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

Associations

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

Selected grants

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 and Development Corporation/Research Priorities Program.
  • 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.
  • Monitoring sheep behaviour using GPS and automatic motion sensing technology; Cronin G; The Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney/Start-up Research Fund.

2008

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

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Cutler, R., Fahy, J., Spicer, E., Cronin, G. (2009). Preweaning mortality. In Barbara E. Straw (Eds.), Diseases of Swine, (pp. 985-1001). US: Blackwell Publishers.
  • Hemsworth, P., Cronin, G. (2006). Behavioral Problems. In Barbara E. Straw (Eds.), Diseases of Swine, (pp. 847-859). US: Blackwell Publishers.

Journals

  • Manning, J., Fogarty, E., Trotter, M., Schneider, M., 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, 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(2), 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]
  • 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, 398-405.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • 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: World's Poultry Science Association.
  • 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, Australia: 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: World's Poultry Science Association.
  • 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: World's Poultry Science Association.
  • 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.
  • 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, Australia: Poultry Research Foundation, 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 World's 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.
  • 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 World's 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, Australia: 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, Australia: 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, Australia: 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 World's 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 World's 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 World's 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 World's 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 World's Poultry Science Association.
  • Laine, S., Cronin, G., Petherick, J., Hemsworth, P. (2009). Does the Quality of Rewards in a Y-Maze Preference Test Affect Hen Choice and Motivation ? 20th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium AAPS 2009, Australia: 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, Australia: 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: World's 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: World's 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: World's 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: World's 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: World's 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.

2014

  • Manning, J., Fogarty, E., Trotter, M., Schneider, M., 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, 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(2), 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]

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: World's Poultry Science Association.
  • 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, Australia: 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: World's Poultry Science Association.
  • 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: World's Poultry Science Association.
  • 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.
  • 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, Australia: Poultry Research Foundation, 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 World's 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.
  • 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 World's 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, Australia: 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, Australia: 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, 398-405.
  • 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, Australia: 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 World's 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 World's 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 World's 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 World's 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 World's Poultry Science Association.

2009

  • Laine, S., Cronin, G., Petherick, J., Hemsworth, P. (2009). Does the Quality of Rewards in a Y-Maze Preference Test Affect Hen Choice and Motivation ? 20th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium AAPS 2009, Australia: 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.
  • Cutler, R., Fahy, J., Spicer, E., Cronin, G. (2009). Preweaning mortality. In Barbara E. Straw (Eds.), Diseases of Swine, (pp. 985-1001). US: Blackwell Publishers.
  • 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.
  • 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, Australia: 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: World's 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: World's 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: World's 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.
  • 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: World's Poultry Science Association.
  • Cronin, G., Barnett, J. (2008), The importance of nests for the welfare of laying hens. , , , 1-8.
  • Barnett, J., Cronin, G., Scott, P. (2008). The kosher slaughter of meat chickens and its welfare implications. XXIII World's Poultry Congress 2008, Netherlands: World's 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.
  • 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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