during kosher slaughter and their implications for the birds' welfare. The Veterinary Record, 160(2), 45-49.
  • Cronin, G., Borg, S., Fourdin, S., Storey, T., Barnett, J. (2007). Consistent site selection for egg laying in cages with a nest box. Australian Poultry Science Symposium Proceedings, 19, 37-40.
  • Hemsworth, P., Arnold, N., Barnett, J., Cronin, G. (2007). Efficacy of a clip alternative to surgical mulesing.
  • Cronin, G., Butler, K. (2007). Piglet mortality in farrowing pens and farrowing crates. 11th Australasian Pig Science Association Conference, not yet published: Australasian Pig Science Association.
  • Cronin, G. (2007). Practical Farrowing Pens: Part 1 - the efficacy of selecting for piglet survival in farrowing pens, through selection of females from litters containing no deaths from overlying by the sow; Part 2 - a draft manual for the training of stockpeople to manage sows and litters in farrowing pens.
  • Cronin, G., Butler, K. (2007). Sow behaviour and piglet overlay in farrowing pens. 11th Australasian Pig Science Association Conference, not yet published: Australasian Pig Science Association.
  • Cronin, G., Dunn, M. (2007). Using machine vision to count hens and reduce egg breakage - proof of concept.
  • Hemsworth, P., Arnold, N., Barnett, J., Cronin, G., Karlen, G., Fisher, A. (2007). Welfare Implications of Alternative Mulesing Procedures.

2006

  • Edge, M., Cronin, G. (2006). Animal welfare RD&E priorities for the pork industry. Pork Journal, 24(3), 22-24.
  • Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G. (2006). Behavioral Problems. In Barbara E. Straw (Eds.), Diseases of Swine, (pp. 847-859). US: Blackwell Publishers.
  • Cronin, G., Borg, S., Barnett, J. (2006). Dust-bathing behaviour by hens in furnished cages. Australian Poultry Science Symposium Proceedings, 18, 110-113.
  • Cronin, G. (2006), Nesting behaviour of laying hens.
  • Cronin, G. (2006). Overseas Travel Report to the Australian Egg Corporation Ltd.
  • Cronin, G., Desnoyers, M., Barnett, J. (2006). Pre-laying behaviour and nest-box use by hens. 40th International Congress of the ISAE, Bristol, UK: Cranfield University Press.
  • Cutler, R., Fahy, J., Spicer, E., Cronin, G. (2006). Preweaning mortality. In Barbara E. Straw (Eds.), Diseases of Swine, (pp. 985-1001). US: Blackwell Publishers.
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G., Tauson, R., Downing, J., Janardhana, J., Lowenthal, J., Butler, K. (2006). The effects of furniture in furnished cages on hen welfare. 18th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2006), Sydney: The University Publishing Service, University of Sydney.
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G., Tauson, R., Downing, J., Vanardhana, V., Lowenthal, J., Butler, K. (2006). The effects of the items of furnished cages on laying hen welfare. 18th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2006), Sydney: The University Publishing Service, University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., Barnett, J. (2006). The end of cages? A report from Europe. 6th AECL Industry Forum – Applying science, building sales.

2005

  • Cronin, G., Desnoyers, M. (2005). Behavior around oviposition by hens in cages with and without nest boxes. 5th International Conference on Methods and Techniques in Behavioral Research.
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G., Downing, J., Janardhana, J., Lowenthal, J., Butler, K. (2005). Effects of Group Size and Space Allowance on Laying Hen Welfare. 17th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium APSS 2005, Australia: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Cronin, G., Barnett, J. (2005). Good health, good welfare. Veterinary Poultry Association.
  • Cronin, G., Borg, S., Barnett, J. (2005). Is a stall length of 2.7 metres too long for sows? Tenth Biennial Conference of the Australasian Pig Science Association, Werribee, Vic: The Association.
  • Cronin, G. (2005). Overseas Travel Report: Attendance at the Fifth International Conference on Methods and Techniques in Behavioral Research, and Scoping DPI's Increased Capability in Automatic Video Imaging Technology for Use in Research.
  • Cronin, G., Desnoyers, M., Butler, K., Barnett, J. (2005). Pre-laying behaviour of hens. Australian Poultry Science Symposium Proceedings, 17, 211-214.
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G. (2005). Stall dimensions for sows. Tenth Biennial Conference of the Australasian Pig Science Association, Werribee, Vic: The Association.
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G., Tauson, R., Downing, J., Janardhana, J., Lowenthal, J., Butler, K. (2005). The effects of a perch, dust bath and nest box in furnished cages on the welfare of laying hens. 7th European Symposium on Poultry Welfare, Poland: Animal Science Papers and Reports.
  • Cronin, G., Butler, K., Desnoyers, M., Barnett, J. (2005). The use of nest boxes by hens in cages: what does it mean for welfare? 7th European Symposium on Poultry Welfare, Poland: Animal Science Papers and Reports.
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G. (2005). Travel Report for AECL.

2004

  • Cronin, G. (2004). Animal welfare. DRENCh Newsletter.
  • Cronin, G. (2004). Aspects of nesting behaviour in laying hens. Australian Veterinary Poultry Association, Melbourne.
  • Cronin, G. (2004). Development and validation of a video tracking tool to measure utilisation of space by breeding sows in stalls around feeding.
  • McCauley, I., Cronin, G., King, R., Hemsworth, P., Barnett, J., Luxford, B., Smits, R., Hennessy, D., Campbell, R., Dunshea, F. (2004). Dietary narcoleptics and immunocastration improve growth in group-housed boars. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 13 (Suppl), S89-S89.
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G. (2004). The welfare of laying hens in furnished cages.

2003

  • Cronin, G. (2003). Aggression and feeding behaviour of group-housed male pigs. Noldus News, 10(2).
  • Cronin, G., Hemsworth, P., Barnett, J., Jongman, E., Newman, E., McCauley, I. (2003). An anti-barking muzzle for dogs and its short-term effects on behaviour and saliva cortisol concentrations. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 83(3), 215-226.
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G. (2003). Evaluation of sow stall dimensions.
  • Cronin, G., Brown, W. (2003). Farrowing / Lactation Demonstration Unit - Progress Report after 14 Months. Vic-Pig, 6(2).
  • Morrison, R., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G., Campbell, R. (2003). The effect of restricting pen space and feeder availability on the behaviour and growth performance of entire male growing pigs in a deep-litter, large group housing system. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 83(3), 163-176.
  • Cronin, G., Dunshea, F., Butler, K., McCauley, I., Barnett, J., Hemsworth, P. (2003). The effects of immuno- and surgical-castration on the behaviour and consequently growth of group-housed, male finisher pigs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 81(2), 111-126.
  • Morrison, R., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G., Campbell, R. (2003). The social and feeding behaviour of growing pigs in deep-litter, large group housing systems. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 82(3), 173-188.
  • Cronin, G. (2003). Viable Swiss farrowing pens. Pork News, 2(5).
  • Cronin, G., Barnett, J. (2003). Welfare of pigs in the news. Vic-Pig, 6(1).
  • Cronin, G., Barnett, J. (2003). What's known about mixing sows? Part one - Fights, threats and other social behaviour of sows. Pork Journal, 25, 12-14.
  • Cronin, G., Barnett, J. (2003). What's known about mixing sows? Part two - Methods of mixing sows. Pork Journal, 25, 22-26.

2002

  • Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G., Barnett, J., Jongman, E., Beilharz, R. (2002). An anti-barking muzzle for dogs: Its short-term effectiveness and welfare implications.
  • Cronin, G. (2002). Animal welfare a 'quality' criteria'. Stock & Land.
  • Cronin, G. (2002). Automatic video tracking of pigs and Swiss farrowing pens for sows.
  • Cronin, G. (2002). Farrowing pens in the Swiss pork industry. Vic-Pig, 5(4).
  • Cronin, G., Edge, M., Barnett, J., Hemsworth, P. (2002). Identifying animal welfare issues for sheep in Australia. International Journal of Sheep and Wool Science (Wool Technology and Sheep Breeding), 50(4), 534-540.
  • Cronin, G., Barnett, J., Edge, M., Hemsworth, P. (2002). Identifying animal welfare issues for sheep in Australia. Hamilton Wool Industry Science and Technology Conference, Melbourne, Australia: The Dept. of Natural Resources and Environment.
  • Cronin, G. (2002). Pig welfare priorities. Vic-Pig, 5 (1).
  • Cronin, G., Schirmer, B., Barnett, J. (2002). Resumption of "normal" activity patterns in experimental sows following general anaesthesia and surgical implantation of an indwelling catheter. Animal Welfare and Behaviour: From Science to Solution", an International Two Day Conference.
  • Morrison, R., Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G., Campbell, R. (2002). The effects of exogenous ACTH on the growth performance, fat distribution and organ weights of growing pigs. American Society of Animal Science, Midwestern Branch, Conference.
  • Cronin, G., Leeson, E. (2002). Using classical conditioning to increase suckling frequency in pigs. 29th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour, Melbourne Australia: University of Melbourne.
  • Bonde, M., Cronin, G., Barnett, J., Hemsworth, P. (2002). What does lying behaviour by group housed sows tell us about sow welfare? 36th International Congress of the ISAE.

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